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1979 Detroit Tigers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    112Howard Johnson3BCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLYes3B-SS5-11178BR1960-11-29Clearwater,FL
    1979-  1-  12-DET
    MLB1982-19951979-2011
    113Rick LeachOFCollegeMichiganNCAA 1---MIYesOF-1B6-0195LL1957-05-04Ann Arbor,MI
    1979-  1-  13-DET
    MLB1981-19901979-1990
    114Michael CampPCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAA---OKYesP6-5215RR------
    1979-  1-  14-DET
    A+1979-1980
    117Paul FoxPCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3195RR---San Mateo,CA
    1979-  1-  17-DET
    Rk1979-1979
    123Chris BakerOFHigh SchoolFranklin (Livonia,MI)HSHSMIYesOF-1B6-4195RR1961-05-25Dearborn Heights,MI
    1979-  1-  23-DET
    A1979-1982
    236Pat BlarneyPCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP---------------Santa Clara,CA
    1980- 13- 317-SDN
    A+1980-1981
    239Keith FisherCHigh SchoolApopka (Apopka,FL)HSHSFLYesC5-11195RR1961-10-09Apopka,FL
    1979-  2-  39-DET
    A+1979-1982
    239James GoodOFCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesC-OF6-3195RR1959-04-12---
    1979-  2-  39-DET
    A+1979-1982
    240Dave KirbyOFCollegeCitrus CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF------RR------
    1979-  2-  40-DET
    ---
    348Ell RobersonOF------------YesOF6-0182RR---Baytown,TX
    1979-  3-  48-DET
    A+1979-1981
    365Randy HarveyOFHigh SchoolRiverside Poly (Riverside,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-P6-3203LL1961-04-03Riverside,CA
    1979-  3-  65-DET
    AA1979-1987
    366Brian StehlingPCollegeSan JacintoNJCAA---TXYesP6-4198RR---Houston,TX
    1979-  3-  66-DET
    Rk1983-1983
    491Luis SanchezPHigh SchoolMonsignor Edward Pace (Miami,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-0175RR1961-12-04Miami,FL
    1979-  4-  91-DET
    A+1979-1981
    492Gary Zelmanski1BCollegeSt. Clair County CCNJCAA---MIYesC-3B6-0187RR------
    1979-  4-  92-DET
    A-1979-1979
    5116Mike Querrey1BCollegeCitrus CollegeCCCAA---CAYes1B------------------
    1979-  5- 116-DET
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    5117Jon DriverCHigh SchoolShelby County (Shelbyville,KY)HSHSKYYesC-1B6-2190RR---Shelbyville,KY
    1979-  5- 117-DET
    Rk1979-1980
    6139Ricky GomezSS-2BCollegeCentral Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesSS-2B------------------
    1979-  6- 139-DET
    ---
    6143David ArnoldSSHigh SchoolLa Habra (La Habra,CA)HSHSCANoSS------------------
    1979-  6- 143-DET
    ---
    7161John CollierPCollegeSt. Clair County CCNJCAA---MIYesP------------------
    1979-  7- 161-DET
    ---
    7169Charlie NailPHigh SchoolMcClure Academy (Jackson,MS)HSHSMSYesP6-4210RR1961-11-22Jackson,MS
    1979-  7- 169-DET
    AAA1979-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8195Vern FollowellSSCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesSS-2B5-11165BR1957-10-25Long Beach,CA
    1979-  8- 195-DET
    AAA1979-1985
    9221Michael Schoeller1BCollegeFlorida SouthernNCAA 2---FLYes1B-OF5-11175LL------
    1979-  9- 221-DET
    AA1979-1982
    10247Winston FicklinnFHigh SchoolEl Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)HSHSCANoOF-2B5-9165RR1961-11-13Richmond,CA
    1980-  6-  78-CLE
    AAA1981-1989
    11273Anthony BarracoOFHigh SchoolDe La Salle (Concord,CA)HSHSCAYesC5-11180BR1961-08-27Pittsburg,CA
    1979- 11- 273-DET
    Rk1979-1979
    12299Mike WarrenPHigh SchoolFullerton (Fullerton,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-1175RR1961-03-26Inglewood,CA
    1979- 12- 299-DET
    MLB1983-19851979-1989
    13325Mitch Seoane2BHigh SchoolTampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLNo2B-SS5-9160RR1961-02-09Tampa,FL
    1980-  2-  38-DET
    AAA1981-1987
    14351Gordon ChretienpCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1SoMIYesP6-1195RR------
    1979- 14- 351-DET
    AA1979-1980
    15377Jeff KenagaOFCollegeWestern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesOF-1B6-0170LR1957-07-12Detroit,MI
    1979- 15- 377-DET
    AAA1979-1985
    16403Ron LindbergOFCollegePaceNCAA 3---NYYesSS-2B5-10165RR1957-11-29---
    1979- 16- 403-DET
    A+1979-1981
    17429John LackeypCollegeFlorida SouthernNCAA 2---FLYesP5-11185RR1956-12-26Nashville,IL
    1979- 17- 429-DET
    AA1979-1983
    18455Steve HendrixpHigh SchoolCenter Line (Center Line,MI)HSHSMINoP------------------
    1979- 18- 455-DET
    ---
    19481Steve DunnpCollegeMissouri StateNCAA 2---MOYesP6-1185LL1958-11-07---
    1979- 19- 481-DET
    A+1979-1980
    20507Greg FunkSSHigh SchoolJunipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)HSHSCANo2B-SS5-10175RR---San Mateo,CA
    1983- 23- 579-NYA
    A+1983-1983
    21532Michael Krillp------------YesP6-0170LL---Irvington,NJ
    1979- 21- 532-DET
    A-1979-1979
    22557Ken Baldwin2BCollegeRiceNCAA 1---TXYes2B-3B5-11178LR------
    1979- 22- 557-DET
    AA1979-1980
    23582Audie ColeOFCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1JrMINo1B-OF6-2190RR------
    1980- 20- 503-LAN
    A+1980-1981
    24606John WellsOFCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesOF6-0170RR1957-02-06San Diego,CA
    1979- 24- 606-DET
    A+1977-1980
    25630William HardyOFCollegeAlabama StateNCAA 2---ALYesOF-C5-11181RR1958-01-06---
    1979- 25- 630-DET
    AA1979-1981
    26654Michael Ward1BHigh SchoolAlma (Alma,MI)HSHSMINo1B6-2190LL---Alma,MI
    1983- 32- 767-DET
    Rk1983-1983
    27677Bob BresnenpCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---OHYesP6-1185RL1956-11-12Cincinnati,OH
    1979- 27- 677-DET
    A+1977-1980
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    28699Scott VaughnpHigh SchoolAllen Park (Allen Park,MI)HSHSMIYesP6-2180RR---Allen Park,MI
    1979- 28- 699-DET
    Rk1979-1980
    29720Terry SchalkpHigh SchoolLake Shore (St. Clair Shore,MI)HSHSMINoP6-1195RR1960-12-18St. Clair Shore,MI
    1979- 29- 720-DET
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    30741Randy NelsonpCollegeCal Poly PomonaNCAA 2---CAYesP6-0190RR------
    1979- 30- 741-DET
    A+1979-1979
    31761Scott BollenspCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesP6-2175RR------
    1979- 31- 761-DET
    Rk1979-1979
    32779Wilson TuckerOFCollegeBelmontNAIA---TNYesOF5-10185LR------
    1979- 32- 779-DET
    A+1979-1979
    33797Mark McKnight2BCollegePfeifferNCAA 2---NCYes2B6-2170RR---Pittsburgh,PA
    1979- 33- 797-DET
    Rk1979-1979
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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