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1979 Kansas City Royals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    120Duane DeweyC-1BCollegeLSUNCAA 1---LAYesC-OF6-0190RR1958-08-28Westfield,NY
    1979-  1-  20-KCA
    AAA1979-1984
    121Atlee HammakerPCollegeEast Tennessee StateNCAA 1---TNYesP6-2200BL1958-01-24Carmel,CA
    1979-  1-  21-KCA
    MLB1981-19951979-1995
    121Jeff SchattingerPCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesP6-5200LR1955-10-25Fresno,CA
    1979-  1-  21-KCA
    MLB1981-19811977-1983
    122Mike BrewerPCollegeFoothill CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-DH6-5190RR1959-10-24Shreveport,LA
    1979-  1-  22-KCA
    MLB1986-19861979-1986
    241David McDonaldPCollegeAllegheny CollegeNCAA 3---PANoP------------------
    1980-  2-  47-TEX
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    242David AndersonPCollegeArizona Western CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP5-11180RR1956-02-08Gresham,OR
    1979-  2-  42-KCA
    A1977-1977
    247John SkinnerPCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCYesP6-1180LR1958-05-03Franklin,IN
    1979-  2-  47-KCA
    AA1979-1982
    248Tim CatesPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesP6-1175RR1959-11-11Hapeville,GA
    1979-  2-  48-KCA
    AAA1979-1985
    355David LaBountyPCollegeYakima Valley CollegeNWAACC---WAYesP6-1170RR---Ephrata,WA
    1979-  3-  55-KCA
    A+1980-1981
    463Gil RobisonPCollegeCentralia CollegeNWAACC---WAYesP------------------
    1979-  4-  63-KCA
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    373Pat SheridanOFCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1JrMIYesOF-DH6-3175LR1957-12-04Ann Arbor,MI
    1979-  3-  73-KCA
    MLB1981-19911979-1991
    374Alex Christy1B------------NoOF5-10195RR1960-10-18---
    1982- 25- 629-CAL
    A+1982-1985
    499Dan MarinoPHigh SchoolCentral Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)HSHSPANoP6-4228---R1961-09-15Pittsburgh,PA
    1979-  4-  99-KCA
    ---
    4100Roger PatokaC------------YesC------------1959-08-31Plover,WI
    1979-  4- 100-KCA
    ---
    5124Curt ThrasherPCollegeOxnard CollegeCCCAAUKCAYesP------------------
    1979-  5- 124-KCA
    ---
    5125Mickey PalmerPCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYesOF6-1185BL---West Covina,CA
    1979-  5- 125-KCA
    A+1979-1982
    6147Mike BieleckiPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-3195RR1959-07-31Baltimore,MD
    1979-  1-   8-PIT
    MLB1984-19971979-1997
    6151Kenneth PourPHigh SchoolNew Athens (New Athens,IL)HSHSILYesP6-2185RR---New Athens,IL
    1979-  6- 151-KCA
    Rk1979-1980
    7177Craig LeffertsPCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZNoP6-1210LL1957-09-29Munich,GE
    1980-  9- 219-CHN
    MLB1983-19941980-1994
    8203Doran Perdue2BCollegeMurray StateNCAA 1---KYNo2B-SS5-9165LR1958-01-24Evansville,IN
    1980-  8- 189-SFN
    AA1980-1982
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9229Rob TownleyOFCollegeLong Beach StateNCAA 1---CAYesOF-1B5-11175RR------
    1979-  9- 229-KCA
    A+1979-1982
    10255Bill MooreOFHigh SchoolCovina (Covina,CA)HSHSCANoOF-1B6-1185RL1960-10-10Los Angeles,CA
    1983-  6- 146-MON
    MLB1986-19861983-1991
    11281Otis IrvinSSHigh SchoolWendell Phillips Academy (Chicago,IL)HSHSILYesSS-3B5-11160RR1960-09-05Chicago,IL
    1979- 11- 281-KCA
    A1979-1982
    12307Ron KraussPHigh SchoolSeminole (Seminole,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-2180LL1961-10-13Seminole,FL
    1979- 12- 307-KCA
    A+1979-1982
    13333Ron BatterCCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---FLYesC-1B6-1180RR1957-10-22---
    1979- 13- 333-KCA
    AA1979-1981
    14359Osbe Hoskins3BHigh SchoolCreston (Grand Rapids,MI)HSHSMINoOF5-11170RR---Grand Rapids,MI
    1982-  7- 161-SDN
    A+1982-1984
    15385Walt VanderbushpCollegeCollege of WoosterNCAA 3---OHYesP6-2190LR1958-08-14Buchanon,MI
    1979- 15- 385-KCA
    AAA1979-1985
    16411Johnny BarnetteOFCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCYesOF5-11180RR------
    1979- 16- 411-KCA
    Rk1979-1979
    17437David SullivanCCollegeOklahoma StateNCAA 1JrOKNoC-1B6-1185RR1958-06-26Tucson,AZ
    1980- 11- 277-HOU
    A+1980-1981
    18463John ElwayOFHigh SchoolGranada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-3215LR1960-06-28Port Angeles,WA
    1981-  2-  52-NYA
    A-1980-1982
    19489Daniel St. ClairpCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYesP6-1195RR------
    1979- 19- 489-KCA
    AAA1978-1985
    20515James Atkinson3BCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYes1B-3B6-2180LR------
    1979- 20- 515-KCA
    AA1979-1982
    21540Larry GrahekOFCollegeMinnesotaNCAA 1---MNYesOF-1B6-2195LL---Ely,MN
    1979- 21- 540-KCA
    A1979-1981
    22565Dave LuethySSCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1SrOKYesSS-2B6-1178RR---Portland,OR
    1979- 22- 565-KCA
    AA1977-1981
    23590Larry WilliamspCollegeCentral MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-3185RR------
    1979- 23- 590-KCA
    AA1979-1982
    24614Vin YuhaspHigh SchoolManalapan (Englishtown,NJ)HSHSNJYesP6-1170RR1961-05-23Manalapan,NJ
    1979- 24- 614-KCA
    AAA1979-1984
    25638Jeff TwittypCollegeSouth CarolinaNCAA 1---SCYesP6-2185LL1957-11-10Lancaster,SC
    1979- 25- 638-KCA
    MLB1980-19801979-1982
    26662Daniel FischerpCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVYesP6-3180RR------
    1979- 26- 662-KCA
    AAA1979-1983
    27685Craig HerberholzpHigh SchoolDetroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)HSHSMINoP6-4200RR---Detroit,MI
    1980-  2-  44-MIL
    A1980-1981
    28706Bryan NaborspHigh SchoolSouth Shore (Chicago,IL)HSHSILNoP---------------Chicago,IL
    1979- 28- 706-KCA
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    29727Andrew BastenpHigh SchoolAshwaubenon (Green Bay,WI)HSHSWINoP------------------
    1979- 29- 727-KCA
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    30747Mark WakaiCHigh SchoolCumberland Regional (Seabrook,NJ)HSHSNJNoC---------------Seabrook,NJ
    1979- 30- 747-KCA
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    31767Craig Patterson2BCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1---FLYes2B-3B5-9175RR1957-02-04Berwyn,IL
    1979- 31- 767-KCA
    AA1979-1981
    32785Ken KurtzpCollegeMississippi StateNCAA 1---MSYesP6-0195LL------
    1979- 32- 785-KCA
    A+1979-1979
    33803James JonespHigh SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)HSHSCANoP------------------
    1980-  4-  64-MIL
    ---
    34818Allan GarrayCCollegeConnecticutNCAA 1---CTYesC6-2210RR1958-10-17Woodbury,CT
    1979- 34- 818-KCA
    A1979-1980
    35828Reggie WestOfCollegeSanta Ana CollegeCCCAASoCANoOF5-10175LR1960-10-22Havelock,NC
    1979- 35- 828-KCA
    AAA1981-1985
    36837Leon VickersOfCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYesOF------------------
    1979- 36- 837-KCA
    NCAA1979-1979
    37844Greg HousnerCHigh SchoolBridgeport (Bridgeport,MI)HSHSMINoC---------------Bridgeport,MI
    1979- 37- 844-KCA
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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