1978 MLB January Draft Pick Transactions

 

Overall # Round # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Blue Jays
Mike Lebo
2 1-2
Braves
Joe Housey
3 1-3
Athletics
David Grier
4 1-4
Mets
Gerry Miller
5 1-5
Mariners
Jim Maler
6 1-6
Padres
Donald Johnson
7 1-7
Brewers
Weldon Swift
8 1-8
Giants
Greg Byrd
9 1-9
Indians
Thomas Anderson
10 1-10
Expos
Gary Hartsock
11 1-11
Tigers
Chris Codiroli
12 1-12
Astros
Greg Smith
13 1-13
Angels
Rick Evans
14 1-14
Cubs
Joe Hicks
15 1-15
Twins
Ralph Citarella
16 1-16
Cardinals
Michael Gentry
17 1-17
White Sox
Mark Christy
18 1-18
Reds
Brad Lesiey
19 1-19
Rangers
Michael Vickers
20 1-20
Pirates
Pete Chapin
21 1-21
Orioles
Kenny Kurtz
22 1-22
Dodgers
Brian Holton
23 1-23
Red Sox
Bruce Kastelic
24 1-24
Phillies
Don Woodward
25 1-25
Yankees
Mark Harris
26 1-26
Royals
Lee Cline
Round 2
27 2-1
Blue Jays
Mike Richardt
28 2-2
Braves
Ronald Rudd
29 2-3
Athletics
Kendall Greene
30 2-4
Mets
Michael Cannon
31 2-5
Mariners
Anthony Jordan
32 2-6
Padres
Jeff Stottlemyre
33 2-7
Brewers
Doug Loman
34 2-8
Giants
Ned Raines
35 2-9
Indians
Robert Conley
36 2-10
Expos
Charles Barclift
37 2-11
Tigers
Kevin Fitzhugh
38 2-12
Astros
Pat Perry
39 2-13
Angels
Steven Norman
40 2-14
Cubs
Craig Kornfeld
41 2-15
Twins
Jesse Orosco
42 2-16
Cardinals
Don Sutherland
43 2-17
White Sox
John Wolfer
44 2-18
Reds
Larry Buckel
45 2-19
Rangers
Mark Knowes
46 2-20
Pirates
Brent Hillenga
47 2-21
Orioles
Daniel Keck
48 2-22
Dodgers
Greg Schultz
49 2-23
Red Sox
Matt Young
50 2-24
Phillies
Steven Russell
51 2-25
Yankees
John Franks
52 2-26
Royals
Eugene Picchena
Round 3
53 3-1
Blue Jays
Geno Petralli
54 3-2
Braves
James Rogers
55 3-3
Athletics
Thomas McGivney
56 3-4
Mets
Marty Barrett
57 3-5
Mariners
Dann Bilardello
58 3-6
Padres
Ed Vande Berg
59 3-7
Brewers
Doug Jones
60 3-8
Giants
Paul Plinski
61 3-9
Indians
Lloyd Turner
62 3-10
Expos
John Maxom
63 3-11
Tigers
John Cardinali
64 3-12
Astros
Joe Collins
65 3-13
Angels
Anthony Dailey
66 3-14
Cubs
Richard Aspenieiter
67 3-15
Twins
Harold Rowe
68 3-16
Cardinals
Daniel Pierce
69 3-17
White Sox
Jeffrey Orville
70 3-18
Reds
Paul Gibson
71 3-19
Rangers
Anthony Stevens
72 3-20
Pirates
Mel Locke
73 3-21
Orioles
David Jensen
74 3-22
Dodgers
Brad Patterson
75 3-23
Red Sox
Milton Ondracek
76 3-24
Phillies
James Green
77 3-25
Yankees
Key N Niewulis
78 3-26
Royals
Keith Vranesh
Round 4
79 4-1
Blue Jays
Michael Kelly
80 4-2
Braves
Jack McMahon
81 4-3
Athletics
Karl Jastrow
82 4-4
Mets
Ron Graves
83 4-5
Mariners
Kirk Komstadius
84 4-6
Padres
James Tunnell
85 4-7
Brewers
Larry May
86 4-8
Giants
James Evans
87 4-9
Indians
Robin Fuson
88 4-10
Expos
Ken Kellogg
89 4-11
Tigers
Steve Conroy
90 4-12
Angels
Mark Nocciolo
91 4-13
Cubs
Matt Stilwell
92 4-14
Twins
Timothy Madera
93 4-15
Cardinals
Gary Gaetti
94 4-16
White Sox
Duane Dewey
95 4-17
Reds
Larry Mikeself
96 4-18
Rangers
Richard Derechailo
97 4-19
Pirates
Bill Waag
98 4-20
Orioles
Stanley Hendrickson
99 4-21
Dodgers
Matt Reeves
100 4-22
Red Sox
Daniel Weppner
101 4-23
Phillies
Angelo Ross
102 4-24
Yankees
Rusty McNealy
103 4-25
Royals
Doug Wabeke
Round 5
104 5-1
Braves
Howard Scott
105 5-2
Athletics
Jerry Lane
106 5-3
Mets
Ricky Jones
107 5-4
Mariners
Kevin Miller
108 5-5
Brewers
Roland Atkins
109 5-6
Giants
Eugene Hernandez
110 5-7
Indians
Keith Hendry
111 5-8
Expos
Louis Stawarz
112 5-9
Tigers
Rich DeVincenzo
113 5-10
Angels
Jeff Hanslovan
114 5-11
Cubs
John Kossick
115 5-12
Twins
Steven Green
116 5-13
Cardinals
Edward Lindsey
117 5-14
White Sox
Don Brownell
118 5-15
Reds
Dan Sarrett
119 5-16
Rangers
Edward Bailey
120 5-17
Pirates
Robert Smith
121 5-18
Orioles
George Paul
122 5-19
Dodgers
Bryan Little
123 5-20
Red Sox
Howard Brodsky
124 5-21
Phillies
Gary Venner
125 5-22
Yankees
Dean Foes
126 5-23
Royals
Francis Mouse
Round 6
127 6-1
Athletics
James Padula
128 6-2
Mets
Louis D'Amore
129 6-3
Mariners
Teddy Adkins
130 6-4
Brewers
Porter Wyatt
131 6-5
Giants
Michael Ott
132 6-6
Indians
Robert Payne
133 6-7
Expos
Brian Benedict
134 6-8
Tigers
Donald Pierce
135 6-9
Angels
Mark Seeger
136 6-10
Cubs
Kevin Shuster
137 6-11
Twins
Richard Austin
138 6-12
Cardinals
Gary Kempton
139 6-13
White Sox
Russ Fowler
140 6-14
Reds
Tim Muench
141 6-15
Pirates
Michael Leveton
142 6-16
Orioles
Curt Kowalski
143 6-17
Dodgers
Jimmy Boring
144 6-18
Red Sox
James Funderburk
145 6-19
Phillies
Juan Parker
146 6-20
Royals
Larry Onesi
Round 7
147 7-1
Athletics
James Johnson
148 7-2
Mets
Floyd Gow
149 7-3
Brewers
Robert Duncan
150 7-4
Giants
Michael Kennedy
151 7-5
Indians
Ralph Henriguez
152 7-6
Expos
Renardo Richardson
153 7-7
Tigers
Dan O'Connor
154 7-8
Angels
Trent Smith
155 7-9
Cubs
Todd Wilson
156 7-10
Twins
David Dodson
157 7-11
Cardinals
Kevin Coughlon
158 7-12
White Sox
Ken Hallin
159 7-13
Reds
Kevin Wiebold
160 7-14
Pirates
Courtney Wyrick
161 7-15
Orioles
Ted Dixon
162 7-16
Dodgers
Larry Pittman
163 7-17
Phillies
Jeffrey Musser
164 7-18
Royals
Tom Chevolek
Round 8
165 8-1
Athletics
Robert Parr
166 8-2
Mets
Jamie Nelson
167 8-3
Brewers
Greg Robles
168 8-4
Giants
Joe Olivas
169 8-5
Indians
Russell Cain
170 8-6
Expos
Mark South
171 8-7
Angels
Arthur Maebe
172 8-8
Twins
Larry Navilhon
173 8-9
Cardinals
Robert Weirum
174 8-10
Reds
Robert Day
175 8-11
Pirates
John Garcia
176 8-12
Orioles
John Wood
177 8-13
Dodgers
Anthony Murdaugh
178 8-14
Royals
John Melody
Round 9
179 9-1
Athletics
Kevin Darst
180 9-2
Mets
Al Hammack
181 9-3
Brewers
Kyle Farenthold
182 9-4
Giants
Bruce Oliver
183 9-5
Indians
James Gardner
184 9-6
Expos
John Damon
185 9-7
Angels
Billy Blizzard
186 9-8
Twins
Ronnie Mears
187 9-9
Cardinals
Matthew Vejar
188 9-10
Reds
James McManus
189 9-11
Pirates
Joe Nemeth
190 9-12
Orioles
Charles Proviano
191 9-13
Dodgers
Peter Zorich
192 9-14
Royals
Randy Comelius
Round 10
193 10-1
Athletics
Larry White
194 10-2
Mets
Robert Randolph
195 10-3
Brewers
Jerry Lewis
196 10-4
Indians
Joseph Kelihar
197 10-5
Expos
Paul Josephson
198 10-6
Angels
Dave Yobs
199 10-7
Twins
Art Piccolotti
200 10-8
Cardinals
Kenneth Corzel
201 10-9
Reds
Jeff Fiechtne
202 10-10
Orioles
Robert Pigford
203 10-11
Royals
Michael Koch
Round 11
204 11-1
Athletics
John Davis
205 11-2
Brewers
Eddie Brunson
206 11-3
Twins
Tom Paul
207 11-4
Cardinals
Kevin Waller
Round 12
208 12-1
Brewers
Charles Dinkins
209 12-2
Twins
Gary Forillo
Round 13
210 13-1
Twins
John Minarcin