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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1978 1 12 June-Reg Kirk Gibson Detroit Tigers Yes College Michigan State 0.15 of 6-3 215 L L 1957-05-28 Pontiac,MI MLB 1979-1995 1978-1995
1978 2 38 June-Reg Craig Johnson Detroit Tigers Yes College UCLA 0.00 of 6-4 210 R R 1957-11-06 Walnut Creek,CA AA -- 1978-1980
1978 3 64 June-Reg Fran Mullins Detroit Tigers No College Santa Clara 0.00 3b-ss 6-0 180 R R 1957-05-14 Oakland,CA MLB 1980-1986 1979-1986
1978 4 90 June-Reg Jerry Ujdur Detroit Tigers Yes College Minnesota 0.00 p 6-1 195 R R 1957-03-05 Duluth,MN MLB 1980-1984 1977-1984
1978 5 116 June-Reg Marty Castillo Detroit Tigers Yes College Chapman 0.00 3b-c 6-1 190 R R 1957-01-16 Long Beach,CA MLB 1981-1985 1978-1986
1978 6 142 June-Reg Kevin Martin   Detroit Tigers No HS Falconer Central (Falconer,NY) 0.00 ss -- -- -- -- 1960 -- -- -- --
1978 7 168 June-Reg Bruce Fields Detroit Tigers Yes HS Everett (Lansing,MI) 0.00 of 6-0 185 L R 1960-10-06 Cleveland,OH MLB 1986-1989 1978-1991
1978 8 194 June-Reg Ted Hutson   Detroit Tigers Yes HS Miami East (Fletcher,OH) 0.00 c 6-1 185 R R 1959 Fletcher,OH A- -- 1978-1979
1978 9 220 June-Reg Mike Wright Detroit Tigers Yes College Vanderbilt 0.00 c 6-4 210 R R 1957 Nashville,TN A+ -- 1977-1979
1978 10 246 June-Reg James Simerly Detroit Tigers Yes College Chapman 0.00 p 6-1 185 R R 1956-12-22 -- AA -- 1978-1980
1978 11 272 June-Reg Art Toal Detroit Tigers Yes College Oklahoma 0.00 2b-ss 6-2 183 R R 1957 Staten Island,NY AA -- 1976-1980
1978 12 298 June-Reg Jack Smith Detroit Tigers Yes College Glen Oaks CC 0.00 p 6-4 190 R R 1958-12-04 -- AA -- 1978-1983
1978 13 324 June-Reg David Cassetto Detroit Tigers Yes College Western Michigan 0.00 p 6-1 180 L R 1957-11-20 Morris,IL AA -- 1976-1979
1978 14 350 June-Reg Mike Mason   Detroit Tigers No College Normandale CC 0.00 p 6-2 205 L L 1958-11-21 Faribault,MN MLB 1982-1988 1980-1996
1978 15 376 June-Reg Marvin Saunders Detroit Tigers Yes College South Alabama 0.00 p 6-0 180 R R 1956 Chesapeake,VA College -- 1977-1978
1978 16 402 June-Reg Dave Rucker Detroit Tigers Yes College La Verne 0.00 p 6-1 190 L L 1957-09-01 San Bernardino,CA MLB 1981-1988 1977-1989
1978 17 428 June-Reg Todd Ervin Detroit Tigers Yes College Stanford 0.00 2b 5-8 160 L R 1956 Claremont,CA AA -- 1977-1980
1978 18 453 June-Reg Mark Jacob   Detroit Tigers No HS De La Salle Collegiate (Warren,MI) 0.00 p 6-2 185 R R 1960-05-13 Detroit,MI AA -- 1981-1984
1978 19 478 June-Reg Ed Schneider Detroit Tigers No College Indian River CC 0.00 p 6-1 190 L L 1959 Cincinnati,OH A -- 1980-1981
1978 20 502 June-Reg John Crawford Detroit Tigers Yes College Delta State 0.00 of 6-0 185 R R 1956 -- A+ -- 1978-1979
1978 21 525 June-Reg Michael Untisz Detroit Tigers Yes College Fairleigh Dickinson 0.00 p 6-3 180 R R 1959 -- A+ -- 1980-1981
1978 22 547 June-Reg Bob Benda Detroit Tigers Yes College Florida State 0.00 ss 5-9 160 R R 1956-09-30 North Palm Beach,FL A+ -- 1978-1979
1978 23 567 June-Reg Gary Baker Detroit Tigers No HS Hazel Park (Hazel Park,MI) 0.00 3b -- -- R R 1960 -- College -- 1979-1981
1978 24 586 June-Reg Tom Grinstead Detroit Tigers No HS Edgewood (West Covina,CA) 0.00 p -- -- -- -- 1960 -- -- -- --
1978 25 604 June-Reg John Kelley   Detroit Tigers Yes HS Simon Kenton (Independence,KY) 0.00 of 5-11 180 L L 1960 Independence,KY Rk -- 1978-1978
1978 26 621 June-Reg James Wilfong Detroit Tigers Yes College La Verne 0.00 of 6-2 190 L R 1957 Covina,CA Rk -- 1978-1978
1978 27 637 June-Reg John Martin Detroit Tigers Yes College Eastern Michigan 0.00 p 6-0 190 B L 1956-04-11 Wyandotte,MI MLB 1980-1983 1976-1990
1978 28 653 June-Reg Holden Smith Detroit Tigers No College California 0.00 of -- -- -- -- 1956 Los Gatos,CA -- -- --
1978 29 669 June-Reg Jud Thigpen Detroit Tigers Yes College Delta State 0.00 of 6-0 180 R R 1980-10-03 Cleveland,MS AAA -- 2004-2009
1978 30 684 June-Reg Michael Polvi Detroit Tigers Yes College Detroit Mercy 0.00 p 6-0 185 L R 1956 Detroit,MI AA -- 1978-1980
1978 31 699 June-Reg Ben Bonk Detroit Tigers Yes College Central Michigan 0.00 p 6-4 210 L R 1956 -- AA -- 1978-1978
1978 32 712 June-Reg Buddy Slemp Detroit Tigers Yes College Oral Roberts 0.00 of 5-10 175 R R 1955 -- AA -- 1978-1978
year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1978 1 12 June-Sec Pete Chapin Detroit Tigers No College Fullerton College 0.00 p 6-3 205 R R 1958-08-23 Fullerton,CA AA -- 1980-1983
year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1978 1 11 Jan-Reg Chris Codiroli Detroit Tigers Yes College San Jose City College 0.00 p 6-1 160 R R 1958-03-26 Oxnard,CA MLB 1982-1990 1977-1991
1978 2 37 Jan-Reg Kevin Fitzhugh Detroit Tigers Yes College Orange Coast College 0.00 p 6-2 180 R R 1959-10-21 Fountain Valley,CA A- -- 1978-1979
1978 3 63 Jan-Reg John Cardinali Detroit Tigers Yes College De Anza 0.00 ss 5-11 175 L R 1958 -- Rk -- 1981-1981
1978 4 89 Jan-Reg Steve Conroy Detroit Tigers Yes College Citrus College 0.00 p 6-3 185 L L 1958 -- A+ -- 1979-1982
1978 5 112 Jan-Reg Rich DeVincenzo Detroit Tigers No College Miami Dade 0.00 p 5-9 170 L L 1959-08-10 Bronx,NY AA -- 1982-1987
1978 6 134 Jan-Reg Don Pierce Detroit Tigers No College Chaffey 0.00 p 6-1 190 L L 1958 -- A -- 1980-1981
1978 7 153 Jan-Reg Dan O'Connor   Detroit Tigers Yes College Central Florida CC 0.00 of 6-3 205 R R 1958 -- A+ -- 1978-1980
year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1978 1 26 Jan-Sec William Klank Detroit Tigers Yes College Mercer County CC 0.00 p 6-2 185 R R 1959 Ewing,NJ A+ -- 1978-1979
1978 2 50 Jan-Sec Rick Santarone Detroit Tigers Yes College Gulf Coast CC 0.00 c 6-2 205 R R 1959-05-14 Camden,NJ A+ -- 1979-1979
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