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1978 Cleveland Indians Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19Thomas Anderson1BCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYes1B6-3210LL1959-04-12---
    1978-  1-   9-CLE
    110Phil LansfordPHigh SchoolWilcox (Santa Clara,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-3B6-2195RR1959-12-05Santa Clara,CA
    1978-  1-  10-CLE
    113Dave GrierPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-0175RR---Severna Park,MD
    1979-  1-  24-MIL
    117Mike BatesPCollegePhoenix CollegeNJCAASoAZYesP---------------Glendale,AZ
    1978-  1-  17-CLE
    235Doug WabekeSSCollegeGrand Rapids CCNJCAA---MINo2B-3B5-10170RR1958-02-24Zeeland,MI
    1980- 42- 828-SFN
    235Robert ConleySSCollegeEnterprise-OzarkNJCAA---ALYes2B-3B5-9165RR------
    1978-  2-  35-CLE
    236Chris BandoOFCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1SrAZYesC-3B6-0195BR1956-02-04Cleveland,OH
    1978-  2-  36-CLE
    241Kernan RonanPCollegeGlendale CC CACCCAA---CANoP6-0175RR1959-06-27Phoenix,AZ
    1981- 18- 451-SFN
    347Rick EvansPCollegeEl Camino CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-2180LL------
    1979-  5-  59-MIL
    361Lloyd TurneraSCollegeMiddle GeorgiaNJCAA---GAYesSS-OF6-2162RR------
    1978-  3-  61-CLE
    362Michael TaylorOFCollegeColumbia State CCNJCAA---TNYesOF6-1170LR1959-02-21Lexington,KY
    1978-  3-  62-CLE
    487Robin FusonPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-1180RR1958-07-22Coral Gables,FL
    1978-  4-  87-CLE
    488Dane AnthonyPHigh SchoolJames Buchanan (Mercersburg,PA)HSHSPAYesP6-1185RR1959-08-29Chambersburg,PA
    1978-  4-  88-CLE
    5110Keith HendryPCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-4215RR1958-12-11Tallahassee,FL
    1978-  5- 110-CLE
    5114John AsbellPHigh SchoolSouthwest Magnet (Macon,GA)HSHSGAYesP6-1195RR---Macon,GA
    1978-  5- 114-CLE
    6132Robert PayneOFCollegeSt. Johns River CCNJCAA---FLYesOF------------------
    1978-  6- 132-CLE
    6140Tom OwensPCollegeMichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-4195RR1957-10-30Flint,MI
    1978-  6- 140-CLE
    7151Ralph HenriquezCCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLYesC5-11195RR------
    1978-  7- 151-CLE
    7166Mike YoungOFHigh SchoolHayward (Hayward,CA)HSHSCANoOF-DH6-2195BR1960-03-20Oakland,CA
    1982-  4-  91-SFN
    8169Rusty CainCCollegeWallace CCNJCAASoALYesC5-11190LR---Philadelphia,PA
    1978-  8- 169-CLE
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9183James GardnerCCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesC------------------
    1978-  9- 183-CLE
    8192Eric PorterCHigh SchoolWaseca (Waseca,MN)HSHSMNNo1B-C6-2195RR---Waseca,MN
    1980-  7- 154-NYN
    10196Joseph Kelihar1B-OFCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLYes1B-OF6-4225RR1958-09-06Meadville,PA
    1978- 10- 196-CLE
    9218Peter Peltz3BCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYes3B-SS6-0185RR---Freehold,NJ
    1978-  9- 218-CLE
    10244Kenneth Henderson2B------------Yes2B5-11178RR---Worthington,OH
    1978- 10- 244-CLE
    11270Gordon GlaserPCollegeLouisiana CollegeNAIA---LAYesP6-5185RR1957-11-19Baton Rouge,LA
    1978- 11- 270-CLE
    12296Casey LindseypCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZNoP------LL---Billings,MT
    1978- 12- 296-CLE
    13322Robert HusseypCollegeSaint Xavier U. (Ill.)NAIA---ILYesP6-1180RR---Chicago,IL
    1978- 13- 322-CLE
    14348Mark MeleskiSSHigh SchoolTucker (Tucker,GA)HSHSGANoSS-2B5-11175LL1960-11-16Baltimore,MD
    1978- 14- 348-CLE
    15374Gerald StutzriempHigh SchoolRich Central (Olympia Fields,IL)HSHSILYesP6-4207RL---Olympia Fields,IL
    1978- 15- 374-CLE
    16400Richard BamhartpCollegePuget SoundNCAA 1---WAYesP------------------
    1978- 16- 400-CLE
    17426Jerald HammermeisterOFHigh SchoolEllensburg (Ellensburg,WA)HSHSWAYes3B-2B5-10175LR---Ellensburg,WA
    1978- 17- 426-CLE
    18452Howard LakehardtpHigh SchoolNorwin (North Huntington,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------North Huntington,PA
    1978- 18- 452-CLE
    19477James McBridepCollegeJackson StateNCAA 1---MSNoP---------------Hattiesburg,MS
    1978- 19- 477-CLE
    20501Bob BonnetteIFCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCNoSS---------------Nesses,SC
    1978- 20- 501-CLE
    21524Robert PfefferpCollegeRowanNCAA 3---NJYesP6-2178RR------
    1978- 21- 524-CLE
    22546Phillip PreliezopHigh SchoolColumbus (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNoP------------------
    1978- 22- 546-CLE
    23566Chris BarkerOFHigh SchoolSt. Catherine's Catholic (Racine,WI)HSHSWIYesOF5-11170RR---Racine,WI
    1978- 23- 566-CLE
    24585Louis GancipCollegeNew York TechNCAA 2---NYYesP6-2175RR------
    1978- 24- 585-CLE
    25603Reid CassidypCollegeColby CollegeNCAA 3---MEYesP6-5215RR------
    1978- 25- 603-CLE
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    26620Randy RambispCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-2185RR---Edina,MN
    1978- 26- 620-CLE
    27636Kenneth Gilmore2B-3bCollegeTroyNCAA 2---ALYes2B5-10165RR------
    1978- 27- 636-CLE
    28652Tom Van Der MeerschepCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYesP6-3205RR---Everett,WA
    1978- 28- 652-CLE
    29668Ken SmithpCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCNo1B-SS6-1195LR1958-02-12Youngstown,OH
    1979- 16- 398-HOU
    30683Tim BeblerpCollegeLa VerneNCAA 3---CANoP------------------
    1978- 30- 683-CLE
    31698Warner CrumbpHigh SchoolNorthampton (Eastville,VA)HSHSVANoP6-3190LR---Cheriton,VA
    1978- 31- 698-CLE
    32711Jay WaidCHigh SchoolHewitt-Trussville (Trussville,AL)HSHSALNoC---------------Trussville,AL
    1978- 32- 711-CLE
    33722Mike BrechtpHigh SchoolHazel Park (Hazel Park,MI)HSHSMINoP6-1165LL1960-06-04Hazel Park,MI
    1981- 13- 321-SFN
    34730Ronald KollmannpHigh SchoolNampa (Nampa,ID)HSHSIDNoP6-2190RR1960-02-16Nampa,ID
    1980-  2-  51-MIL
    35737Scott AugustpHigh SchoolPotomac (Oxon Hill,MD)HSHSMDNoP------------------
    1978- 35- 737-CLE
    36742Richard HillepCollegeSt. John'sNCAA 1---NYYesP6-4200RR------
    1978- 36- 742-CLE
    37747George WhitepHigh SchoolBallard (Seattle,WA)HSHSWANoP---------------Seattle,WA
    1978- 37- 747-CLE
    38752John ShrewsberrypCollegePalm Beach State CollegeNJCAASoFLNoP------------------
    1978- 38- 752-CLE
    39756Lawrence BeckpCollegeOccidental CollegeNCAA 3---CAYesP------RL------
    1978- 39- 756-CLE
    40760Ron WrobelpCollegeGrand CanyonNAIA---AZYesP6-0180RL---Chicago,IL
    1978- 40- 760-CLE
    41764Michael CulbertpHigh SchoolBonanza (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoP6-2170RR---Las Vegas,NV
    1978- 41- 764-CLE
    42767George RavanispCollegeBoston CollegeNCAA 1---MAYesP------------------
    1978- 42- 767-CLE
    43770Michael MowreypHigh SchoolSan Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)HSHSCANoP---------------San Gabriel,CA
    1978- 43- 770-CLE
    44772David WarneckepCollegeMcKendree UniversityNAIA---ILYesP6-1185RR------
    1978- 44- 772-CLE
    45774Mike YackeepCollegeCal State Los AngelesNCAA 1---CANoP------------------
    1978- 45- 774-CLE
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    46776David SpamerpHigh SchoolEast Allegheny (North Versailles,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------North Versailles,PA
    1978- 46- 776-CLE
    47778Ron ReevespHigh SchoolMonterey (Lubbock,TX)HSHSTXNoP------------------
    1978- 47- 778-CLE
    48779Delbert StaceypHigh SchoolRutland (Rutland,VT)HSHSVTNoP------------------
    1978- 48- 779-CLE
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system