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All picks for the 1st round of the june-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
    197911Al ChambersOFSeattle MarinersPicksOF6-4217LL1961-03-24Harrisburg,PAMLB1983-19851979-1988YesJohn Harris (Harrisburg,PA)PicksHSHSD1PAHS
    197912Tim LearyPNew York MetsPicksP6-3205RR1958-12-23Santa Monica,CAMLB1981-19941980-1994YesUCLAPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1CA---
    197913Jay SchroederCToronto Blue JaysPicksC6-4197RR1961-06-28Milwaukee,WIA+1980-1983YesPalisades (Pacific Palisades,CA)PicksHSHSD1CAHS
    197914Brad KomminskOF-1BAtlanta BravesPicksOF6-2205RR1961-04-04Lima,OHMLB1983-19911979-1997YesShawnee (Lima,OH)PicksHSHSD1OHHS
    197915Juan BustabadSSOakland AthleticsPicksSS5-10150LR1961-08-16Havana,CUAAA1980-1989NoHialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah,FL)PicksHSHSD1FLHS
    197916Andy Van SlykeOFSt. Louis CardinalsPicksCF6-2192LR1960-12-21Utica,NYMLB1983-19951980-1995YesNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY)PicksHSHSD1NYHS
    197917John BohnetPCleveland IndiansPicksP6-0175BL1961-01-18Pasadena,CAMLB1982-19821979-1984YesHogan (Vallejo,CA)PicksHSHSD1CAHS
    197918John MizerockCHouston AstrosPicksC5-11190LR1960-12-08Punxsutawney,PAMLB1983-19891979-1990YesPunxsutawney Area (Punxsutawney,PA)PicksHSHSD1PAHS
    197919Steve BuechelePChicago White SoxPicks3B6-2190RR1961-09-26Lancaster,CAMLB1985-19951980-1995NoServite (Anaheim,CA)PicksHSHSD1CAHS
    1979110Tim Wallach1BMontreal ExposPicks3B6-3200RR1957-09-14Huntington Park,CAMLB1980-19961979-1996YesCal State FullertonPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2CA---
    1979111Kevin BrandtOFMinnesota TwinsPicksOF5-11180RR---Nekoosa,WIRk1979-1980YesNekoosa (Nekoosa,WI)PicksHSHSD1WIHS
    1979112Jon PerlmanPChicago CubsPicksP6-3185LR1956-12-13Dallas,TXMLB1985-19881979-1988YesBaylorPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2TXSr
    1979113Rick LeachOFDetroit TigersPicks1B-OF6-0195LL1957-05-04Ann Arbor,MIMLB1981-19901979-1990YesMichiganPicksCollegeNCAA 1D3MI---
    1979114Jody Lansford1BSan Diego PadresPicks1B6-5225RR1961-01-15San Jose,CAMLB1982-19831979-1987YesWilcox (Santa Clara,CA)PicksHSHSD1CAHS
    1979115Scott GarreltsPSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-4205RR1961-10-30Urbana,ILMLB1982-19911979-1995YesBuckley Loda (Paxton,IL)PicksHSHSD1ILHS
    1979116Steve HowePLos Angeles DodgersPicksP6-1180LL1958-03-10Pontiac,MIMLB1980-19961979-1997YesMichiganPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1MI---
    1979117Jerry Don GleatonPTexas RangersPicksP6-3210LL1957-09-14Brownwood,TXMLB1979-19921979-1993YesTexasPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2TX---
    1979118Rick LueckenPSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-6210RR1960-11-15Mcallen,TXMLB1989-19901980-1991NoSpring Woods (Houston,TX)PicksHSHSD1TXHS
    1979119Ricky SeilheimerCChicago White SoxPicksC5-11185LR1960-08-30Brenham,TXMLB1980-19801979-1986YesBrenham (Brenham,TX)PicksHSHSD1TXHS
    1979120Dan LamarCCincinnati RedsPicksC6-1190RR1960-09-18Bellaire,TXAA1979-1985YesBellaire (Bellaire,TX)PicksHSHSD1TXHS
    1979121Atlee HammakerPKansas City RoyalsPicksP6-2200BL1958-01-24Carmel,CAMLB1981-19951979-1995YesEast Tennessee StatePicksCollegeNCAA 1D1TN---
    1979122Mike SullivanPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-0176RR1958-11-04Woodbridge,VAA+1977-1982YesClemsonPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2SCJr
    1979123Chris BakerOFDetroit TigersPicksOF6-4195RR1961-05-25Dearborn Heights,MIA1979-1982YesFranklin (Livonia,MI)PicksHSHSD1MIHS
    1979124Bob GerenCSan Diego PadresPicksC6-3205RR1961-09-22San Diego,CAMLB1988-19931979-1993YesClairemont (San Diego,CA)PicksHSHSD1CAHS
    1979125Steve PerryPLos Angeles DodgersPicksP6-5210RR1957-02-25Ann Arbor,MIAAA1979-1984YesMichiganPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1MI---
    1979126Mike StenhouseOFOakland AthleticsPicksOF-1B6-1195LR1958-05-29Pueblo,COMLB1982-19861980-1987NoHarvardPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1MA---
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