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All picks for the 1st round of the june-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
    197811Jim WatkinsCAtlanta BravesPicksOF6-0175LR1957-10-07Gary,INAA1979-1981NoFloridaPicksCollegeNCAA 1D4FLJr
    197812Craig ChamberlainPKansas City RoyalsPicksP6-1190RR1957-02-02Hollywood,CAMLB1979-19801979-1995YesArizonaPicksCollegeNCAA 1D2AZ---
    197813Jim TjaderIFNew York MetsPicks2B5-11175RR1958-12-26New Richmond,WIAA1979-1981YesIowa Western CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD3IA---
    197814Allen WesolowskiPMilwaukee BrewersPicksP6-4210RR---LaPorte,INA-1978-1978Yes---FA---D2------
    197815Scott FletcherSSHouston AstrosPicksSS-2B5-11173RR1958-07-30Fort Walton Beach,FLMLB1981-19951979-1995NoValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    197816Paul Homrig1BCalifornia AngelsPicksOF---------------San Pedro,CANCAA1979-1980No---FA---D2---HS
    197817Dann BilardelloCLos Angeles DodgersPicksC6-0190RR1959-05-26Santa Cruz,CAMLB1983-19921978-1994YesCabrillo CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CAFr
    197818Gerald MilleriF-OfSeattle MarinersPicks1B-OF6-3195RR------A1980-1982YesDes Moines Area CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2IA---
    197819Brad LesleyPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-6230RR1958-09-11Turlock,CAMLB1982-19851978-1985YesMerced CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CA---
    1978110Mike Richardt3BTexas RangersPicks2B6-0170RR1958-05-24Los Angeles,CAMLB1980-19841978-1988YesFresno City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CASo
    1978111Greg PastorsSSSan Diego PadresPicksSS6-0180RR---Connellsville,PAAAA1978-1983YesOklahoma StatePicksCollegeNCAA 1D3OK---
    1978112Pete ChapinPDetroit TigersPicksP6-3205RR1958-08-23Fullerton,CAAA1980-1983NoFullerton CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CA---
    1978113Dave GrierPCleveland IndiansPicksP6-0175RR---Severna Park,MDAA1979-1983NoValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1978114James McManusPChicago CubsPicksP6-1180RR------A-1979-1979YesTriton CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2IL---
    1978115Joe HouseyPNew York YankeesPicksP6-2170RR1959-06-27Miami,FLAA1980-1985NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1978116Simon GlennOFToronto Blue JaysPicksOF------------------NCAA1979-1980NoBlinn CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4TX---
    1978117Kevin DarstIFSan Francisco GiantsPicks2B5-10170RR---Vallejo,CAA+1978-1978YesSolano CC (CA)PicksCollegeCCCAAD4CA---
    1978118Mark ChristyPChicago White SoxPicksP6-3185RR1959-01-16Astoria,NYA+1981-1982NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FLFr
    1978119Jeff OrvillePSt. Louis CardinalsPicksP6-2190RR------Rk1978-1978YesSanta Ana CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978120Marty BarrettIFBoston Red SoxPicks2B5-10176RR1958-06-23Arcadia,CAMLB1982-19911979-1991NoMesa CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD3AZSo
    1978121Kendall GreenePPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksP---------------------YesSanta Barbara City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1978122Juan CoreyCBaltimore OriolesPicksC6-2170RR1958-05-03Isle of Pines,CUA+1979-1979YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    1978123Bill WaagSSPittsburgh PiratesPicksSS6-1180RR1958-04-23Bremerton,WAAA1979-1982YesLower Columbia CCPicksCollegeNWAACCD2WA---
    1978124Bruce KastelicSSMinnesota TwinsPicksSS6-1175LR---Tulsa,OKAA1981-1982NoRanger CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2TX---
    1978125Michael KennedySSOakland AthleticsPicksSS6-0170BR------A+1978-1979YesLinn-Benton CCPicksCollegeNWAACCD2OR---
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