4th Round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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4th Round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1977 4th / 1978 3rd / 1978 4th / 1978 5th / 1979 4th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197841rg79FrRnd1Blue JaysYMichael Kelly (minors)OF
197841rg80FrRnd2BravesNJack McMahon (minors)RHPJCCypress College (Cypress, CA)
197841rg81FrRnd3AthleticsNKarl Jastrow (minors)LHPJCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
197841rg82FrRnd4MetsNRon Graves (minors)RHPJCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
197841rg83FrRnd5MarinersNKirk Komstadius (minors)3BJCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
197841rg84FrRnd6PadresNJames Tunnell (minors)RHPJCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197841rg85FrRnd7BrewersNLarry May (minors)RHPJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197841rg86FrRnd8GiantsNJames Evans (minors)LHPJCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
197841rg87FrRnd9IndiansYRobin Fuson (minors)RHPJCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197841rg88FrRnd10ExposNKen Kellogg (minors)OFJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197841rg89FrRnd11TigersNSteven Conroy (minors)LHPJCCitrus College (Glendora, CA)
197841rg90FrRnd12AngelsYMark Nocciolo (minors)CJCCollege of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, CA)
197841rg91FrRnd13CubsNMatt Stilwill (minors)OFJCLinn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
197841rg92FrRnd14TwinsNTimothy Madera (minors)OFJCCollege of Marin (Kentfield, CA)
197841rg93FrRnd15CardinalsNGary Gaetti (minors)3B42.025078951360.255.7413007.712.570JCLincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL)
197841rg94FrRnd16White SoxNDuane Dewey (minors)CJCMiami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
197841rg95FrRnd17RedsNLarry Mikesell (minors)LHPJCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
197841rg96FrRnd18RangersNRichard Derechailo (minors)CJCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197841rg97FrRnd19PiratesNWilliam Waag (minors)SSJCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
197841rg98FrRnd20OriolesYStanley Hendrickson (minors)OFJCCommunity College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
197841rg99FrRnd21DodgersYMathew Reeves (minors)LHPJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
197841rg100FrRnd22Red SoxYDan Weppner (minors)LHPJCPalm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
197841rg101FrRnd23PhilliesYAngelo Ross (minors)OFJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
197841rg102FrRnd24YankeesNRusty McNealy (minors)OF0.01540.000.000JCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
197841rg103FrRnd25RoyalsNDouglas Wabeke (minors)SSJCGrand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)

Other Rounds: 1977 4th / 1978 3rd / 1978 4th / 1978 5th / 1979 4th

25 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (8%). Total of 42.0 WAR, or 21.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2017 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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