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1979 MLB Draft by Round

1979 MLB Draft by Round

Round #20 |June-Reg Phase

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year:
Phase Name:
June Regular Phase
Total players Drafted:
26
Major Leaguers:
5
Signed Players:
14
College Players:
19
High School Players:
7
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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 20 495 June-Reg Tom Henke Seattle Mariners p 0.00 No MLB 1982-1995 1980-1995 College East Central CC MS p 6-5 215 R R 1957-12-21 Kansas City,MO
1979 20 496 June-Reg John Leister   New York Mets p 0.00 No MLB 1987-1990 1984-1990 HS Charles M. Russell (Great Falls,MT) MT p 6-2 200 R R 1961-01-03 San Antonio,TX
1979 20 497 June-Reg Lee Wetenkamp Toronto Blue Jays 3b 0.00 Yes Rk -- 1979-1979 College Wisconsin WI 3b 6-1 190 R R 1957 Newton,WI
1979 20 498 June-Reg Randy Whistler Atlanta Braves c 0.00 Yes A -- 1979-1981 College Arizona State AZ c 5-10 175 R R 1958-10-23 Lakewood,CA
1979 20 499 June-Reg Robert Wood Oakland Athletics p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1979-1981 College Louisiana-Monroe LA p 6-4 205 R R 1957 --
1979 20 500 June-Reg Doug Latrenta St. Louis Cardinals of 0.00 No A- -- 1977-1980 College St. John's NY of 5-10 175 L L 1958 --
1979 20 501 June-Reg Larry Smith Cleveland Baseball Team ss 0.00 No -- -- -- HS Ilion Central (Ilion,NY) NY ss -- -- -- -- 1961 --
1979 20 502 June-Reg Orlando Fernandez Houston Astros 3b-of 0.00 No -- -- -- HS Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah,FL) FL 3b-of 5-11 205 R R 1961-08-01 Miami Beach,FL
1979 20 503 June-Reg Keith Brown Chicago White Sox of-1b 0.00 Yes A -- 1978-1980 College USC CA of-1b 5-10 180 L L 1957 San Jose,CA
1979 20 504 June-Reg Chuck Fick Montreal Expos of 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1979-1983 College Pepperdine CA of 6-1 195 R R 1957-11-11 --
1979 20 505 June-Reg Jack Gurholt Minnesota Twins p 0.00 Yes A -- 1979-1980 College Wisconsin WI p 5-11 170 L L 1956 Apple Valley,CA
1979 20 506 June-Reg Bryan Oelkers Chicago Cubs p 0.00 No MLB 1983-1986 1980-1989 HS Pattonville (Maryland Heights,MO) MO p 6-3 192 L L 1961-03-11 Zaragoza,SP
1979 20 507 June-Reg Greg Funk Detroit Tigers 2b 0.00 No A+ -- 1980-1983 HS Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA) CA ss 5-10 175 R R 1961 San Mateo,CA
1979 20 508 June-Reg Dan Danielson San Diego Padres p 0.00 Yes A+ -- 1979-1980 College Long Beach State CA p 5-11 195 R R 1957 San Francisco,CA
1979 20 509 June-Reg Brian Buckley California Angels p 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1984 College UC Davis CA p 6-2 210 R R 1958-04-23 Santa Monica,CA
1979 20 510 June-Reg Tim Wheeler   Pittsburgh Pirates 3b 0.00 Yes AAA -- 1979-1984 HS DuPont (Belle,WV) WV p 5-11 185 R R 1961-05-16 Charleston,WV
1979 20 511 June-Reg James Hawkins Texas Rangers c 0.00 No -- -- -- HS Herndon (Herndon,VA) VA c -- -- -- -- 1961 --
1979 20 512 June-Reg Paul Ash San Francisco Giants of 0.00 No -- -- -- College Delaware State DE of -- -- -- -- 1957 --
1979 20 513 June-Reg Thomas Harrell Baltimore Orioles ss 0.00 No -- -- -- College Columbus State GA ss -- -- -- -- 1958 --
1979 20 514 June-Reg Michael Lynes Philadelphia Phillies p 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1985 College UC Riverside CA p 6-0 170 L L 1959-01-27 Palos Verdes,CA
1979 20 515 June-Reg James Atkinson Kansas City Royals 3b 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1982 College North Carolina NC 3b 6-2 180 L R 1957 --
1979 20 516 June-Reg Jeff Jones Cincinnati Reds of 0.00 Yes MLB 1983-1983 1979-1985 College Iowa IA of 6-2 200 R R 1957-10-22 Philadelphia,PA
1979 20 517 June-Reg Don Slaught Milwaukee Brewers c 0.00 No MLB 1982-1997 1979-1997 College UCLA CA c 6-1 190 R R 1958-09-11 Long Beach,CA
1979 20 518 June-Reg Bill Sobbe Los Angeles Dodgers c 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1981 College Northwest Missouri State MO c 5-11 180 L R 1957-10-29 Gladstone,MO
1979 20 519 June-Reg Sean Everton New York Yankees of 0.00 No A+ -- 1980-1984 College Santa Clara CA of 6-1 180 R R 1958 Los Gatos,CA
1979 20 520 June-Reg Jay Fredlund Boston Red Sox of 0.00 Yes AA -- 1979-1982 College Lafayette College PA of 6-6 215 R R 1957-08-26 Thomaston,CT
26 record(s)