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1979 Minnesota Twins Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    111Kevin BrandtOFHigh SchoolNekoosa (Nekoosa,WI)HSHSWIYesOF5-11180RR---Nekoosa,WI
    1979-  1-  11-MIN
    Rk1979-1980
    111Gary Gaetti3BCollegeNorthwest Missouri StateNCAA 2JrMOYes3B-1B6-0205RR1958-08-19Centralia,IL
    1979-  1-  11-MIN
    MLB1981-20001979-2000
    112Joseph McCarthyOFCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLNoOF------------------
    1980-  1-  14-DET
    ---
    119Joe PlummerPCollegeLong Beach City CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-2185RR---Long Beach,CA
    1979-  2-  42-NYN
    A-1979-1979
    234Randy O'NealPCollegePalm Beach State CollegeNJCAAFrFLNoP6-2195RR1960-08-30Ashland,KY
    1981-  1-  15-DET
    MLB1984-19901981-1995
    237Randy BushOFCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesOF-DH6-1184LL1958-10-05Dover,DE
    1979-  2-  37-MIN
    MLB1982-19931979-1993
    238Scott StoltenbergSS-OFCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-3B5-10175RR---Sacramento,CA
    1979-  2-  38-MIN
    A1979-1979
    241Mike MasonPCollegeNormandale CCNJCAASoMNNoP6-2205LL1958-11-21Faribault,MN
    1980-  1-  12-TEX
    MLB1982-19881980-1996
    351Jeff Viha2BCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CAYes2B------------------
    1979-  3-  51-MIN
    ---
    457Randy RamirezPCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-4200RR1960-05-28Anaheim,CA
    1982- 20- 502-SEA
    AA1982-1985
    363Tim LaudnerCCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesC-DH6-3212RR1958-06-07Mason City,IA
    1979-  3-  63-MIN
    MLB1981-19891979-1990
    364Tracy TurnerPCollegeEl Camino CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-6180BL1960-02-21Los Angeles,CA
    1979-  3-  64-MIN
    ---
    489Sam ArringtonPHigh SchoolTaft Union (Taft,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-5240RR1961-02-11Santa Maria,CA
    1979-  4-  89-MIN
    AA1979-1983
    490John Damon2BCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-3B5-11170RR1959-08-17Sacramento,CA
    1981- 19- 485-MON
    AA1981-1984
    5114Ed HodgePCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-2192LL1958-04-19Bellflower,CA
    1979-  5- 114-MIN
    MLB1984-19841979-1986
    5115Bob KonopaPHigh SchoolBedford (Bedford,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-1180RL1961-08-08Garfield Heights,OH
    1979-  5- 115-MIN
    AA1979-1985
    6138Timothy JensenCCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYesC5-11178RR------
    1979-  6- 138-MIN
    A1979-1980
    6141Rich ShefteSSCollegeNebraska at OmahaNCAA 2---NEYesSS-3B6-2190RR------
    1979-  6- 141-MIN
    Rk1979-1979
    7160Bruce Amador2BCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B6-0170BR1959-12-05Turlock,CA
    1981- 26- 657-OAK
    A+1981-1983
    7167David Stokes3BCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LANo3B-1B6-0180RR1958-10-26New Orleans,LA
    1980- 13- 326-TEX
    Rk1977-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8178Nelson PagePCollegeUtah Valley UNJCAA---UTYesP------------------
    1979-  8- 178-MIN
    ---
    8193Ron WilkinsonSSCollegeChapmanNCAA 2---CAYes3B-SS5-11175RR1960-02-14Anaheim,CA
    1979-  8- 193-MIN
    AA1979-1982
    9194Trent SmithPCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAASoFLYesP------------------
    1979-  9- 194-MIN
    ---
    10206Ken RolfeSSCollegeLower Columbia CCNWAACC---WAYesSS------------------
    1979- 10- 206-MIN
    ---
    11216David WilsonPCollegeAnderson UniversityNAIA---SCYesP------------------
    1979- 11- 216-MIN
    ---
    9219Paul VoigtOFCollegeVirginiaNCAA 1---VAYesP6-2190BR1958-12-12Bellerose,NY
    1979-  9- 219-MIN
    AAA1979-1985
    12225Thomas PaulOFCollegeTreasure Valley CCNWAACC---ORYesOF------------------
    1979- 12- 225-MIN
    ---
    13232Richard KingpCollegeSolano CC (CA)CCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1979- 13- 232-MIN
    ---
    14237Rick Kyzer3BCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYes2B-3B6-0170RR1959-05-13Arlington,TX
    1979- 14- 237-MIN
    A+1979-1981
    15241Lou SottilepCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLYes3B5-10185LR1959-03-12---
    1979- 15- 241-MIN
    A1982-1982
    16243Larry MaypCollegeCentral Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesP6-4210BR1959-07-11Lodi,CA
    1979- 16- 243-MIN
    AA1979-1982
    10245Mike KinnunenPCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1---WAYesP6-1185LL1958-04-01Seattle,WA
    1979- 10- 245-MIN
    MLB1980-19871979-1989
    11271Bruce StockerOFCollegePima CCNJCAA---AZYesOF-2B5-10165BR------
    1979- 11- 271-MIN
    A1979-1980
    12297Rick Beswick2BCollegeLewis and Clark CCNJCAA---ILYesOF-2B5-10165BR------
    1979- 12- 297-MIN
    Rk1979-1980
    13323Tod TaylorpHigh SchoolUpland (Upland,CA)HSHSCANoP---------------Upland,CA
    1980-  2-  33-NYA
    ---
    14349Andre DavidOFCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CANoOF-1B6-0170LL1956-05-18Hollywood,CA
    1980-  8- 194-MIN
    MLB1984-19861980-1989
    15375Manny CollettiSSCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesSS-2B5-10160BR1956-08-17New Orleans,LA
    1979- 15- 375-MIN
    AAA1979-1982
    16401Ken FrancinguespCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LAYesP5-10185RR------
    1979- 16- 401-MIN
    A+1977-1981
    17427Wayne PalicapHigh SchoolHuntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)HSHSCAYesP---------------Huntington Beach,CA
    1979- 17- 427-MIN
    ---
    18453Kevin MillerOFCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CAYes1B-3B6-0180RR------
    1979- 18- 453-MIN
    A1979-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19479Boyce OroscopHigh SchoolMonache (Porterville,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2200RR---Porterville,CA
    1979- 19- 479-MIN
    Rk1979-1980
    20505Jack GurholtpCollegeWisconsinNCAA 1---WIYesP5-11170LL---Apple Valley,CA
    1979- 20- 505-MIN
    A1979-1980
    21530Bill PiwnicaSSHigh SchoolMinnetonka (Minnetonka,MN)HSHSMNNo3B-2B5-10160RR---Minnetonka,MN
    1979- 21- 530-MIN
    A1983-1983
    22555Rick AustinOFCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CAYesC-3B5-1185RR1959-08-05Baudett,MN
    1979- 22- 555-MIN
    AAA1979-1983
    23580Tim FagelypCollegeWinona StateNCAA 2---MNYesP5-11175L------White Bear Lake,MN
    1979- 23- 580-MIN
    A+1979-1980
    24604Bob MulliganpCollegeJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeNCAA 3---NYYesP6-1185LL1958-10-27Staten Island,NY
    1979- 24- 604-MIN
    AAA1979-1984
    25628Brendan RosenbergOFCollegeRowanNCAA 3---NJYesOF6-0185RR------
    1979- 25- 628-MIN
    A+1979-1980
    26652Randy NewmanpCollegeCypress CollegeCCCAA---CANoP5-11180LL1958-10-27---
    1982- 16- 398-SEA
    AAA1982-1986
    27675Bill LampeypCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesP------------------
    1979- 27- 675-MIN
    ---
    28697Alfredo AgrasOF-CHigh SchoolMiami Springs (Miami Springs,FL)HSHSFLYesOF-C6-1175RR---Miami Springs,FL
    1979- 28- 697-MIN
    Rk1979-1979
    29718Edward OdinOFHigh SchoolPacifica (Garden Grove,CA)HSHSCANoOF---------------Garden Grove,CA
    1979- 29- 718-MIN
    ---
    30739Tom ColburnCCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CANoC6-2195BR------
    1979- 30- 739-MIN
    A+1980-1982
    31759Tom NietoCCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAAFrCANoC-DH6-1205RR1960-10-27Downey,CA
    1981-  3-  60-SLN
    MLB1984-19901981-1991
    32777David ZitkuspCollegeCollege of Lake CountyNJCAA---ILNoP---------------Antioch,IL
    1979- 32- 777-MIN
    ---
    33795Derek BulcockSSCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYes2B-SS6-0175RR---Redwood City,CA
    1979- 33- 795-MIN
    Rk1979-1979
    34812John LastingerOfHigh SchoolValdosta (Valdosta,GA)HSHSGANoOF---------------Valdosta,GA
    1984- 11- 260-MIN
    ---
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