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1978 New York Mets Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    13Hubie BrooksPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYes3B-OF6-0200RR1956-09-24Los Angeles,CA
    1978-  1-   3-NYN
    MLB1980-19941978-1994
    13Jim TjaderIFCollegeIowa Western CCNJCAA---IAYes2B-3B5-11175RR1958-12-26New Richmond,WI
    1978-  1-   3-NYN
    AA1979-1981
    14Gerald Miller1BCollegeDes Moines Area CCNJCAA---IANoOF-1B6-3195RR------
    1980-  5- 129-MIL
    A1980-1982
    124Michael FosterPCollegeMerced CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-4195LL1959-03-19Atwater,CA
    1980- 19- 490-NYA
    A1980-1981
    230Michael CannonOFCollegeMiddlesex CC.NJCAA---CTYesOF-3B6-1195RR------
    1978-  2-  30-NYN
    A+1978-1980
    248Jack LambethPCollegeArkansas-Fort SmithNJCAA---ARYesP---------------Springfield,MO
    1978-  2-  48-NYN
    ---
    355Brian Giles2BHigh SchoolKearny (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYes2B-SS6-1165RR1960-04-27Manhattan,KS
    1978-  3-  55-NYN
    MLB1981-19901978-1998
    356Marty Barrett2BCollegeMesa CCNJCAASoAZNo2B-DH5-10176RR1958-06-23Arcadia,CA
    1979-  1-   1-BOS
    MLB1982-19911979-1991
    481Don Troyan1BCollegeSt. John'sNCAA 1---NYYes1B6-6216LL------
    1978-  4-  81-NYN
    A+1978-1979
    482Ron GravesPCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-5210RR------
    1979-  7- 152-NYN
    A+1979-1980
    5106Ricky Jones3B-PCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLNoSS-3B6-3186RR1959-06-04Tupelo,MS
    1980- 15- 390-BAL
    MLB1986-19861980-1988
    5107Jeff GossettSSCollegeEastern IllinoisNCAA 2JrILYes3B-OF6-3190BR1957-01-25Charleston,IL
    1978-  5- 107-NYN
    A+1978-1979
    6128Louis D'AmorePCollegeCounty College of MorrisNJCAA---NJNoP6-0205RR1959-11-28Dover,NJ
    1981-  2-  35-SFN
    A1981-1981
    6133Mike FitzgeraldOFHigh SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA)HSHSCAYesC-OF5-11190RR1960-07-13Long Beach,CA
    1978-  6- 133-NYN
    MLB1983-19921978-1993
    7148Floyd GowPCollegeButte CollegeCCCAAUKCAYesP------------------
    1978-  7- 148-NYN
    ---
    7159Henry JanssenCHigh SchoolScotch Plains-Fanwood (Scotch Plains,NJ)HSHSNJNoC-1B6-0185RR1960-05-19Scotch Plains,NJ
    1981-  8- 205-HOU
    A1980-1982
    8166Jamie NelsonCCollegeOrange Coast CollegeCCCAA---CAYesC-1B5-11180RR1959-09-05Clinton,OK
    1978-  8- 166-NYN
    MLB1983-19831978-1994
    9180Albert HammackPCollegeBellevue CCNWAACC---WANoP------------------
    1979-  5- 119-SFN
    ---
    8185James CooperiderPHigh SchoolCentral Valley (Shasta Lake,CA)HSHSCAYesP-OF6-4195LL---Shasta Lake,CA
    1978-  8- 185-NYN
    A1979-1981
    10194Robert RandolphPCollegeButte CollegeCCCAASoCAYesP6-1185RR1957-12-17Chico,CA
    1979-  9- 209-SEA
    AA1979-1983
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9211Glen JohnsonPCollegeLewis-Clark State CollegeNAIA---IDYesP6-0175RR------
    1978-  9- 211-NYN
    A+1978-1979
    10237Richard LaneCCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYesC-SS6-0185RR------
    1978- 10- 237-NYN
    AAA1977-1980
    11263Randy JohnsonSSCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYes3B-SS6-1190RR1956-06-10Escondido,CA
    1978- 11- 263-NYN
    MLB1982-19841977-1986
    12289Reggie WhittemoreOFCollegeLipscombNAIA---TNNo1B-OF6-2210RR1956-09-26Gallatin,TN
    1979- 15- 390-BOS
    AAA1979-1985
    13315Jeff SunderlagepHigh SchoolElgin (Elgin,IL)HSHSILNoP6-2195LL1960-04-16Elgin,IL
    1979-  2-  35-NYN
    A+1979-1983
    14341Darryl DenbyOFHigh SchoolLincoln (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-0180BR1960-06-01San Diego,CA
    1978- 14- 341-NYN
    AA1979-1986
    15367John Elder3BCollegeFrostburg StateNCAA 2---MDYesOF-3B6-0185LR1957-01-17La Plata,MD
    1978- 15- 367-NYN
    A+1978-1979
    16393James BeckOFCollegeTempleNCAA 1---PAYes1B-OF6-0160LL1905-05-10---
    1978- 16- 393-NYN
    A1978-1979
    17419Randy PittspCollegeRedlandsNCAA 3---CAYesP6-1190RR------
    1978- 17- 419-NYN
    A+1978-1979
    18445Michael TancredipCollegeMansfield PennsylvaniaNCAA 3---PAYesP6-3205RR---Beacon,NY
    1978- 18- 445-NYN
    A-1978-1979
    19470John WellsOFCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CANoOF6-0170RR1957-02-06San Diego,CA
    1979- 24- 606-DET
    A+1977-1980
    20494Steve TillCCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYesC-1B6-1190BR---Villa Park,CA
    1978- 20- 494-NYN
    AAA1978-1979
    21517Michael ViggianoIFHigh SchoolBricktown (Bricktown,NJ)HSHSNJYesSS-3B5-10165BR---Bricktown,NJ
    1978- 21- 517-NYN
    A-1978-1979
    22539Mark DavispHigh SchoolGranada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)HSHSCANoP6-4210LL1960-10-19Marietta,GA
    1979-  1-   1-PHI
    MLB1980-19971979-1997
    23561Richard EckleberrypHigh SchoolFlathead (Kalispell,MT)HSHSMTNoP---------------Kalispell,MT
    1979-  2-  30-HOU
    ---
    24580Rick AndersonpCollegeWashingtonNCAA 1---WAYesP6-0175RR1956-11-29Everett,WA
    1980-  8- 179-CHA
    MLB1986-19881978-1988
    25598Clint HarveypCollegeCoastal CarolinaNAIA---SCNoP------------------
    1978- 25- 598-NYN
    ---
    26615Greg KorbeOFCollegeKansas StateNCAA 1---KSYesOF-P6-1175RR---Hays,KS
    1978- 26- 615-NYN
    AA1975-1980
    27632Al LachowiczpHigh SchoolBishop Canevin Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)HSHSPANoP6-3198RR1960-09-06Pittsburgh,PA
    1981-  1-  24-TEX
    MLB1983-19831981-1986
    28648Gary HiltonpHigh SchoolCanyon (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-3B6-4220RR1960-06-14Los Angeles,CA
    1978- 28- 648-NYN
    A1978-1981
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    29664Ronald Walker1BCollegeBenedictine CollegeNAIA---KSYes1B6-0195LL------
    1978- 29- 664-NYN
    A-1978-1978
    30679David SmithOFCollegeSiena CollegeNCAA 1---NYYesOF5-10170RR------
    1978- 30- 679-NYN
    A-1978-1978
    31694Marc SicilianoOFCollegeIona CollegeNCAA 1---NYYesC-1B6-1185RR------
    1978- 31- 694-NYN
    A-1978-1979
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system