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1978 St. Louis Cardinals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    115Bob Hicks1BHigh SchoolTate (Cantonment,FL)HSHSFLYesOF-P6-3190RR1960-09-23Pensacola,FL
    1978-  1-  15-SLN
    AA1978-1984
    116Michael GentryPCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1978-  1-  16-SLN
    ---
    118James DavidSSCollegeSanta Barbara City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS6-4205RR---Franklin,KY
    1978-  1-  18-SLN
    ---
    119Jeff OrvillePCollegeSanta Ana CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-2190RR------
    1978-  1-  19-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    239Curt ReadePCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1JrCANoP6-1225RR1957-08-14Santa Maria,CA
    1980- 11- 269-LAN
    A+1980-1983
    241David Kable1BHigh SchoolWest (Columbus,OH)HSHSOHYes1B-OF6-4210LL1960-01-15Columbus,OH
    1978-  2-  41-SLN
    AAA1978-1986
    242Ken EriksenPCollegeCitrus CollegeCCCAA---CANoP------RR------
    1979-  2-  29-CAL
    ---
    242Don SutherlandPCollegeBarstow CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1978-  2-  42-SLN
    NCAA1979-1979
    350Don PiercePCollegeChaffey CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1190LL------
    1978-  3-  50-SLN
    A1980-1981
    453Ed Vande BergPCollegeSan Bernardino Valley CollegeCCCAASoCANoP-DH6-2180RL1958-10-26Redlands,CA
    1980- 13- 318-SEA
    MLB1982-19881980-1997
    361Dave MeierPCollegeFresno City CollegeCCCAAFrCANoOF-3B6-0185RR1959-08-08Helena,MT
    1981-  5- 114-MIN
    MLB1984-19881979-1988
    367Mike MoorePHigh SchoolHydro-Eakly (Eakly,OK)HSHSOKNoP-DH6-4205RR1959-11-26Eakly,OK
    1981-  1-   1-SEA
    MLB1982-19951981-1995
    368Daniel PiercePCollegeEl Camino CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-4210RR------
    1978-  3-  68-SLN
    A+1978-1985
    493Gary Gaetti3BCollegeLincoln Land CCNJCAASoILNo3B-1B6-0205RR1958-08-19Centralia,IL
    1979-  1-  11-MIN
    MLB1981-20001979-2000
    493George BjorkmanCCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1---OKYesC-1B6-2190RR1956-08-26Ontario,CA
    1978-  4-  93-SLN
    MLB1983-19831978-1985
    5116Edward LindseyPCollegeBroward CollegeNJCAA---FLNoP6-3183LL------
    1979-  4-  94-CAL
    A+1979-1981
    5119Glenn JonesOFHigh SchoolFrankfort (Frankfort,KY)HSHSKYNoOF6-0175RR1960-12-15Frankfort,KY
    1981- 14- 347-SFN
    AAA1981-1984
    6138Gary KemptonCCollegeTriton CollegeNJCAAFrILNoC6-0185RR1959-03-26Arlington Heights,IL
    1981- 23- 595-NYA
    A+1981-1983
    6145Tim MuellerCHigh SchoolArroyo (San Lorenzo,CA)HSHSCAYesC6-0180RR---San Lorenzo,CA
    1978-  6- 145-SLN
    A1978-1980
    7157Kevin CoughlonOFCollegeMoorpark CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-P------RR------
    1978-  7- 157-SLN
    AA1981-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7171Dennis GadowskiPHigh SchoolCentral Catholic (Cleveland,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-2180RR---Cleveland,OH
    1978-  7- 171-SLN
    A+1978-1980
    8173Bob Weirum2BCollegeSanta Barbara City CollegeCCCAA---CAYes3B-1B5-11185RR------
    1978-  8- 173-SLN
    AA1980-1981
    9187Matt Vejar3BCollegeMerced CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF5-8170LR---Oakdale,CA
    1978-  9- 187-SLN
    A+1980-1981
    8197Richard BudwegPCollegeBloomsburg PennslyvaniaNCAA 2---PANoP5-11190LL------
    1979- 10- 259-NYA
    Rk1979-1979
    10200Kennedy CorzelPCollegeSanta MonicaCCCAA---CAYesP6-1190RR------
    1978- 10- 200-SLN
    A+1979-1980
    11207Kevin WallerOFCollegeSan Diego City CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF-2B6-0175LR1960-01-27Fresno,CA
    1979-  1-  21-CIN
    A+1979-1985
    9223Marty WilkersonSSHigh SchoolCorona (Corona,CA)HSHSCANo3B-1B6-0190LR1960-06-25Corona,CA
    1981-  5- 126-KCA
    AAA1979-1986
    10249Marshall CookPCollegeDallas BaptistNAIA---TXNoP------------------
    1978- 10- 249-SLN
    ---
    11275Jeff SollarsPHigh SchoolWellington (Wellington,IL)HSHSILNoP6-2190RL---Wellington,IL
    1978- 11- 275-SLN
    NCAA1979-1981
    12301Dennis DelanyCCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesC-OF5-11185RR1956-03-10San Francisco,CA
    1978- 12- 301-SLN
    AA1978-1984
    13327Roosevelt Lett3BHigh SchoolGarey (Pomona,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-3B6-1180RR---Pomona,CA
    1978- 13- 327-SLN
    A1978-1979
    14353Martin Littlep------------YesP5-11170RR---West Jefferson,NC
    1978- 14- 353-SLN
    A1980-1980
    15379Mike ToothmanOFHigh SchoolEdgewood (West Covina,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-2185RR1960-02-17West Covina,CA
    1982- 13- 328-CHA
    A-1979-1982
    16405Mike CarpenterOFCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesOF6-1195LL---Los Alamitos,CA
    1978- 16- 405-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    17431Mark SmithpHigh SchoolDavid Lipscomb (Nashville,TN)HSHSTNNoP6-2215RR1955-11-23Arlington,VA
    1978- 17- 431-SLN
    MLB1983-19831977-1983
    18456Bob SkubeOFCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CANoOF-1B6-0180LL1957-10-08Northridge,CA
    1979- 13- 335-MIL
    MLB1982-19831977-1985
    19481Ken MaloneOFCollegePrairie View A&MNCAA 2---TXNoOF------------------
    1978- 19- 481-SLN
    ---
    20505Jeff YoungOFHigh SchoolTrenton Central (Trenton,NJ)HSHSNJYesOF5-10---RR---Trenton,NJ
    1978- 20- 505-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    21528John PerlongoIFHigh SchoolRidgefield Park (Ridgefield Park,NJ)HSHSNJYes1B6-0190LL---Ridgefield Park,NJ
    1978- 21- 528-SLN
    Rk1978-1979
    22550Ray RivasIFCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1---CAYes2B-3B5-7150LR1957-08-08---
    1978- 22- 550-SLN
    A+1978-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    23569John Carter1B-OFHigh SchoolBloomfield (Bloomfield,NJ)HSHSNJNo1B-OF------------------
    1978- 23- 569-SLN
    ---
    24588Robert RussellpCollegeWest Kentucky Community and Technical CollegeNJCAA---KYYesP6-4195RR1958-07-31---
    1978- 24- 588-SLN
    A+1978-1981
    25606Tom SauerpCollegeSt. Louis CC-MeramecNJCAA---MONoP------------------
    1978- 25- 606-SLN
    NCAA1979-1979
    26623Les Kakazu3BHigh SchoolWaipahu (Waipahu,HI)HSHSHINo3B------RR---Waipahu,HI
    1978- 26- 623-SLN
    ---
    27639Everette Smith2BCollegeFurmanNCAA 1---SCYes2B-OF5-11175RR------
    1978- 27- 639-SLN
    A1978-1979
    28655Gerald KlauserCHigh SchoolWhitesboro (Whitesboro,NY)HSHSNYNoC---------------Whitesboro,NY
    1978- 28- 655-SLN
    ---
    29671Tim GloydSS-2BCollegePepperdineNCAA 1---CANoSS-2B6-0165RR---Sacramento,CA
    1979-  7- 180-LAN
    A+1979-1981
    30686Steven SoutherlandpHigh SchoolDesmet Catholic (Chesterfield,MO)HSHSMONoP------------------
    1978- 30- 686-SLN
    ---
    31701Armand VillapHigh SchoolSunnyslope (Phoenix,AZ)HSHSAZNoP------------------
    1978- 31- 701-SLN
    ---
    32713James Dieters3BCollegeOaklandNCAA 2---MIYes1B-3B6-1---LR------
    1978- 32- 713-SLN
    A+1979-1980
    33723Scott ArigonipCollegeCape Cod CCNJCAA---MAYesP6-5195RL1959-02-06Torrington,CT
    1978- 33- 723-SLN
    AA1978-1983
    34731Paul WysockipCollegeSacred HeartNCAA 2---CTYesP6-3190RR------
    1978- 34- 731-SLN
    A+1978-1979
    35738Thomas WertzpHigh SchoolBrighton (Brighton,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-2185RR---Brighton,MA
    1978- 35- 738-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    36743Randy Ratcliff1BCollegeWilliam CareyNAIA---MSNo1B------------------
    1978- 36- 743-SLN
    ---
    37748Reginald WardOfHigh SchoolWilliam Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)HSHSMOYesOF6-0190LL---St. Louis,MO
    1978- 37- 748-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    38753Pat PattersonSSCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLNoSS------------------
    1978- 38- 753-SLN
    ---
    39757Frank HorakpCollegeLoyola MarymountNCAA 1---CANoP---------------Pasadena,CA
    1978- 39- 757-SLN
    ---
    40761John HarshbargerpCollegeIllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesP6-5200RR------
    1978- 40- 761-SLN
    A1977-1979
    41765Kerry BurchettpCollegeEast Tennessee StateNCAA 1---TNYesP6-6195RR1955-10-04Richmond,VA
    1978- 41- 765-SLN
    AA1978-1981
    42768David PitconipCollegeNorthern ColoradoNCAA 1---COYesP------------------
    1978- 42- 768-SLN
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    43771Kevin Pyattep------------NoP---------------Portland,TX
    1978- 43- 771-SLN
    ---
    44773Peter BeattieofHigh SchoolWilson (Hacienda Heights,CA)HSHSCAYesC6-4190RR---Hacienda Heights,CA
    1978- 44- 773-SLN
    Rk1978-1978
    45775Curt WardlepHigh SchoolNorco (Norco,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5220LL1960-11-16Downey,CA
    1981-  3-  56-MIN
    MLB1984-19851981-1987
    46777Thomas ChandlerofHigh SchoolBryan (Bryan,TX)HSHSTXYesOF---------------Bryan,TX
    1978- 46- 777-SLN
    NCAA1981-1982
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