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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
1978117June-RegD1Nick EsaskyCincinnati Reds18P1B-3B6-3 205 R-R MLB1978-19921983-1990HSCarol City (Miami,FL)SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
1978243June-RegD2Dave Van GorderCincinnati Reds21OFC6-2 205 R-R MLB1977-19871982-1987ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
1978369June-RegD1Esky ViltzCincinnati Reds18OFOF5-10 150 B-R AA1978-1982HSNotre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1978495June-RegD1Mike KripnerCincinnati Reds20OFOF6-0 185 L-R AA1978-1982ColTexas LutheranSFNAIAYes--TX   -
19785121June-RegD3Jeff LahtiCincinnati Reds21PP6-0 180 R-R MLB1978-19861982-1986ColPortland StateSFNCAA 1YesOROR   -
19786147June-RegD1Ray TownsendCincinnati Reds222B3B   B-R NCAA1977-1977ColUCLASFNCAA 1NoCACA   -
19787173June-RegD1Tim GreeneCincinnati Reds-PP   - --HSRiver North Academy (Macon,GA)SFHSHSNoGAGA   -
19788199June-RegD1Charles McK nneyCincinnati Reds17PP6-0 185 R-R A1978-1980HSBadin (Hamilton,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
19789225June-RegD1Charlie LeibrandtCincinnati Reds21PP6-3 200 R-L MLB1977-19931979-1993ColMiamiSFNCAA 1YesILOH   -
197810251June-RegD1Chris StropoloCincinnati Reds18OFOF5-10 170 L-L A-1978-1979HSJohn Curtis (River Ridge,LA)SFHSHSYesLALA   -
197811277June-RegD1John WarrenCincinnati Reds-C-OFC-OF   - --HSWayne County (Jesup,GA)SFHSHSNoGAGA   -
197812303June-RegD1Mike SulivanCincinnati Reds-CC   - --HSNorthwestern Regional (Winsted,CT)SFHSHSYesCTCT   -
197813329June-RegD1Byron JacksonCincinnati Reds18pP6-3 190 R-R A-1978-1979HSRider (Wichita Falls,TX)SFHSHSYesTXTX   -
197814355June-RegD1James ThomasCincinnati Reds-SSSS   - --HSWichita Southeast (Wichita,KS)SFHSHSNoKSKS   -
197815381June-RegD2Gary RedusCincinnati Reds21SSOF-1B6-1 185 R-R MLB1978-19941982-1994ColAthens StateSFNAIAYesALAL   -
197816407June-RegD1Skeeter BarnesCincinnati Reds212B3B-1B5-11 170 R-R MLB1978-19941983-1994ColCincinnatiSFNCAA 1YesOHOH   -
197817433June-RegD1Tom LawlessCincinnati Reds21OF2B-3B5-11 170 R-R MLB1978-19901982-1990ColPenn StateSFNCAA 1YesPAPA   -
197818458June-RegD2Mitch DeanCincinnati Reds-pP   R-R NCAA1976-1978ColArizona StateSFNCAA 1No--AZ   -
197819483June-RegD1David AndersonCincinnati Reds18pP6-3 200 R-R AAA1982-1990HSWestern (Las Vegas,NV)SFHSHSNoNVNV   -
197820507June-RegD1James TaylorCincinnati Reds18OFOF5-11 185 R-R A+1978-1980HSHarding University (Charlotte,NC)SFHSHSYesNCNC   -
197821530June-RegD1Otis NixonCincinnati Reds19IFCF-OF6-2 180 B-R MLB1979-19991983-1999ColLouisburg CollegeSFFrNJCAANoNCNC   -
197822552June-RegD1John CookCincinnati Reds-OFOF5-8 150 L-L A1978-1979ColWashington StateSFNCAA 1No--WA   -
197823571June-RegD1Kevin MaroneyCincinnati Reds18OFOF6-0 178 R-R A-1980-1981HSOakwood (Dayton,OH)SFHSHSNoOHOH   -
197824590June-RegD1Richard JendraCincinnati Reds21SS-2BSS-2B5-11 170 R-R A+1978-1980ColFlorida IntlSFNCAA 2Yes--FL   -
197825608June-RegD1Lee HoverCincinnati Reds22OFOF-2B5-8 155 R-R A1978-1979ColOklahomaSFSrNCAA 1Yes--OK   -
197826625June-RegD1Alan DerattCincinnati Reds-pP   - --ColNorth CarolinaSFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197827641June-RegD1James MugeleCincinnati Reds-IFIF5-11 176 R-R A+1978-1979ColHigh PointSFNAIAYes--NC   -
197828657June-RegD1Bill BakewellCincinnati Reds-pP   - --ColArkansasSFNCAA 1No--AR   -
197829673June-RegD1Alex NeelyCincinnati Reds21pP6-6 230 R-R AA1978-1983ColPhillipsSFNAIAYesWYOK   -
197830688June-RegD1Joe StafaniCincinnati Reds18pP6-0 190 R-R A-1980-1982HSDowling (West Des Moines,IA)SFHSHSNoIAIA   -
197831703June-RegD1Ronald WallingCincinnati Reds-pP5-11 175 L-L Rk1979-1979HSWestmont Hilltop (Johnstown,PA)SFHSHSNoPAPA   -
197832715June-RegD1Cary HomamanCincinnati Reds21OFOF6-0 175 R-R A-1978-1978ColNorthern StateSFNAIAYesSDSD   -
197833725June-RegD1James JohnsonCincinnati Reds-OFOF   - --ColWake ForestSFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197834732June-RegD1Charles EngelCincinnati Reds22pP6-2 190 R-R A1978-1979ColSt. Cloud StateSFNCAA 2YesMNMN   -
197835739June-RegD1Kurt MoodyCincinnati Reds18pP6-3 195 L-R Rk1982-1982HSHerbert Hoover (Des Moines,IA)SFHSHSNoIAIA   -
197836744June-RegD1John LOCasioCincinnati Reds18pP6-0 175 L-L A+1978-1980HSSt. Francis de Sales (Toledo,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
197837749June-RegD1Patrick ChesterCincinnati Reds-SSSS   - --HSCambridge-South Dorchester (Cambridge,MD)SFHSHSYes--MD   -