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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
197817417June-RegD1James Van DeventerAtlanta Braves22OFOF5-11 175 R-R Rk1978-1978ColCatholic AmericaSFNCAA 1YesDCDC   -
197817418June-RegD1Richard PalmerToronto Blue Jays-CC6-0 180 R-R A+1979-1979HSWest Covina (West Covina,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197817419June-RegD1Randy PittsNew York Mets-pP6-1 190 R-R A+1978-1979ColRedlandsSFNCAA 3Yes--CA   -
197817420June-RegD1Donald MorrisOakland Athletics-OFOF6-0 178 R-R AA1977-1981ColOklahomaSFJrNCAA 1Yes--OK   -
197817421June-RegD2Bob VolkSan Diego Padres213B3B6-0 195 R-R A-1978-1978ColOral RobertsSFNCAA 1YesMNOK   -
197817422June-RegD1Michae GuerraSeattle Mariners-nF-OfIF-OF6-2 185 R-R A-1977-1978ColUNLVSFNCAA 1Yes--NV   -
197817423June-RegD1Steve RobertsSan Francisco Giants-OF3B-OF5-11 180 R-R A+1979-1979ColKentuckySFNCAA 1No--KY   -
197817424June-RegD1Mark LepsonMilwaukee Brewers-pP6-4 215 R-R A1979-1981HSLansdowne (Baltimore,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
197817425June-RegD2Rick RamosMontreal Expos22pP6-5 225 R-R AAA1978-1983ColLewisSFNAIAYesCOIL   -
197817426June-RegD1Jerald HammermeisterCleveland Indians-OFOF5-10 175 L-R A-1978-1978HSEllensburg (Ellensburg,WA)SFHSHSYesWAWA   -
197817427June-RegD1Charles HutchingsonHouston Astros-pP   - --HSWest Memphis (West Memphis,AR)SFHSHSNoARAR   -
197817428June-RegD1Todd ErvinDetroit Tigers-2B2B5-8 160 L-R AA1977-1980ColStanfordSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197817429June-RegD2Sctot StranskiChicago Cubs20pP6-4 210 R-R AAA1976-1987ColNorthwesternSFNCAA 1NoILIL   -
197817430June-RegD1Brian OwensCalifornia Angels-pP   - --HSMesa (Mesa,AZ)SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
197817431June-RegD2Mark SmithSt. Louis Cardinals22pP6-2 215 R-R MLB1977-19831983-1983HSDavid Lipscomb (Nashville,TN)SFHSHSNoVATN   -
197817432June-RegD1Kent HrbekMinnesota Twins181B1B6-4 260 L-R MLB1979-19941981-1994HSKennedy (Bloomington,MN)SFHSHSYesMNMN   -
197817433June-RegD1Tom LawlessCincinnati Reds21OF2B-3B5-11 170 R-R MLB1978-19901982-1990ColPenn StateSFNCAA 1YesPAPA   -
197817434June-RegD1Larry DobyChicago White Sox-OFOF6-3 197 B-R A1979-1981ColDukeSFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197817435June-RegD1Mike NedeliskyPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - A1978-1978ColLewis-Clark State CollegeSFNAIAYes--ID   -
197817436June-RegD1Brian PiperTexas Rangers-pP6-1 190 R-R AA1982-1985HSBuena (Sierra Vista,AZ)SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
197817437June-RegD1Joe PocorobaLos Angeles Dodgers-OFOF5-11 180 R-R Rk1978-1979HSCrespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197817438June-RegD1James DeimonicoBaltimore Orioles-OFOF-1B6-1 180 L-R Rk1978-1978FANoneSFYes--   -
197817439June-RegD1Michael KreymborgPhiladelphia Phillies17pP6-6 170 R-R A+1980-1982HSBishop Kelley (Tulsa,OK)SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
197817440June-RegD1Steve ReishBoston Red Sox-pP6-2 195 R-R AA1981-1984HSUnion City (Union City,IN)SFHSHSNoININ   -
197817441June-RegD1James CanfieldKansas City Royals-pP6-2 185 L-L Rk1978-1979HSWayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)SFHSHSYesMIMI   -
197817442June-RegD1Don CooperNew York Yankees21OFP6-1 185 R-R MLB1978-19871981-1985ColNew York TechSFNCAA 2YesNYNY   -