List of 1978 Seattle Mariners draft picks

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1978 Seattle Mariners draft picks
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Information
Owner Danny Kaye
General Manager(s) Dick Vertlieb
Manager(s) Darrell Johnson
First pick Tito Nanni (Rule 4)
Draft positions 6 (Rule 4)
Number of selections 23 (Rule 4) 34 (total)
Links
Results The Baseball Cube
Official Site The Official Site of the Seattle Mariners
Years 1977 • 1978 • 1979

The following is a list of 1978 Seattle Mariners draft picks. The list includes the June regular draft (Rule 4 draft), the June secondary draft, and the January regular draft, and January secondary draft. In all of the drafts, the Mariners made 34 selections, including 12 pitchers, 6 catchers, 5 outfielders, 3 utility players, 3 shortstops, 2 first basemen, 1 infielder, 1 third baseman, and 1 second baseman.[1] Six players drafted by the Mariners in 1978 went on to play in Major League Baseball.[1]

Drafts[edit]

Key[edit]

Round (Pick) Indicates the round and pick the player was drafted
Position Indicates the secondary/collegiate position at which the player was drafted,
rather than the professional position the player may have gone on to play
* Indicates the player made an appearance in Major League Baseball

June regular draft[edit]

Round (Pick) Name Position School Ref.
1 (6) Tito Nanni First baseman / Outfielder Chestnut Hill Academy [2]
2 (32) Dave Valle Catcher Holy Cross High School [3]
2 (34) Rich Naumann Left-handed pitcher Bay High School [4]
3 (38) Rob Simond Left-handed pitcher Southern Illinois University [5]
4 (84) Ron McGee Right-handed pitcher Lincoln High School [6]
5 (110) Werner Lajszky Catcher Mater Christi High School [7]
6 (136) Doug Smith Right-handed pitcher University of Oklahoma [8]
7 (162) Jack Hobbs Pitcher Lynchburg College [9]
8 (188) Lazoro Santin Pitcher Rochester Adams High School [10]
9 (214) Richard Graser Left-handed pitcher Fort Vancouver High School [11]
10 (240) Bob Stoddard Right-handed pitcher Fresno State University [12]
11 (266) Vance McHenry Shortstop University of Nevada, Las Vegas [13]
12 (292) Terry Mixon Shortstop Georgia Southern University [14]
13 (318) Bill Kampen Pitcher [15]
14 (344) Rob Pietroburgo Left-handed pitcher University of Missouri [16]
15 (370) Harry Mauch Outfielder Southern Oregon University [17]
16 (396) David Nowland Shortstop University of Tulsa [18]
17 (422) Michael Guerra Utility player University of Nevada, Las Vegas [19]
18 (448) Jerry Vasquez Outfielder Arizona State University [1]
19 (473) Calvin Horhn Outfielder Des Moines Area Community College [20]
20 (497) Rod Hudson Catcher Portland State University [21]
21 (520) Dave Edler Infielder Washington State University [22]
22 (542) Chris Flammang Utility player Sierra High School [23]

June secondary draft[edit]

Round (Pick) Name Position School Ref.
1 (8) Gera D. Miller Utility player Des Moines Area Community College [24]
2 (31) Scott Benedict Catcher Palm Beach Community College [1]

January regular draft[edit]

Round (Pick) Name Position School Ref.
1 (5) Jim Maler First baseman Miami Dade College [25]
2 (31) Anthony Jordan Right-handed pitcher Monterey Peninsula College [26]
3 (57) Dann Bilardello Catcher Cabrillo College [27]
4 (83) Kirk Komstadius Third baseman Yakima Valley Community College [1]
5 (107) Keven Miller First baseman Cerritos College [1]
6 (129) Teddy Adkins Right-handed pitcher Palm Beach Community College [28]

January secondary draft[edit]

Round (Pick) Name Position School Ref.
1 (9) Richard Alexander Outfielder [28]
2 (35) Juan Corey Catcher Miami Dade College [29]
3 (57) Carlos Matamoras Second baseman Miami Dade College [30]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General references
  1. "1978 Seattle Mariners Draft Picks". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  2. "1978 Seattle Mariners Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  3. "1978 Seattle Mariners Picks in the MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  4. "1978 Seattle Mariners Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  5. "1978 Seattle Mariners Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
Inline citations
  1. ^ a b c d e f "1978 Seattle Mariners Draft Picks". The Baseball Cube. Archived from the original on February 23, 2010. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Tito Nanni Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Dave Valle Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Rich Naumann Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Rob Simond Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Ron McGee Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Werner Lajszky Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Doug Smith Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Jack Hobbs Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Lazoro Santin Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Richard Graser Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Bob Stoddard Pitching Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Vance McHenry Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  14. ^ "Terry Mixon Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  15. ^ "Bill Kampen Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Rob Pietroburgo Pitching Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  17. ^ "Harry Mauch Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  18. ^ "David Nowland Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  19. ^ "Michael Guerra Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  20. ^ "Calvin Horhn Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  21. ^ "Rod Hudson Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  22. ^ "Dave Edler Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  23. ^ "Chris Flammang Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  24. ^ "Gera D. Miller Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  25. ^ "Jim Maler Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  26. ^ "Anthony Jordan Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  27. ^ "Dann Bilardello Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  28. ^ a b "Teddy Adkins Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  29. ^ "Juan Corey Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  30. ^ "Carlos Matamoras Batting Statistics". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 

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