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1979 Cleveland Indians Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    17John BohnetPHigh SchoolHogan (Vallejo,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-0175BL1961-01-18Pasadena,CA
    1979-  1-   7-CLE
    MLB1982-19821979-1984
    18Francis ReganPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-3190RR------
    1979-  1-   8-CLE
    A+1979-1980
    113Brad CarlsonOFCollegeFlorida SWNJCAA---FLYesOF-1B6-1185RR---Orlando,FL
    1979-  1-  13-CLE
    A1979-1981
    123Weston MitchellSSCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS-2B6-1175RR---Campbell,CA
    1979-  1-  23-CLE
    AA1979-1980
    233Chris RehbaumOFHigh SchoolSt. Josephs Collegiate (Buffalo,NY)HSHSNYYesOF6-1185LL1961-04-15Buffalo,NY
    1979-  2-  33-CLE
    A1979-1982
    234Jeff ThompsonOFCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesOF------L---------
    1979-  2-  34-CLE
    ---
    237Michael SanfordPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GANoP---------------Childersburg,AL
    1979-  1-  22-TEX
    ---
    244Stephen RochePCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-4210RR1960-02-20St. Paul,MN
    1979-  2-  44-CLE
    AA1979-1984
    358John DamonSSCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-3B5-11170RR1959-08-17Sacramento,CA
    1981- 19- 485-MON
    AA1981-1984
    359Eric Hardgrave1BHigh SchoolBullard (Fresno,CA)HSHSCANo1B-OF6-3205RR1961-10-05Atherton,CA
    1983-  6- 142-SDN
    AA1980-1988
    360Rod McDonaldPCollegeCuyahoga CCNJCAA---OHYesP6-3195RR------
    1979-  3-  60-CLE
    AA1982-1983
    464Victor WoodsOFCollegeLaney CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-1B6-2190RR---El Cerrito,CA
    1980- 20- 519-MIL
    A+1979-1982
    567James GlennOFCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYesOF6-2185RR1957-12-09Navasota,TX
    1979-  5-  67-CLE
    A+1980-1982
    670Robert FerrisC-iFCollegeMesa CCNJCAA---AZYes1B-3B5-11190RR1955-05-07---
    1980-  2-  29-KCA
    AAA1980-1983
    485John HobanPCollegeCal State Dominguez HillsNCAA 2---CAYesP6-2190---R------
    1979-  4-  85-CLE
    A+1979-1982
    486Roberto Alvarez3B-2bCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYes2B-3B5-11179RR---Miami,FL
    1979-  4-  86-CLE
    AAA1979-1982
    5110Luis DuarteC-1BCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLNo1B-3B6-0200RR1959-06-09Havana,CU
    1980- 43- 833-CLE
    A1980-1981
    5111Ed BrennanSSHigh SchoolSweet Home (Sweet Home,OR)HSHSORNo1B6-2215RR1961-01-12Sweet Home,OR
    1982- 25- 637-TEX
    Rk1982-1982
    6134Jose CazaresSSCollegeImperial Valley CollegeCCCAA---CAYes3B-2B5-11155RR------
    1979-  6- 134-CLE
    A+1979-1981
    6137Dave LandrithCHigh SchoolHomestead (Cupertino,CA)HSHSCANoC5-11175RR---Sunnyvale,CA
    1983- 12- 309-KCA
    A1983-1984
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7156Dave OlivaOFCollegeLos Angeles Valley CollegeCCCAAFrCANoOF6-1185RR1960-09-09Burbank,CA
    1982- 10- 254-BOS
    AA1982-1986
    7163Von HayesIFCollegeSt. Mary's (CA)NCAA 1SrCAYesOF-1B6-5186LR1958-08-31Stockton,CA
    1979-  7- 163-CLE
    MLB1981-19921980-1992
    8175John NapolitanoP------------YesP---------------Cohoes,NY
    1979-  8- 175-CLE
    ---
    8189Charles Melito1BCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LANo1B6-4205LR------
    1979-  8- 189-CLE
    A-1977-1980
    9191Mike ReddishCCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLNoOF-1B6-1205RR1959-05-27Boston,MA
    1981- 15- 389-NYA
    AAA1981-1986
    10203Alex ChristensonPCollegeMerced CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1979- 10- 203-CLE
    ---
    11214James Winters3BCollegeCuyahoga CCNJCAA---OHYes3B------------------
    1979- 11- 214-CLE
    ---
    9215Ricky BakerOFCollegeSan Francisco StateNCAA 1---CAYesOF5-9160BR1958-01-31St. Louis,MO
    1979-  9- 215-CLE
    AAA1979-1984
    12223Mark Lacy1BCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLYes1B6-3210RR---Clearwater,FL
    1979- 12- 223-CLE
    ---
    13230Larry Pittman1BCollegeAbraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeNJCAASoGAYes1B6-1195RR1960-08-12Terrell County,GA
    1979- 13- 230-CLE
    A1979-1981
    14235Tommy Martinezp-OF------------YesOF6-2210RR------
    1979- 14- 235-CLE
    A1979-1980
    15239Jack LopezSSCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYes2B-SS6-2185RR---Jacksonville,FL
    1979- 15- 239-CLE
    A-1979-1979
    10241Len BradleyPCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCNoP6-5235RR1958-08-31Kipling,NC
    1980-  5- 112-CHA
    AAA1979-1983
    11267Brian ButeraOFCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LANoOF-3B5-10170BR1957-07-24---
    1980-  4-  61-MIN
    A-1976-1980
    12293Ron LeachPCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-2190LL1958-08-21Clovis,CA
    1979- 12- 293-CLE
    A+1979-1982
    13319Frank OsmulskiCHigh SchoolSummit (Summit,NJ)HSHSNJYesC6-2185RR---Summit,NJ
    1979- 13- 319-CLE
    A-1979-1980
    14345Jerry LarisonpHigh SchoolLafayette (Lexington,KY)HSHSKYYesP6-4195RR---Lexington,KY
    1979- 14- 345-CLE
    A-1979-1980
    15371Jack NuismerpCollegeVanderbiltNCAA 1---TNYesP6-2185RR1957-09-20Nashville,TN
    1979- 15- 371-CLE
    AAA1979-1982
    16397Mike Hocutt3BHigh SchoolRogers (Michigan City,IN)HSHSINNo1B-3B6-2197LR1961-09-11Michigan City,IN
    1982- 28- 710-MON
    AAA1982-1988
    17423Thomas ClancypHigh SchoolWilmot (Wilmot,WI)HSHSWIYesP------------------
    1979- 17- 423-CLE
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    18449Lawrence LocascioCCollegeSaint Xavier U. (Ill.)NAIA---ILYesC6-0180RR------
    1979- 18- 449-CLE
    A1979-1981
    19475George CechettiOFCollegeSan Joaquin Delta CollegeCCCAA---CAYes1B-OF5-11185LL1960-07-31Stockton,CA
    1979- 19- 475-CLE
    AAA1979-1986
    20501Larry SmithSSHigh SchoolIlion Central (Ilion,NY)HSHSNYNoSS------------------
    1979- 20- 501-CLE
    ---
    21526Kirk JonespCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVYesP6-0180RR------
    1979- 21- 526-CLE
    A+1979-1981
    22551Ricky EdwardspCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1---CANoP------------------
    1979- 22- 551-CLE
    ---
    23576Robbie CobbIFHigh SchoolGarfield (Hamilton,OH)HSHSOHNo2B-3B6-0180LR---Seattle,WA
    1983- 10- 250-MON
    A+1983-1985
    24600Gary WhislerIFHigh SchoolKlamath Union (Klamath Falls,OR)HSHSORNo2B-3B6-0168LR---Klamath Falls,OR
    1980-  2-  33-CLE
    A1980-1980
    25624Larry HrynkopCollegeSaint Xavier U. (Ill.)NAIA---ILYesP6-3200RR1957-11-09Chicago,IL
    1979- 25- 624-CLE
    AAA1979-1984
    26648Chris SigourneypHigh SchoolLarkin (Elgin,IL)HSHSILNoP---------------Elgin,IL
    1979- 26- 648-CLE
    NCAA1980-1980
    27672Ralph Hodge1BCollegeSan Francisco StateNCAA 1---CAYes1B-3B6-3200RR------
    1979- 27- 672-CLE
    A-1979-1979
    28694Thomas GilchristpHigh SchoolNewport (Bellevue,WA)HSHSWANoP------------------
    1979- 28- 694-CLE
    ---
    29715Todd RichardpHigh SchoolDeSales Catholic (Walla Walla,WA)HSHSWAYesP6-2200LL1961-01-18Walla Walla,WA
    1979- 29- 715-CLE
    A+1980-1982
    30736Allen PeelCHigh SchoolDavis (Davis,CA)HSHSCANoC------RR---Davis,CA
    1981-  3-  61-CLE
    A-1983-1983
    31756Larry WhitepCollegeSan Francisco StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-5190RR1958-09-25San Fernando,CA
    1979- 31- 756-CLE
    MLB1983-19841979-1985
    32775Michael JakubowiczpHigh SchoolClarkstown North (New City,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-2215RR---New City,NY
    1979- 32- 775-CLE
    A-1979-1980
    33793Robert HeathpHigh SchoolMaine East (Park Ridge,IL)HSHSILNoP------------------
    1979- 33- 793-CLE
    ---
    34810Jeff WalshpCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1---CANoP---------------San Jose,CA
    1980- 27- 664-SDN
    ---
    35823Joseph KrisikpHigh SchoolBadger (Lake Geneva,WI)HSHSWINoP---------------Lake Geneva,WI
    1979- 35- 823-CLE
    ---
    36832Stan OsieckipHigh SchoolAnsonia (Ansonia,CT)HSHSCTNoP------------------
    1979- 36- 832-CLE
    ---
    37840George MerrypHigh SchoolIpswich (Ipswich,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-6215LL---Ipswich,MA
    1979- 37- 840-CLE
    A-1979-1979
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    38847Donald NicoletOf-3BCollegePierce CollegeNWAACC---WAYesOF6-1190RR---Port Orchard,WA
    1979- 38- 847-CLE
    A-1979-1980
    39853Gerald DrobnickSSHigh SchoolEuclid (Euclid,OH)HSHSOHNoSS------------------
    1979- 39- 853-CLE
    ---
    40857Matt MakipCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-0180---L------
    1979- 40- 857-CLE
    A-1979-1979
    41860Gary Josephp-SSHigh SchoolNew Iberia (New Iberia,LA)HSHSLANoP-SS------------------
    1979- 41- 860-CLE
    ---
    42863Brian Meter3BCollegeSan Joaquin Delta CollegeCCCAA---CAYes3B------------------
    1979- 42- 863-CLE
    ---
    43866Brian DuffypCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CANoP6-5195---L---San Mateo,CA
    1980- 21- 525-SDN
    A+1980-1981
    44869Bruce ChaneyIFCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1---WAYesSS-2B6-1180RR1958-01-06---
    1979- 44- 869-CLE
    AA1979-1983
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