1979 Major League Baseball Draft Pick Transactions

Rounds 1 - 10

Rounds 1-10  Rounds 11-20  Rounds 21-30  Rounds 31-40  Rounds 41-44

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Mariners
  Al Chambers
2 1-2
Mets
  Tim Leary
3 1-3
Blue Jays
  Jay Schroeder
4 1-4
Braves
  Brad Komminsk
5 1-5
Athletics
  Juan Bustabad
6 1-6
Cardinals
  Andy Van Slyke
7 1-7
Indians
  Jon Bohnet
8 1-8
Astros
  John Mizerock
9 1-9
White Sox
  Steve Buechele
10 1-10
Expos
  Tim Wallach
11 1-11
Twins
  Kevin Brandt
12 1-12
Cubs
  Jon Perlman
13 1-13
Tigers
  Rick Leach
14 1-14
Padres
  Joe Lansford
15 1-15
Angels
Giants

 

Received from Angels as compensation for free agent Jim Barr

Scott Garrelts
16 1-16
Pirates
Dodgers

 

Received from Pirates as compensation for free agent Lee Lacy

Steve Howe
17 1-17
Rangers
  Jerry Don Gleaton
18 1-18
Giants
  Rick Luecken
19 1-19
Orioles
White Sox

 

Received from Orioles as compensation for free agent Steve Stone

Rick Seilheimer
20 1-20
Phillies
Reds

 

Received from Phillies as compensation for free agent Pete Rose

Dan Lamar
21 1-21
Royals
  Atlee Hammaker
22 1-22
Reds
  Mike Sullivan
23 1-23
Brewers
Tigers

 

Received from Brewers as compensation for free agent Jim Slaton

Chris Baker
24 1-24
Dodgers
Padres

 

Received from Dodgers as compensation for free agent Derrel Thomas

Bob Geren
25 1-25
Yankees
Dodgers

 

Received from Yankees as compensation for free agent Tommy John

Steve Perry
26 1-26
Red Sox
Athletics

 

Received from Red Sox as compensation for free agent Steve Renko

Mike Stenhouse
Round 2
27 2-1
Mariners
  Jamie Allen
28 2-2
Mets
  Jeff Bettendorf
29 2-3
Blue Jays
  Ron Shepherd
30 2-4
Braves
Reds

 

Received from Braves as compensation for free agent Mike Lum

Keefe Cato
31 2-5
Athletics
  Tom Dodd
32 2-6
Cardinals
Expos

 

Received from Cardinals as compensation for free agent Darold Knowles

Mike Kwiecinski
33 2-7
Indians
  Chris Rehbaum
34 2-8
Astros
  Ty Gainey
35 2-9
White Sox
  Scott Glanz
36 2-10
Expos
Athletics

 

Received from Expos as compensation for free agent Elias Sosa

Mark Ferguson
37 2-11
Twins
  Randy Bush
38 2-12
Cubs
  Shane Allen
39 2-13
Tigers
  Keith Fisher
40 2-14
Padres
  Derek Tatsuno
41 2-15
Angels
Reds

 

Received from Angels as penalty for tampering with Bill Bordley

Bob Buchanan
42 2-16
Pirates
  Scott Fiepke
43 2-17
Rangers
  Donnie Scott
44 2-18
Giants
  Chris Brown
45 2-19
Orioles
  Tim Maples
46 2-20
Phillies
  Kyle Money
47 2-21
Royals
  John Skinner
48 2-22
Reds
  Richard Wysocki
49 2-23
Brewers
  Mark Higgins
50 2-24
Dodgers
  David Lanning
51 2-25
Yankees
  Todd Demeter
52 2-26
Red Sox
  Marc Sullivan
Round 3
53 3-1
Mariners
  Rick Adair
54 3-2
Mets
  Craig Jones
55 3-3
Blue Jays
  Ron Romanick
56 3-4
Braves
  Daniel Church
57 3-5
Athletics
  Ricky McMullen
58 3-6
Cardinals
  Ed Vosberg
59 3-7
Indians
  Eric Hardgrave
60 3-8
Astros
  Cliff Wherry
61 3-9
White Sox
  Fran Mullins
62 3-10
Expos
Pirates

 

Received from Expos as compensation for Free Agent Duffy Dyer

Jose DeLeon
63 3-11
Twins
  Tim Laudner
64 3-12
Cubs
  Chuck Crim
65 3-13
Tigers
  Randy Harvey
66 3-14
Padres
  Steve Johnson
67 3-15
Angels
  Mickey Saatzer
68 3-16
Pirates
  Scott Kuvinka
69 3-17
Rangers
  Nick Capra
70 3-18
Giants
  David Wilhelmi
71 3-19
Orioles
  Bob Melvin
72 3-20
Phillies
  Roy Smith
73 3-21
Royals
  Pat Sheridan
74 3-22
Reds
  Scott Lindquist
75 3-23
Brewers
  Jon Hansen
76 3-24
Dodgers
  Don Crow
77 3-25
Yankees
  Fred Toliver
78  
Red Sox
  John Ackley
Round 4
79 4-1
Mariners
  Jim Presley
80 4-2
Mets
  David Howard
81 4-3
Blue Jays
  Andre Robertson
82 4-4
Braves
  Ken Ames
83 4-5
Athletics
  Tom Caulfield
84 4-6
Cardinals
  John Del Monte
85 4-7
Indians
  John Hoban
86 4-8
Astros
  Larry Ray
87 4-9
White Sox
  Richard Frazier
88 4-10
Expos
  John Russell
89 4-11
Twins
  Sam Arrington
90 4-12
Cubs
  Stan Kyles
91 4-13
Tigers
  Luis Sanchez
92 4-14
Padres
  Mark Parent
93 4-15
Angels
  Eric Barry
94 4-16
Pirates
  Chris Green
95 4-17
Rangers
  Larry Reynolds
96 4-18
Giants
  Randy Kutcher
97 4-19
Orioles
  Greg Dees
98 4-20
Phillies
  Jay Baller
99 4-21
Royals
  Dan Marino
100 4-22
Reds
  Michael Tolbert
101 4-23
Brewers
  Rick Kranitz
102 4-24
Dodgers
  Leo Mann
103 4-25
Yankees
  Ted Perkins
104 4-26
Red Sox
  Gib Seibert
Round 5
105 5-1
Mariners
  Mark Cahill
106 5-2
Mets
  Gary Hardie
107 5-3
Blue Jays
  Keith Walker
108 5-4
Braves
  Bob Luzon
109 5-5
Athletics
  Ronn Reynolds
110 5-6
Cardinals
  Mark Roberts
111 5-7
Indians
  Ed Brennan
112 5-8
Astros
  Mark Strucher
113 5-9
White Sox
  Dom Fucci
114 5-10
Expos
  Jim Auten
115 5-11
Twins
  Bob Konopa
116 5-12
Cubs
  Steve Gehrke
117 5-13
Tigers
  Jon Driver
118 5-14
Padres
  Mark Thurmond
119 5-15
Angels
  Pat Keedy
120 5-16
Pirates
  Conner McGehee
121 5-17
Rangers
  Mark Gammage
122 5-18
Giants
  Louis Burmester
123 5-19
Orioles
  Allan Ramirez
124 5-20
Phillies
  Herbert Bennett
125 5-21
Royals
  Mickey Palmer
126 5-22
Reds
  Jeff Russell
127 5-23
Brewers
  Andy Beene
128 5-24
Dodgers
  Terry Sutcliffe
129 5-25
Yankees
  Greg Gagne
130 5-26
Red Sox
  Jim Watkins
Round 6
131 6-1
Mariners
  Kevin King
132 6-2
Mets
  Ron Gardenhire
133 6-3
Blue Jays
  Robert Tackitt
134 6-4
Braves
  Mike Payne
135 6-5
Athletics
  Oscar Burnett
136 6-6
Cardinals
  Robert Brooks
137 6-7
Indians
  Dave Landrith
138 6-8
Astros
  Bill Doran
139 6-9
White Sox
  Chuck Johnson
140 6-10
Expos
  Wallace Johnson
141 6-11
Twins
  Rich Shefte
142 6-12
Cubs
  James Buckley
143 6-13
Tigers
  David Arnold
144 6-14
Padres
  Harold Reynolds
145 6-15
Angels
  Jackie Skaggs
146 6-16
Pirates
  Craig Fitzpatrick
147 6-17
Rangers
  Shelton McMath
148 6-18
Giants
  James Dunn
149 6-19
Orioles
  Julian Gonzalez
150 6-20
Phillies
  Trent Purcell
151 6-21
Royals
  Kenneth Pour
152 6-22
Reds
  Ron Little
153 6-23
Brewers
  Karl McKay
154 6-24
Dodgers
  Dale Holman
155 6-25
Yankees
  Stefan Wever
156 6-26
Red Sox
  Rick Thompson
Round 7
157 7-1
Mariners
  Brian Snyder
158 7-2
Mets
  Mike Hennessy
159 7-3
Blue Jays
  John Seiber
160 7-4
Braves
  Roy North
161 7-5
Athletics
  Robert Ruffus
162 7-6
Cardinals
  Bill Fink
163 7-7
Indians
  Von Hayes
164 7-8
Astros
  Mark Ross
165 7-9
White Sox
  Mitch Olson
166 7-10
Expos
  Mike Gates
167 7-11
Twins
  David Stokes
168 7-12
Cubs
  Randy LaVigne
169 7-13
Tigers
  Charlie Nail
170 7-14
Padres
  Mike Barba
171 7-15
Angels
  Stephen Renfroe
172 7-16
Pirates
  John Alvarez
173 7-17
Rangers
  Larry D'Onofrio
174 7-18
Giants
  Darryl McNealy
175 7-19
Orioles
  Storm Davis
176 7-20
Phillies
  Ken Ellenberg
177 7-21
Royals
  Craig Lefferts
178 7-22
Reds
  Robert Lapple
179 7-23
Brewers
  Ed Irvine
180 7-24
Dodgers
  Tim Gloyd
181 7-25
Yankees
  Mike Echstenkamper
182 7-26
Red Sox
  Tom McCarthy
Round 8
183 8-1
Mariners
  Scott Stranski
184 8-2
Mets
  David Buttles
185 8-3
Blue Jays
  Mark Lieber
186 8-4
Braves
  David Coghill
187 8-5
Athletics
  Jeff Blankenship
188 8-6
Cardinals
  Earl Weaver
189 8-7
Indians
  Charles Melito
190 8-8
Astros
  William Ray
191 8-9
White Sox
  William Mills
192 8-10
Expos
  Bill St. John
193 8-11
Twins
  Ron Wilkinson
194 8-12
Cubs
  Tim Thompson
195 8-13
Tigers
  Vern Followel
196 8-14
Padres
  James Steels
197 8-15
Angels
  Warren Hollier
198 8-16
Pirates
  Andrew Snaith
199 8-17
Rangers
  Michael Roberts
200 8-18
Giants
  Greg Baker
201 8-19
Orioles
  Robert Palmer
202 8-20
Phillies
  Jeff Nate
203 8-21
Royals
  Doran Perdue
204 8-22
Reds
  Bill Crone
205 8-23
Brewers
  Bill Schroeder
206 8-24
Dodgers
  Jeff Dietrich
207 8-25
Yankees
  Huey Gayden
208 8-26
Red Sox
  Steven True
Round 9
209 9-1
Mariners
  Bob Randolph
210 9-2
Mets
  Lee Shockley
211 9-3
Blue Jays
  Mark Holton
212 9-4
Braves
  Paul Runge
213 9-5
Athletics
  Mark Calvert
214 9-6
Cardinals
  Mike Kopala
215 9-7
Indians
  Ricky Baker
216 9-8
Astros
  Mark Dempsey
217 9-9
White Sox
  Scott Meier
218 9-10
Expos
  Larry Boger
219 9-11
Twins
  Paul Voigt
220 9-12
Cubs
  Thomas Morris
221 9-13
Tigers
  Michael Schoeller
222 9-14
Padres
  Courtney Wyrick
223 9-15
Angels
  Darrell Miller
224 9-16
Pirates
  Art Ray
225 9-17
Rangers
  Jeff Johnson
226 9-18
Giants
  Charles Curry
227 9-19
Orioles
  Jeff Hunter
228 9-20
Phillies
  Matthew Dorin
229 9-21
Royals
  Rob Townley
230 9-22
Reds
  Augie Schmidt
231 9-23
Brewers
  David Morris
232 9-24
Dodgers
  Felix Oroz
233 9-25
Yankees
  Pete Filson
234 9-26
Red Sox
  Charles Sandberg
Round 10
235 10-1
Mariners
  Chris Henry
236 10-2
Mets
  Brooks Wallace
237 10-3
Blue Jays
  Matt Ford
238 10-4
Braves
  Keith Belcik
239 10-5
Athletics
  Paul Spillane
240 10-6
Cardinals
  Jon Ayers
241 10-7
Indians
  Len Bradley
242 10-8
Astros
  Marc Thomas
243 10-9
White Sox
  Jimmy Key
244 10-10
Expos
  Thor Edgel
245 10-11
Twins
  Mike Kinnunen
246 10-12
Cubs
  Dave Owen
247 10-13
Tigers
  Winston Ficklin
248 10-14
Padres
  Dan Gausepohl
249 10-15
Angels
  Bob Gunnarsson
250 10-16
Pirates
  Ken Ford
251 10-17
Rangers
  William Goodman
252 10-18
Giants
  Scott Madison
253 10-19
Orioles
  Rod Booker
254 10-20
Phillies
  Rusty Hamric
255 10-21
Royals
  Billy Moore
256 10-22
Reds
  Tony Masone
257 10-23
Brewers
  Ron Koenigsfeld
258 10-24
Dodgers
  John Houston
259 10-25
Yankees
  Richard Budweg
260 10-26
Red Sox
  Jerry Miklosi

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