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All picks for the 1st round of the jan-sec phase of the 1978 MLB Amateur Entry Draft. Picks are displayed by round. Use the Draft Research Application to create reports. (subscription required)

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1978 Picks for 1st Round

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  • YearRdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NamePicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSch PicksSourceDivisionnthRegClass
    197811Joe IsaacsPMinnesota TwinsPicksP6-4200LR---Asher,OKAA1978-1979YesEastern Oklahoma State CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2OK---
    197812Ron PiselPSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-2185RR1958-09-17Benson,ILAAA1978-1983YesSE ILL CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2ILSo
    197813Eduardo RodriguezSSBaltimore OriolesPicksSS5-8150RR1959-03-11Havana,CUAA1978-1986YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD1FL---
    197814Mark MartinCAtlanta BravesPicksP6-0198RR1958-03-27Houston,TXA1978-1980YesSan JacintoPicksCollegeNJCAAD2TX---
    197815Earl RobinsonOFKansas City RoyalsPicksOF---------------------YesGulf Coast CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    197816Mike MartinCSan Diego PadresPicksC6-2193LR1958-12-03Portland,ORMLB1986-19861978-1986YesMt. Hood CCPicksCollegeNWAACCD2OR---
    197817Vic WaltersPChicago White SoxPicksP6-0---RR---Homestead,FLA1978-1979YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    197818Rusty McDonaldPLos Angeles DodgersPicksP6-1190RR1958-01-12Cupertino,CAAAA1978-1984YesDe Anza CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197819Richard AlexanderOFSeattle MarinersPicksOF6-0185RR---Charlotte,NCA+1978-1978Yes---FA---D2-----
    1978110Tony PhillipsSS-2BMontreal ExposPicks2B-LF5-10175BR1959-04-25Atlanta,GAMLB1982-19991978-2015YesNew Mexico Military InstitutePicksCollegeNJCAAD2NMFr
    1978111David Garcia2BNew York YankeesPicks2B6-1165BR1958-03-04Oshkosh,WIA+1978-1979YesGrossmont CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978112Kurt KingsolverCPittsburgh PiratesPicksOF5-11175RR1958-09-25Los Alamitos,CAAAA1979-1983NoLong Beach City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978113Brian Denman1B-PBoston Red SoxPicksP6-4205RR1956-02-12Minneapolis,MNMLB1982-19821978-1986Yes---FA---D2------
    1978114Jim Tjader2BHouston AstrosPicks2B5-11175RR1958-12-26New Richmond,WIAA1979-1981NoIowa Western CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2IA---
    1978115Rob Hertel2B-3bToronto Blue JaysPicks2B6-2195RR1955-02-21Montebello,CANCAA1974-1977NoUSCPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2CA---
    1978116Wayne GuinnPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-3185RR1959-08-04Decatur,GAA1978-1981YesGeorgia Perimeter CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2GA---
    1978117Mike BatesPCleveland IndiansPicksP---------------Glendale,AZ---YesPhoenix CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4AZSo
    1978118James DavidSSSt. Louis CardinalsPicksSS6-4205RR---Franklin,KY---YesSanta Barbara City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD1CA---
    1978119Greg DeHartPMilwaukee BrewersPicksP6-1170RR---North Hollywood,CAA+1978-1985YesLos Angeles Valley CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978120Daryl AdamsPPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksP6-3230RR1959-08-28Willows,CAA+1978-1980YesButte CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CAFr
    1978121Scott FletcherSSOakland AthleticsPicksSS-2B5-11173RR1958-07-30Fort Walton Beach,FLMLB1981-19951979-1995NoValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1978122Michael Campbell3BChicago CubsPicks3B---------------Mesquite,TX---YesPanola CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2TX---
    1978123Michael ChildsCTexas RangersPicksC6-1180RR1958-09-30---A1978-1979YesRanger CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3TX---
    1978124Michael FosterPNew York MetsPicksP6-4195LL1959-03-19Atwater,CAA1980-1981YesMerced CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978125Simon GlennOFCalifornia AngelsPicksOF------------------NCAA1979-1980NoBlinn CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3TX---
    1978126William KlankPDetroit TigersPicksP6-2185RR---Ewing,NJA+1978-1979YesMercer County CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2NJ---
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