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Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
1978125June-RegD1Buddy BiancalanaKansas City Royals18SSSS-2B5-11 160 B-R MLB1978-19881982-1987HSRedwood (Larkspur,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1978251June-RegD1Darryl MotleyKansas City Royals18OFOF5-9 196 R-R MLB1978-20021981-1987HSGrant (Portland,OR)SFHSHSYesOKOR   -
1978377June-RegD1Mark RyalKansas City Royals18OF-POF6-1 185 L-L MLB1978-19921982-1990HSHenryetta (Henryetta,OK)SFHSHSYesOKOK   -
19784103June-RegD1David MangrumKansas City Royals-PP6-5 195 R-R Rk1978-1978HSBells (Bells,TX)SFHSHSYesTXTX   -
19785129June-RegD2David HoggKansas City Royals21CC6-1 195 R-R AAA1976-1982ColNorthwesternSFNCAA 1Yes--IL   -
19786155June-RegD1Jesse LuciousKansas City Royals-OFOF6-2 185 R-R Rk1978-1979HSRich East (Park Forest,IL)SFHSHSYesILIL   -
19787181June-RegD1Tim RodgersKansas City Royals18PP6-0 173 R-R AAA1981-1987HSBixby (Bixby,OK)SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
19788207June-RegD1Jeff CornellKansas City Royals21PP5-11 170 B-R MLB1978-19861984-1984ColMissouriSFNCAA 1YesMOMO   -
19789233June-RegD5Erik HendricksKansas City Royals-PP6-3 205 R-R AA1978-1980ColChapmanSFNCAA 2Yes--CA   -
197810259June-RegD1Harold BrightKansas City Royals-OFOF   - NCAA1980-1980HSMumford (Detroit,MI)SFHSHSNoMIMI   -
197811285June-RegD1Ulises InfanteKansas City Royals183B2B6-1 171 R-R A1978-1980HSSt. Patrick's (Elizabeth,NJ)SFHSHSYesCUNJ   -
197812311June-RegD1Robert GangerKansas City Royals-pP5-11 180 R-R AA1978-1980ColPepperdineSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197813337June-RegD1James DavidsonKansas City Royals-OFOF6-3 185 R-R A+1978-1979ColAlma CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--MI   -
197814363June-RegD1Ira TurnerKansas City Royals-1B1B6-1 197 R-R AA1978-1982ColBethune-CookmanSFNCAA 2YesFLFL   -
197815389June-RegD1Don HeinkelKansas City Royals18pP6-0 185 L-R MLB1979-19931988-1989HSWilliam Horlick (Racine,WI)SFHSHSNoWIWI   -
197816415June-RegD1Frank ViolaKansas City Royals18OFP6-4 209 L-L MLB1981-19961982-1996HSEast Meadow (East Meadow,NY)SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
197817441June-RegD1James CanfieldKansas City Royals-pP6-2 185 L-L Rk1978-1979HSWayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)SFHSHSYesMIMI   -
197818466June-RegD1Bob FialaKansas City Royals-3B3B   - --ColOklahoma CitySFNCAA 1No--OK   -
197819490June-RegD1Bradley KastKansas City Royals-pP   - --HSReading (Reading,MI)SFHSHSNoMIMI   -
197820513June-RegD2Tom WilletteKansas City Royals-pP   - --ColNC StateSFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197821535June-RegD1Steven PorterKansas City Royals-OFOF6-0   R-R Rk1978-1978ColUpsala CollegeSFNJCAAYes--NJ   -
197822557June-RegD1Anthony WashingtonKansas City Royals-OFOF6-0 185 R-R Rk1978-1978ColSoutheastern Oklahoma StateSFNAIAYes--OK   -
197823576June-RegD1Jim McCoyKansas City Royals21pP6-0 185 R-R Rk1978-1978ColTexasSFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
197824595June-RegD3Ron JohnsonKansas City Royals221B1B6-3 215 R-R MLB1978-19851982-1984ColFresno StateSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197825613June-RegD1Chris CzarkaKansas City Royals-pP6-1 185 R-R Rk1978-1978ColCentral MichiganSFNCAA 1YesMIMI   -
197826630June-RegD1Welby BaileyKansas City Royals21CC6-0 193 R-R AA1979-1982ColLynchburg CollegeSFNCAA 3NoPAPA   -
197827646June-RegD1Mark TerrillKansas City Royals-pP   - --HSGilroy (Gilroy,CA)SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197828662June-RegD1John SenecaKansas City Royals-pP6-4 260 R-R A-1978-1979ColSeton HallSFNCAA 1NoNYNJ   -
197829678June-RegD1Charles CurryKansas City Royals-IFIF6-3 195 R-R A1977-1979ColSouthern IllinoisSFNCAA 1No--IL   -
197830693June-RegD1Craig PippinKansas City Royals20pP6-2 180 R-R AAA1975-1987ColFloridaSFNCAA 1YesTNFL   -
197831707June-RegD1Gregg BakerKansas City Royals-pP   - --HSMarcos de Niza (Tempe,AZ)SFHSHSNo--AZ   -