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1977 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Ed Lynch was drafted 547th overall in the 1977 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1977 amateur entry draft. A notable pick is considered to be a first round pick or a pick from a subsequent round who was signed and eventually found his way to the Major Leagues.

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Total Players Drafted775Rounds42Total Major Leaguers0
Signed Players504Unsigned Players271Signed%65.0%Unsigned%35.0%
High School Players394College Players377High School%50.8%College%48.6%
Top Signing BonusPaul Molitor ($77,500)Avg Bonus for Round #1$54,750

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1977 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Harold BainesChicago White SoxOF6-2 195 L-L 1959-03-15 18St. Michael's,MD MLB1977-20011980-2001   High SchoolSt. Michaels (Easton,MD)
12Bill GullicksonMontreal ExposP6-3 215 R-R 1959-02-20 18Marshall,MN MLB1977-19941979-1994   High SchoolCatholic Academy (Joliet,IL)
13Paul MolitorMilwaukee Brewers3B-2B6-0 195 R-R 1956-08-22 20St. Paul,MN MLB1975-19981978-1998   CollegeMinnesota
14Tim ColeAtlanta BravesP6-0 185 L-L 1959-05-01 18Kingston,NY AAA1977-1986   High SchoolSaugerties (Saugerties,NY)
15Kevin RichardsDetroit TigersP6-2 178 R-R 1958-05-29 19Wyandotte,MI AA1977-1982   High SchoolRoosevelt (Wyandotte,MI)
16Terry KennedySt. Louis CardinalsC6-4 230 L-R 1956-06-04 21Euclid,OH MLB1975-19911978-1991   CollegeFlorida State
17Richard DotsonCalifornia AngelsP6-0 204 R-R 1959-01-10 18Cincinnati,OH MLB1977-19901979-1990   High SchoolAnderson (Cincinnati,OH)
18Brian GreerSan Diego PadresOF6-3 210 R-R 1959-05-14 18Lynwood,CA MLB1977-19831977-1979   High SchoolSonora (La Habra,CA)
19David HibnerTexas RangersSS5-10 180 R-R 1958-10-15 18Howell,MI A+1977-1982   High SchoolHowell (Howell,MI)
110Craig LandisSan Francisco GiantsSS6-2 197 R-R 1958-12-29 18Richmond,CA AAA1977-1982   High SchoolVintage (Napa,CA)
111Bruce ComptonCleveland IndiansOF6-2 192 B-R 1959-04-09 18Chickasha,OK A1977-1980   High SchoolNorman (Norman,OK)
112Randy MartzChicago CubsP6-4 210 L-R 1956-05-28 21Harrisburg,PA MLB1977-19851980-1983   CollegeSouth Carolina
113Andrew MaddenBoston Red SoxP6-7 230 R-R 1959-08-24 17New Hartford,NY A+1977-1979   High SchoolNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY)
114Ricky AdamsHouston AstrosSS-3B6-2 180 R-R 1959-01-21 18Upland,CA MLB1977-19871982-1985   High SchoolMontclair (Montclair,CA)
115Paul CroftMinnesota TwinsOF5-11 175 R-R 1959-08-14 17Morristown,NJ AA1977-1983   High SchoolMorristown (Morristown,NJ)
116Wally BackmanNew York Mets2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 17Hillsboro,OR MLB1977-19931980-1993   High SchoolAloha (Aloha,OR)
117Craig HarrisOakland AthleticsP6-5 210 R-R -Sierra Vista,AZ AA1977-1983   High SchoolBuena (Sierra Vista,AZ)
118Anthony NicelyPittsburgh PiratesOF6-1 185 R-R -Dayton,OH A+1977-1980   High SchoolMeadowdale (Dayton,OH)
119Drungo HazewoodBaltimore OriolesOF6-3 210 R-R 1959-09-02 17Mobile,AL MLB1977-19831980-1980   High SchoolSacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
120Bob WelchLos Angeles DodgersP6-3 190 R-R 1956-11-03 20Detroit,MI MLB1975-19941978-1994   CollegeEastern Michigan
121Mike JonesKansas City RoyalsP6-6 215 L-L 1959-07-30 17Penfield,NY MLB1977-19901980-1985   High SchoolPittsford Sutherland (Pittsford,NY)
122Scott MunninghoffPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-0 175 R-R 1958-12-05 18Cincinnati,OH MLB1977-19821980-1980   High SchoolPurcell Marian (Cincinnati,OH)
123Steve TaylorNew York YankeesP6-4 200 R-R 1956-02-09 21Wilmington,DE AAA1977-1981   CollegeDelaware
124Tad VengerCincinnati Reds3B6-2 215 L-R 1959-01-28 18Scottsbluff,NE A+1977-1981   High SchoolHart (Newhall,CA)
125Tom GoffenaToronto Blue JaysSS6-0 155 R-R -Sidney,OH A+1977-1980   High SchoolSidney (Sidney,OH)
126Dave HendersonSeattle MarinersCF-OF6-2 220 R-R 1958-07-21 18Merced,CA MLB1977-19941981-1994   High SchoolDos Palos (Dos Palos,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
227Rich BarnesChicago White SoxP6-4 186 R-L 1959-07-21 17West Palm Beach,FL MLB1977-19851982-1983   High SchoolLake Worth Community (Lake Worth,FL)
229Kevin BassMilwaukee BrewersRF-OF6-0 180 B-R 1959-05-12 18Redwood City,CA MLB1977-19971982-1995   High SchoolMenlo-Atherton (Atherton,CA)
230Tony BrizzolaraAtlanta BravesP6-5 215 R-R 1957-01-14 20Santa Monica,CA MLB1977-19861979-1984   CollegeTexas
234Barry EvansSan Diego Padres3B-2B6-1 180 R-R 1956-11-30 20Atlanta,GA MLB1977-19861978-1982   CollegeUWGA
236Phil HuffmanSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 180 R-R 1958-06-20 19Freeport,TX MLB1977-19871979-1985   High SchoolBrazoswood (Clute,TX)
239Bobby SprowlBoston Red SoxP6-2 190 L-L 1956-04-14 21Sandusky,OH MLB1977-19841978-1981   CollegeAlabama
242Mookie WilsonNew York MetsOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 21Bamberg,SC MLB1977-19911980-1991   CollegeSouth Carolina
246Joe BeckwithLos Angeles DodgersP6-3 200 L-R 1955-01-28 22Opelika,AL MLB1974-19861979-1986   CollegeAuburn
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
354Scott SandersonMontreal ExposP6-5 200 R-R 1956-07-22 20Dearborn,MI MLB1975-19961978-1996   CollegeVanderbilt
356Bob PorterAtlanta BravesOF5-10 180 L-L 1959-07-22 17Yuma,AZ MLB1977-19831981-1982   High SchoolNapa (Napa,CA)
357Darrell BrownDetroit TigersOF6-0 184 B-R 1955-10-29 21Oklahoma City,OK MLB1977-19961981-1984   CollegeCal State Los Angeles
358Joe DeSaSt. Louis Cardinals1B5-11 170 L-L 1959-07-27 17Honolulu,HI MLB1977-19861980-1985   High SchoolDamien (Honolulu,HI)
367Roger EricksonMinnesota TwinsP6-3 190 R-R 1956-08-30 20Springfield,IL MLB1976-19891978-1983   CollegeNew Orleans
369Mike DavisOakland AthleticsOF6-3 185 L-L 1959-06-11 18San Diego,CA MLB1977-19891980-1989   High SchoolHoover (San Diego,CA)
375Joe LefebvreNew York YankeesOF5-10 175 L-R 1956-02-22 21Concord,NH MLB1976-19861980-1986   CollegeEckerd College
378Bud AndersonSeattle MarinersP6-3 210 R-R 1956-05-27 21Westbury,NY MLB1977-19851982-1983   CollegeRutgers
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
484Jim GottSt. Louis CardinalsP6-4 220 R-R 1959-08-03 17Hollywood,CA MLB1977-19951982-1995   High SchoolSan Marino (San Marino,CA)
485Brian HarperCalifornia AngelsC6-2 206 R-R 1959-10-16 17Los Angeles,CA MLB1977-20001979-1995   High SchoolSan Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
486Ozzie SmithSan Diego PadresSS5-11 150 B-R 1954-12-26 22Mobile,AL MLB1975-19961978-1996   CollegeCal Poly
487George WrightTexas RangersOF5-11 180 B-R 1958-12-22 18Oklahoma City,OK MLB1977-19911982-1986   High SchoolCapitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)
490Dan RohnChicago Cubs2B-3B5-7 165 L-R 1956-01-10 21Alpena,MI MLB1976-19891983-1986   CollegeCentral Michigan
4100George VukovichPhiladelphia PhilliesOF6-0 198 L-R 1956-06-24 21Decatur,IL MLB1977-19881980-1985   CollegeSouthern Illinois
4101Roger HoltNew York Yankees2B5-11 165 B-R 1956-04-08 21Daytona Beach,FL MLB1975-19821980-1980   CollegeFlorida
4102Joe PriceCincinnati RedsP6-4 210 R-L 1956-11-29 20Inglewood,CA MLB1977-19911980-1990   CollegeOklahoma
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
5106Tim RainesMontreal ExposLF-OF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 17Sanford,FL MLB1977-20021979-2002   High SchoolSeminole (Sanford,FL)
5110Andy RinconSt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 195 R-R 1959-03-05 18Monterey Park,CA MLB1977-19891980-1982   High SchoolSt. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)
5111Rick SteirerCalifornia AngelsP6-4 200 R-R 1956-08-27 20Baltimore,MD MLB1977-19861982-1984   CollegeUMD-Baltimore Cty
5116Steve MackoChicago Cubs2B-3B5-10 160 L-R 1954-09-06 22Burlington,IA MLB1977-19801979-1980   CollegeBaylor
5118Scott LoucksHouston AstrosOF6-0 178 R-R 1956-11-11 20Anchorage,AK MLB1977-19851980-1985   CollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma State
5120Alfredo MartinezNew York MetsP6-3 185 R-R 1957-03-15 20Los Angeles,CA MLB1977-19861980-1981   CollegeCal State Los Angeles
5124Mickey HatcherLos Angeles DodgersOF-1B6-2 202 R-R 1955-03-15 22Cleveland,OH MLB1977-19911979-1990   CollegeOklahoma
5130Ron MusselmanSeattle MarinersP6-2 185 R-R 1954-11-11 22Wilmington,NC MLB1976-19871982-1985   CollegeClemson
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6131Rod AllenChicago White SoxOF6-1 185 R-R 1959-10-05 17Los Angeles,CA MLB1977-19881983-1988   High SchoolSanta Monica (Santa Monica,CA)
6134Albert HallAtlanta BravesCF-OF5-11 155 B-R 1959-03-07 18Birmingham,AL MLB1977-19891981-1989   High SchoolJones Valley (Birmingham,AL)
6136Jeff DoyleSt. Louis Cardinals2B5-9 160 B-R 1956-10-02 20Havre,MT MLB1977-19831983-1983   CollegeOregon State
6141Eric WilkinsCleveland IndiansP6-1 190 R-R 1956-12-09 20St. Louis,MO MLB1977-19811979-1979   CollegeWashington State
6146Brent GaffNew York MetsP6-2 200 R-R 1958-10-05 18Fort Wayne,IN MLB1978-19851982-1984   High SchoolChurubusco (Churubusco,IN)
6147Dave BeardOakland AthleticsP6-5 215 L-R 1959-10-02 17Atlanta,GA MLB1977-19891980-1989   High SchoolSequoyah (Chamblee,GA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7161Rick PetersDetroit TigersOF5-9 170 B-R 1955-11-21 21Lynwood,CA MLB1976-19861979-1986   CollegeArizona State
7165Odie DavisTexas RangersSS6-1 178 R-R 1955-08-13 21San Antonio,TX MLB1977-19821980-1980   CollegePrairie View A&M
7176Bobby MitchellLos Angeles DodgersOF5-10 170 L-L 1955-04-07 22Salt Lake City,UT MLB1974-19861980-1983   CollegeUSC
7177Kelly HeathKansas City Royals2B5-7 155 R-R 1957-09-04 19Plattsburgh,NY MLB1977-19901982-1982   CollegeLouisburg College
7180Tom FoleyCincinnati RedsSS-2B6-1 180 L-R 1959-09-09 17Columbus,GA MLB1977-19951983-1995   High SchoolPalmetto (Miami,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8189Brad HavensCalifornia AngelsP6-1 196 L-L 1958-11-17 18Highland Park,MI MLB1978-19891981-1989   High SchoolClarence S. Kimball (Royal Oak,MI)
8195Roger LaFrancoisBoston Red SoxC6-2 215 L-R 1956-08-02 20Norwich,CT MLB1975-19841982-1982   CollegeOklahoma
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9217Bob JohnsonTexas RangersP6-3 195 R-R 1959-07-31 17Dallas,TX MLB1977-19851981-1983   High SchoolJustin F. Kimball (Dallas,TX)
9223Darrell JacksonMinnesota TwinsP5-10 150 B-L 1956-04-03 21Los Angeles,CA MLB1977-19821978-1982   CollegeArizona State
9227Mark SmithBaltimore OriolesP6-2 215 R-R 1955-11-23 21Arlington,VA MLB1977-19831983-1983   CollegeAmerican
9233Jesse BarfieldToronto Blue JaysRF-OF6-1 205 R-R 1959-10-29 17Joliet,IL MLB1977-19921981-1992   High SchoolJoliet Central (Joliet,IL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10237Dave LaPointMilwaukee BrewersP6-3 215 L-L 1959-07-29 17Glens Falls,NY MLB1977-19961980-1991   High SchoolGlens Falls (Glens Falls,NY)
10242Ron TingleySan Diego PadresC6-2 194 R-R 1959-05-27 18Presque Isle,ME MLB1977-19961982-1995   High SchoolRamona (Riverside,CA)
10247Steve ShieldsBoston Red SoxP6-5 230 R-R 1958-11-30 18Gadsden,AL MLB1977-19891985-1989   High SchoolHokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11261Rusty KuntzChicago White SoxOF6-3 190 R-R 1955-02-04 22Orange,CA MLB1977-19851979-1985   CollegeCal State Stanislaus
11270Chili DavisSan Francisco GiantsOF6-3 210 B-R 1960-01-17 17Kingston,JM MLB1978-19991981-1999   High SchoolDorsey (Los Angeles,CA)
11278Rick LancellottiPittsburgh Pirates1B-OF6-3 195 L-L 1956-07-05 20Providence,RI MLB1977-19911982-1990   CollegeRowan
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12296Bob TuftsSan Francisco GiantsP6-5 215 L-L 1955-11-02 21Medford,MA MLB1974-19831981-1983   CollegePrinceton
12312Karl BestSeattle MarinersP6-4 210 R-R 1959-03-06 18Aberdeen,WA MLB1978-19881983-1988   High SchoolKent-Meridian (Kent,WA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13321Don KainerTexas RangersP6-3 205 R-R 1955-09-03 21Houston,TX MLB1977-19821980-1980   CollegeTexas
13329Jeff JonesOakland AthleticsP6-3 210 R-R 1956-07-29 20Detroit,MI MLB1977-19871980-1984   CollegeBowling Green State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14343Bruce RobbinsDetroit TigersP6-1 190 L-L 1959-09-10 17Portland,IN MLB1977-19831979-1980   High SchoolBlackford (Hartford City,IN)
14348Bob KearneySan Francisco GiantsC6-0 190 R-R 1956-10-03 20San Antonio,TX MLB1977-19871979-1987   CollegeTexas
14349Kevin RhombergCleveland IndiansOF6-0 175 R-R 1955-11-22 21Dubuque,IA MLB1977-19851982-1984   CollegeSt. Francis (IL)
14352Billy SmithHouston AstrosP6-7 200 R-R 1954-09-13 22La Marque,TX MLB1977-19821981-1981   CollegeSam Houston State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15375Jerry DybzinskiCleveland IndiansSS6-2 180 R-R 1955-07-07 21Cleveland,OH MLB1977-19861980-1985   CollegeCleveland State
15389Danny AingeToronto Blue Jays2B-3B6-4 175 R-R 1959-03-17 18Eugene,OR MLB1978-19811979-1981   High SchoolNorth Eugene (Eugene,OR)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17420Larry OwenAtlanta BravesC5-11 185 R-R 1955-05-31 22Cleveland,OH MLB1977-19881981-1988   CollegeBowling Green State
17422Rich MurraySt. Louis Cardinals1B6-4 195 R-R 1957-07-06 19Los Angeles,CA MLB1975-19851980-1983   CollegeSouthern Illinois
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18456Scott UllgerMinnesota Twins1B6-2 186 R-R 1956-06-10 21New York,NY MLB1976-19871983-1983   CollegeSt. John's
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19467Dewey RobinsonChicago White SoxP6-0 180 R-R 1955-04-28 22Evanston,IL MLB1977-19821979-1981   CollegeSouthern Illinois
19486Renie MartinKansas City RoyalsP6-4 190 R-R 1955-08-30 21Dover,DE MLB1974-19861979-1984   CollegeRichmond
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20491Ross BaumgartenChicago White SoxP6-1 180 L-L 1955-05-27 22Highland Park,IL MLB1977-19831978-1982   CollegeFlorida
20511Greg WalkerPhiladelphia Phillies1B6-3 210 L-R 1959-10-06 17Douglas,GA MLB1977-19901982-1990   High SchoolCoffee (Douglas,GA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21536Chris WelshNew York YankeesP6-2 185 L-L 1955-04-14 22Wilmington,DE MLB1976-19911981-1986   CollegeSouth Florida
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22547Ed LynchTexas RangersP6-5 207 R-R 1956-02-25 21Brooklyn,NY MLB1974-19881980-1987   CollegeSouth Carolina
22559Jerry ReedPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-1 190 R-R 1955-10-08 21Bryson City,NC MLB1974-19901981-1990   CollegeWestern Carolina
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
23581Mitch WebsterLos Angeles DodgersRF-LF6-1 185 B-L 1959-05-16 18Larned,KS MLB1977-19951983-1995   High SchoolLarned (Larned,KS)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25620Pete LaddBoston Red SoxP6-3 240 R-R 1956-07-17 20Portland,ME MLB1977-19871979-1986   CollegeMassachusetts
25623Shooty BabittOakland Athletics2B5-8 174 R-R 1959-03-09 18Oakland,CA MLB1977-19841981-1981   High SchoolBerkeley (Berkeley,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
26631Tony JohnsonMontreal ExposOF6-3 145 R-R 1956-06-23 21Memphis,TN MLB1977-19841981-1982   CollegeLeMoyne-Owen College
26641Lee GrahamBoston Red SoxOF5-10 170 L-L 1959-09-22 17Summerfield,FL MLB1977-19861983-1983   High SchoolLake Weir (Ocala,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29689Gene KrugChicago Cubs1B6-4 225 L-L 1955-02-12 22Garden City,KS MLB1977-19811981-1981   CollegeOklahoma
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
32720Neil FialaSt. Louis CardinalsIF6-1 185 L-R 1956-08-24 20St. Louis,MO MLB1977-19821981-1981   CollegeSouthern Illinois