On This Date 6/6/1978

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The Atlanta Braves select Arizona State star Bob Horner with the first overall pick in the MLB Draft. Horner was helping to lead the Sun Devils to an appearance in the College World Series. The Braves would waste no time in bringing Horner to the majors as he made his debut ten days later. With 23 home runs in 89 games, Bob Horner would be named Rookie of the Year.