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1978 Minnesota Twins Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    11Joe IsaacsPCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAA---OKYesP6-4200LR---Asher,OK
    1978-  1-   1-MIN
    AA1978-1979
    115Ralph CitarellaPCollegeEastern FL STNJCAA---FLNoP6-0180RR1958-02-07East Orange,NJ
    1979-  1-  12-SLN
    MLB1983-19871979-1988
    116Lenny FaedoSSHigh SchoolThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYesSS-2B6-0170RR1960-05-13Tampa,FL
    1978-  1-  16-MIN
    MLB1980-19841978-1986
    124Bruce KastelicSSCollegeRanger CollegeNJCAA---TXNoSS-3B6-1175LR---Tulsa,OK
    1981- 34- 799-NYN
    AA1981-1982
    227Mike CoucheePCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-0190RR1957-12-04San Jose,CA
    1980- 19- 473-SDN
    MLB1983-19831979-1987
    241Jesse OroscoPCollegeSanta Barbara City CollegeCCCAASoCAYesP-OF6-2205RL1957-04-01Santa Barbara,CA
    1978-  2-  41-MIN
    MLB1979-20031978-2003
    242Mike RileyPHigh SchoolAgawam (Agawam,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-7177RR1960-05-24Agawam,MA
    1978-  2-  42-MIN
    AA1978-1996
    351Willie LozadoSSCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesSS-3B6-0166RR1959-05-12New York,NY
    1978-  3-  51-MIN
    MLB1984-19841979-1988
    464Harold WashingtonOF-PCollegeSouthwestern CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF6-3190RR---Los Angeles,CA
    1978-  4-  64-MIN
    A1978-1978
    367Butch RoweSSHigh SchoolSan Jose (San Jose,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-SS5-11165RR1956-06-15San Jose,CA
    1978-  3-  67-MIN
    A+1978-1980
    368Dave LeeperP-OFHigh SchoolVilla Park (Orange,CA)HSHSCANoOF-P5-11170LL1959-10-30Santa Ana,CA
    1981-  1-  23-KCA
    MLB1984-19851979-1988
    569Steve McQueenSSCollegeGulf Coast CCNJCAAFrFLYesSS-3B6-1185RR1959-06-21Fernandina Beach,FL
    1978-  5-  69-MIN
    A+1979-1980
    492Timothy MaderaOFCollegeCollege of MarinCCCAA---CAYesOF------------------
    1978-  4-  92-MIN
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    494Wade AdamsonPCollegeSouth Dakota StateNCAA 2JrSDYesP6-1185RR------
    1978-  4-  94-MIN
    AA1978-1980
    5115Steven GreenPCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3190RR1958-05-14Springfield,OR
    1978-  5- 115-MIN
    AA1978-1981
    5120Frank VilorioSSCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYesSS-3B5-10165RR1955-10-03La Habana,CU
    1978-  5- 120-MIN
    AAA1978-1983
    6137Rick AustinCCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CANoC-3B5-1185RR1959-08-05Baudett,MN
    1979- 22- 555-MIN
    AAA1979-1983
    6146Nattie GeorgeOFHigh SchoolWilliam C. Overfelt (San Jose,CA)HSHSCANoOF-P5-10170RR1960-03-12San Jose,CA
    1980-  7-  81-CLE
    A1984-1984
    7156David DodsonPCollegeSan Joaquin Delta CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1978-  7- 156-MIN
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    8172Larry NavilhonPCollegeCollege of San MateoCCCAA---CANoP6-2195RR---San Bruno,CA
    1979- 12- 300-SDN
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7172Mark MaherOFCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LAYesC6-2200RR------
    1978-  7- 172-MIN
    AA1977-1980
    9186Ronnie MearsSS-2B---CA---NS---Yes2B-SS6-0170RR---Pinole,CA
    1978-  9- 186-MIN
    A+1978-1978
    8198Les Pearsey2BCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYes3B-1B6-3190RR1956-01-31Inglewood,CA
    1978-  8- 198-MIN
    AAA1978-1982
    10199Art PiccolottiOFCollegeSkyline CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF6-0175LR---Aurora,CO
    1978- 10- 199-MIN
    A1978-1978
    11206Tom PaulOFCollegeTreasure Valley CCNWAACC---ORYesOF------------------
    1978- 11- 206-MIN
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    12209Gary ForilloSSCollegeCitrus CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS------------------
    1978- 12- 209-MIN
    ---
    13210John MinarcinpHigh SchoolOneonta (Oneonta,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-1180RR1956-10-01Oneonta,NY
    1978- 13- 210-MIN
    A1978-1979
    9224Tony FossasPCollegeSouth FloridaNCAA 1---FLNoP6-0187LL1957-09-23Havana,CU
    1979- 12- 303-TEX
    MLB1988-19991979-1999
    10250Tom MorrisPCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTNoP6-3190---L---St. Paul,MN
    1979-  9- 220-CHN
    A1979-1980
    11276Don SmithOFHigh SchoolIstrouma (Baton Rouge,LA)HSHSLAYesC6-0185RR---Baton Rouge,LA
    1978- 11- 276-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    12302Scott BradleyCHigh SchoolWest Essex (North Caldwell,NJ)HSHSNJNoC-OF5-11185LR1960-03-22Montclair,NJ
    1981-  3-  64-NYA
    MLB1984-19921981-1994
    13328Ron Grout1BCollegeWingateNCAA 2---NCYes1B6-1190RR1958-09-17Denver,CO
    1978- 13- 328-MIN
    AA1978-1982
    14354Craig Shumock3BHigh SchoolChestnut Hill Academy (Philadelphia,PA)HSHSPANo3B-OF6-1185RR---Philadelphia,PA
    1981-  8- 187-SDN
    A-1981-1981
    15380Robert JonespHigh SchoolArchbishop Curley (Baltimore,MD)HSHSMDYesP6-1160LL1960-10-24Baltimore,MD
    1978- 15- 380-MIN
    A+1979-1980
    16406Michael WilliamsCCollegeWingateNCAA 2---NCYesC5-11170RR------
    1978- 16- 406-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    17432Kent Hrbek1BHigh SchoolKennedy (Bloomington,MN)HSHSMNYes1B-DH6-4260LR1960-05-21Minneapolis,MN
    1978- 17- 432-MIN
    MLB1981-19941979-1994
    18457Alex Dovalis3BCollegeLong Beach City CollegeCCCAA---CAYes2B-SS6-1170RR---Lakewood,CA
    1978- 18- 457-MIN
    A1978-1979
    19482Gene RansomIFCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CANo3B-2B5-9175RR1958-01-21Fresno,CA
    1981- 15- 287-OAK
    A+1981-1983
    20506Kevin SevcikpCollegeSt. Olaf CollegeNCAA 3---MNYesP6-3190RR------
    1978- 20- 506-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    21529Tom LounibosIFCollegeSan FranciscoNCAA 1---CANoSS6-1172------------
    1978- 21- 529-MIN
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    22551Chris GeasonpCollegeAugsburg CollegeNAIA---MNYesP6-1195LL1956-11-22Columbus,OH
    1978- 22- 551-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    23570William GuinnpHigh SchoolBeaverton (Beaverton,OR)HSHSORNoP------------------
    1978- 23- 570-MIN
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    24589Edward CastropCollegeMarylandNCAA 1---MDNoP------------------
    1978- 24- 589-MIN
    ---
    25607Robert HoldenCCollegeRowanNCAA 3---NJYesC-1B6-2200RR------
    1978- 25- 607-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    26624Rufus ThompsonOFCollegeCal Poly PomonaNCAA 2---CAYesOF6-2196LL------
    1978- 26- 624-MIN
    A1978-1978
    27640Alfredo MejiaOFCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoC6-0195RR---La Habra,CA
    1978- 27- 640-MIN
    A+1979-1979
    28656Randy RamirezpHigh SchoolKatella (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCANoP6-4200RR1960-05-28Anaheim,CA
    1982- 20- 502-SEA
    AA1982-1985
    29672Steven HoulbergSSCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALNoSS6-0175RR1957-01-29Miami,FL
    1978- 29- 672-MIN
    A+1980-1980
    30687Randy FilkinsOFCollegeWest Hills CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF-3B5-10185RR1958-01-15Chicago,IL
    1980- 36- 798-NYA
    A+1980-1982
    31702Robert WalduslyOFCollegeLa VerneNCAA 3---CAYes1B-OF6-1185LL------
    1978- 31- 702-MIN
    Rk1978-1978
    32714Ron Dearth3BHigh SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA)HSHSCANo3B-SS6-2190RR---Lakewood,CA
    1978- 32- 714-MIN
    A1983-1984
    33724Paul MancusopHigh SchoolArchbishop Shaw (Marrero,LA)HSHSLANoP5-10165LL1960-01-12New Orleans,LA
    1982- 31- 759-MIN
    AA1982-1986
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