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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
1978122June-RegD1Robert BoyceBaltimore Orioles-3B3B6-1 180 R-R A+1978-1982HSDeer Park (Cincinnati,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
1978229June-RegD1Larry SheetsBaltimore Orioles18OFLF-RF6-4 210 L-R MLB1978-19931984-1993HSRobert E. Lee (Staunton,VA)SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
1978235June-RegD1Edwin HookBaltimore Orioles18PP6-2 185 R-R AA1978-1982HSPoint Loma (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1978248June-RegD1Cal RipkenBaltimore Orioles173BSS-3B6-4 220 R-R MLB1978-20011981-2001HSAberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
1978250June-RegD1Cecil WhiteheadBaltimore Orioles-OFC6-0 185 R-R A+1978-1979ColValdosta StateSFNCAA 2YesGAGA   -
1978374June-RegD3Bob BonnerBaltimore Orioles21SSSS6-0 185 R-R MLB1978-19841980-1983ColTexas A&MSFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
19784100June-RegD1Tim NorrisBaltimore Orioles18PP6-2 190 R-R AA1978-1982HSArchbishop Curley (Baltimore,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
19785126June-RegD1Tony HerronBaltimore Orioles18PP6-3 200 L-L AAA1980-1985HSSanger (Sanger,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
19786152June-RegD2Mike BoddickerBaltimore Orioles20PP5-11 185 R-R MLB1977-19931980-1993ColIowaSFNCAA 1YesIAIA   -
19787178June-RegD2Don WelchelBaltimore Orioles21PP6-4 205 R-R MLB1978-19881982-1983ColSam Houston StateSFNCAA 2YesTXTX   -
19788204June-RegD1Scott CollinsBaltimore Orioles-SSSS5-10 168 R-R A-1981-1981HSSFHSHSNoOH   -
19789230June-RegD1Kurt FabrizioBaltimore Orioles-1B1B6-0 190 L-L AA1978-1981ColEdmonds CCSFNWAACCYes--WA   -
197810256June-RegD1Brooks CareyBaltimore Orioles22OFP6-1 185 L-L AAA1976-1982ColFlorida StateSFNCAA 1YesFLFL   -
197811282June-RegD1Robin DreizlerBaltimore Orioles-CC6-1 180 R-R A-1982-1983HSRedondo Union (Redondo Beach,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197812308June-RegD1Charles SalaganBaltimore Orioles-pP6-2 175 L-L A+1978-1979ColSt. Clair County CCSFNJCAAYes--MI   -
197813334June-RegD1William PurdyBaltimore Orioles-pP6-0 175 L-R A+1978-1979ColNiagaraSFNCAA 1Yes--NY   -
197814360June-RegD2Jim LoftinBaltimore Orioles-pP6-1 190 L-L Rk1977-1978ColSouth AlabamaSFNCAA 1YesALAL   -
197815386June-RegD1John MortillaroBaltimore Orioles18pP6-5 215 L-L AA1982-1984HSSmithtown East (St. James,NY)SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
197816412June-RegD1Michael ByarsBaltimore Orioles-SSSS5-11 170 R-R Rk1978-1978HSCanyon (Anaheim,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197817438June-RegD1James DeimonicoBaltimore Orioles-OFOF-1B6-1 180 L-R Rk1978-1978FANoneSFYes--   -
197818463June-RegD1Marion ThackstonBaltimore Orioles-pP6-3 200 L-L Rk1978-1978HSHuntington (Huntington,WV)SFHSHSYesWVWV   -
197819487June-RegD1William ButlerBaltimore Orioles-SSSS6-1   R-R A+1980-1982HSRossville (Rossville,GA)SFHSHSNoGAGA   -