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Total Picks
779
Total Rounds
48
College Picks
397 (50.96%)
High School Picks
369 (47.37%)
Signed Players
485 (62.26%)
Total Major Leaguers
157 (20.15%)
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1978 Notable Draft Picks

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  • Round #1
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    11Bob Horner3BAtlanta BravesTeam Picks3B-1B6-1190RR1957-08-06Junction City,KSMLB1978-19881978-1988YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZ---
    12Lloyd Moseby1BToronto Blue JaysTeam PicksOF6-3200LR1959-11-05Portland,ARMLB1980-19911978-1991YesOakland (Oakland,CA)HSHSCAHS
    13Hubie BrooksPNew York MetsTeam PicksRF-3B6-0200RR1956-09-24Los Angeles,CAMLB1980-19941978-1994YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZ---
    14Mike MorganPOakland AthleticsTeam PicksP6-2220RR1959-10-08Tulare,CAMLB1978-20021978-2002YesValley (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVHS
    15Andy HawkinsPSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-3217RR1960-01-21Waco,TXMLB1982-19911978-1992YesMidway (Waco,TX)HSHSTXHS
    16Tito NanniOF-1BSeattle MarinersTeam PicksOF-1B6-4205LL1959-12-03Philadelphia,PAAAA1979-1985YesChestnut Hill Academy (Philadelphia,PA)HSHSPAHS
    17Bob CummingsCSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksC6-2187RR1960-09-08Chicago,ILAAA1978-1986YesBrother Rice (Chicago,IL)HSHSILHS
    18Nick HernandezCMilwaukee BrewersTeam PicksC6-4211RR---Hialeah,FLA+1978-1981YesHialeah (Hialeah,FL)HSHSFLHS
    19Glen FranklinSSMontreal ExposTeam PicksSS5-11175LR1958-03-06St. Louis,MOAAA1978-1984YesChipola CollegeCollegeNJCAAFL---
    110Phil LansfordPCleveland IndiansTeam PicksP6-2195RR1959-12-05Santa Clara,CAA+1978-1981YesWilcox (Santa Clara,CA)HSHSCAHS
    111Rod BoxbergerPHouston AstrosTeam PicksP6-1170RR1957-08-22Santa Ana,CAAA1977-1983YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    112Kirk GibsonOFDetroit TigersTeam PicksOF6-3215LL1957-05-28Pontiac,MIMLB1979-19951978-1995YesMichigan StateCollegeNCAA 1MI---
    113Bill HayesCChicago CubsTeam PicksC6-0195RR1957-10-24Cheverly,MDMLB1980-19801978-1987YesIndiana StateCollegeNCAA 1IN---
    114Tom BrunanskyPCalifornia AngelsTeam PicksOF6-4216RR1960-08-20Covina,CAMLB1981-19941978-1994YesWest Covina (West Covina,CA)HSHSCAHS
    115Bob Hicks1BSt. Louis CardinalsTeam Picks1B6-3190RR1960-09-23Pensacola,FLAA1978-1984YesTate (Cantonment,FL)HSHSFLHS
    116Lenny FaedoSSMinnesota TwinsTeam PicksSS6-0170RR1960-05-13Tampa,FLMLB1980-19841978-1986YesThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLHS
    117Nick EsaskyPCincinnati RedsTeam Picks1B-3B6-3205RR1960-02-24Hialeah,FLMLB1983-19901978-1992YesCarol City (Miami,FL)HSHSFLHS
    118Rex HudlerSSNew York YankeesTeam Picks2B-LF6-0202RR1960-09-02Tempe,AZMLB1984-19981978-1998YesBullard (Fresno,CA)HSHSCAHS
    119Brad Garnett1BPittsburgh PiratesTeam Picks1B6-4210LL---Desoto,TXA+1979-1982YesDeSoto (DeSoto,TX)HSHSTXHS
    120Tim ConroyPOakland AthleticsTeam PicksP5-11185LL1960-04-03McKeesport,PAMLB1978-19871978-1989YesGateway (Monroeville,PA)HSHSPAHS
    121Jerry AubinOFPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksOF6-1190RR1960-07-11Albany,GAA+1978-1983YesDougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)HSHSGAHS
    122Robert Boyce3BBaltimore OriolesTeam Picks3B6-1180RR---Cincinnati,OHA+1978-1982YesDeer Park (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHHS
    123Rip Rollins1BPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam Picks1B6-3210RR1959-10-23Dallas,TXAA1978-1984YesAlleghany (Sparta,NC)HSHSNCHS
    124Matt WintersOFNew York YankeesTeam PicksRF6-3215LR1960-03-18Buffalo,NYMLB1989-19891978-1989YesWilliamsville (Williamsville,NY)HSHSNYHS
    125Buddy BiancalanaSSKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksSS-2B5-11160BR1960-02-02Larkspur,CAMLB1982-19871978-1988YesRedwood (Larkspur,CA)HSHSCAHS
    126Brian RyderPNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-6175RR1960-02-13Worcester,MAAAA1978-1983YesShrewsbury (Shrewsbury,MA)HSHSMAHS
    Round #2
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    227Matt SinatroCAtlanta BravesTeam PicksC5-9175RR1960-03-22West Hartford,CTMLB1981-19921978-1992YesConard (West Hartford,CT)HSHSCTHS
    229Larry SheetsOFBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksLF-RF6-4210LR1959-12-06Staunton,VAMLB1984-19931978-1993YesRobert E. Lee (Staunton,VA)HSHSVAHS
    230Keith AthertonPOakland AthleticsTeam PicksP6-4200RR1959-02-19Mathews,VAMLB1983-19891978-1989YesMathews (Mathews,VA)HSHSVAHS
    232Dave ValleCSeattle MarinersTeam PicksC6-2200RR1960-10-30Bayside,NYMLB1984-19961978-1997YesHoly Cross (Flushing,NY)HSHSNYHS
    236Chris BandoOFCleveland IndiansTeam PicksC6-0195BR1956-02-04Cleveland,OHMLB1981-19891978-1989YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZSr
    237Danny HeepOF-PHouston AstrosTeam PicksOF-1B5-11177LL1957-07-03San Antonio,TXMLB1979-19911978-1991YesSt. Mary'sCollegeNAIATX---
    239Mel HallOFChicago CubsTeam PicksLF-OF6-1185LL1960-09-16Lyons,NYMLB1981-19961978-2002YesPort Byron (Port Byron,NY)HSHSNYHS
    243Dave Van GorderOFCincinnati RedsTeam PicksC6-2205RR1957-03-27Los Angeles,CAMLB1982-19871977-1987YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    248Cal Ripken3BBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksSS-3B6-4220RR1960-08-24Havre de Grace,MDMLB1981-20011978-2001YesAberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)HSHSMDHS
    251Darryl MotleyOFKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksOF5-9196RR1960-01-21Muskogee,OKMLB1981-19871978-2002YesGrant (Portland,OR)HSHSORHS
    252Steve Balboni1BNew York YankeesTeam Picks1B6-3235RR1957-01-16Brockton,MAMLB1981-19931976-1993YesEckerd CollegeCollegeNCAA 2FL---
    Round #3
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    353Steve BedrosianPAtlanta BravesTeam PicksP6-3205RR1957-12-06Methuen,MAMLB1981-19951978-1995YesNew HavenCollegeNCAA 2CT---
    355Brian Giles2BNew York MetsTeam Picks2B-SS6-1165RR1960-04-27Manhattan,KSMLB1981-19901978-1998YesKearny (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAHS
    366Dave Engle3BCalifornia AngelsTeam PicksC-OF6-3216RR1956-11-30San Diego,CAMLB1981-19891977-1991YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    370Britt BurnsPChicago White SoxTeam PicksP6-5218LL1959-06-08Houston,TXMLB1978-19851978-1990YesHuffman (Birmingham,AL)HSHSALHS
    377Mark RyalOF-PKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksOF6-1185LL1960-04-28Henryetta,OKMLB1982-19901978-1992YesHenryetta (Henryetta,OK)HSHSOKHS
    Round #4
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    485Rob DeerOFSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksRF-OF6-3210RR1960-09-29Orange,CAMLB1984-19961978-1996YesCanyon (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAHS
    487Dave Hostetler1BMontreal ExposTeam Picks1B6-4215RR1956-03-27Pasadena,CAMLB1981-19881977-1988YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    490Jerry UjdurPDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-1195RR1957-03-05Duluth,MNMLB1980-19841978-1984YesMinnesotaCollegeNCAA 1MN---
    492Mike WittPCalifornia AngelsTeam PicksP6-7192RR1960-07-20Fullerton,CAMLB1981-19931978-1993YesServite (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAHS
    4104Tim LollarP-1BNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-3200LL1956-03-17Poplar Bluff,MOMLB1980-19861978-1987YesArkansasCollegeNCAA 1ARSr
    Round #5
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    5106Dave StiebOFToronto Blue JaysTeam PicksP6-1195RR1957-07-22Santa Ana,CAMLB1979-19981978-1998YesSouthern IllinoisCollegeNCAA 1IL---
    5116Marty Castillo3BDetroit TigersTeam Picks3B-C6-1190RR1957-01-16Long Beach,CAMLB1981-19851978-1986YesChapmanCollegeNCAA 2CA---
    5121Jeff LahtiPCincinnati RedsTeam PicksP6-0180RR1956-10-08Oregon City,ORMLB1982-19861978-1986YesPortland StateCollegeNCAA 1OR---
    Round #6
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    6133Mike FitzgeraldOFNew York MetsTeam PicksC5-11190RR1960-07-13Long Beach,CAMLB1983-19921978-1993YesLakewood (Lakewood,CA)HSHSCAHS
    6135Tim Flannery2BSan Diego PadresTeam Picks2B-3B5-11175LR1957-09-29Tulsa,OKMLB1979-19891978-1989YesChapmanCollegeNCAA 2CA---
    6151Mike Marshall1B-PLos Angeles DodgersTeam PicksOF6-5220RR1960-01-12Libertyville,ILMLB1981-19911978-1999YesBuffalo Grove (Buffalo Grove,IL)HSHSILHS
    6152Mike BoddickerPBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksP5-11185RR1957-08-23Cedar Rapids,IAMLB1980-19931978-1993YesIowaCollegeNCAA 1IA---
    6156Andy McGaffiganPNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-3195RR1956-10-25West Palm Beach,FLMLB1981-19911978-1991YesFlorida SouthernCollegeNCAA 2FL---
    Round #7
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    7161Steve FireovidPSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-2195BR1957-06-06Bryan,OHMLB1981-19921977-1993YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1OH---
    Round #8
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    8183Jose AlvarezPAtlanta BravesTeam PicksP5-11175RR1956-04-12Tampa,FLMLB1981-19891978-1995YesLouisiana-LafayetteCollegeNCAA 1LASr
    8202Wayne TollesonSSTexas RangersTeam PicksSS-2B5-9160BR1955-09-22Spartanburg,SCMLB1981-19901978-1990YesWestern CarolinaCollegeNCAA 1NC---
    Round #9
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    9217Charlie LeaPMontreal ExposTeam PicksP6-4200RR1956-12-25Orleans,FRMLB1980-19881978-1988YesMemphisCollegeNCAA 1TN---
    9225Charlie LeibrandtPCincinnati RedsTeam PicksP6-3200RL1956-10-04Chicago,ILMLB1979-19931977-1993YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1OH---
    9229Steve SaxSSLos Angeles DodgersTeam Picks2B5-11182RR1960-01-29Sacramento,CAMLB1981-19941978-1994YesRiver City (Sacramento,CA)HSHSCAHS
    Round #10
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    10240Bob StoddardPSeattle MarinersTeam PicksP6-1200RR1957-03-08San Jose,CAMLB1981-19871978-1995YesFresno StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    Round #11
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    11261Gerald PerryOFAtlanta BravesTeam Picks1B6-0190LR1960-10-30Savannah,GAMLB1983-19951978-1995YesMcCracken (Bluffton,SC)HSHSSCHS
    11267John RabbCSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksC-1B6-1180RR1960-06-23Los Angeles,CAMLB1982-19881978-1991YesWashington (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAHS
    11271Jack Lazorko3B-PHouston AstrosTeam PicksP5-11200RR1956-03-30Hoboken,NJMLB1984-19881978-1993YesMississippi StateCollegeNCAA 1MS---
    Round #12
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    12297Tim TolmanOFHouston AstrosTeam PicksOF-1B6-0195RR1956-04-20Santa Monica,CAMLB1981-19871976-1989YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    Round #15
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    15381Gary RedusSSCincinnati RedsTeam PicksOF-1B6-1185RR1956-11-01Athens,ALMLB1982-19941978-1994YesAthens StateCollegeNAIAAL---
    Round #16
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    16402Dave RuckerpDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-1190LL1957-09-01San Bernardino,CAMLB1981-19881978-1989YesLa VerneCollegeNCAA 3CA---
    16407Skeeter Barnes2BCincinnati RedsTeam Picks3B-1B5-11170RR1957-03-03Cincinnati,OHMLB1983-19941978-1994YesCincinnatiCollegeNCAA 1OH---
    16416Brian Dayett3BNew York YankeesTeam PicksOF5-10180RR1957-01-22New London,CTMLB1983-19871978-1987YesSaint LeoCollegeNCAA 2FL---
    Round #17
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    17432Kent Hrbek1BMinnesota TwinsTeam Picks1B6-4260LR1960-05-21Minneapolis,MNMLB1981-19941979-1994YesKennedy (Bloomington,MN)HSHSMNHS
    17433Tom LawlessOFCincinnati RedsTeam Picks2B-3B5-11170RR1956-12-19Erie,PAMLB1982-19901978-1990YesPenn StateCollegeNCAA 1PA---
    17442Don CooperOFNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-1185RR1957-01-15New York,NYMLB1981-19851978-1987YesNew York TechCollegeNCAA 2NY---
    Round #18
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    18447Eric ShowOFSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-1190RR1956-05-19Riverside,CAMLB1981-19911978-1991YesUC RiversideCollegeNCAA 2CASr
    18451Razor ShinesCMontreal ExposTeam Picks1B6-1210BR1956-07-18Durham,NCMLB1983-19871978-1993YesSt Augustine CollegeCollegeNCAA 2NC---
    Round #20
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    20511Ryne SandbergOFPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam Picks2B6-2180RR1959-09-18Spokane,WAMLB1981-19971978-1997YesNorth Central (Spokane,WA)HSHSWAHS
    Round #21
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    21531Dave DraveckypPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksP6-1195RL1956-02-14Youngstown,OHMLB1982-19891978-1989YesYoungstown StateCollegeNCAA 2OH---
    Round #30
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    30685Mike Diaz1BChicago CubsTeam Picks1B-OF6-2195RR1960-04-15San Francisco,CAMLB1983-19881978-2009YesTerra Nova (Pacifica,CA)HSHSCAHS
    30690Gene NelsonpTexas RangersTeam PicksP6-0174RR1960-12-03Tampa,FLMLB1981-19931978-1993YesPasco (Dade City,FL)HSHSFLHS
    Round #39
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    39758Vance LawSSPittsburgh PiratesTeam Picks3B-2B6-2190RR1956-10-01Boise,IDMLB1980-19911978-1991YesBrigham YoungCollegeNCAA 1UT---
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