1978 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

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1978 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979

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
197811rg2FrRnd2BravesNJoe Housey (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197811rg3FrRnd3AthleticsNDavid Grier (minors)JCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197811rg7FrRnd7BrewersYWeldon Swift (minors)
197811rg10FrRnd10ExposYGary Hartsock (minors)JCMuscatine Community College (Muscatine, IA)
197811rg11FrRnd11TigersYChris Codiroli (minors)-2.710014438474.871.453JCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
197811rg15FrRnd15TwinsNRalph Citarella (minors)0.51650.200.40021014.061.240JCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
197811rg16FrRnd16CardinalsNMichael Gentry (minors)JCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
197811rg17FrRnd17White SoxNMark Christy (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197811rg18FrRnd18RedsNBrad Lesley (minors)0.74930.333.66754133.861.246JCMerced College (Merced, CA)
197811rg20FrRnd20PiratesNPete Chapin (minors)JCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
197811rg22FrRnd22DodgersYBrian Holton (minors)2.1113200.050.14518520193.621.423JCLouisburg College (Louisburg, NC)
197811rg24FrRnd24PhilliesYDonald Woodward (minors)JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197811rg26FrRnd26RoyalsNLee Cline (minors)JCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
197821rg29FrRnd3AthleticsNKendall Greene (minors)JCSanta Barbara City College (Santa Barbara, CA)
197821rg31FrRnd5MarinersYTony Jordan (minors)JCMonterey Peninsula College (Monterey, CA)
197821rg37FrRnd11TigersYKevin Fitzhugh (minors)JCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
197821rg42FrRnd16CardinalsNDon Sutherland (minors)JCBarstow Community College (Barstow, CA)
197821rg43FrRnd17White SoxNJohn Wolfer (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197821rg44FrRnd18RedsYLarry Buckel (minors)JCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
197821rg50FrRnd24PhilliesNSteven Russell (minors)HSMuskogee HS (Muskogee, OK)
197821rg51FrRnd25YankeesYJohn Franks (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197831rg54FrRnd2BravesYJames Rogers (minors)JCMurray State College (Tishomingo, OK)
197831rg59FrRnd7BrewersYDoug Jones (minors)21.428570.143.39384669793.31.24303JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197831rg62FrRnd10ExposUnkJohn Maxson (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197831rg64FrRnd12AstrosNJoe Collins (minors)JCHillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL)
197831rg66FrRnd14CubsNRich Aspenleiter (minors)JCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
197831rg68FrRnd16CardinalsYDaniel Pierce (minors)JCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)
197831rg69FrRnd17White SoxNJeffrey Orville (minors)JCSanta Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
197831rg72FrRnd20PiratesNMel Locke (minors)JCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
197831rg74FrRnd22DodgersNBrad Patterson (minors)JCUmpqua Community College (Roseburg, OR)
197831rg75FrRnd23Red SoxNMilton Ondracek (minors)JCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
197841rg80FrRnd2BravesNJack McMahon (minors)JCCypress College (Cypress, CA)
197841rg82FrRnd4MetsNRon Graves (minors)JCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
197841rg84FrRnd6PadresNJames Tunnell (minors)JCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197841rg85FrRnd7BrewersNLarry May (minors)JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197841rg87FrRnd9IndiansYRobin Fuson (minors)JCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197851rg104FrRnd1BravesNHoward Scott (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197851rg109FrRnd6GiantsNEugene Hernandez (minors)JCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197851rg110FrRnd7IndiansYKeith Hendry (minors)JCSouth Florida State College (Avon Park, FL)
197851rg115FrRnd12TwinsYSteve Green (minors)JCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
197851rg117FrRnd14White SoxNDon Brownell (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197851rg121FrRnd18OriolesYGeorge Paul (minors)JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
197861rg128FrRnd2MetsNLouie D'Amore (minors)JCCounty College of Morris (Randolph, NJ)
197861rg129FrRnd3MarinersYTeddy Adkins (minors)JCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)
197861rg140FrRnd14RedsNTimothy Muench (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197861rg142FrRnd16OriolesNCurt Kowalski (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197861rg143FrRnd17DodgersNJimmy Boring (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197861rg146FrRnd20RoyalsYLarry Onesi (minors)
197871rg154FrRnd8AngelsNTrent Smith (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197871rg156FrRnd10TwinsNDavid Dodson (minors)JCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197871rg158FrRnd12White SoxNKen Hallin (minors)JCSouthwestern College (Chula Vista, CA)
197871rg159FrRnd13RedsNKevin Wiebold (minors)JCMcLennan Community College (Waco, TX)
197871rg160FrRnd14PiratesNCourtney Wyrick (minors)JCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
197871rg161FrRnd15OriolesNTed Dixon (minors)JCAngelina College (Lufkin, TX)
197881rg168FrRnd4GiantsNJoe Olivas (minors)JCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197881rg170FrRnd6ExposYMark South (minors)4YrWright State University (Dayton, OH)
197881rg171FrRnd7AngelsNArthur Maebe (minors)JCMission College (Santa Clara, CA)
197881rg172FrRnd8TwinsNLarry Navilhon (minors)JCCollege of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA)
197881rg177FrRnd13DodgersNAnthony Murdaugh (minors)4YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
197891rg180FrRnd2MetsNAlbert Hammack (minors)JCBellevue College (Bellevue, WA)
197891rg185FrRnd7AngelsNBilly Blizzard (minors)JCBarstow Community College (Barstow, CA)
197891rg188FrRnd10RedsNJames McManus (minors)JCTriton College (River Grove, IL)
197891rg191FrRnd13DodgersNPeter Zorich (minors)JCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
197891rg192FrRnd14RoyalsNRandy Cornelius (minors)
1978101rg193FrRnd1AthleticsNLarry White (minors)0.31110.000.00011012.371.160JCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
1978101rg194FrRnd2MetsNRobert Randolph (minors)JCButte College (Oroville, CA)
1978101rg197FrRnd5ExposYPaul Josephson (minors)
1978101rg200FrRnd8CardinalsNKenneth Corzel (minors)JCSanta Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
1978101rg201FrRnd9RedsNJeff Fiechtner (minors)JCDes Moines Area Community College (Boone, IA)
1978101rg202FrRnd10OriolesNRobert Pigford (minors)JCCommunity College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
1978111rg204FrRnd1AthleticsNJohn Davis (minors)JCSolano Community College (Fairfield, CA)
1978131rg210FrRnd1TwinsYJohn Minarcin (minors)

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979

72 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (8%). Total of 22.3 WAR, or 3.7 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

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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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