6th Round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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6th Round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1977 6th / 1978 5th / 1978 6th / 1978 7th / 1979 6th

Drafted Players

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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
197861rg127FrRnd1AthleticsNJames Padula (minors)CJCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
197861rg128FrRnd2MetsNLouie D'Amore (minors)RHPJCCounty College of Morris (Randolph, NJ)
197861rg129FrRnd3MarinersYTeddy Adkins (minors)RHPJCPalm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
197861rg130FrRnd4BrewersYPorter Wyatt (minors)SSJCPalomar College (San Marcos, CA)
197861rg131FrRnd5GiantsNMichael Ott (minors)OFJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
197861rg132FrRnd6IndiansNRobert Payne (minors)OFJCSt. Johns River Community College (Palatka, FL)
197861rg133FrRnd7ExposNScott Benedict (minors)CJCPalm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
197861rg134FrRnd8TigersNDonald Pierce (minors)LHPJCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
197861rg135FrRnd9AngelsNMark Seeger (minors)OFJCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
197861rg136FrRnd10CubsNKevin Shuster (minors)CJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
197861rg137FrRnd11TwinsNRick Austin (minors)CJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
197861rg138FrRnd12CardinalsNGary Kempton (minors)CJCTriton College (River Grove, IL)
197861rg139FrRnd13White SoxNRuss Fowler (minors)INFJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
197861rg140FrRnd14RedsNTimothy Muench (minors)RHPJCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
197861rg141FrRnd15PiratesYMichael Leveton (minors)1B
197861rg142FrRnd16OriolesNCurt Kowalski (minors)RHPJCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
197861rg143FrRnd17DodgersNJimmy Boring (minors)RHPJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197861rg144FrRnd18Red SoxNJames Funderburk (minors)LHPJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
197861rg145FrRnd19PhilliesYJuan Parker (minors)OFJCHarry S Truman College (Chicago, IL)
197861rg146FrRnd20RoyalsYLarry Onesi (minors)RHP

Other Rounds: 1977 6th / 1978 5th / 1978 6th / 1978 7th / 1979 6th

20 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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

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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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