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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
197820492June-RegD2Kevin BaloghAtlanta Braves20pP6-1 180 R-R A1978-1979FANone--YesOH   -
197820493June-RegD1Bill LajoieToronto Blue Jays-IF3B6-0 165 R-R A-1978-1978ColSt. Clair County CCSFNJCAAYes--MI   -
197820494June-RegD1Steve TillNew York Mets-CC6-1 190 B-R AAA1978-1979ColCal State FullertonSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197820495June-RegD1Tim ByronOakland Athletics18pP6-3 205 R-R AAA1978-1986HSOur Lady of the Valley (Florham Park,NJ)SFHSHSNoNJNJ   -
197820496June-RegD1Syd ChurchSan Diego Padres22pP5-11 175 L-L AA1978-1981ColPacificSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197820497June-RegD2Rod HudsonSeattle Mariners-CC5-11 185 R-R A+1978-1980ColPortland StateSFNCAA 1Yes--OR   -
197820498June-RegD1Babe LaufenbergSan Francisco Giants18pP   - --HSCrespi Carmelite (Encino,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197820499June-RegD1Mark ClaboughMilwaukee Brewers-pP   R-R --HSLakewood (Lakewood,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197820500June-RegD1Pat RooneyMontreal Expos20OFOF6-1 190 R-R MLB1978-19851981-1981ColEastern IllinoisSFJrNCAA 2YesILIL   -
197820501June-RegD2Bob BonnetteCleveland Indians-IFSS   - --ColClemsonSFNCAA 1NoSCSC   -
197820502June-RegD1John CrawfordDetroit Tigers-OFOF6-0 185 R-R A+1978-1979ColDelta StateSFNCAA 2Yes--MS   -
197820503June-RegD1Mark VajiChicago Cubs17OFOF6-2 205 R-L A+1978-1982HSJohn Marshall (Cleveland,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
197820504June-RegD3Steve MuccioCalifornia Angels-OFOF   - --ColNew MexicoSFNCAA 1NoNYNM   -
197820505June-RegD1Jeff YoungSt. Louis Cardinals-OFOF5-10   R-R Rk1978-1978HSTrenton Central (Trenton,NJ)SFHSHSYesNJNJ   -
197820506June-RegD1Kevin SevcikMinnesota Twins-pP6-3 190 R-R Rk1978-1978ColSt. Olaf CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--MN   -
197820507June-RegD1James TaylorCincinnati Reds18OFOF5-11 185 R-R A+1978-1980HSHarding University (Charlotte,NC)SFHSHSYesNCNC   -
197820508June-RegD1Todd DenbyPittsburgh Pirates-IFIF6-2 190 R-R Rk1978-1978HSFluvanna County (Palmyra,VA)SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
197820509June-RegD1Keith ShellingsTexas Rangers-pP5-9 160 L-L Rk1978-1978ColSouthernSFNCAA 1Yes--LA   -
197820510June-RegD1Chris IwasakiLos Angeles Dodgers-OFOF   - --ColReedley Junior CollegeSFCCCAANo--CA   -
197820511June-RegD1Ryne SandbergPhiladelphia Phillies18OF2B6-2 180 R-R MLB1978-19971981-1997HSNorth Central (Spokane,WA)SFHSHSYesWAWA   -
197820512June-RegD1Keith PeckaBoston Red Sox20OFOF6-4 185 R-L A+1978-1981ColKankakee CCSFNJCAAYesILIL   -
197820513June-RegD2Tom WilletteKansas City Royals-pP   - --ColNC StateSFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197820514June-RegD2Eric SniderNew York Yankees-pP6-0 185 R-R A+1980-1982ColWashington StateSFNCAA 1No--WA   -