Page Notes  
Full draft pick listing for the 1979 Chicago Cubs including all phases and excluding undrafted free agent signings.

Use the Draft Research Application to delve into our draft database.

TBC PREMIUM subscribers will see the current roster information for drafted players below in addition to getting access to the Draft Research application (and all other applications too!).
About the Data:Draft Data

Learn more about TBC data and the site in the About TBC section. Also, don't forget to find a way to Support TBC.
Related Data Products:Draft Register | Signing Bonuses - Draft

The TBC Data Store allows you to purchase the data you see on the site. The store has standard pre-determined data products as well as the ability to work with us to produce custom data extracts based on your requirements.
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

List of Topics in this Section


Chicago Cubs Franchise Page

1979 Chicago Cubs Draft Picks

top csv share Sort PREV | NEXT
  • Grid Filters
  • Major Leaguers
  • Minor Leaguers
  • Recently Active
  • Hitters
  • Pitchers
  • Signed by Team
  • Unsigned
  • HS Pick
  • College Pick
  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    16Scott FletcherSSCollegeGeorgia SouthernNCAA 1---GAYesSS-2B5-11173RR1958-07-30Fort Walton Beach,FL
    1979-  1-   6-CHN
    MLB1981-19951979-1995
    19Mark ChristyPCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAASoFLNoP6-3185RR1959-01-16Astoria,NY
    1981- 26- 648-SDN
    A+1981-1982
    111Mark WilkinsPCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1SoMIYesP6-3200RR1959-12-22Detroit,MI
    1979-  1-  11-CHN
    A1979-1981
    112Jon PerlmanPCollegeBaylorNCAA 1SrTXYesP6-3185LR1956-12-13Dallas,TX
    1979-  1-  12-CHN
    MLB1985-19881979-1988
    229Anthony Veith1B------------YesOF6-0185RR---Brainerd,MN
    1979-  2-  29-CHN
    A-1979-1980
    237David MeansOF------------YesOF---------------Winchester,KY
    1979-  2-  37-CHN
    ---
    238Shane AllenIFHigh SchoolPalm Bay (Melbourne,FL)HSHSFLYes3B-OF6-0195RR1961-06-29Melbourne,FL
    1979-  2-  38-CHN
    A1979-1982
    349John MollerPCollegeSeton HallNCAA 1---NJNoP6-1190RR1958-07-14Old Bridge,NJ
    1980-  1-  16-DET
    A+1978-1982
    461John MillhollandSSCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAA---NCYes2B-SS5-9160LR1960-06-05Mineral,VA
    1980-  1-  20-NYA
    A1980-1981
    363Steve PodrazaOFCollegeBrookdale CCNJCAA---NJYesOF------------------
    1979-  3-  63-CHN
    ---
    364Chuck CrimPHigh SchoolThousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks,CA)HSHSCANoP-1B6-0185RR1961-07-23Van Nuys,CA
    1982- 17- 443-MIL
    MLB1987-19941982-1994
    566James McManusPCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYesP6-1180RR------
    1979-  5-  66-CHN
    A-1979-1979
    669Pete BazanOFCollegeCentral Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesC-OF5-10190LR1958-09-20Pharr,TX
    1979-  6-  69-CHN
    AAA1979-1982
    489Terry AustinOFCollegeRanger CollegeNJCAA---TXYesOF-1B6-4185RR1960-08-17Houston,TX
    1979-  4-  89-CHN
    A+1979-1985
    490Stan KylesPHigh SchoolWendell Phillips Academy (Chicago,IL)HSHSILYesP6-1165RR1961-02-26Chicago,IL
    1979-  4-  90-CHN
    AAA1979-1989
    5113Mike MaackPCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP6-2170LL1960-01-20Washington,DC
    1979-  5- 113-CHN
    AA1980-1984
    5116Steve GehrkePHigh SchoolMurray (Murray,UT)HSHSUTNoP6-0185RR---Murray,UT
    1983- 32- 768-SFN
    Rk1983-1983
    6137Michael O'MalleyPCollegeTriton CollegeNJCAA---ILYesP6-4200RR------
    1979-  6- 137-CHN
    A+1981-1981
    6142Michael BuckleySSHigh SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-1B6-4176RR1961-03-25Lakewood,CA
    1979-  6- 142-CHN
    A+1980-1982
    7159Todd WilsonPCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeCCCAASoCAYesP------------------
    1979-  7- 159-CHN
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7168Randy LavigneOFCollegeConnecticutNCAA 1---CTYesOF6-3205RR1957-02-14Hartford,CT
    1979-  7- 168-CHN
    AAA1979-1983
    8194Tim ThompsonPHigh SchoolDavid Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)HSHSCANoP6-3185RR---Long Beach,CA
    1983-  7- 159-MIN
    A+1983-1984
    9220Tom MorrisPCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTYesP6-3190---L---St. Paul,MN
    1979-  9- 220-CHN
    A1979-1980
    10246Dave OwenSSCollegeTexas-ArlingtonNCAA 1JrTXYesSS-3B6-2170BR1958-04-25Cleburne,TX
    1979- 10- 246-CHN
    MLB1983-19881979-1989
    11272Ray SoffPCollegeCentral MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-0185RR1958-10-31Adrian,MI
    1979- 11- 272-CHN
    MLB1986-19871979-1992
    12298James LockettOFCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesOF5-10160LL------
    1979- 12- 298-CHN
    Rk1979-1979
    13324Joseph Fiori2BCollegePoint Park CollegeNAIA---PAYes2B-3B6-0170RR------
    1979- 13- 324-CHN
    A+1979-1981
    14350Jack Upton1B-3bCollegeColorado StateNCAA 1---COYes1B6-2205RR1957-01-19Fountain Valley,CA
    1979- 14- 350-CHN
    AAA1979-1982
    15376Kirk OrtegaCCollegeSt. Francis (NY)NCAA 1---NYYesC-OF5-10175RR1958-06-25Bronx,NY
    1979- 15- 376-CHN
    A1979-1981
    16402Tom GrantOFCollegeNew HavenNCAA 2---CTYesOF6-2190LR1957-05-28Worcester,MA
    1979- 16- 402-CHN
    MLB1983-19831979-1985
    17428Bryan HardypCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTYesP6-2205LL1957-11-24South Jordan,UT
    1979- 17- 428-CHN
    A+1979-1982
    18454Mark ScheiwepHigh SchoolBuckley Loda (Paxton,IL)HSHSILYesP6-2175RR1961-05-02Paxton,IL
    1979- 18- 454-CHN
    A1979-1981
    19480Craig WeissmannpHigh SchoolClairemont (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-3185RR1961-01-26San Diego,CA
    1979- 19- 480-CHN
    AA1979-1989
    20506Bryan OelkerspHigh SchoolPattonville (Maryland Heights,MO)HSHSMONoP6-3192LL1961-03-11Zaragoza,SP
    1982-  1-   4-MIN
    MLB1983-19861982-1989
    21531Tim MillnerOFCollegeIllinois StateNCAA 1---ILYesP6-1205RR1957-05-24New Lenox,IL
    1979- 21- 531-CHN
    AA1979-1983
    22556Rob BlythpCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTYesP6-1190RR1956-08-11Oregon City,OR
    1979- 22- 556-CHN
    AAA1979-1982
    23581Mark HuismannpCollegeColorado StateNCAA 1---CONoP6-3195RR1958-05-11Littleton,CO
    1979- 23- 581-CHN
    MLB1983-19911980-1992
    24605Sidney SmithOFHigh SchoolPatrick Henry (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-1153RR---San Diego,CA
    1979- 24- 605-CHN
    Rk1979-1980
    25629Mike KelleyOFCollegeMississippi StateNCAA 1---MSYesOF5-9165LL1957-09-06---
    1979- 25- 629-CHN
    AA1979-1982
    26653Anthony BiaforeSSCollegeMonmouth CollegeNCAA 3---ILYesSS-3B5-10172RR------
    1979- 26- 653-CHN
    Rk1979-1979
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    27676Joe CarterpHigh SchoolHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)HSHSCANoOF-1B6-3215RR1960-03-07Oklahoma City,OK
    1981-  1-   2-CHN
    MLB1983-19981981-1998
    28698Dennis MorkOFCollegeUC RiversideNCAA 2---CAYesOF------LL------
    1979- 28- 698-CHN
    AAA1979-1980
    29719Steve ZiempHigh SchoolBanning (Banning,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2210RR1961-10-24Milwaukee,WI
    1983-  8- 204-ATL
    MLB1987-19871983-1990
    30740Glenn MillhauserOFCollegeNorthern ColoradoNCAA 1---COYesOF-SS5-11170RR------
    1979- 30- 740-CHN
    A1977-1980
    31760Doug HuffmanpCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCNoP------------------
    1979- 31- 760-CHN
    ---
    32778Michael ThompsonpCollegeFairleigh DickinsonNCAA 1---NJYes3B-P5-10167LL1958-07-27---
    1979- 32- 778-CHN
    AAA1978-1982
    33796Dave FabelaCHigh SchoolAquinas (San Bernardino,CA)HSHSCANoC------------------
    1979- 33- 796-CHN
    ---
    34813David McClureCHigh SchoolKapaun-Mount Carmel (Wichita,KS)HSHSKSNoC-OF5-10185RR---Wichita,KS
    1983- 10- 251-DET
    AA1983-1984
    35824Richard RenwickpCollegeBabson CollegeNCAA 3---MAYesP6-0185RR------
    1979- 35- 824-CHN
    A1979-1981
    36833Philip BelmonteIFCollegeAzusa PacificNCAA 2---CAYesSS-2B5-10170RR------
    1979- 36- 833-CHN
    AA1979-1980
    37841Howie Shapiro2BCollegeMiamiNCAA 1SrFLYes2B5-11160LR---Miami Beach,FL
    1979- 37- 841-CHN
    A-1979-1979
    38848Wes ClementsOf-1BCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZNo1B-C6-4220RR1958-05-26Inglewood,CA
    1980-  6- 147-HOU
    AAA1980-1987
    39854William TrapanipCollegeBellevueNAIA---NEYesP6-6215LL------
    1979- 39- 854-CHN
    Rk1979-1979
    53 record(s)
    Glossary:
    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