1978 Atlanta Braves Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1978 Atlanta Braves Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1978111BravesYBob Horner (minors)3B21.710203777218.277.8394YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19782271BravesYMatt Sinatro (minors)C-0.41402521.190.478HSConard HS (West Hartford, CT)
19783531BravesYSteve Bedrosian (minors)RHP14.97321530.098.21373276793.381.301844YrUniversity of New Haven (West Haven, CT)
19784791BravesYRick Behenna (minors)RHP-0.126121.333.917263106.121.590HSSouth Ridge HS (Cutler Ridge, FL)
197851051BravesYMike Miller (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
197861311BravesYKenneth Scanlon (minors)SSHSGranada Hills HS (Granada Hills, CA)
197871571BravesNDoyle Wilson (minors)SS4YrShorter College (Rome, GA)
197881831BravesYJose Alvarez (minors)RHP3.499110.273.60698892.991.3554YrUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
197892091BravesNGary Friedrich (minors)LHPHSGavit HS (Hammond, IN)
1978102351BravesYJames Matthews (minors)3B4YrGeorgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
1978112611BravesYGerald Perry (minors)OF-0.11193314459.265.708HSMcCracken HS (Hilton Head, SC)
1978122871BravesYBobby Supel (minors)3B4YrEast Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
1978133131BravesNRobert Elsea (minors)LHPJCCleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN)
1978143391BravesYBilly Gore (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1978153651BravesYWilliam Aldridge (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
1978163911BravesYDaniel Lopez (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
1978174171BravesYJames Van Deventer (minors)OF4YrCatholic University of America (Washington, DC)
1978184431BravesNCharles Shearer (minors)RHPHSWeber HS (Melrose Park, IL)
1978194681BravesNJames Harris (minors)LHPHSThomas Jefferson HS (Brooklyn, NY)
1978204921BravesYKevin Balogh (minors)RHP
1978215151BravesYGil Ryan (minors)RHPJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
1978225371BravesNLarry Brown (minors)RHP4YrHarvard University (Cambridge, MA)
1978235591BravesYMike Smith (minors)RHPJCMassachusetts Bay Community College (Wellesley Hills, MA)
1978245781BravesNHubert Taylor (minors)RHP4YrGeorgia Southwestern State University (Americus, GA)
1978255961BravesYMark Roush (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
1978266141BravesNLawrence Dugger (minors)RHPHSEastwood HS (El Paso, TX)
1978276311BravesYBradley Campbell (minors)RHP4YrState University of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA)
1978286471BravesNPaul Robinson (minors)3BHSBishop Nolan HS (Fort Worth, TX)
1978296631BravesNKerry Cox (minors)OFHSTarrant HS (Birmingham, AL)

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

29 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (20%). Total of 39.4 WAR, or 6.6 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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