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1979 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    16Arbrey LucasPCollegeArizona Western CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP6-3187RR1960-02-09Las Vegas,NV
    1982- 20- 511-HOU
    AA1982-1985
    117Jerry Don GleatonPCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesP6-3210LL1957-09-14Brownwood,TX
    1979-  1-  17-TEX
    MLB1979-19921979-1993
    118Clay WeisingerPCollegeAngelina CollegeNJCAA---TXYesP------------------
    1979-  1-  18-TEX
    ---
    122Michael SanfordPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesP---------------Childersburg,AL
    1979-  1-  22-TEX
    ---
    231Jerry VasquezPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1SrAZYesP6-2195RR1956-02-04Scottsdale,AZ
    1979-  2-  31-TEX
    AA1979-1979
    243Donnie ScottCHigh SchoolTampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYesC-3B5-11185BR1961-08-16Dunedin,FL
    1979-  2-  43-TEX
    MLB1983-19911979-1991
    243Joseph McCarthyOFCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLNoOF------------------
    1980-  1-  14-DET
    ---
    244Keith ShowellOFCollegePrince George's CCNJCAA---MDYesOF5-10180LL1958-03-01Baltimore,MD
    1979-  2-  44-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    346Doyle WilsonP---GA---------NoC-P6-0175RR1963-07-19Chandler,AZ
    1986- 10- 239-CLE
    AA1986-1988
    357Jerome Burgess1B---FL---NS---YesOF6-3170RR1941-05-31Vancouver,BC
    1979-  3-  57-TEX
    ---
    369Nick Capra2BCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1JrOKYesOF-3B5-8165RR1958-03-08Denver,CO
    1979-  3-  69-TEX
    MLB1982-19911979-1995
    370Larry MikesellPpCollegeEastern FL STNJCAASoFLNoP6-0150LL1959-05-05Cocoa,FL
    1981- 28- 711-NYA
    A1981-1982
    495Larry ReynoldsSSCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYesOF-2B5-11175BR1957-07-09Eugene,OR
    1979-  4-  95-TEX
    AA1976-1984
    496Michael YoungPCollegeTrinidad State Junior CollegeNJCAA---COYesP------RR------
    1979-  4-  96-TEX
    ---
    5120David OrzelPCollegeMacomb CCNJCAA---MIYesP6-0180LL1958-12-14---
    1979-  5- 120-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    5121Mark GammagePHigh SchoolOsborn (Detroit,MI)HSHSMINoP5-11185RR1960-09-10Detroit,MI
    1979-  5- 121-TEX
    A1979-1982
    6143James GoodOFCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDNoC-OF6-3195RR1959-04-12---
    1979-  2-  39-DET
    A+1979-1982
    6147Shelton McMathOFCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYesOF6-2190RR1957-01-18Houston,TX
    1979-  6- 147-TEX
    AA1976-1980
    7165Lee ClinePCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesP------------------
    1979-  7- 165-TEX
    ---
    7173Larry DonofrioOFCollegeSt. Francis (IL)NAIA---ILYesC-1B6-3195LR1958-12-25---
    1979-  7- 173-TEX
    AA1979-1982
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8182Perry KilgoPCollegeMcLennan CCNJCAA---TXYesP6-0165---R1959-08-31Waco,TX
    1979-  8- 182-TEX
    NCAA1980-1980
    9198Michael WilliamsCCollegeHill CollegeNJCAA---TXYesC------------------
    1979-  9- 198-TEX
    ---
    8199Michael RobertsPCollegeBaylorNCAA 1SrTXYesP-OF6-2180RR1957-02-01Dallas,TX
    1979-  8- 199-TEX
    AA1979-1981
    10209Oscar CardenasSSCollegeHill CollegeNJCAA---TXYesSS------------------
    1979- 10- 209-TEX
    ---
    11218Randy JonesOFCollegeWenatchee Valley CCNWAACC---WAYesOF------------------
    1979- 11- 218-TEX
    ---
    9225Jeff JohnsonPHigh SchoolMuir (Pasadena,CA)HSHSCANoP------------------
    1979-  9- 225-TEX
    ---
    10251William Goodman2BCollegeGeorge WashingtonNCAA 1---DCYes2B-3B5-10170RR1958-06-21---
    1979- 10- 251-TEX
    A1979-1980
    11277Mel GilliamPCollegeFlorida A&MNCAA 1---FLYesP6-3195LL1957-11-08---
    1979- 11- 277-TEX
    AAA1979-1987
    12303Tony FossasPCollegeSouth FloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP6-0187LL1957-09-23Havana,CU
    1979- 12- 303-TEX
    MLB1988-19991979-1999
    13329Bobby BallOFCollegeCal State Dominguez HillsNCAA 2---CAYesOF6-1175BR1958-07-09Long Beach,CA
    1979- 13- 329-TEX
    AA1979-1983
    14355Mike Behudian2B-OFCollegeFairfieldNCAA 1SrCTYes2B-OF------------------
    1979- 14- 355-TEX
    ---
    15381Pete O'BrienOFCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYes1B-OF6-1190LL1958-02-09Santa Monica,CA
    1979- 15- 381-TEX
    MLB1982-19931979-1993
    16407James HagerpCollegeNewberryNCAA 2---SCYesP6-4215RR1957-04-26---
    1979- 16- 407-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    17433Steve Brigante2BCollegeLubbock Christian UniversityNAIA---TXNo2B-3B6-1180RR------
    1979- 17- 433-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    18459Joe KucharskipHigh SchoolSurratsville (Clinton,MD)HSHSMDNoP6-3225RR1961-02-03Houston,TX
    1982-  1-  24-BAL
    AAA1982-1987
    19485Larry HamiltonOFCollegeMorehead StateNCAA 1---KYNoOF-1B6-3185RR------
    1979- 19- 485-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    20511James HawkinsCHigh SchoolHerndon (Herndon,VA)HSHSVANoC------------------
    1979- 20- 511-TEX
    ---
    21536Homer MoncriefpCollegeJackson StateNCAA 1---MSNoP6-3210RR1958-07-26Newton,MI
    1980-  9- 226-DET
    AA1980-1984
    22561Steve DavisOFCollegeMiddle GeorgiaNJCAA---GANoP6-1195LL1960-08-04San Antonio,TX
    1982- 21- 523-TOR
    MLB1985-19891980-1989
    23586James SchaeferOFCollegeMissouri StateNCAA 2---MOYesOF-1B6-2185LL1957-03-16---
    1979- 23- 586-TEX
    A1979-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    24610Andrew OrtizpHigh SchoolRoselle Catholic (Roselle,NJ)HSHSNJNoP6-3180LL1961-10-27Orange,NJ
    1982-  4-  92-CLE
    AA1982-1984
    25634Elwood ZebleyCCollegeTowsonNCAA 2---MDYesC6-4205RR1957-04-23---
    1979- 25- 634-TEX
    AA1979-1979
    26658Dave SchmidtpCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesP6-1185RR1957-04-22Niles,MI
    1979- 26- 658-TEX
    MLB1981-19921979-1992
    27681Stanley BakerSSCollegeDallas BaptistNAIA---TXYes3B-2B5-10160RR1957-06-26---
    1979- 27- 681-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    28702Jorge GomezSSCollegeMacomb CCNJCAA---MIYesOF-3B5-10165RR1959-04-19Miami,FL
    1979- 28- 702-TEX
    AAA1980-1985
    29723Charles StaffordOFCollegeDallas BaptistNAIA---TXYesOF6-5210RR1957-03-20---
    1979- 29- 723-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    30743Jay PettibonepCollegeChapmanNCAA 2---CAYesP6-4182RR1957-06-21Mount Clemens,MI
    1980-  2-  43-CIN
    MLB1983-19831979-1984
    31763Daryl FrazierpCollegeMidwestern StateNAIA---TXNoP6-3190BR---St. John's,NL
    1979- 31- 763-TEX
    ---
    32781Gordon RicossapCollegeSouthern MethodistNCAA 1---TXYesP5-11180LL1957-10-23Richardson,TX
    1979- 32- 781-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    33799Joe Dellasega1BHigh SchoolSt. Mary's Colgan (Pittsburg,KS)HSHSKSNo1B---------------Pittsburg,KS
    1979- 33- 799-TEX
    ---
    34815Ray FontenotPpCollegeMcNeese StateNCAA 1---LAYesP6-0175LL1957-08-08Lake Charles,LA
    1979- 34- 815-TEX
    MLB1983-19861979-1987
    35826Rodger BastienSSCollegeMichigan StateNCAA 1---MIYesSS6-0175RR1957-03-22East Lansing,MI
    1979- 35- 826-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    36835Mitch AshmoreCCollegeCentenary CollegeNCAA 1---LANoC-3B5-11195RR------
    1981-  1-  24-KCA
    AAA1981-1985
    37843Thomas SmithpCollegeMinnesotaNCAA 1---MNNoP------------------
    1979- 37- 843-TEX
    ---
    38850Stephen Romey1B-3bCollegeKent StateNCAA 1---OHYesOF6-1185RR1957-02-27Toronto,OH
    1979- 38- 850-TEX
    Rk1979-1979
    55 record(s)
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