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1979 MLB Draft by Round

1979 MLB Draft by Round

Round #1 |June-Reg Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
June Regular Phase
Total players Drafted:
26
Major Leaguers:
19
Signed Players:
22
College Players:
10
High School Players:
16
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Round #1 Picks - 1979 Draft
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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 June-Reg Al Chambers Seattle Mariners of 0.06 Yes MLB 1983-1985 1979-1988 HS John Harris (Harrisburg,PA) PA of 6-4 217 L L 1961-03-24 Harrisburg,PA
1979 1 2 June-Reg Tim Leary New York Mets p 0.00 Yes MLB 1981-1994 1977-1994 College UCLA CA p 6-3 205 R R 1958-12-23 Santa Monica,CA
1979 1 3 June-Reg Jay Schroeder Toronto Blue Jays c 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1980-1983 HS Palisades (Pacific Palisades,CA) CA c 6-4 197 R R 1961-06-28 Milwaukee,WI
1979 1 4 June-Reg Brad Komminsk Atlanta Braves of-1b 0.00 Yes MLB 1983-1991 1979-1997 HS Shawnee (Lima,OH) OH of 6-2 205 R R 1961-04-04 Lima,OH
1979 1 5 June-Reg Juan Bustabad Oakland Athletics ss 0.00 No AAA -- 1980-1989 HS Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah,FL) FL ss 5-10 150 L R 1961-08-16 Havana,CU
1979 1 6 June-Reg Andy Van Slyke St. Louis Cardinals of 0.00 Yes MLB 1983-1995 1980-1995 HS New Hartford (New Hartford,NY) NY cf 6-2 192 L R 1960-12-21 Utica,NY
1979 1 7 June-Reg John Bohnet Cleveland Baseball Team p 0.00 Yes MLB 1982-1982 1979-1984 HS Hogan (Vallejo,CA) CA p 6-0 175 B L 1961-01-18 Pasadena,CA
1979 1 8 June-Reg John Mizerock   Houston Astros c 0.00 Yes MLB 1983-1989 1979-1990 HS Punxsutawney Area (Punxsutawney,PA) PA c 5-11 190 L R 1960-12-08 Punxsutawney,PA
1979 1 9 June-Reg Steve Buechele Chicago White Sox 2b 0.00 No MLB 1985-1995 1980-1995 HS Servite (Anaheim,CA) CA 3b 6-2 190 R R 1961-09-26 Lancaster,CA
1979 1 10 June-Reg Tim Wallach Montreal Expos 1b 0.00 Yes MLB 1980-1996 1978-1996 College Cal State Fullerton CA 3b 6-3 200 R R 1957-09-14 Huntington Park,CA
1979 1 11 June-Reg Kevin Brandt Minnesota Twins of 0.00 Yes Rk -- 1979-1980 HS Nekoosa (Nekoosa,WI) WI of 5-11 180 R R 1961 Nekoosa,WI
1979 1 12 June-Reg Jon Perlman Chicago Cubs p 0.00 Yes MLB 1985-1988 1979-1988 College Baylor TX p 6-3 185 L R 1956-12-13 Dallas,TX
1979 1 13 June-Reg Rick Leach Detroit Tigers of 0.00 Yes MLB 1981-1990 1976-1990 College Michigan MI 1b-of 6-0 195 L L 1957-05-04 Ann Arbor,MI
1979 1 14 June-Reg Jody Lansford San Diego Padres 1b 0.00 Yes MLB 1982-1983 1979-1987 HS Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA) CA 1b 6-5 225 R R 1961-01-15 San Jose,CA
1979 1 15 June-Reg Scott Garrelts   San Francisco Giants p 0.00 Yes MLB 1982-1991 1979-1995 HS Buckley Loda (Paxton,IL) IL p 6-4 205 R R 1961-10-30 Urbana,IL
1979 1 16 June-Reg Steve Howe   Los Angeles Dodgers p 0.00 Yes MLB 1980-1996 1977-1997 College Michigan MI p 6-1 180 L L 1958-03-10 Pontiac,MI
1979 1 17 June-Reg Jerry Don Gleaton Texas Rangers p 0.00 Yes MLB 1979-1992 1977-1993 College Texas TX p 6-3 210 L L 1957-09-14 Brownwood,TX
1979 1 18 June-Reg Rick Luecken San Francisco Giants p 0.00 No MLB 1989-1990 1980-1991 HS Spring Woods (Houston,TX) TX p 6-6 210 R R 1960-11-15 Mcallen,TX
1979 1 19 June-Reg Ricky Seilheimer   Chicago White Sox c 0.00 Yes MLB 1980-1980 1979-1986 HS Brenham (Brenham,TX) TX c 5-11 185 L R 1960-08-30 Brenham,TX
1979 1 20 June-Reg Dan Lamar   Cincinnati Reds c 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1985 HS Bellaire (Bellaire,TX) TX c 6-1 190 R R 1960-09-18 Bellaire,TX
1979 1 21 June-Reg Atlee Hammaker Kansas City Royals p 0.00 Yes MLB 1981-1995 1979-1995 College East Tennessee State TN p 6-2 200 B L 1958-01-24 Carmel,CA
1979 1 22 June-Reg Mike Sullivan Cincinnati Reds p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1977-1982 College Clemson SC p 6-0 176 R R 1958-11-04 Woodbridge,VA
1979 1 23 June-Reg Chris Baker   Detroit Tigers of 0.00 Yes A -- 1979-1982 HS Franklin (Livonia,MI) MI of 6-4 195 R R 1961-05-25 Dearborn Heights,MI
1979 1 24 June-Reg Bob Geren   San Diego Padres c 0.00 Yes MLB 1988-1993 1979-1993 HS Clairemont (San Diego,CA) CA c 6-3 205 R R 1961-09-22 San Diego,CA
1979 1 25 June-Reg Steve Perry   Los Angeles Dodgers p 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1976-1984 College Michigan MI p 6-5 210 R R 1957-02-25 Ann Arbor,MI
1979 1 26 June-Reg Mike Stenhouse   Oakland Athletics of 0.00 No MLB 1982-1986 1980-1987 College Harvard MA of-1b 6-1 195 L R 1958-05-29 Pueblo,CO
26 record(s)