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1979 MLB Draft by Round

1979 MLB Draft by Round

Round #1 |Jan-Sec Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
January Secondary Phase
Total players Drafted:
25
Major Leaguers:
6
Signed Players:
13
College Players:
24
High School Players:
0
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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team pos bonus signed hilvl mlbyears stat years source school dr reg pos ht wt ba th Born place
1979 1 1 Jan-Sec Mark Davis Philadelphia Phillies p 0.00 Yes MLB 1980-1997 1979-1997 College Chabot College CA p 6-4 210 L L 1960-10-19 Marietta,GA
1979 1 2 Jan-Sec Nattie George Toronto Blue Jays of 0.00 No A -- 1981-1984 College San Jose City College CA of 5-10 170 R R 1960-03-12 San Jose,CA
1979 1 3 Jan-Sec Bill Bordley Cincinnati Reds p 0.00 Yes MLB 1980-1980 1977-1982 College El Camino CA p 6-3 185 R L 1958-01-09 Los Angeles,CA
1979 1 4 Jan-Sec Otis Nixon California Angels 3b 0.00 No MLB 1983-1999 1979-1999 College Louisburg College NC cf-of 6-2 180 B R 1959-01-09 Evergreen,NC
1979 1 5 Jan-Sec Ed Schneider Houston Astros p 0.00 No A -- 1980-1981 College Indian River CC FL p 6-1 190 L L 1959 Cincinnati,OH
1979 1 6 Jan-Sec Arbrey Lucas Texas Rangers p 0.00 No AA -- 1982-1985 College Arizona Western College AZ p 6-3 187 R R 1960-02-09 Las Vegas,NV
1979 1 7 Jan-Sec Bill Mooneyham St. Louis Cardinals p 0.00 No MLB 1986-1986 1980-1988 College Merced College CA p 6-0 175 R R 1960-08-16 Livermore,CA
1979 1 8 Jan-Sec Tony Torres Milwaukee Brewers p 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1983 College Col of Sequoias CA p 6-2 195 R R 1959-07-07 Lemoore,CA
1979 1 9 Jan-Sec Mark Christy Chicago Cubs p 0.00 No A+ -- 1980-1982 College Miami Dade FL p 6-3 185 R R 1959-01-16 Astoria,NY
1979 1 10 Jan-Sec Paul Homrig Oakland Athletics 1b 0.00 Yes College -- 1977-1980 College Los Angeles Harbor College CA if 6-2 180 L L 1958 San Pedro,CA
1979 1 11 Jan-Sec John Violette New York Mets c 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1979-1984 FA California CA p 6-3 195 R R 1958 Playa del Ray,CA
1979 1 12 Jan-Sec Howard Johnson Detroit Tigers 3b 0.00 Yes MLB 1982-1995 1979-2011 College St. Petersburg College FL 3b-ss 5-11 178 B R 1960-11-29 Clearwater,FL
1979 1 13 Jan-Sec Brad Carlson Cleveland Baseball Team of 0.00 Yes A -- 1979-1981 College Florida SW FL p 6-1 185 R R 1959 Orlando,FL
1979 1 14 Jan-Sec Chris Cawthon Montreal Expos of 0.00 No A -- 1981-1983 College Georgia Perimeter College GA of 6-5 215 L R 1959-12-07 Atlanta,GA
1979 1 15 Jan-Sec Joe Housey Seattle Mariners p 0.00 No AA -- 1980-1985 College Miami Dade FL p 6-2 170 R R 1959-06-27 Miami,FL
1979 1 16 Jan-Sec Rick Misuraca Los Angeles Dodgers 3b 0.00 Yes Rk -- 1979-1979 College Rose State College OK 3b 6-2 180 R R 1960 Del City,OK
1979 1 17 Jan-Sec Gary Friedrich   Chicago White Sox p 0.00 Yes A -- 1979-1979 College Wabash Valley College IL p 6-6 192 L L 1959 Hammond,IN
1979 1 18 Jan-Sec David McDonald Pittsburgh Pirates p 0.00 No -- -- -- College Allegheny College PA p -- -- -- -- -- --
1979 1 19 Jan-Sec Joe Plummer Minnesota Twins p 0.00 No A- -- 1979-1979 College Long Beach CC CA p 6-2 185 R R 1959 Long Beach,CA
1979 1 20 Jan-Sec Willie Davis Atlanta Braves of 0.00 No -- -- -- College Canada College CA of -- -- -- -- 1959 --
1979 1 21 Jan-Sec Jeff Schattinger Kansas City Royals p 0.00 Yes MLB 1981-1981 1977-1983 College USC CA p 6-5 200 L R 1955-10-25 Fresno,CA
1979 1 22 Jan-Sec Mondel Williams San Diego Padres of 0.00 Yes -- -- -- College Sacramento City CA of -- -- -- -- -- --
1979 1 23 Jan-Sec Andy Marston Baltimore Orioles of-p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1979-1981 College St. Petersburg College FL of-p 6-1 180 R R 1959-04-28 Dunedin,FL
1979 1 24 Jan-Sec Jeff Stottlemyre San Francisco Giants p 0.00 No AA -- 1980-1983 College Yakima Valley College WA p 6-2 180 R R 1959 Yakima,WA
1979 1 26 Jan-Sec Chuck Hernandez New York Yankees p 0.00 Yes AA -- 1977-1983 College Hillsborough CC FL p 6-3 200 L L 1960-11-11 Tampa,FL
25 record(s)