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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
1979 1 2 June-Reg Tim Leary New York Mets Yes College UCLA 0.00 p 6-3 205 R R 1958-12-23 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1981-1994 1977-1994
1979 2 28 June-Reg Jeff Bettendorf New York Mets Yes HS Lompoc (Lompoc,CA) 0.00 p 6-3 180 R R 1960-12-10 Lompoc,CA MLB 1984-1984 1979-1987
1979 3 54 June-Reg Craig Jones New York Mets No College Army 0.00 p 6-1 195 R R 1958-08-19 Natrona Heights,PA AAA -- 1980-1984
1979 4 80 June-Reg David Howard New York Mets Yes College Wichita State 0.00 of 5-11 180 R R 1958-06-16 -- AA -- 1979-1981
1979 5 106 June-Reg Gary Hardie New York Mets Yes College Georgia Tech 0.00 ss 5-11 185 R R 1958 Milledgeville,GA A+ -- 1979-1980
1979 6 132 June-Reg Ron Gardenhire New York Mets Yes College Texas 0.00 ss 6-0 180 R R 1957-10-24 Butzbach,GE MLB 1981-1985 1978-1987
1979 7 158 June-Reg Mike Hennessy   New York Mets Yes HS Bogota (Bogota,NJ) 0.00 of 6-1 150 B L 1961-09-09 Bronx,NY A -- 1979-1984
1979 8 184 June-Reg David Buttles New York Mets Yes HS Kearny (San Diego,CA) 0.00 p 6-2 180 -- R 1961-04-27 San Diego,CA A+ -- 1979-1982
1979 9 210 June-Reg Lee Shockley   New York Mets Yes HS Parkside (Salisbury,MD) 0.00 p 6-3 205 -- R 1960 Salisbury,MD A+ -- 1979-1981
1979 10 236 June-Reg Brooks Wallace New York Mets No College Texas Tech 0.00 ss 6-2 180 R R 1957-09-18 Plano,TX AA -- 1980-1981
1979 11 262 June-Reg Bryan Dunbar New York Mets Yes College College of Marin 0.00 c 6-0 195 R R 1960 -- A- -- 1979-1980
1979 12 288 June-Reg Larry Hernandez New York Mets No HS Jones (Orlando,FL) 0.00 of -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1979 13 314 June-Reg Doug Elliott New York Mets Yes College San Diego State 0.00 2b 5-11 165 R R 1957 Fullerton,CA A- -- 1979-1979
1979 14 340 June-Reg Brick Toifel New York Mets No HS W. P. Davidson (Mobile,AL) 0.00 c 6-1 180 R R 1961 Mobile,AL College -- 1982-1982
1979 15 366 June-Reg Walt Terrell New York Mets No College Morehead State 0.00 p 6-2 205 L R 1958-05-11 Jeffersonville,IN MLB 1982-1992 1977-1993
1979 16 392 June-Reg Bill Hill New York Mets Yes College Brookdale CC 0.00 of 5-9 165 R R 1959 -- A- -- 1979-1979
1979 17 418 June-Reg Todd Davidson New York Mets No HS North Allegheny (Wexford,PA) 0.00 of 6-1 175 L R 1961-06-01 Pittsburgh,PA A- -- 1983-1983
1979 18 444 June-Reg John Bryant   New York Mets No HS El Toro (Lake Forest,CA) 0.00 of 5-11 185 R R 1961-09-02 El Toro,CA AA -- 1983-1987
1979 19 470 June-Reg Mike Anicich New York Mets Yes College Arizona State 0.00 1b 6-2 200 R R 1957-05-16 Sacramento,CA AAA -- 1976-1984
1979 20 496 June-Reg John Leister   New York Mets No HS Charles M. Russell (Great Falls,MT) 0.00 p 6-2 200 R R 1961-01-03 San Antonio,TX MLB 1987-1990 1984-1990
1979 21 522 June-Reg Ted Damiter New York Mets Yes College Shippensburg Pennsylvania 0.00 p 6-2 195 R R 1958 Hazleton,PA A+ -- 1979-1980
1979 22 547 June-Reg Joe Scherger New York Mets No College Nebraska 0.00 of 6-2 195 R R 1958 Billings,MT AA -- 1980-1982
1979 23 572 June-Reg Joseph Healy New York Mets No HS Father Judge (Philadelphia,PA) 0.00 p 6-3 185 R R 1961-05-06 Philadelphia,PA -- -- --
1979 24 596 June-Reg Richard Greenfield New York Mets Yes College La Salle 0.00 ss 6-3 185 R R 1957-11-06 Philadelphia,PA A- -- 1979-1980
1979 25 620 June-Reg Scott LaVielle New York Mets Yes College Olympic College 0.00 c 6-3 -- R R 1958 Seattle,WA A- -- 1979-1979
1979 26 644 June-Reg Jim Phillips   New York Mets No HS Shawnee Mission (Shawnee Mission,KS) 0.00 p 6-3 200 R R 1961-10-15 Kansas City,MO AA -- 1980-1987
1979 27 668 June-Reg Dave Smith New York Mets Yes College Lamar 0.00 p 6-1 190 R R 1957-08-30 Tomball,TX MLB 1984-1985 1977-1987
1979 28 691 June-Reg Darryl Stephens New York Mets No College Butte College 0.00 1b -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1979 29 712 June-Reg Clay Christiansen New York Mets No College Kansas 0.00 p 6-5 205 R R 1958-06-28 Wichita,KS MLB 1984-1984 1977-1988
1979 30 733 June-Reg William Rittweger New York Mets Yes College Seton Hall 0.00 2b 6-0 165 R R 1958 -- AA -- 1979-1982
1979 31 753 June-Reg Paul Niggebrugge New York Mets Yes College Temple 0.00 of 6-2 -- R R 1956 Wilmington,DE A+ -- 1979-1980
1979 32 772 June-Reg Thomas Miller New York Mets Yes College Modesto Junior College 0.00 p 6-2 170 L L 1959-07-20 -- AA -- 1979-1983
1979 33 790 June-Reg Michael Privette New York Mets Yes HS Millikan (Long Beach,CA) 0.00 p -- -- -- -- 1961 -- -- -- --
1979 34 807 June-Reg Dan Sprick New York Mets No College Saint Louis 0.00 of -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1979 35 821 June-Reg Terry Byrum New York Mets No College Houston 0.00 ss 6-1 170 L R 1959 Houston,TX A+ -- 1980-1982
1979 36 830 June-Reg David Duff New York Mets Yes College Virginia 0.00 c 5-11 180 R R 1958-06-28 Lynchburg,VA AAA -- 1979-1983
year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1979 1 21 June-Sec Bill Mooneyham New York Mets No College Merced College 0.00 p 6-0 175 R R 1960-08-16 Livermore,CA MLB 1986-1986 1980-1988
1979 2 42 June-Sec Joe Plummer New York Mets Yes College Long Beach CC 0.00 p 6-2 185 R R 1959 Long Beach,CA A- -- 1979-1979
1979 3 56 June-Sec Sheldon Andrews New York Mets No College Lower Columbia CC 0.00 p 5-10 185 R R 1959-08-25 Portland,OR A+ -- 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
1979 1 1 Jan-Reg Neal Heaton   New York Mets No HS Sachem East (Farmingville,NY) 0.00 p 6-1 205 L L 1960-03-03 Jamaica,NY MLB 1982-1993 1979-1993
1979 2 27 Jan-Reg Mark Welch   New York Mets Yes College Indianapolis 0.00 p 6-3 182 L L 1958 -- A- -- 1979-1979
1979 3 53 Jan-Reg Marques Cooper New York Mets Yes College Three Rivers CC 0.00 of 6-0 165 R R 1960 -- A- -- 1979-1979
1979 4 79 Jan-Reg Thomas McLaughlin New York Mets No College Los Angeles CC 0.00 p 6-0 185 R R 1959-11-29 -- A -- 1980-1981
1979 5 105 Jan-Reg Michael Befort   New York Mets No College Allen County CC 0.00 p 6-2 192 R R 1960 -- Rk -- 1980-1980
1979 6 129 Jan-Reg Ron Souza New York Mets Yes College Butte College 0.00 ss 5-9 170 B R 1959-04-20 Chico,CA A- -- 1979-1979
1979 7 152 Jan-Reg Ron Graves New York Mets Yes College Modesto Junior College 0.00 p 6-5 210 R R 1958 -- A+ -- 1979-1980
1979 8 173 Jan-Reg David Michael   New York Mets Yes College Dodge City CC 0.00 p 6-1 180 R R 1960-01-27 Richland,MI A- -- 1979-1979
1979 9 189 Jan-Reg John Semprini New York Mets Yes College Des Moines Area CC 0.00 p 6-3 195 R R 1959-02-27 Dayton,IA AAA -- 1979-1984
1979 10 201 Jan-Reg Rusty Tillman New York Mets Yes College FSC at jacksonville 0.00 of 6-0 185 R R 1960-08-29 Jacksonville,FL MLB 1982-1988 1979-1989
1979 11 212 Jan-Reg Jesse Anderson New York Mets Yes College San Diego City College 0.00 p 6-1 197 R R 1959-08-06 San Diego,CA AA -- 1979-1983
1979 12 221 Jan-Reg Mike Sodders New York Mets No College Orange Coast College 0.00 3b 6-3 190 R R 1958-12-26 Compton,CA AAA -- 1981-1984
year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1979 1 11 Jan-Sec John Violette New York Mets Yes FA California 0.00 p 6-3 195 R R 1958 Playa del Ray,CA AAA -- 1979-1984
1979 2 35 Jan-Sec Jeff Sunderlage New York Mets Yes College Des Moines Area CC 0.00 p 6-2 195 L L 1960-04-16 Elgin,IL A+ -- 1979-1983
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