1978 NASL Draft Pick Transactions

January 23, 1978

In rounds 1 and 2, teams were allowed to select only college players. In rounds 3 and 4, high school and graduating junior college players were also eligible.

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
? 1-?
Sounders
Earthquakes

 

Traded • rights to Mike Ivanow to Sounders for • 1978 first round pick (?-?) on 1976-06-29

   
1 1-1
Caribou
  Greg Makowski
2 1-2
Express
  David Shelton
3 1-3
Tea Men
Kicks

 

Traded • Dave D'Errico to Tea Men for • 1978 first round pick (#3-Billy Gazonas) on 1978-01-23

Roughnecks

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#5-Alex Rosul) • 1980 first round pick (#11-Tony Pesneker) to Kicks for • 1978 first round pick (#3-Billy Gazonas) on 1978-01-23

Billy Gazonas
4 1-4
Fury
  Rich Reice
5 1-5
Roughnecks
Kicks

 

Traded • 1978 first round pick (#3-Billy Gazonas) to Roughnecks for • 1978 first round pick (#5-Alex Rosul) • 1980 first round pick (#11-Tony Pesneker) on 1978-01-23

  Alex Rosul
6 1-6
Rougues
  John Houska
7 1-7
Strikers
  Mike Ortiz-Velez
8 1-8
Sting
Caribou

 

Unknown.

 

"Colordao from Chicago " per AP

  Matt Bahr
9 1-9
Hurricane
  Art Napolitano
10 1-10
Timbers
  Paul Toomey
11 1-11
Lancers
  Jim Roth
12 1-12
Earthquakes
Kicks

 

Traded • rights to Ian Woods to Earthquakes for • 1978 first round pick (#12-Gary Vogel) on ????-??-??

  Gary Vogel
13 1-13
Express
  Daniel Vaughan
14 1-14
Roughnecks
  Jim McKeown
15 1-15
Stompers
  Andy Atuegbu
16 1-16
Aztecs
  Alan Kelly
17 1-17
Cosmos
  Ron Atanasio
18 1-18
Whitecaps
  Jack Attaida
19 1-19
Kicks
  Emilio Romero
20 1-20
Aztecs
  Leif Redal
21 1-21
Sockers
  John Nusum
22 1-22
Cosmos
  Cleveland Lewis
23 1-23
Sounders
  Pete Collico
24 1-24
Cosmos
  Peter Mannino
25 1-25
Sockers
  Paul Milone
Round 2
   
Caribou
   
   
Express
   
   
Tea Men
   
   
Fury
   
   
Roughnecks
   
   
Rougues
   
   
Strikers
  Les Peterson
   
Sting
   
   
Hurricane
   
   
Timbers
   
   
Lancers
  George Perry
   
Earthquakes
   
   
Express
   
   
Roughnecks
   
   
Stompers
   
   
Aztecs
   
   
Cosmos
   
   
Whitecaps
   
  2-19
Kicks
  Roman Stanko
   
Aztecs
   
   
Sockers
   
   
Cosmos
   
   
Sounders
   
   
Cosmos
   
   
Sockers
   
Round 3
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
64 3-14
Rowdies

"The 14th pick in the third round was ... Thomas Maurer, going to Tampa Bay" per AP

Thomas Maurer
         
         
         
         
69 3-19
Kicks
  Dave Dolphus
         
         
         
         
         
         
Round 4
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
94 4-19
Kicks
  Gary LeGrand