1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of C

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1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of C

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197911rg2FrRnd2MarinersYMichael Hood (minors)HSWashington Academy (Greenville, MS)
197921rg36FrRnd10White SoxNRandy Riccardi (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197921rg42FrRnd16AngelsNBill Worden (minors)JCMission College (Santa Clara, CA)
197921rg43FrRnd17GiantsYMatthew Dunn (minors)JCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197931rg63FrRnd11CubsNSteve Podraza (minors)JCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197941rg91FrRnd13PadresYGreg Tarnow (minors)
197941rg97FrRnd19PhilliesNGrant Priess (minors)JCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197941rg99FrRnd21RedsYLarry Raskin (minors)4YrCoastal Carolina University (Conway, SC)
197941rg100FrRnd22RoyalsYRoger Patoka (minors)
197951rg110FrRnd6IndiansNLuis Duarte (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197961rg138FrRnd10TwinsYTimothy Jensen (minors)JCSouth Florida State College (Avon Park, FL)
197971rg163FrRnd12AngelsNRuss Stephans (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
197971rg169FrRnd18DodgersNJim Gleissner (minors)JCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
197971rg170FrRnd19BrewersNPete Bazan (minors)JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197981rg181FrRnd9GiantsNKurtis Kemp (minors)JCLinn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
197981rg187FrRnd15Red SoxYTimothy Wadsworth (minors)
197981rg188FrRnd16YankeesYRichard Santarone (minors)JCCamden County College (Blackwood, NJ)
197991rg191FrRnd3IndiansNMike Reddish (minors)JCIndian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)
197991rg198FrRnd10RangersNMichael Williams (minors)JCHill College (Hillsboro, TX)
1979101rg208FrRnd8GiantsYJerry Lane (minors)JCSanta Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
1979141rg236FrRnd3ExposNRic Wilson (minors)JCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
1979151rg240FrRnd2ExposYGeorge Keen (minors)4YrWittenberg University (Springfield, OH)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

22 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2023 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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