37th Round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft

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37th Round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1978 37th / 1979 36th / 1979 37th / 1979 38th / 1980 37th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
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
197937839FrRnd1BravesYTimothy Fuller (minors)RHPHSBerkmar HS (Lilburn, GA)
197937840FrRnd2IndiansYGeorge Merry (minors)LHPHSIpswich HS (Ipswich, MA)
197937841FrRnd3CubsYHoward Shapiro (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
197937842FrRnd4PiratesYJoel Skinner (minors)C0.0564144117.228.580HSMission Bay HS (San Diego, CA)
197937843FrRnd5RangersNThomas Smith (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
197937844FrRnd6RoyalsNGreg Housner (minors)CHSBridgeport HS (Saginaw, MI)
197937845FrRnd7RedsYJeff Ayers (minors)RHPJCBellevue College (Bellevue, WA)

Other Rounds: 1978 37th / 1979 36th / 1979 37th / 1979 38th / 1980 37th

7 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (14%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or 0.0 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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