1979 Philadelphia Phillies Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1979 Philadelphia Phillies Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197911rg1919PhilliesUnkDean Baugh (minors)OFJCButte College (Oroville, CA)
197921rg4519PhilliesNRobert Fischer (minors)RHPJCPanola College (Carthage, TX)
197931rg7119PhilliesYJon Lindsey (minors)SSJCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197941rg9719PhilliesNGrant Priess (minors)CJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197951rg12117PhilliesNKen Schubert (minors)RHPJCSt. Clair County Community College (Port Huron, MI)
197961rg14416PhilliesNBenny Smith (minors)LHPJCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
197971rg16615PhilliesNRobert Culley (minors)3BJCPanola College (Carthage, TX)
197981rg18311PhilliesNNathan Frierson (minors)RHPJCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
197991rg19911PhilliesNDon Young (minors)OFJCParis Junior College (Paris, TX)
1979101rg21010PhilliesNStephen D'Ercole (minors)SSJCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
1979111rg2198PhilliesNDonald Wilson (minors)RHPJCSalem Community College (Carneys Point, NJ)
1979121rg2277PhilliesNRichard Yraguen (minors)SSJCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

12 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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