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1981 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Scott Bradley was drafted 64th overall in the 1981 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1981 amateur entry draft. A notable pick is considered to be a first round pick or a pick from a subsequent round who was signed and eventually found his way to the Major Leagues.

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Total Players Drafted853Rounds44Total Major Leaguers124
Signed Players598Unsigned Players255Signed%70.1%Unsigned%29.9%
High School Players310College Players539High School%36.3%College%63.2%
Top Signing BonusTerry Blocker ($127,500)Avg Bonus for Round #1$113,750

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1981 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Mike MooreSeattle MarinersP6-4 205 R-R 1959-11-26 21Eakly,Oklahoma MLB1980-19951982-1995   CollegeOral Roberts University
12Joe CarterChicago CubsLF-RF6-3 215 R-R 1960-03-07 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19981983-1998   CollegeWichita State University
13Dick SchofieldCalifornia AngelsSS5-10 175 R-R 1962-11-21 18Springfield,Illinois MLB1981-19961983-1996   High SchoolSacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield,IL)
14Terry BlockerNew York MetsCF6-2 195 L-L 1959-08-18 21Columbia,South Carolina MLB1979-19891985-1989   CollegeTennessee State University
15Matt WilliamsToronto Blue JaysP6-1 200 R-R 1959-07-25 21Houston,Texas MLB1980-19861983-1985   CollegeRice University
16Kevin McReynoldsSan Diego PadresLF-OF6-1 210 R-R 1959-10-16 21Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1979-19941983-1994   CollegeUniversity of Arkansas
17Daryl BostonChicago White SoxCF-LF6-3 203 L-L 1963-01-04 18Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1981-19961984-1994   High SchoolWoodward (Cincinnati,OH)
18Bob MeachamSt. Louis CardinalsSS6-1 180 B-R 1960-08-25 20Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19901983-1988   CollegeSan Diego State University
19Ron DarlingTexas RangersP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 20Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995   CollegeYale University
110Mark GrantSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 215 R-R 1963-10-24 17Aurora,Illinois MLB1981-19951984-1993   High SchoolCatholic Academy (Joliet,IL)
111Mike SoddersMinnesota Twins3B6-3 190 R-R 1958-12-26 22Compton,California AAA1981-1984-   CollegeArizona State University
112Jay RobertsAtlanta BravesOF-P6-3 215 R-R 1962-11-14 18Tacoma,Washington A1981-1984-   High SchoolCentralia (Centralia,WA)
113George AlpertCleveland IndiansOF6-1 185 L-L 1963-10-08 17Livingston,New Jersey A1981-1983-   High SchoolLivingston (Livingston,NJ)
114Jim WinnPittsburgh PiratesP6-3 210 R-R 1959-09-23 21Stockton,California MLB1981-19881983-1988   CollegeJohn Brown University
115Tim PyznarskiOakland Athletics1B6-2 195 R-R 1960-02-04 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-19891986-1986   CollegeEastern Illinois University
116Vance LovelaceChicago CubsP6-5 205 L-L 1963-08-09 17Tampa,Florida MLB1981-19981988-1990   High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)
117Ricky BarlowDetroit TigersP6-2 170 B-R 1963-03-21 18Woodville,Texas AAA1981-1987-   High SchoolWoodville (Woodville,TX)
118Darren DilksMontreal ExposP6-4 210 L-L 1960-06-30 21Upland,California AAA1981-1984-   CollegeOklahoma State University
119Steve LyonsBoston Red SoxCF-3B6-3 195 L-R 1960-06-03 21Tacoma,Washington MLB1979-19931985-1993   CollegeOregon State University
120Johnny AbregoPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-0 185 R-R 1962-07-04 18Corpus Christi,Texas MLB1981-19871985-1985   High SchoolMission San Jose (Fremont,CA)
121John CeruttiToronto Blue JaysP6-2 200 L-L 1960-04-28 21Albany,New York MLB1981-19951985-1991   CollegeAmherst College
122Dave AndersonLos Angeles DodgersSS-3B6-2 191 R-R 1960-08-01 20Louisville,Kentucky MLB1980-19921983-1992   CollegeUniversity of Memphis
123Dave LeeperKansas City RoyalsOF5-11 170 L-L 1959-10-30 21Santa Ana,California MLB1979-19881984-1985   CollegeUSC
124Al LachowiczTexas RangersP6-3 198 R-R 1960-09-06 20Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19861983-1983   CollegeUniversity of Pittsburgh
125Kevin BurrellBoston Red SoxC6-4 215 R-R 1962-12-02 18Pomona,California AAA1981-1991-   High SchoolPoway (Poway,CA)
126Frank CastroSan Diego PadresC5-11 185 R-R 1960-07-10 20La Habana,Cuba AA1980-1986-   CollegeUniversity of Miami
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
228Darrin JacksonChicago CubsCF-RF6-0 191 R-R 1963-08-22 17Los Angeles,California MLB1981-19991985-1999   High SchoolCulver City (Culver City,CA)
232Bill LongSan Diego PadresP6-0 185 R-R 1960-02-29 21Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1979-19911985-1991   CollegeMiami University
233Mike GallegoOakland Athletics2B-SS5-8 160 R-R 1960-10-31 20Whittier,California MLB1979-19971985-1997   CollegeUCLA
234Mark GubiczaKansas City RoyalsP6-5 210 R-R 1962-08-14 18Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19971984-1997   High SchoolWilliam Penn Charter (Philadelphia,PA)
235Mark LangstonSeattle MarinersP6-2 185 R-L 1960-08-20 20San Diego,California MLB1979-19991984-1999   CollegeSan Jose State University
236Kelvin TorveSan Francisco Giants1B6-3 205 L-R 1960-01-10 21Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1979-19911988-1991   CollegeOral Roberts University
237Frank ViolaMinnesota TwinsP6-4 209 L-L 1960-04-19 21Hempstead,New York MLB1981-19961982-1996   CollegeSt. John's University
238John ChristensenNew York MetsRF-OF6-0 180 R-R 1960-09-05 20Downey,California MLB1979-19891984-1988   CollegeCal State Fullerton
239Neal HeatonCleveland IndiansP6-1 205 L-L 1960-03-03 21Jamaica,New York MLB1979-19931982-1993   CollegeUniversity of Miami
240Lee TunnellPittsburgh PiratesP6-0 180 R-R 1960-10-30 20Tyler,Texas MLB1979-19951982-1989   CollegeBaylor University
241Rick RodriguezOakland AthleticsP6-3 190 R-R 1960-09-21 20Oakland,California MLB1981-19911986-1990   CollegeUniversity of California-Riverside
243Nelson SimmonsDetroit TigersOF6-1 185 B-R 1963-06-27 18Washington,DC MLB1981-20001984-1987   High SchoolMadison (San Diego,CA)
244Mike FuentesMontreal ExposOF6-3 190 R-R 1958-07-11 22Miami,Florida MLB1979-19871983-1984   CollegeFlorida State University
248Sid BreamLos Angeles Dodgers1B6-4 220 L-L 1960-08-03 20Carlisle,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19941983-1994   CollegeLiberty University
249Tony FerreiraKansas City RoyalsP6-1 160 L-L 1962-10-04 18Riverside,California MLB1981-19901985-1985   High SchoolRiverside North (Riverside,CA)
250Lemmie MillerLos Angeles DodgersOF6-1 190 R-R 1960-06-02 21Dallas,Texas MLB1981-19891984-1984   CollegeArizona State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
353Phil BradleySeattle MarinersLF-OF6-0 185 R-R 1959-03-11 22Bloomington,Indiana MLB1981-19921983-1990   CollegeUniversity of Missouri
356Curt WardleMinnesota TwinsP6-5 220 L-L 1960-11-16 20Downey,California MLB1979-19871984-1985   CollegeUniversity of California-Riverside
358Tony GwynnSan Diego PadresRF5-11 220 L-L 1960-05-09 21Los Angeles,California MLB1979-20011982-2001   CollegeSan Diego State University
360Tom NietoSt. Louis CardinalsC6-1 205 R-R 1960-10-27 20Downey,California MLB1981-19911984-1990   CollegeOral Roberts University
364Scott BradleyNew York YankeesC5-11 185 L-R 1960-03-22 21Montclair,New Jersey MLB1979-19941984-1992   CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
370Rob WoodwardBoston Red SoxP6-3 185 R-R 1962-09-28 18Hanover,New Hampshire MLB1981-19911985-1988   High SchoolLebanon (Lebanon,NH)
373Sid FernandezLos Angeles DodgersP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 18Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997   High SchoolKaiser (Honolulu,HI)
374David ConeKansas City RoyalsP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 18Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003   High SchoolRockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
377Phil LombardiNew York YankeesC-OF6-2 200 R-R 1963-02-20 18Abilene,Texas MLB1981-19891986-1989   High SchoolKennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
478Ricky NelsonSeattle MarinersOF6-0 200 L-R 1959-05-08 22Eloy,Arizona MLB1980-19871983-1986   CollegeArizona State University
480Lee GuettermanSeattle MarinersP6-8 235 L-L 1958-11-22 22Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1981-19971984-1996   CollegeLiberty University
481Dave CochraneNew York Mets3B-C6-2 180 B-R 1963-01-31 18Riverside,California MLB1982-19921986-1992   High SchoolTroy (Fullerton,CA)
484Craig SmajstriaChicago White Sox2B5-9 165 B-R 1962-06-19 19Houston,Texas MLB1981-19911988-1988   High SchoolPearland (Pearland,TX)
485Curt FordSt. Louis CardinalsRF-LF5-10 150 L-R 1960-10-11 20Jackson,Mississippi MLB1981-19971985-1990   CollegeJackson State University
486Doug DavisTexas RangersC-3B6-0 180 R-R 1962-09-24 18Bloomsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19951988-1992   CollegeEastern Michigan University
492Curt YoungOakland AthleticsP6-1 180 R-L 1960-04-16 21Saginaw,Michigan MLB1981-19931983-1993   CollegeCentral Michigan University
493Paul O'NeillCincinnati RedsRF6-4 215 L-L 1963-02-25 18Columbus,Ohio MLB1981-20011985-2001   High SchoolBrookhaven (Columbus,OH)
496Todd BenzingerBoston Red Sox1B6-1 190 B-R 1963-02-11 18Dayton,Kentucky MLB1981-19951987-1995   High SchoolNew Richmond (New Richmond,OH)
4103Eric PlunkNew York YankeesP6-6 224 R-R 1963-09-03 17Wilmington,California MLB1981-20001986-1999   High SchoolBellflower (Bellflower,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
5104Brick SmithSeattle Mariners1B6-4 225 R-R 1959-05-02 22Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1978-19891987-1988   CollegeWake Forest University
5114Dave MeierMinnesota TwinsOF6-0 185 R-R 1959-08-08 21Helena,Montana MLB1979-19881984-1988   CollegeStanford University
5118Mickey TettletonOakland AthleticsC6-2 212 B-R 1960-09-16 20Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19971984-1997   CollegeOklahoma State University
5124Bill WegmanMilwaukee BrewersP6-6 200 R-R 1962-12-19 18Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1981-19951985-1995   High SchoolOak Hills (Cincinnati,OH)
5125John FrancoLos Angeles DodgersP5-10 185 L-L 1960-09-17 20Brooklyn,New York MLB1979-20051984-2005   CollegeSt. John's University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6132Devon WhiteCalifornia AngelsCF6-2 190 B-R 1962-12-09 18Kingston,Jamaica MLB1981-20011985-2001   High SchoolPark West (New York,NY)
6134Stan ClarkeToronto Blue JaysP6-1 180 L-L 1960-08-09 20Toledo,Ohio MLB1981-19911983-1990   CollegePasco-Hernando Community College
6139Brian SnyderSan Francisco GiantsP6-3 185 L-L 1958-02-20 23Flemington,New Jersey MLB1977-19901985-1989   CollegeEast Tennessee State University
6146Bryan KellyDetroit TigersP6-2 195 R-R 1959-02-24 22Silver Spring,Maryland MLB1981-19871986-1987   CollegeUniversity of Alabama
6155Mike PagliaruloNew York Yankees3B6-2 195 L-R 1960-03-15 21Medford,Massachusetts MLB1980-19951984-1995   CollegeUniversity of Miami
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7163Jeff KeenerSt. Louis CardinalsP6-0 170 L-R 1959-01-14 22Pana,Illinois MLB1981-19861982-1983   CollegeUniversity of Kentucky
7168Dwight TaylorCleveland IndiansOF5-9 166 L-L 1960-03-24 21Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19921986-1986   CollegeUniversity of Arizona
7172Chuck CaryDetroit TigersP6-4 210 L-L 1960-03-03 21Whittier,California MLB1979-19931985-1993   CollegeUniversity of California
7175Jim OlanderPhiladelphia PhilliesCF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1963-02-21 18Tucson,Arizona MLB1981-19941991-1991   High SchoolSahuaro (Tucson,AZ)
7176Bryan ClutterbuckMilwaukee BrewersP6-4 223 R-R 1959-12-17 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1980-19951986-1989   CollegeEastern Michigan University
7178John DavisKansas City RoyalsP6-7 215 R-R 1963-01-05 18Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1990   High SchoolCentennial (Pueblo,CO)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8185Mark CarreonNew York Mets1B-LF6-0 195 R-L 1963-07-19 17Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-20001987-1996   High SchoolSalpointe Catholic (Tucson,AZ)
8188Wade RowdonChicago White Sox3B-SS6-2 180 R-R 1960-09-07 20Riverhead,New York MLB1981-19881984-1988   CollegeStetson University
8196Bill BatheOakland AthleticsC6-2 200 R-R 1960-10-14 20Downey,California MLB1981-19901986-1990   CollegePepperdine University
8197Terry McGriffCincinnati RedsC6-2 195 R-R 1963-09-23 17Fort Pierce,Florida MLB1981-20011987-1994   High SchoolWestwood (Fort Pierce,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9218Steve LombardozziMinnesota Twins2B6-0 175 R-R 1960-04-26 21Malden,Massachusetts MLB1980-19901985-1990   CollegeUniversity of Florida
9229Stu PedersonLos Angeles DodgersOF6-0 185 L-L 1960-01-28 21Palo Alto,California MLB1980-19921985-1985   CollegeUSC
9233Fred McGriffNew York Yankees1B6-3 215 L-L 1963-10-31 17Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20041986-2004   High SchoolThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10236Sap RandallCalifornia Angels1B-RF5-11 195 B-R 1960-08-19 20Mobile,Alabama MLB1981-19881988-1988   CollegeGrambling State University
10239Greg BookerSan Diego PadresP6-6 233 R-R 1960-06-22 21Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1981-19901983-1990   CollegeElon University
10258Tony ArnoldBaltimore OriolesP5-11 170 R-R 1959-05-03 22El Paso,Texas MLB1981-19891986-1987   CollegeUniversity of Texas
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12305Charles HudsonPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-3 185 B-R 1959-03-16 22Ennis,Texas MLB1981-19891983-1989   CollegePrairie View A&M University
12310Jeff SchaeferBaltimore OriolesSS-3B5-10 170 R-R 1960-05-31 21Patchogue,New York MLB1979-19941989-1994   CollegeUniversity of Maryland
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13315Lenny DykstraNew York MetsCF-OF5-10 185 L-L 1963-02-10 18Santa Ana,California MLB1981-19961985-1996   High SchoolGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)
13318Al JonesChicago White SoxP6-4 210 R-R 1959-02-10 22Charleston,Mississippi MLB1981-19901983-1985   CollegeAlcorn State University
13319Danny CoxSt. Louis CardinalsP6-4 235 R-R 1959-09-21 21Northampton,England MLB1981-19951983-1995   CollegeTroy University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14343Paul NoceSan Diego Padres2B-SS5-10 175 R-R 1959-12-16 21San Francisco,California MLB1981-19911987-1990   CollegeWashington State University
14354Scott EarlDetroit Tigers2B5-11 165 R-R 1960-09-18 20Seymour,Indiana MLB1981-19891984-1984   CollegeEastern Kentucky University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17424Kevin BuckleyTexas Rangers1B6-1 200 R-R 1959-01-16 22Quincy,Massachusetts MLB1979-19871984-1984   CollegeUniversity of Maine
17441Dick ScottNew York YankeesSS6-1 170 R-R 1962-07-19 18Ellsworth,Maine MLB1981-19901989-1989   High SchoolEllsworth (Ellsworth,ME)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19471Lou ThorntonNew York MetsOF6-2 185 L-R 1963-04-26 18Montgomery,Alabama MLB1981-19901985-1989   High SchoolJefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)
19493Bob TewksburyNew York YankeesP6-4 206 R-R 1960-11-30 20Concord,New Hampshire MLB1981-19981986-1998   CollegeSaint Leo University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20496Craig GerberCalifornia AngelsSS6-0 175 L-R 1959-01-08 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1979-19881985-1985   CollegeCal Poly
20503Matt NokesSan Francisco GiantsC6-1 190 L-R 1963-10-31 17San Diego,California MLB1981-20021985-1995   High SchoolPatrick Henry (San Diego,CA)
20519Logan EasleyNew York YankeesP6-1 185 R-R 1961-11-04 19Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1981-19911987-1989   CollegeCollege of Southern Idaho
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21526Jack HardyChicago White SoxP6-2 175 R-R 1959-10-08 21St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1981-19901989-1989   CollegeSaint Thomas University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24604Glen CookTexas RangersP5-11 180 R-R 1959-09-08 21Buffalo,New York MLB1981-19871985-1985   CollegeIthaca College