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All picks for the 1st round of the june-sec phase of the 1979 MLB Amateur Entry Draft. Picks are displayed by round. Use the Draft Research Application to create reports. (subscription required)

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1979 Picks for 1st Round

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  • YearRdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NamePicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSch PicksSourceDivisionnthRegClass
    197911Marty Barrett2BBoston Red SoxPicks2B5-10176RR1958-06-23Arcadia,CAMLB1982-19911979-1991YesArizona StatePicksCollegeNCAA 1D4AZJr
    197912Chris GoodchildPSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-0180RR1959-02-02Los Angeles,CAA+1979-1985YesSanta MonicaPicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    197913Otis Nixon3BNew York YankeesPicksCF-OF6-2180BR1959-01-09Evergreen,NCMLB1983-19991979-1999YesLouisburg CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3NCSo
    197914Kelly FaulkPPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksP6-2205RR1959-04-23---AAA1979-1988YesWharton County Junior CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2TX---
    197915Bob FallonPChicago White SoxPicksP6-3200LL1960-02-18Bronx,NYMLB1984-19851979-1986YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    197916Scott FletcherSSChicago CubsPicksSS-2B5-11173RR1958-07-30Fort Walton Beach,FLMLB1981-19951979-1995YesGeorgia SouthernPicksCollegeNCAA 1D4GA---
    197917Joe HouseyPBaltimore OriolesPicksP6-2170RR1959-06-27Miami,FLAA1980-1985NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4FL---
    197918Mike BieleckiPPittsburgh PiratesPicksP6-3195RR1959-07-31Baltimore,MDMLB1984-19971979-1997YesValencia CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    197919Ed SchneiderPOakland AthleticsPicksP6-1190LL---Cincinnati,OHA1981-1981NoIndian River CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD3FL---
    1979110Mark ChristyPMontreal ExposPicksP6-3185RR1959-01-16Astoria,NYA+1981-1982YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4FL---
    1979111Gary Gaetti3BMinnesota TwinsPicks3B6-0205RR1958-08-19Centralia,ILMLB1981-20001979-2000YesNorthwest Missouri StatePicksCollegeNCAA 2D3MOJr
    1979112Ralph CitarellaPSt. Louis CardinalsPicksP6-0180RR1958-02-07East Orange,NJMLB1983-19871979-1988YesFlorida SouthernPicksCollegeNCAA 2D3FL---
    1979113Ken WrightOFToronto Blue JaysPicksP6-3190RR1956-09-19Paris,TXA+1979-1980YesTexasPicksCollegeNCAA 1D4TX---
    1979114Jeff HeathcockPSan Diego PadresPicksP6-4205RR1959-11-18Covina,CAMLB1983-19881981-1990NoGolden West CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979115Carlos DiazPSeattle MarinersPicksP6-0170RL1958-01-07Kaneohe,HIMLB1982-19861979-1986YesAllan Hancock CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979116Larry MikesellPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-0150LL1959-05-05Cocoa,FLA1981-1982NoEastern FL STPicksCollegeNJCAAD3FLSo
    1979117Paul FoxPDetroit TigersPicksP6-3195RR---San Mateo,CARk1979-1979YesCanada CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979118Al MajiaCLos Angeles DodgersPicksC---------------------YesOral RobertsPicksCollegeNCAA 1D1OK---
    1979119Lemmie MillerOFHouston AstrosPicksOF6-1190RR1960-06-02Dallas,TXMLB1984-19841981-1989NoSanta Barbara City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1979120Duane DeweyC-1BKansas City RoyalsPicksC-1B6-0190RR1958-08-28Westfield,NYAAA1979-1984YesLSUPicksCollegeNCAA 1D3LA---
    1979121Bill MooneyhamPNew York MetsPicksP6-0175RR1960-08-16Livermore,CAMLB1986-19861980-1988NoMerced CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CA---
    1979122Michael SanfordPTexas RangersPicksP---------------Childersburg,AL---YesGeorgia Perimeter CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3GA---
    1979123Weston MitchellSSCleveland IndiansPicksSS6-1175RR---Campbell,CAAA1979-1980YesSan Jose City CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CA---
    1979124Dave GrierPMilwaukee BrewersPicksP6-0175RR---Severna Park,MDAA1979-1983YesVirginia TechPicksCollegeNCAA 1D3VA---
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