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1978 Cleveland Indians Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19Thomas Anderson1BCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYes1B6-3210LL1959-04-12---
    1978-  1-   9-CLE
    AA1978-1981
    110Phil LansfordPHigh SchoolWilcox (Santa Clara,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-3B6-2195RR1959-12-05Santa Clara,CA
    1978-  1-  10-CLE
    A+1978-1981
    113Dave GrierPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-0175RR---Severna Park,MD
    1979-  1-  24-MIL
    AA1979-1983
    117Mike BatesPCollegePhoenix CollegeNJCAASoAZYesP---------------Glendale,AZ
    1978-  1-  17-CLE
    ---
    235Doug WabekeSSCollegeGrand Rapids CCNJCAA---MINo2B-3B5-10170RR1958-02-24Zeeland,MI
    1980- 42- 828-SFN
    AA1980-1983
    235Robert ConleySSCollegeEnterprise-OzarkNJCAA---ALYes2B-3B5-9165RR------
    1978-  2-  35-CLE
    A+1978-1980
    236Chris BandoOFCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1SrAZYesC-3B6-0195BR1956-02-04Cleveland,OH
    1978-  2-  36-CLE
    MLB1981-19891978-1989
    241Kernan RonanPCollegeGlendale CC CACCCAA---CANoP6-0175RR1959-06-27Phoenix,AZ
    1981- 18- 451-SFN
    AAA1981-1985
    347Rick EvansPCollegeEl Camino CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-2180LL------
    1979-  5-  59-MIL
    A+1982-1983
    361Lloyd TurneraSCollegeMiddle GeorgiaNJCAA---GAYesSS-OF6-2162RR------
    1978-  3-  61-CLE
    A1978-1979
    362Michael TaylorOFCollegeColumbia State CCNJCAA---TNYesOF6-1170LR1959-02-21Lexington,KY
    1978-  3-  62-CLE
    AAA1978-1982
    487Robin FusonPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-1180RR1958-07-22Coral Gables,FL
    1978-  4-  87-CLE
    AAA1978-1988
    488Dane AnthonyPHigh SchoolJames Buchanan (Mercersburg,PA)HSHSPAYesP6-1185RR1959-08-29Chambersburg,PA
    1978-  4-  88-CLE
    AA1978-1985
    5110Keith HendryPCollegeSouth Florida CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-4215RR1958-12-11Tallahassee,FL
    1978-  5- 110-CLE
    A1978-1979
    5114John AsbellPHigh SchoolSouthwest Magnet (Macon,GA)HSHSGAYesP6-1195RR---Macon,GA
    1978-  5- 114-CLE
    A1978-1985
    6132Robert PayneOFCollegeSt. Johns River CCNJCAA---FLYesOF------------------
    1978-  6- 132-CLE
    ---
    6140Tom OwensPCollegeMichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-4195RR1957-10-30Flint,MI
    1978-  6- 140-CLE
    AA1978-1983
    7151Ralph HenriquezCCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLYesC5-11195RR------
    1978-  7- 151-CLE
    ---
    7166Mike YoungOFHigh SchoolHayward (Hayward,CA)HSHSCANoOF-DH6-2195BR1960-03-20Oakland,CA
    1982-  4-  91-SFN
    MLB1982-19891980-1989
    8169Rusty CainCCollegeWallace CCNJCAASoALYesC5-11190LR---Philadelphia,PA
    1978-  8- 169-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9183James GardnerCCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesC------------------
    1978-  9- 183-CLE
    ---
    8192Eric PorterCHigh SchoolWaseca (Waseca,MN)HSHSMNNo1B-C6-2195RR---Waseca,MN
    1980-  7- 154-NYN
    A1981-1982
    10196Joseph Kelihar1B-OFCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLYes1B-OF6-4225RR1958-09-06Meadville,PA
    1978- 10- 196-CLE
    ---
    9218Peter Peltz3BCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYes3B-SS6-0185RR---Freehold,NJ
    1978-  9- 218-CLE
    AA1977-1982
    10244Kenneth Henderson2B------------Yes2B5-11178RR---Worthington,OH
    1978- 10- 244-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    11270Gordon GlaserPCollegeLouisiana CollegeNAIA---LAYesP6-5185RR1957-11-19Baton Rouge,LA
    1978- 11- 270-CLE
    AAA1978-1983
    12296Casey LindseypCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZNoP------LL---Billings,MT
    1978- 12- 296-CLE
    ---
    13322Robert HusseypCollegeSaint Xavier U. (Ill.)NAIA---ILYesP6-1180RR---Chicago,IL
    1978- 13- 322-CLE
    AA1978-1979
    14348Mark MeleskiSSHigh SchoolTucker (Tucker,GA)HSHSGANoSS-2B5-11175LL1960-11-16Baltimore,MD
    1978- 14- 348-CLE
    AA1981-1986
    15374Gerald StutzriempHigh SchoolRich Central (Olympia Fields,IL)HSHSILYesP6-4207RL---Olympia Fields,IL
    1978- 15- 374-CLE
    A1978-1979
    16400Richard BamhartpCollegePuget SoundNCAA 1---WAYesP------------------
    1978- 16- 400-CLE
    ---
    17426Jerald HammermeisterOFHigh SchoolEllensburg (Ellensburg,WA)HSHSWAYes3B-2B5-10175LR---Ellensburg,WA
    1978- 17- 426-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    18452Howard LakehardtpHigh SchoolNorwin (North Huntington,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------North Huntington,PA
    1978- 18- 452-CLE
    ---
    19477James McBridepCollegeJackson StateNCAA 1---MSNoP---------------Hattiesburg,MS
    1978- 19- 477-CLE
    ---
    20501Bob BonnetteIFCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCNoSS---------------Nesses,SC
    1978- 20- 501-CLE
    ---
    21524Robert PfefferpCollegeRowanNCAA 3---NJYesP6-2178RR------
    1978- 21- 524-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    22546Phillip PreliezopHigh SchoolColumbus (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNoP------------------
    1978- 22- 546-CLE
    ---
    23566Chris BarkerOFHigh SchoolSt. Catherine's Catholic (Racine,WI)HSHSWIYesOF5-11170RR---Racine,WI
    1978- 23- 566-CLE
    A-1978-1979
    24585Louis GancipCollegeNew York TechNCAA 2---NYYesP6-2175RR------
    1978- 24- 585-CLE
    A1978-1979
    25603Reid CassidypCollegeColby CollegeNCAA 3---MEYesP6-5215RR------
    1978- 25- 603-CLE
    A1978-1979
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    26620Randy RambispCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-2185RR---Edina,MN
    1978- 26- 620-CLE
    AA1978-1980
    27636Kenneth Gilmore2B-3bCollegeTroyNCAA 2---ALYes2B5-10165RR------
    1978- 27- 636-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    28652Tom Van Der MeerschepCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYesP6-3205RR---Everett,WA
    1978- 28- 652-CLE
    A1978-1978
    29668Ken SmithpCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCNo1B-SS6-1195LR1958-02-12Youngstown,OH
    1979- 16- 398-HOU
    MLB1981-19831976-1986
    30683Tim BeblerpCollegeLa VerneNCAA 3---CANoP------------------
    1978- 30- 683-CLE
    ---
    31698Warner CrumbpHigh SchoolNorthampton (Eastville,VA)HSHSVANoP6-3190LR---Cheriton,VA
    1978- 31- 698-CLE
    ---
    32711Jay WaidCHigh SchoolHewitt-Trussville (Trussville,AL)HSHSALNoC---------------Trussville,AL
    1978- 32- 711-CLE
    NCAA1979-1979
    33722Mike BrechtpHigh SchoolHazel Park (Hazel Park,MI)HSHSMINoP6-1165LL1960-06-04Hazel Park,MI
    1981- 13- 321-SFN
    AA1981-1985
    34730Ronald KollmannpHigh SchoolNampa (Nampa,ID)HSHSIDNoP6-2190RR1960-02-16Nampa,ID
    1980-  2-  51-MIL
    Rk1980-1981
    35737Scott AugustpHigh SchoolPotomac (Oxon Hill,MD)HSHSMDNoP------------------
    1978- 35- 737-CLE
    ---
    36742Richard HillepCollegeSt. John'sNCAA 1---NYYesP6-4200RR------
    1978- 36- 742-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    37747George WhitepHigh SchoolBallard (Seattle,WA)HSHSWANoP---------------Seattle,WA
    1978- 37- 747-CLE
    NCAA1979-1981
    38752John ShrewsberrypCollegePalm Beach State CollegeNJCAASoFLNoP------------------
    1978- 38- 752-CLE
    ---
    39756Lawrence BeckpCollegeOccidental CollegeNCAA 3---CAYesP------RL------
    1978- 39- 756-CLE
    A-1978-1978
    40760Ron WrobelpCollegeGrand CanyonNAIA---AZYesP6-0180RL---Chicago,IL
    1978- 40- 760-CLE
    A1978-1980
    41764Michael CulbertpHigh SchoolBonanza (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoP6-2170RR---Las Vegas,NV
    1978- 41- 764-CLE
    Rk1978-1980
    42767George RavanispCollegeBoston CollegeNCAA 1---MAYesP------------------
    1978- 42- 767-CLE
    ---
    43770Michael MowreypHigh SchoolSan Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)HSHSCANoP---------------San Gabriel,CA
    1978- 43- 770-CLE
    ---
    44772David WarneckepCollegeMcKendree UniversityNAIA---ILYesP6-1185RR------
    1978- 44- 772-CLE
    AA1978-1980
    45774Mike YackeepCollegeCal State Los AngelesNCAA 1---CANoP------------------
    1978- 45- 774-CLE
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    46776David SpamerpHigh SchoolEast Allegheny (North Versailles,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------North Versailles,PA
    1978- 46- 776-CLE
    ---
    47778Ron ReevespHigh SchoolMonterey (Lubbock,TX)HSHSTXNoP------------------
    1978- 47- 778-CLE
    ---
    48779Delbert StaceypHigh SchoolRutland (Rutland,VT)HSHSVTNoP------------------
    1978- 48- 779-CLE
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