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All picks for the 1st round of the jan-sec 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
    197911Mark DavisPPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksP6-4210LL1960-10-19Marietta,GAMLB1980-19971979-1997NoChabot CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197912Nattie GeorgeOFToronto Blue JaysPicksOF5-10170RR1960-03-12San Jose,CAA1984-1984NoSan Jose City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197913Bill BordleyPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-3185RL1958-01-09Los Angeles,CAMLB1980-19801977-1982YesEl Camino CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CAJr
    197914Otis Nixon3BCalifornia AngelsPicksCF-OF6-2180BR1959-01-09Evergreen,NCMLB1983-19991979-1999NoLouisburg CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2NCSo
    197915Ed SchneiderPHouston AstrosPicksP6-1190LL---Cincinnati,OHA1981-1981NoIndian River CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    197916Arbrey LucasPTexas RangersPicksP6-3187RR1960-02-09Las Vegas,NVAA1982-1985NoArizona Western CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2AZ---
    197917Bill MooneyhamPSt. Louis CardinalsPicksP6-0175RR1960-08-16Livermore,CAMLB1986-19861980-1988NoMerced CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197918Tony TorresPMilwaukee BrewersPicksP6-2195RR1959-07-07Lemoore,CAAA1979-1983YesCollege of the SequoiasPicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197919Mark ChristyPChicago CubsPicksP6-3185RR1959-01-16Astoria,NYA+1981-1982NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3FLSo
    1979110Paul Homrig1BOakland AthleticsPicksOF---------------San Pedro,CANCAA1979-1980YesLos Angeles Harbor CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CA---
    1979111John VioletteCNew York MetsPicksP6-3195RR---Playa del Ray,CAAAA1979-1984Yes---FA---D2------
    1979112Howard Johnson3BDetroit TigersPicks3B-SS5-11178BR1960-11-29Clearwater,FLMLB1982-19951979-2011YesSt. Petersburg CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1979113Brad CarlsonOFCleveland IndiansPicksP6-1185RR---Orlando,FLA1979-1981YesFlorida SWPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1979114Chris Cawthon1BMontreal ExposPicksOF6-5215LR1959-12-07Atlanta,GAA1982-1983NoGeorgia Perimeter CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2GAFr
    1979115Joe HouseyPSeattle MarinersPicksP6-2170RR1959-06-27Miami,FLAA1980-1985NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    1979116Rick Misuraca3BLos Angeles DodgersPicks3B6-2180RR---Del City,OKRk1979-1979YesRose State CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2OK---
    1979117Gary FriedrichPChicago White SoxPicksP6-6192LL---Hammond,INA1979-1979YesWabash Valley CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2IL---
    1979118David McDonaldPPittsburgh PiratesPicksP---------------------NoAllegheny CollegePicksCollegeNCAA 3D2PA---
    1979119Joe PlummerPMinnesota TwinsPicksP6-2185RR---Long Beach,CAA-1979-1979NoLong Beach City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979120Willie DavisOFAtlanta BravesPicksOF---------------------NoCanada CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1979121Jeff SchattingerPKansas City RoyalsPicksP6-5200LR1955-10-25Fresno,CAMLB1981-19811977-1983YesUSCPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2CA---
    1979122Mondel WilliamsOFSan Diego PadresPicksOF---------------------YesSacramento City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979123Andy MarstonOF-PBaltimore OriolesPicksOF-P6-1180RR1959-04-28Dunedin,FLA+1979-1981YesSt. Petersburg CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FLSo
    1979124Jeff StottlemyrePSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-2180RR---Yakima,WAAA1980-1983NoYakima Valley CollegePicksCollegeNWAACCD3WA---
    1979126Chuck HernandezPNew York YankeesPicksP6-3200LL1960-11-11Tampa,FLAA1977-1983YesHillsborough CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
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