1st Round of the 1977 MLB June Amateur Draft

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1st Round of the 1977 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1976 1st / 1977 1st / 1977 2nd / 1978 1st

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197711FrRnd1White SoxY$32,000Harold Baines (minors)1B38.728309908384.289.820HSSt. Michaels HS (St. Michaels, MD)
197712FrRnd2ExposY$75,000Bill Gullickson (minors)RHP23.32735763.141.3533981621363.931.280HSJoliet Catholic Academy (Joliet, IL)
197713FrRnd3BrewersY$77,500Paul Molitor (minors)SS75.7268310835234.306.8174YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
197714FrRnd4BravesY$52,500Tim Cole (minors)LHPHSSaugerties HS (Saugerties, NY)
197715FrRnd5TigersY$43,500Kevin Richards (minors)RHPHSRoosevelt HS (Wyandotte, MI)
197716FrRnd6CardinalsY$50,000Terry Kennedy (minors)C21.614914979113.264.6994YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
197717FrRnd7AngelsY$60,000Richard Dotson (minors)RHP15.98003051111134.231.410HSAnderson HS (Cincinnati, OH)
197718FrRnd8PadresY$60,000Brian Greer (minors)OF-0.1540.000.000HSSonora HS (La Habra, CA)
197719FrRnd9RangersY$49,500David Hibner (minors)SSHSHowell HS (Howell, MI)
1977110FrRnd10GiantsY$50,000Craig Landis (minors)SSHSVintage HS (Napa, CA)
1977111FrRnd11IndiansY$32,000Bruce Compton (minors)OFHSNorman HS (Norman, OK)
1977112FrRnd12CubsY$50,000Randy Martz (minors)RHP3.868790.165.4406817193.781.3574YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
1977113FrRnd13Red SoxY$42,500Andrew Madden (minors)RHPHSNew Hartford HS (New Hartford, NY)
1977114FrRnd14AstrosY$50,000Ricky Adams (minors)SS0.81202474.215.551HSMontclair HS (Montclair, CA)
1977115FrRnd15TwinsY$40,000Paul Croft (minors)OFHSMorristown HS (Morristown, NJ)
1977116FrRnd16MetsY$35,000Wally Backman (minors)SS13.21102324510.275.687HSAloha HS (Aloha, OR)
1977117FrRnd17AthleticsY$35,000Craig Harris (minors)RHPHSBuena HS (Sierra Vista, AZ)
1977118FrRnd18PiratesY$45,000Anthony Nicely (minors)OFHSMeadowdale HS (Dayton, OH)
1977119FrRnd19OriolesY$50,000Drungo Hazewood (minors)C-0.1650.000.000HSSacramento HS (Sacramento, CA)
1977120FrRnd20DodgersY$20,000Bob Welch (minors)RHP43.73065822.151.3635062111463.471.2784YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1977121FrRnd21RoyalsY$40,000Mike Jones (minors)LHP-0.10007111104.431.490HSSutherland HS (Pittsford, NY)
1977122FrRnd22PhilliesY$40,000Scott Munninghoff (minors)RHP0.24101.0004.0004004.502.170HSPurcell Marian HS (Cincinnati, OH)
1977123FrRnd23YankeesY$40,000Steve Taylor (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)
1977124FrRnd24RedsY$40,000Tad Venger (minors)3BHSWilliam S. Hart HS (Santa Clarita, CA)
1977125FrRnd25Blue JaysY$36,000Tom Goffena (minors)SSHSSidney HS (Sidney, OH)
1977126FrRnd26MarinersY$58,000Dave Henderson (minors)OF27.615385130197.258.756HSDos Palos HS (Dos Palos, CA)

Other Rounds: 1976 1st / 1977 1st / 1977 2nd / 1978 1st

26 matching player(s). 14 played in the majors (53%). Total of 264.2 WAR, or 18.9 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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