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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
    MLB1984-19971979-1997
    115William NicePCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesP6-1200LL1960-05-23---
    1979-  1-  15-PIT
    A1979-1980
    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
    A1984-1984
    241Chris GoodchildPCollegeSanta MonicaCCCAA---CANoP6-0180RR1959-02-02Los Angeles,CA
    1979-  1-   2-SFN
    A+1979-1985
    242Scott FiepkePHigh SchoolElizabethtown (Elizabethtown,KY)HSHSKYYesP6-0169LL1961-03-09Woodstock,IL
    1979-  2-  42-PIT
    AA1979-1986
    350Rick WittIFCollegeGonzagaNCAA 1JrWANo1B-C6-2195RR------
    1980- 22- 550-SDN
    A-1979-1980
    362Jose DeLeonP------------YesP-OF6-4215RR1960-12-20Rancho Viejo,DR
    1982- 29- 724-PIT
    MLB1983-19951979-1995
    367Carl TaylorPCollegeCamden County CollegeNJCAA---NJYesP------------------
    1979-  3-  67-PIT
    ---
    368Scott Kuvinka3BCollegeOhioNCAA 1---OHYesC-3B6-3190RR---Aliquippa,PA
    1979-  3-  68-PIT
    A+1979-1981
    493Rick OwnbeyPCollegeSanta Ana CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3185RR1957-10-20Corona,CA
    1980- 13- 313-NYN
    MLB1982-19861980-1987
    494Chris GreenPHigh SchoolDorsey (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2214LL1960-09-05Los Angeles,CA
    1979-  4-  94-PIT
    MLB1984-19841979-1987
    5117Todd DinsmoreOFCollegeTreasure Valley CCNWAACC---ORYesOF------------------
    1979-  5- 117-PIT
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    5120Conner McGeheeOFHigh SchoolDouglas Freeman (Richmond,VA)HSHSVAYesOF5-11180LL---Richmond,VA
    1979-  5- 120-PIT
    AA1979-1984
    6140Sheldon AndrewsPCollegeLower Columbia CCNWAACCFrWANoP5-10185RR1959-08-25Portland,OR
    1980-  2-  41-NYA
    A+1980-1983
    6146Craig FitzpatrickPHigh SchoolFatima (Westphalia,MO)HSHSMONoP---------------Westphalia,MO
    1982-  3-  55-PHI
    ---
    7162Warren DeLisleSSCollegeBellevue CCNWAACC---WAYesSS------RR---Issaquah,WA
    1979-  7- 162-PIT
    NCAA1980-1981
    7172John Alvarez3BHigh SchoolHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)HSHSCANo3B-2B6-1225RR---La Mesa,CA
    1979-  7- 172-PIT
    AAA1977-1981
    8179Chris FazondinePCollegeYakima Valley CollegeNWAACC---WAYesP------------------
    1979-  8- 179-PIT
    ---
    9195Marc OchalPCollegeBrookdale CCNJCAA---NJNoP6-3195RR------
    1981- 12- 291-SDN
    A+1981-1982
    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
    A+1979-1982
    9224Art RayPCollegeNorthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesP6-0180RR---Chicago,IL
    1979-  9- 224-PIT
    AA1979-1984
    10250Ken FordCCollegeAlbany StateNCAA 2---GAYesOF-C5-11191RR1958-02-21Rhine,GA
    1979- 10- 250-PIT
    AAA1979-1986
    11276Mike JohnsonPHigh SchoolOsseo (Osseo,MN)HSHSMNYesP6-1195RR1960-12-30Osseo,MN
    1979- 11- 276-PIT
    AA1979-1985
    12302Terry Salazar1BCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesOF-3B6-1190RR------
    1979- 12- 302-PIT
    AA1979-1981
    13328Wilmot Reedy2BHigh SchoolThomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYYes2B-SS5-8170BR---Brooklyn,NY
    1979- 13- 328-PIT
    Rk1979-1979
    14354Jim FeltOFCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesOF-P6-0175RR1958-11-17Snellville,GA
    1979- 14- 354-PIT
    A+1979-1984
    15380Tom OlszakOFCollegePennsylvaniaNCAA 1---PAYesOF6-1185RR------
    1979- 15- 380-PIT
    A+1979-1979
    16406Ron WotusSSHigh SchoolBacon Academy (Colchester,CT)HSHSCTYes2B-SS6-1164RR1961-03-31Colchester,CT
    1979- 16- 406-PIT
    MLB1983-19841979-1989
    17432Darryl StephensOFHigh SchoolGonzaga Preparatory School (Spokane,WA)HSHSWANo1B-OF6-2188LL1958-10-26Downey,CA
    1984-  2-  35-DET
    AA1980-1985
    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
    AAA1979-1984
    21535Larry NicholsonpCollegeOhioNCAA 1---OHYesP6-0195LL------
    1979- 21- 535-PIT
    A+1979-1979
    22560Mike QuadeOFCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesOF-3B6-0182RR1957-03-12Evanston,IL
    1979- 22- 560-PIT
    AA1979-1983
    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
    AAA1980-1986
    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 State CollegeNAIA---IDNoC-1B6-2210LR1957-12-06---
    1980- 18- 448-SEA
    AA1980-1983
    34814Robert GulaskeyIFHigh SchoolElizabeth Forward (Elizabeth,PA)HSHSPAYes1B-3B6-0178RR---Elizabeth,PA
    1979- 34- 814-PIT
    Rk1979-1979
    35825Lawrence StylespCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PAYesP5-11200RR------
    1979- 35- 825-PIT
    A1979-1981
    36834Paul BardCCollegeTuftsNCAA 3---MANoC-1B6-3195RR------
    1980-  6- 139-LAN
    AA1980-1984
    37842Joel SkinnerCHigh SchoolMission Bay (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesC-OF6-4204RR1961-02-21La Jolla,CA
    1979- 37- 842-PIT
    MLB1983-19911980-1994
    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
    MLB1984-19921981-1993
    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
    MLB1987-19951982-1996
    42864Gordon MakipHigh SchoolBaltimore Polytechnic Institute (Baltimore,MD)HSHSMDYesP6-2175RR1961-05-23Baltimore,MD
    1979- 42- 864-PIT
    Rk1979-1979
    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