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All picks for the 1st round of the jan-reg phase of the 1979 MLB Amateur Entry Draft. Picks are displayed by round. Use the Draft Research Application to create reports. (subscription required)

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1979 Picks for 1st Round

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  • YearRdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NamePicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSch PicksSourceDivisionnthRegClass
    197911Neal HeatonPNew York MetsPicksP6-1205LL1960-03-03Jamaica,NYMLB1982-19931981-1993NoSachem East (Farmingville,NY)PicksHSHSD1NYHS
    197912Michael HoodCSeattle MarinersPicksC6-1190RR1960-08-09Greenville,MSA+1979-1982YesWashington Academy (Greenville,MS)PicksHSHSD1MSHS
    197913Kelly FaulkPAtlanta BravesPicksP6-2205RR1959-04-23---AAA1979-1988NoWharton County Junior CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD1TX---
    197914Scott PattersonPToronto Blue JaysPicksP6-2180RR1958-09-11Philadelphia,PAAAA1980-1986YesValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD1FL---
    197915Robert Ferris1BSt. Louis CardinalsPicksC-1B5-11190RR1955-05-07---AAA1980-1983NoMesa CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD1AZ---
    197916Lemmie MillerOFOakland AthleticsPicksOF6-1190RR1960-06-02Dallas,TXMLB1984-19841981-1989NoSanta Barbara City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    197917Jeff DedmonPHouston AstrosPicksP6-2200LR1960-03-04Torrance,CAMLB1983-19881980-1989NoWest Los Angeles CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    197918Francis ReganPCleveland IndiansPicksP6-3190RR------A+1979-1980YesValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD1FL---
    197919Steve RoederSSMontreal ExposPicksSS6-3185RR------A+1979-1981YesColumbia State CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD1TN---
    1979110Bruce CooperPChicago White SoxPicksP---------------------NoBroward CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD1FL---
    1979111Mark WilkinsPChicago CubsPicksP6-3200RR1959-12-22Detroit,MIA1979-1981YesEastern MichiganPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1MISo
    1979112Joseph McCarthyOFMinnesota TwinsPicksOF---------------------NoSeminole FloridaPicksCollegeNJCAAD1FL---
    1979113John StevensonIFSan Diego PadresPicksIF5-10155RR1959-09-04Chatsworth,CAAA1979-1984YesLos Angeles Valley CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979114Michael CampPDetroit TigersPicksP6-5215RR------A+1979-1980YesEastern Oklahoma State CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD1OK---
    1979115William NicePPittsburgh PiratesPicksP6-1200LL1960-05-23---A1979-1980YesCollege of Southern IdahoPicksCollegeNJCAAD1ID---
    1979116Dennis IvyOF-1BCalifornia AngelsPicksOF-1B---------------------NoSan Joaquin Delta CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979117Kevin JohnsonOFSan Francisco GiantsPicksOF6-1180BR------A+1979-1982YesLos Angeles CCPicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979118Clay WeisingerPTexas RangersPicksP---------------------YesAngelina CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD1TX---
    1979119Darrell BaughOF-ifPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksOF-IF5-10---RR------A+1979-1981YesButte CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979120Darren DilksPBaltimore OriolesPicksP6-4210LL1960-06-30Upland,CAAAA1981-1984NoChaffey CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979121Kevin WallerOF-3BCincinnati RedsPicksOF6-0175LR1960-01-27Fresno,CAA+1979-1985YesSan Diego City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979122Mike BrewerPKansas City RoyalsPicksOF6-5190RR1959-10-24Shreveport,LAMLB1986-19861979-1986YesFoothill CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979123Robert Sillicani3B-SSLos Angeles DodgersPicks3B-SS---------------------YesCollege of San MateoPicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979124David ThomasPMilwaukee BrewersPicksP6-4185RR---Lafayette,INA+1979-1982Yes---FA---D1------
    1979125Kevin KanePBoston Red SoxPicksP6-3200RR1959-08-25Iowa City,IAAAA1979-1985YesCuesta CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979126James CampbellPNew York YankeesPicksP6-2175RR1959-07-08Lynwood,CAA1979-1980YesOrange Coast CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
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