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Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
1977118June-RegD1Anthony NicelyPittsburgh Pirates-OFOF6-1 185 R-R A+1977-1980HSMeadowdale (Dayton,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
1977244June-RegD1Mike PillPittsburgh Pirates-PP6-2 185 R-R A1977-1979HSEdgewood (West Covina,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1977370June-RegD1Lance DoddPittsburgh Pirates-PP6-5 216 R-R A+1977-1982HSAtholton (Columbia,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
1977496June-RegD2Stew CliburnPittsburgh Pirates20PP-SS6-0 193 R-R AAA1977-1990ColDelta StateSFNCAA 2YesMSMS   -
19775122June-RegD1Jim PoffPittsburgh Pirates-OFOF6-0 165 R-R A+1977-1980HSWorkman (City of Industry,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
19776148June-RegD1Randy SmithPittsburgh Pirates-PP   - --HSChildersburg (Childersburg,AL)SFHSHSNo--AL   -
19777174June-RegD1Charles PowellPittsburgh Pirates17PP6-0 175 R-L A+1977-1981HSFullerton (Fullerton,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
19778200June-RegD1Paul MoorePittsburgh Pirates-OFOF6-0 175 L-R Rk1977-1977HSFort Chiswell (Maxmeadows,VA)SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
19779226June-RegD1Michael ShoafPittsburgh Pirates-PP6-0 172 L-L A1977-1978HSCarson (Carson City,NV)SFHSHSYesKSNV   -
197710252June-RegD1Phillip CyburtPittsburgh Pirates-PP6-2 180 L-L AA1977-1985HSBrea-Olinda (Brea,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197711278June-RegD1Rich LancellottiPittsburgh Pirates20OF1B-OF6-3 195 L-L MLB1977-19911982-1990ColRowanSFNCAA 3YesRINJ   -
197712304June-RegD1Wayne TollesonPittsburgh Pirates21SSSS-2B5-9 160 B-R MLB1976-19901981-1990ColWestern CarolinaSFNCAA 1NoSCNC   -
197713330June-RegD1Mike DavisPittsburgh Pirates172B3B-1B6-0 175 R-R AAA1981-1986HSParker (Janesville,WI)SFHSHSNoWIWI   -
197714356June-RegD1Gerald BusbyPittsburgh Pirates-pP6-0 190 R-R Rk1977-1977HSChaparral (Las Vegas,NV)SFHSHSYesNVNV   -
197715382June-RegD1Ben WiltbankPittsburgh Pirates21pP6-1 190 R-R AAA1977-1982ColBaltimore City CCSFNJCAAYesDEMD   -
197716408June-RegD1Mark BeuclearPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - NCAA1978-1978HSDickinson (Dickinson,TX)SFHSHSNo--TX   -
197717434June-RegD1Mark GrayPittsburgh Pirates-2B-SS2B-SS   - --HSGallatin County (Warsaw,KY)SFHSHSNo--KY   -
197718459June-RegD1Dennis RasmussenPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-7 225 L-L MLB1978-19951983-1995HSBear Creek (Lakewood,CO)SFHSHSNoCACO   -
197719483June-RegD1Wendell HibbettPittsburgh Pirates22OFOF-1B6-3 210 R-L A1977-1979ColTexasSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
197720507June-RegD1Casey ClarkPittsburgh Pirates-OFOF6-4 195 R-R A+1977-1978ColSan DiegoSFNCAA 2Yes--CA   -
197721531June-RegD1Robert SheltonPittsburgh Pirates18p-CP-C6-3 230 L-R Rk1978-1978HSGretna (Gretna,VA)SFHSHSNoVAVA   -
197722555June-RegD1Lawrence DotsonPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF5-11 165 L-R AA1980-1981HSSan Bernardino (San Bernardino,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197723579June-RegD1Jessie JonesPittsburgh Pirates-CC5-11 170 R-R A+1977-1977ColJackson StateSFNCAA 2Yes--MS   -
197724602June-RegD1Ronald ThurstonPittsburgh Pirates-CC   - --HSWilson (Long Beach,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197725624June-RegD1Fulton WalkerPittsburgh Pirates19OFOF   - --HSMartinsburg (Martinsburg,WV)SFHSHSNoWVWV   -
197726645June-RegD1Mark HaleyPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF6-2 250 R-R NCAA1980-1981HSCabrillo (Lompoc,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197727663June-RegD1Kurt KingsolverPittsburgh Pirates18OFOF5-11 175 R-R AAA1979-1983ColLong Beach City CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
197728680June-RegD1Marvin FowlerPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - NCAA1978-1978HSMadison (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197729693June-RegD1Paul DotyPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-5 230 R-R A1982-1983HSSantana (Santee,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197730704June-RegD2Chick ValleyPittsburgh Pirates211B-p1B-P6-0 175 B-L AAA1977-1983ColSan Diego StateSFNCAA 1Yes--CA   -
197731715June-RegD2Edward BakerPittsburgh Pirates-2B2B6-1 175 R-R A1977-1977ColGeorgia Perimeter CollegeSFNJCAAYes--GA   -
197732726June-RegD1Michael FergusonPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-2 189 R-R A+1980-1984HSNorthview (Covina,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197733737June-RegD1Robert WicksPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - --HSAmador Valley (Pleasanton,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197734746June-RegD1William MetilPittsburgh Pirates183B2B-3B6-0 170 L-R A+1980-1983HSNorthgate (Pittsburgh,PA)SFHSHSNoPAPA   -
197735754June-RegD1Timothy GanchPittsburgh Pirates-1B1B6-1 175 L-L A1977-1979ColPoint Park CollegeSFNAIAYesPAPA   -
197736761June-RegD2George HillPittsburgh Pirates-OfOF6-0 170 L-L A+1977-1978ColVirginia TechSFNCAA 1Yes--VA   -
197737767June-RegD1Steven HawesPittsburgh Pirates-OfOF6-0 185 R-R A1977-1977ColTennessee Wesleyan CollegeSFNAIAYes--TN   -
197738771June-RegD1Rick WittPittsburgh Pirates-3B1B-C6-2 195 R-R A-1979-1980ColSpokane CCSFFrNWAACCNo--WA   -