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1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    18Mike BieleckiPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-3195RR1959-07-31Baltimore,MD
    1979-  1-   8-PIT
    115William NicePCollegeSouthern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesP6-1200LL1960-05-23---
    1979-  1-  15-PIT
    118David McDonaldPCollegeAllegheny CollegeNCAA 3---PANoP------------------
    1980-  2-  47-TEX
    231Nattie GeorgeOFCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF-P5-10170RR1960-03-12San Jose,CA
    1980-  7-  81-CLE
    241Chris GoodchildPCollegeSanta MonicaCCCAA---CANoP6-0180RR1959-02-02Los Angeles,CA
    1979-  1-   2-SFN
    242Scott FiepkePHigh SchoolElizabethtown (Elizabethtown,KY)HSHSKYYesP6-0169LL1961-03-09Woodstock,IL
    1979-  2-  42-PIT
    350Rick WittIFCollegeGonzagaNCAA 1JrWANo1B-C6-2195RR------
    1980- 22- 550-SDN
    362Jose DeLeonP---New Jersey------NJYesP-OF6-4215RR1960-12-20Rancho Viejo,DR
    1982- 29- 724-PIT
    367Carl TaylorPCollegeCamden County CollegeNJCAA---NJYesP------------------
    1979-  3-  67-PIT
    368Scott Kuvinka3BCollegeOhioNCAA 1---OHYesC-3B6-3190RR---Aliquippa,PA
    1979-  3-  68-PIT
    493Rick OwnbeyPCollegeSanta Ana CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3185RR1957-10-20Corona,CA
    1980- 13- 313-NYN
    494Chris GreenPHigh SchoolDorsey (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2214LL1960-09-05Los Angeles,CA
    1979-  4-  94-PIT
    5117Todd DinsmoreOFCollegeTreasure Valley CCNWAACC---ORYesOF------------------
    1979-  5- 117-PIT
    5120Conner McGeheeOFHigh SchoolDouglas Freeman (Richmond,VA)HSHSVAYesOF5-11180LL---Richmond,VA
    1979-  5- 120-PIT
    6140Sheldon AndrewsPCollegeLower Columbia CCNWAACCFrWANoP5-10185RR1959-08-25Portland,OR
    1980-  2-  41-NYA
    6146Craig FitzpatrickPHigh SchoolFatima (Westphalia,MO)HSHSMONoP---------------Westphalia,MO
    1982-  3-  55-PHI
    7162Warren DeLisleSSCollegeBellevue CCNWAACC---WAYesSS------RR---Issaquah,WA
    1979-  7- 162-PIT
    7172John Alvarez3BHigh SchoolHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)HSHSCANo3B-2B6-1225RR---La Mesa,CA
    1979-  7- 172-PIT
    8179Chris FazondinePCollegeYakima Valley CollegeNWAACC---WAYesP------------------
    1979-  8- 179-PIT
    9195Marc OchalPCollegeBrookdale CCNJCAA---NJNoP6-3195RR------
    1981- 12- 291-SDN
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8198Andrew Snaith2BHigh SchoolChoctawhatchee (Fort Walton Beach,FL)HSHSFLYes3B-2B6-1185RR---Fort Walton Beach,FL
    1979-  8- 198-PIT
    9224Art RayPCollegeNorthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesP6-0180RR---Chicago,IL
    1979-  9- 224-PIT
    10250Ken FordCCollegeAlbany StateNCAA 2---GAYesOF-C5-11191RR1958-02-21Rhine,GA
    1979- 10- 250-PIT
    11276Mike JohnsonPHigh SchoolOsseo (Osseo,MN)HSHSMNYesP6-1195RR1960-12-30Osseo,MN
    1979- 11- 276-PIT
    12302Terry Salazar1BCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesOF-3B6-1190RR------
    1979- 12- 302-PIT
    13328Wilmot Reedy2BHigh SchoolThomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYYes2B-SS5-8170BR---Brooklyn,NY
    1979- 13- 328-PIT
    14354Jim FeltOFCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesOF-P6-0175RR1958-11-17Snellville,GA
    1979- 14- 354-PIT
    15380Tom OlszakOFCollegePennsylvaniaNCAA 1---PAYesOF6-1185RR------
    1979- 15- 380-PIT
    16406Ron WotusSSHigh SchoolBacon Academy (Colchester,CT)HSHSCTYes2B-SS6-1164RR1961-03-31Colchester,CT
    1979- 16- 406-PIT
    17432Darryl StephensOFHigh SchoolGonzaga Preparatory School (Spokane,WA)HSHSWANo1B-OF6-2188LL1958-10-26Downey,CA
    1984-  2-  35-DET
    18458Philip FritzOFHigh SchoolHenrico (Richmond,VA)HSHSVANo2B------RR------
    1979- 18- 458-PIT
    19484Otis GrantiF-CHigh SchoolCarver (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoIF-C---------------Atlanta,GA
    1979- 19- 484-PIT
    20510Tim Wheeler3BHigh SchoolDuPont (Belle,WV)HSHSWVYesP-3B5-11185RR1961-05-16Charleston,WV
    1979- 20- 510-PIT
    21535Larry NicholsonpCollegeOhioNCAA 1---OHYesP6-0195LL------
    1979- 21- 535-PIT
    22560Mike QuadeOFCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesOF-3B6-0182RR1957-03-12Evanston,IL
    1979- 22- 560-PIT
    23585Ron EvansSSHigh SchoolNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY)HSHSNYNoSS---------------New Hartford,NY
    1979- 23- 585-PIT
    24609Kevin BabbpHigh SchoolTaft (Lincoln City,OR)HSHSORNoP------------------
    1980-  4-  60-PIT
    25633Joey FarrillpHigh SchoolMosley (Panama City,FL)HSHSFLNoP------------------
    1981-  5- 124-BOS
    26657Jeff MetzpHigh SchoolConnellsville Area (Connellsville,PA)HSHSPANoP------------------
    1980-  5-  67-PIT
    27680John TuttSS-OFHigh SchoolMcQuaid Jesuit (Rochester,NY)HSHSNYNoOF6-0180RR1960-03-11Rome,GA
    1981-  8- 206-BAL
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    28701Lance MasonCHigh SchoolMeadowbrook (Richmond,VA)HSHSVANoC------------------
    1979- 28- 701-PIT
    29722Thomas Bartp-OFHigh SchoolBurrell (Lower Burrell,PA)HSHSPANoP-OF------------------
    1979- 29- 722-PIT
    30742Greg TuttSS-OFHigh SchoolMcQuaid Jesuit (Rochester,NY)HSHSNYNoSS-OF------------------
    1979- 30- 742-PIT
    31762Roger LorenzenOFCollegeWestern OregonNAIA---ORNoOF------------------
    1979- 31- 762-PIT
    32780Craig SteensenCHigh SchoolThe Hotchkiss School (Lakeville,CT)HSHSCTNoC------------------
    1979- 32- 780-PIT
    33798David Blume1BCollegeLewis-Clark IdahoNAIA---IDNoC-1B6-2210LR1957-12-06---
    1980- 18- 448-SEA
    34814Robert GulaskeyIFHigh SchoolElizabeth Forward (Elizabeth,PA)HSHSPAYes1B-3B6-0178RR---Elizabeth,PA
    1979- 34- 814-PIT
    35825Lawrence StylespCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PAYesP5-11200RR------
    1979- 35- 825-PIT
    36834Paul BardCCollegeTuftsNCAA 3---MANoC-1B6-3195RR------
    1980-  6- 139-LAN
    37842Joel SkinnerCHigh SchoolMission Bay (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesC-OF6-4204RR1961-02-21La Jolla,CA
    1979- 37- 842-PIT
    38849John PeoplespHigh SchoolJohn Dickinson (Wilmington,DE)HSHSDENoP---------------Wilmington,DE
    1979- 38- 849-PIT
    39855Herm WinninghamOfHigh SchoolOrangeburg-Wilkinson (Orangeburg,SC)HSHSSCNoOF-DH5-11175LR1961-12-01Orangeburg,SC
    1981-  1-   9-NYN
    40858Robert SeamespHigh SchoolTelestar Regional (Bethel,ME)HSHSMENoP------------------
    1979- 40- 858-PIT
    41861Mike SharpersonSSHigh SchoolOrangeburg-Wilkinson (Orangeburg,SC)HSHSSCNo2B-3B6-3190RR1961-10-04Orangeburg,SC
    1981-  1-  11-TOR
    42864Gordon MakipHigh SchoolBaltimore Polytechnic Institute (Baltimore,MD)HSHSMDYesP6-2175RR1961-05-23Baltimore,MD
    1979- 42- 864-PIT
    43867Michael GiedlinpHigh SchoolAlfred-Almond (Almond,NY)HSHSNYNoP------------------
    1979- 43- 867-PIT
    44870Paul CoxpHigh SchoolSpringbrook (Silver Spring,MD)HSHSMDNoP---------------Silver Spring,MD
    1979- 44- 870-PIT
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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