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1979 Atlanta Braves Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    13Kelly FaulkPCollegeWharton County Junior CollegeNJCAA---TXNoP6-2205RR1959-04-23---
    1979-  1-   4-PHI
    AAA1979-1988
    14Brad KomminskOF-1BHigh SchoolShawnee (Lima,OH)HSHSOHYesOF-3B6-2205RR1961-04-04Lima,OH
    1979-  1-   4-ATL
    MLB1983-19911979-1997
    120Willie DavisOFCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF------------------
    1979-  4-  65-MIL
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    229Milt ThompsonOF------------YesOF-LF5-11170LR1959-01-05Washington,DC
    1979-  2-  29-ATL
    MLB1984-19961979-1996
    355Rick CoatneyPCollegeArkansas-Fort SmithNJCAA---ARYesP6-3201RR1959-08-29Mena,AR
    1979-  3-  55-ATL
    AA1979-1985
    356Dan ChurchPHigh SchoolSan Marin (Novato,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-P6-3215RR1961-09-29Vallejo,CA
    1979-  3-  56-ATL
    A1980-1981
    481Edward LambethPCollegeArkansas-Fort SmithNJCAA---ARYesP------------------
    1979-  4-  81-ATL
    ---
    482Ken AmesPHigh SchoolSt. Helen's (St. Helen's,OR)HSHSORYesP6-0190RR1961-01-20St. Helen's,OR
    1979-  4-  82-ATL
    A1979-1981
    5106Randy PorterPCollegeLinn-Benton CCNWAACC---ORYesP------------------
    1979-  5- 106-ATL
    NCAA1980-1981
    5108Bob LuzonPHigh SchoolWestlake (Thornwood,NY)HSHSNYYesOF6-1170RR1960-08-05Flushing,NY
    1979-  5- 108-ATL
    AA1979-1985
    6130Benji De La RosaOFCollegeMurray StateNCAA 1---KYYesOF------------------
    1979-  6- 130-ATL
    ---
    6134Mike PaynePHigh SchoolWilliston (Williston,FL)HSHSFLYesP5-11165RR1961-11-15Woonsocket,RI
    1979-  6- 134-ATL
    MLB1984-19841979-1987
    7153Brook JacobyOFCollegeVentura CollegeCCCAA---CAYes3B-OF5-11195RR1959-11-23Philadelphia,PA
    1979-  7- 153-ATL
    MLB1981-19921979-1992
    7160Roy NorthPCollegeRiderNCAA 1---NJYesP6-4185RR1958-03-02Bristol,PA
    1979-  7- 160-ATL
    AAA1979-1984
    8186David CoghillIhyCollegeClackamas CCNWAACC---ORYesP6-4215LL1959-02-05---
    1979-  8- 186-ATL
    A1979-1980
    9212Paul RungeSSCollegeJacksonvilleNCAA 1---FLYes2B-SS6-0175RR1958-05-21Kingston,NY
    1979-  9- 212-ATL
    MLB1981-19881979-1990
    10238Keith BelcikOFHigh SchoolClay (Oregon,OH)HSHSOHNoC-OF5-9176RR---Oregon,OH
    1979- 10- 238-ATL
    A1983-1984
    11264Gary ReiterPCollegeBowling Green StateNCAA 1---OHYesP6-3195LL1956-09-27Calexico,CA
    1979- 11- 264-ATL
    AAA1979-1985
    12290Glen Bockhorn2BCollegeTexas LutheranNAIA---TXYesC-OF6-1180RR1957-02-12Austin,TX
    1979- 12- 290-ATL
    AAA1979-1986
    13316Steve StiebCCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesC-P5-11185RR1956-05-26Orange,CA
    1979- 13- 316-ATL
    AA1979-1981
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    14342Randy IngleSSCollegeAppalachian StateNCAA 1---NCYes2B-3B5-11195RR1955-01-11Rutherfordton,NC
    1979- 14- 342-ATL
    AAA1979-1987
    15368Bret FergusonpHigh SchoolNorth Baltimore (North Baltimore,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-0195LL1960-12-01North Baltimore,OH
    1979- 15- 368-ATL
    Rk1979-1979
    16394Buddy BaileyOFCollegeLynchburg CollegeNCAA 3---PAYesC-1B6-0193RR1957-03-28Norristown,PA
    1979- 16- 394-ATL
    AA1979-1982
    17420Nick O'ConnorpHigh SchoolReading (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHNoP6-3180RR1961-06-04Cincinnati,OH
    1980-  2-  41-DET
    AA1980-1983
    18446Harold Williams1BCollegeVirginia TechNCAA 1---VAYes1B-OF6-4245RR1958-09-22Columbus,OH
    1979- 18- 446-ATL
    A+1979-1981
    19472Pete TeixeirapCollegeFloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP6-2180RR1957-05-28Hialeah,FL
    1979- 19- 472-ATL
    A+1979-1980
    20498Randy WhistlerCCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1JrAZYesC5-10175RR1958-10-23Lakewood,CA
    1979- 20- 498-ATL
    A1979-1981
    21523Billy BowenOFCollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNAIA---OKYesOF-1B6-0180LL1957-04-30---
    1979- 21- 523-ATL
    Rk1979-1979
    22548Greg NorrispCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesP6-4205RR1957-10-07Whiteville,NC
    1979- 22- 548-ATL
    Rk1979-1979
    23573Brett ButlerOFCollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNAIA---OKYesOF-CF5-10160LL1957-06-15Los Angeles,CA
    1979- 23- 573-ATL
    MLB1981-19971979-1997
    24597John ShannonpCollegeHoustonNCAA 1---TXNoP------------------
    1979- 24- 597-ATL
    ---
    25621Robert KennedypCollegeCochise CollegeNJCAA---AZYesP6-1180RR1960-09-12---
    1979- 25- 621-ATL
    A1979-1982
    26645Chuck Black2BCollegeBowling Green StateNCAA 1---OHYes2B5-7155LR---Lima,OH
    1979- 26- 645-ATL
    A1979-1979
    27669Mike Garcia2BCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYes2B-3B5-10170RR1957-05-08Redwood City,CA
    1979- 27- 669-ATL
    AA1979-1982
    28692Tommy ThompsonOFCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1SrOKYesOF-C6-0180LR1957-10-18Oklahoma City,OK
    1979- 28- 692-ATL
    AAA1976-1988
    29713Eric CallpCollegeMiami-Dade South CCNJCAA------NoIF6-5225LR---Palm Springs,FL
    1981- 12- 261-NYA
    ---
    30734Arcilio CastaignepCollegeTexas WesleyanNAIA---TXYesP6-2205RR1957-05-12Holguin,CU
    1979- 30- 734-ATL
    A+1979-1980
    31754Greg Dikos3BCollegeBall StateNCAA 1---INYes3B6-0195RR1957-05-17---
    1979- 31- 754-ATL
    Rk1979-1979
    32773DeWayne KittsOpCollegeLynchburg CollegeNCAA 3---PAYesP6-0180LL1956-11-26---
    1979- 32- 773-ATL
    A1979-1979
    33791Jeff GrothOFCollegeBowling Green StateNCAA 1---OHNoOF------R------Chagrin Falls,OH
    1980-  4-  65-TEX
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    34808Kevin PattenOfCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---OHYesOF6-2205RR1957-04-06---
    1979- 34- 808-ATL
    Rk1977-1979
    35822Arthur NealOfCollegeMorehouse CollegeNAIA---GAYesOF-3B5-11185RR------
    1979- 35- 822-ATL
    Rk1979-1979
    36831Philip BowieOfHigh SchoolGreenwood (Greenwood,SC)HSHSSCNoOF------------------
    1979- 36- 831-ATL
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    37839Tim FullerpHigh SchoolBerkmar (Lilburn,GA)HSHSGAYesP5-11165RR1960-12-05Honolulu,HI
    1979- 37- 839-ATL
    A+1979-1982
    38846Russell KerdolffpCollegeNorthern KentuckyNCAA 2---KYYesP6-5195RR1957-09-27---
    1979- 38- 846-ATL
    A+1979-1980
    39852Scott MatthewsOfHigh SchoolMelbourne (Melbourne,FL)HSHSFLNoOF6-0170RR---Indialantic,FL
    1979- 39- 852-ATL
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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