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1978 Baltimore Orioles Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    13Eduardo RodriguezSSCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYes2B-SS5-8150RR1959-03-11Havana,CU
    1978-  1-   3-BAL
    AA1978-1986
    121Ken KurtzPCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLYesP6-0195LL------
    1979- 32- 785-KCA
    A+1979-1979
    122Robert Boyce3BHigh SchoolDeer Park (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHYes3B-1B6-1180RR---Cincinnati,OH
    1978-  1-  22-BAL
    A+1978-1982
    122Juan CoreyCCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesC6-2170RR1958-05-03Isle of Pines,CU
    1978-  1-  22-BAL
    A+1979-1979
    229Larry SheetsOFHigh SchoolRobert E. Lee (Staunton,VA)HSHSVAYesOF-DH6-4210LR1959-12-06Staunton,VA
    1978-  2-  29-BAL
    MLB1984-19931978-1993
    229Mark BoltonP------NS---YesP------------------
    1978-  2-  29-BAL
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    235Eddie HookPHigh SchoolPoint Loma (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2185RR1960-01-17Santa Monica,CA
    1978-  2-  35-BAL
    AA1978-1982
    247Daniel KeckOFCollegeCentral Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesOF-3B6-1195RR------
    1978-  2-  47-BAL
    A-1978-1979
    248Cal Ripken3BHigh SchoolAberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)HSHSMDYesSS-3B6-4220RR1960-08-24Havre de Grace,MD
    1978-  2-  48-BAL
    MLB1981-20011978-2001
    250Cecil WhiteheadOFCollegeValdosta StateNCAA 2---GAYesC6-0185RR---Valdosta,GA
    1978-  2-  50-BAL
    A+1978-1979
    353Lawrence DavilaP------------YesP------------------
    1978-  3-  53-BAL
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    373David JensenPCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WANoP------------------
    1979-  2-  32-SLN
    ---
    374Bobby BonnerSSCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYesSS-2B6-0185RR1956-08-12Uvalde,TX
    1978-  3-  74-BAL
    MLB1980-19831975-1984
    498Stanley HendricksonOF-1BCollegePhiladelphia CCNJCAA---PAYesOF-1B6-2190LL------
    1978-  4-  98-BAL
    A+1978-1980
    4100Tim NorrisPHigh SchoolArchbishop Curley (Baltimore,MD)HSHSMDYesP6-2190RR1960-02-13Baltimore,MD
    1978-  4- 100-BAL
    AA1978-1982
    5121George PaulPCollegeManatee-SarasotaNJCAA---FLYesP5-10175RR------
    1978-  5- 121-BAL
    Rk1978-1978
    5126Tony HerronPHigh SchoolSanger (Sanger,CA)HSHSCANoP6-3200LL1960-03-07Sanger,CA
    1981- 10- 248-OAK
    AAA1981-1985
    6142Curt KowalskiPCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1978-  6- 142-BAL
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    6152Mike BoddickerPCollegeIowaNCAA 1---IAYesP-DH5-11185RR1957-08-23Cedar Rapids,IA
    1978-  6- 152-BAL
    MLB1980-19931978-1993
    7161Ted DixonPCollegeAngelina CollegeNJCAA---TXYesP------------------
    1978-  7- 161-BAL
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8176John Wood3BCollegeAbraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeNJCAA---GAYes3B------------------
    1978-  8- 176-BAL
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    7178Don WelchelPCollegeSam Houston StateNCAA 2---TXYesP6-4205RR1957-02-03Atlanta,TX
    1978-  7- 178-BAL
    MLB1982-19831978-1988
    9190Charles ProvianoSS------------YesSS5-7165BR1957-09-23Pittsburgh,PA
    1978-  9- 190-BAL
    Rk1978-1978
    10202Robert PigfordPCollegePhiladelphia CCNJCAA---PAYesP------------------
    1978- 10- 202-BAL
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    8204Scott CollinsSSHigh SchoolHSHS---No2B-SS5-10168RR---Canton,OH
    1981- 15- 376-CLE
    A-1981-1981
    9230Kurt Fabrizio1BCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WAYes1B-OF6-0190LL------
    1978-  9- 230-BAL
    AA1978-1981
    10256Brooks CareyOFCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1---FLYesP6-1185LL1956-03-18Key West,FL
    1978- 10- 256-BAL
    AAA1978-1982
    11282Robin DreizlerCHigh SchoolRedondo Union (Redondo Beach,CA)HSHSCANoC6-1180RR---Redondo Beach,CA
    1980-  4-  92-PHI
    A-1982-1983
    12308Charles SalaganpCollegeSt. Clair County CCNJCAA---MIYesP6-2175LL------
    1978- 12- 308-BAL
    A+1978-1979
    13334William PurdypCollegeNiagaraNCAA 1---NYYesP6-0175LR------
    1978- 13- 334-BAL
    A+1978-1979
    14360Jim LoftinpCollegeSouth AlabamaNCAA 1---ALYesP6-1190LL---Mobile,AL
    1978- 14- 360-BAL
    Rk1977-1978
    15386John MortillaropHigh SchoolSmithtown East (Smithtown,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-5215LL1960-01-21Brooklyn,NY
    1982- 24- 605-ATL
    AA1982-1984
    16412Michael ByarsSSHigh SchoolCanyon (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-SS5-11170RR---Anaheim,CA
    1978- 16- 412-BAL
    Rk1978-1978
    17438James DelmonicoOF------------YesOF-1B6-1180LR------
    1978- 17- 438-BAL
    Rk1978-1978
    18463Marion ThackstonpHigh SchoolHuntington (Huntington,WV)HSHSWVYesP6-3200LL---Huntington,WV
    1978- 18- 463-BAL
    Rk1978-1978
    19487William ButlerSSHigh SchoolRossville (Rossville,GA)HSHSGANoSS-2B6-1---RR---Rossville,GA
    1980-  8- 208-BAL
    A+1980-1982
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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