1979 Montreal Expos Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1979 Montreal Expos 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
197911rg99ExposYSteven Roeder (minors)SSJCColumbia State Community College (Columbia, TN)
197921rg359ExposNJim Weaver (minors)OF-0.331310.161.526JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
197931rg619ExposNDerrell Baker (minors)2BJCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
197941rg879ExposNRandy O'Neal (minors)RHP0.874500.080.17814217194.351.383JCPalm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
197951rg1117ExposNChris Campbell (minors)3BJCPanola College (Carthage, TX)
197961rg1357ExposNRory Brown (minors)LHPJCBroward Community College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
197971rg1576ExposNSteve Mastro (minors)3BJCMacomb Community College (Warren, MI)
197981rg1764ExposNMike Withrow (minors)RHPJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197991rg1924ExposNDavid Cohron (minors)LHPJCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
1979101rg2044ExposNRichard Vitato (minors)INFJCMerced College (Merced, CA)
1979111rg2154ExposNJohn Baker (minors)RHPJCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1979121rg2244ExposYBlake Byrket (minors)RHPJCMuscatine Community College (Muscatine, IA)
1979131rg2313ExposYJames Atkinson (minors)OF4YrWestern Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
1979141rg2363ExposNRic Wilson (minors)CJCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
1979151rg2402ExposYGeorge Keen (minors)C4YrWittenberg University (Springfield, OH)

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

15 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (13%). Total of 0.5 WAR, or 0.2 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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