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1979 Draft
Round 1
1 Manchester Rickey Henderson
2 Chicago Dave Stieb
3 Sacramento Dwayne Murphy
4 Spokane Ken Oberkfell
5 San Francisco Mike Scott
6 Ocean City Dan Petry
7 Erie Rick Sutcliffe
8 Los Angeles Brian Downing
9 Portland Danny Darwin
10 Pittsburgh Dan Quisenberry
11 Houston Jessie Orosco
12 Mt Sinai Steve McCatty
13 Ocean City (via EGB) Terry Kennedy
14 Albuquerque Frank Pastore
15 Seattle Alfredo Griffin
16 Columbus Greg Minton
17 Texas David Palmer
18 Sacramento (via ALA) John Castino
19 Queens Rick Waits
20 Montreal Jeffrey Leonard
Round 2
21 Alabama (via SRS) Ron Davis
22 Spokane Larry Milbourne
23 San Francisco John Fulgham
24 Ocean City Larry McWilliams
25 Manchester Barry Foote
26 Erie Pat Putnam
27 Los Angeles Mark Clear
28 Portland Ron Hassey
29 Chicago Tim Stoddard
30 Pittsburgh Nino Espinosa
31 Houston Warren Cromartie
32 Mt Sinai Billy Sample
33 Mt Sinai (via EGB) Bucky Dent
34 Albuquerque Randy Lerch
35 San Francisco (via SEA) Juan Berenguer
36 Columbus Rance Mulliniks
37 Texas Ed Farmer
38 Alabama Victor Cruz
39 Queens Steve Yeager
40 Montreal Juan Beniquez
Round 3
41 Alabama (via SRS) Kevin Saucier
42 Spokane Dave Lemanczyk
43 San Francisco Doc Medich
50 Pittsburgh (via OCB) Grant Jackson
45 Manchester Steve Renko
46 Portland (via ESW) Roy Thomas
47 Los Angeles Bill Caudill
48 Portland Steve Trout
49 Chicago Greg Pryor
50 Pittsburgh Rusty Torres
51 Sacramento (via HOU) Andy Hassler
52 Mt Sinai Ross Baumgarten
53 Elk Grove Dan Meyer
56 Columbus (via ALB) Pete Falcone
55 Seattle Sammy Stewart
56 Columbus Aurelio Rodriguez
57 Texas Duane Kuiper
58 Alabama Will McEnaney
59 Queens Bill Fahey
60 Montreal Mike Vail
Round 4
61 Sacramento Buck Martinez
62 Spokane Paul Dade
63 San Francisco Dave Ford
64 Elk Grove (via OCB) John Montague
65 Manchester Kevin Kobel
66 Sacramento (via ESW) Ted Sizemore
67 Los Angeles Tony Scott
68 Portland Dave Tobik
69 Chicago Kiko Garcia
70 Pittsburgh Lou Brock
71 Houston Rafael Landestoy
Mt Sinai Loss of pick (underusage in 78)
72 Elk Grove Joey McLaughlin
73 Albuquerque Jack Billingham
74 Seattle Neil Allen
75 Columbus Steve Nicosia
76 Texas Steve Dillard
77 Alabama Bobby Valentine
78 Queens Pat Underwood
79 Montreal Broderick Perkins
Round 5
80 Sacramento Mike Torrez
81 Spokane Alex Trevino
82 San Francisco Brian Kingman
83 Ocean City Rennie Stennett
84 Manchester Stan Bahnsen
85 Erie Dave Roberts (P, PIN)
86 Los Angeles Steve Mura
87 Portland Elliot Maddox
88 Chicago John Ellis
89 Pittsburgh Bill Naharodny
Houston Loss of pick (underusage in 78)
90 Mt Sinai Dave Revering
91 Elk Grove Jamie Quirk
92 Albuquerque Billy Smith
93 Seattle Dave Tomlin
94 Columbus Ted Cox
95 Texas Bob Lacey
96 Alabama Bob Stinson
97 Queens Terry Crowley
98 Montreal Larry Wolfe
Round 6
99 Sacramento Chuck Rainey
100 Spokane Rick Matula
101 San Francisco Mark Belanger
102 Ocean City Rich Wortham
103 Manchester Bob Owchinko
104 Portland (via ESW) Mike Squires
105 Los Angeles Terry Whitfield
106 Portland Dave Roberts (IF/OF, tea)
107 Chicago Tom Buskey
108 Pittsburgh Randy Scarberry
109 Houston Pete Lacock
110 Mt Sinai Pete Redfern
111 Elk Grove Don Hood
112 Albuquerque Byron McLaughlin
113 Seattle Marc Hill
114 Columbus John Tamargo
115 Texas Pat Zachry
116 Alabama Mike Sadek
117 Queens Bombo Rivera
118 Montreal Ken Brett
119 Mt Sinai Francisco Barrios*
* Compensation pick for loss of Dan Spillner in 1978 Draft
Round 7
120 Sacramento Mike Proly
121 Spokane Dave Hamilton
122 San Francisco Craig Chamberlain
123 Ocean City Phil Huffman
124 Manchester Steve Ontiveros 
125 Erie Randy Niemann
126 Los Angeles Gary Thomasson
127 Portland Ted Martinez
128 Chicago Bill Stein
129 Pittsburgh Dave Cash
130 Houston Tom Poquette
131 Mt Sinai Steve Busby
132 Elk Grove Del Unser
133 Albuquerque Vic Correll
134 Seattle Jerry Augustine
135 Columbus Hosken Powell
136 Texas Mario Mendoza
137 Alabama Ramon Aviles
Queens Loss of pick (underusage in 78)
138 Montreal Al Hrabosky
Round 8
139 Sacramento Pedro Borbon
140 Spokane Willie Norwood
141 San Francisco Bud Harrelson
142 Ocean City Larry Cox
143 Manchester Paul Mitchell
144 Erie Bruce Robbins
145 Los Angeles Jim Kaat
146 Portland Dave Skaggs
147 Chicago Tom Brookens
148 Pittsburgh Roger Metzger
149 Houston Adrian Devine
150 Mt Sinai George Scott
151 Elk Grove Dickie Noles
152 Albuquerque Marty Pattin
153 Seattle Rusty Staub
154 Columbus Kurt Bevacqua
155 Texas Steve Braun
156 Alabama Bert Roberge
157 Queens Larry Christenson
158 Montreal Renie Martin
Round 9
159 Sacramento Phil Natsu
160 Spokane Dave Rosello
161 San Francisco Mark Wagner
162 Ocean City Mike Edwards
163 Manchester Rawly Eastwick
164 Erie Eddie Miller
165 Los Angeles Mike Lum
166 Portland Buddy Schultz
167 Chicago David Clyde
168 Pittsburgh Danny Goodwin
169 Houston Clint Hurdle
170 Mt Sinai Ed Figueroa
171 Elk Grove Lynn Jones
172 Albuquerque Paul Hartzell
173 Seattle Mike Bacsik
Columbus Loss of pick (underusage in 78)
174 Texas Tony Solaita
175 Alabama Frank Lacorte
176 Queens Johnnie Lemaster
177 Montreal Bill Campbell
Round 10
178 Sacramento Larry Biitner
179 Spokane Wayne Twitchell
180 San Francisco Chris Knapp
181 Ocean City Mike Paxton
182 Manchester Scot Thompson
183 Erie Jose Cardenal
184 Los Angeles Larry Murray
185 Portland Joe Beckwith
186 Chicago Benny Ayala
187 Pittsburgh Marv Foley
188 Houston Joe Simpson
189 Mt Sinai Mike Phillips
190 Elk Grove Jim Anderson
191 Albuquerque Larry Harlow
192 Seattle Rob Picciolo
193 Columbus Jim Wilhelm
194 Texas Dan Norman
195 Alabama Tim Blackwell
196 Queens Merv Rettenmund
197 Montreal Tim McCarver
Round 11
198 Sacramento Joe Strain
199 Spokane Mike Tyson
200 San Francisco Kevin Bell
201 Ocean City Gary Allenson
202 Manchester Dave Rajisch
203 Erie Dan Briggs
204 Los Angeles Dale Murray
205 Chicago Dave Heaverlo
Pittsburgh Roster Complete at 29
206 Houston Ed Glynn
207 Mt Sinai Tom Donohue
208 Elk Grove Craig Skok
209 Albuquerque Rich Hinton
210 Seattle Craig Minetto
211 Columbus Balor Moore
212 Texas Charlie Spikes
213 Alabama Lee May
214 Queens Bruce Benedict
215 Montreal Dell Alston
Round 12
216 Sacramento Glenn Abbott
217 Spokane Dave Chalk
218 Ocean City Dave Laroche
219 Manchester Mick Kelleher
220 Erie Pepe Frias
221 Los Angeles Paul Blair
222 Houston Jim Dwyer
223 Mt Sinai Rob Dressler
224 Elk Grove Mickey Hatcher
225 Albuquerque Ross Grimsley
226 Seattle Ron Hodges
227 Columbus Duffy Dyer
228 Texas John Hale
229 Queens Fred Stanley
230 Montreal Mike Jorgensen
Round 13
231 Sacramento Junior Moore
232 Ocean City Jay Johnstone
233 Erie Bob Randall
234 Houston Eric Wilkins
235 Mt Sinai Tom Bruno
236 Elk Grove Jose Morales
237 Albuquerque Darold Knowles
238 Seattle George Frazier
239 Queens Jack Brohamer
Round 14
240 Sacramento Hector Cruz
241 Ocean City Ken Holtzman
242 Mt Sinai Ken Henderson