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1978 Cincinnati Reds Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19Brad LesleyPCollegeMerced CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-6230RR1958-09-11Turlock,CA
    1978-  1-   9-CIN
    MLB1982-19851978-1985
    116Wayne GuinnPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesP6-3185RR1959-08-04Decatur,GA
    1978-  1-  16-CIN
    A1978-1981
    117Nick EsaskyPHigh SchoolCarol City (Miami,FL)HSHSFLYes3B-1B6-3205RR1960-02-24Hialeah,FL
    1978-  1-  17-CIN
    MLB1983-19901978-1992
    118Brad LesleyPCollegeMerced CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-6230RR1958-09-11Turlock,CA
    1978-  1-   9-CIN
    MLB1982-19851978-1985
    232Ralph CitarellaPCollegeEastern FL STNJCAA---FLNoP6-0180RR1958-02-07East Orange,NJ
    1979-  1-  12-SLN
    MLB1983-19871979-1988
    240Jeff AyersPCollegeBellevue CCNWAACC---WANoP-C6-3195RR1959-02-25Kirkland,WA
    1979- 37- 845-CIN
    A-1978-1980
    243Dave Van GorderOFCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesC-1B6-2205RR1957-03-27Los Angeles,CA
    1978-  2-  43-CIN
    MLB1982-19871977-1987
    244Larry BucklePCollegeLong Beach City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3180RR1956-03-25Long Beach,CA
    1978-  2-  44-CIN
    AA1978-1984
    345Kevin NiewulisPCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAA---NCYesP------------------
    1978-  3-  45-CIN
    ---
    452Gary KemptonCCollegeTriton CollegeNJCAAFrILNoC6-0185RR1959-03-26Arlington Heights,IL
    1981- 23- 595-NYA
    A+1981-1983
    369Esky ViltzOFHigh SchoolNotre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-OF5-10150BR1960-03-06Sherman Oaks,CA
    1978-  3-  69-CIN
    AA1978-1982
    370Paul GibsonPHigh SchoolCenter Moriches (Center Moriches,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-0185RL1960-01-04Southampton,NY
    1978-  3-  70-CIN
    MLB1988-19961978-1996
    495Mike KripnerOFCollegeTexas LutheranNAIA---TXYesC-3B6-0185LR1957-09-02---
    1978-  4-  95-CIN
    AA1978-1982
    495Larry MikesellPCollegeEastern FL STNJCAAFrFLYesP6-0150LL1959-05-05Cocoa,FL
    1981- 28- 711-NYA
    A1981-1982
    5118Dan SarrettCCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesC-1B6-0185RR1958-06-07---
    1978-  5- 118-CIN
    AA1978-1981
    5121Jeff LahtiPCollegePortland StateNCAA 1---ORYesP6-0180RR1956-10-08Oregon City,OR
    1978-  5- 121-CIN
    MLB1982-19861978-1986
    6140Tim MuenchPCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLNoP5-11175RR------
    1978-  2-  41-PIT
    A1981-1981
    6147Ray Townsend2BCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CANo3B------BR1955-12-20San Jose,CA
    1978-  6- 147-CIN
    ---
    7159Kevin WieboldPCollegeMcLennan CCNJCAA---TXYesP------------------
    1978-  7- 159-CIN
    ---
    7173Timothy GreenePHigh SchoolRiver North Academy (Macon,GA)HSHSGANoP---------------Macon,GA
    1980-  3-  50-ATL
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8174Robert Day3B-SSCollegeNorth Idaho CollegeNJCAA---IDYes3B-SS------------------
    1978-  8- 174-CIN
    ---
    9188James McManusPCollegeTriton CollegeNJCAA---ILNoP6-1180RR------
    1979-  5-  66-CHN
    A-1979-1979
    8199Charles McKinneyPHigh SchoolBadin (Hamilton,OH)HSHSOHYesOF-P6-0185RR1960-07-03Hamilton,OH
    1978-  8- 199-CIN
    A1978-1980
    10201Jeff FiechtnerPCollegeDes Moines Area CCNJCAA---IAYesP6-0190RR------
    1978- 10- 201-CIN
    A+1982-1982
    9225Charlie LeibrandtPCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---OHYesP6-3200RL1956-10-04Chicago,IL
    1978-  9- 225-CIN
    MLB1979-19931977-1993
    10251Chris StropoloOFHigh SchoolJohn Curtis (River Ridge,LA)HSHSLAYesOF5-10170LL1959-11-29River Ridge,LA
    1978- 10- 251-CIN
    A-1978-1979
    11277John WarrenC-OFHigh SchoolWayne County (Jesup,GA)HSHSGANoC-OF---------------Jesup,GA
    1978- 11- 277-CIN
    ---
    12303Mike SulivanCHigh SchoolNorthwestern Regional (Winsted,CT)HSHSCTYesC---------------Winsted,CT
    1978- 12- 303-CIN
    ---
    13329Byron JacksonpHigh SchoolRider (Wichita Falls,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-3190RR1959-10-31Wichita Falls,TX
    1978- 13- 329-CIN
    A-1978-1979
    14355James ThomasSSHigh SchoolWichita Southeast (Wichita,KS)HSHSKSNoSS---------------Wichita,KS
    1978- 14- 355-CIN
    ---
    15381Gary RedusSSCollegeAthens StateNAIA---ALYesOF-1B6-1185RR1956-11-01Athens,AL
    1978- 15- 381-CIN
    MLB1982-19941978-1994
    16407Skeeter Barnes2BCollegeCincinnatiNCAA 1---OHYes3B-OF5-11170RR1957-03-03Cincinnati,OH
    1978- 16- 407-CIN
    MLB1983-19941978-1994
    17433Tom LawlessOFCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PAYes2B-3B5-11170RR1956-12-19Erie,PA
    1978- 17- 433-CIN
    MLB1982-19901978-1990
    18458Mitch DeanpCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZNoP------RR------
    1978- 18- 458-CIN
    ---
    19483David AndersonpHigh SchoolWestern (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoP6-3200RR1960-04-13Las Vegas,NV
    1981- 13- 333-LAN
    AAA1982-1990
    20507Jim TaylorOFHigh SchoolHarding University (Charlotte,NC)HSHSNCYes1B-C5-11185RR1959-12-21Charlotte,NC
    1978- 20- 507-CIN
    A+1978-1980
    21530Otis NixonIFCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAAFrNCNoOF-CF6-2180BR1959-01-09Evergreen,NC
    1979-  1-   3-NYA
    MLB1983-19991979-1999
    22552John CookOFCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1---WANoOF5-8150LL------
    1979- 22- 546-SEA
    A1979-1979
    23571Kevin MaroneyOFHigh SchoolOakwood (Dayton,OH)HSHSOHNoOF6-0178RR1960-04-17Dayton,OH
    1980-  1-   3-CIN
    A-1980-1981
    24590Richard JendraSS-2BCollegeFlorida IntlNCAA 2---FLYes3B-SS5-11170RR1956-07-31---
    1978- 24- 590-CIN
    A+1978-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    25608Lee HoverOFCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1SrOKYesOF-2B5-8155RR1955-10-31---
    1978- 25- 608-CIN
    A1977-1979
    26625Alan DeRattpCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCNoP------------------
    1978- 26- 625-CIN
    A-1979-1979
    27641James MugeleIFCollegeHigh PointNAIA---NCYesSS-3B5-11176RR------
    1978- 27- 641-CIN
    A+1978-1979
    28657Bill BakewellpCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARNoP------------------
    1978- 28- 657-CIN
    ---
    29673Alex NeelypCollegePhillipsNAIA---OKYesP6-6230RR1957-01-15Riverton,WY
    1978- 29- 673-CIN
    AA1978-1983
    30688Joe StefanipHigh SchoolDowling (West Des Moines,IA)HSHSIANoP6-0190RR1960-02-06West Des Moines,IA
    1980-  4-  69-NYA
    A-1980-1982
    31703Ronald WallingpHigh SchoolWestmont Hilltop (Johnstown,PA)HSHSPANoP5-11175LL---Johnstown,PA
    1979-  2-  33-MIL
    Rk1979-1979
    32715Cary HornamanOFCollegeNorthern StateNAIA---SDYesOF6-0175RR1957-02-25Aberdeen,SD
    1978- 32- 715-CIN
    A-1978-1978
    33725James JohnsonOFCollegeWake ForestNCAA 1---NCNoOF------------------
    1978- 33- 725-CIN
    ---
    34732Charlie EngelpCollegeSt. Cloud StateNCAA 2---MNYes1B6-2190RR1955-09-26St. Louis Park,MN
    1978- 34- 732-CIN
    A1978-1979
    35739Kurt MoodypHigh SchoolHerbert Hoover (Des Moines,IA)HSHSIANoP6-3195LR1960-06-13Des Moines,IA
    1982- 21- 530-ATL
    Rk1982-1982
    36744John LoCasiopHigh SchoolSt. Francis de Sales (Toledo,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-0175LL1960-02-22Toledo,OH
    1978- 36- 744-CIN
    A+1978-1980
    37749Patrick ChesterSSHigh SchoolHSHS---YesSS------------------
    1978- 37- 749-CIN
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