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1981 Detroit Tigers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    12Bob MelvinCCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAA---CAYesC-1B6-4205RR1961-10-28Palo Alto,CA
    1981-  1-   2-DET
    MLB1985-19941981-1995
    115Randy O'NealPCollegeFloridaNCAA 1JrFLYesP6-2195RR1960-08-30Ashland,KY
    1981-  1-  15-DET
    MLB1984-19901981-1995
    117Ricky BarlowPHigh SchoolWoodville (Woodville,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-2170BR1963-03-21Woodville,TX
    1981-  1-  17-DET
    AAA1981-1987
    118Jeff RutledgeSSCollegeFresno City CollegeCCCAA---CANoSS-2B6-1180RR1960-12-29Fresno,CA
    1981-  1-  10-CHN
    AA1981-1986
    228Don O'ConnorPCollegeChabot CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-7196RR1962-04-09Hayward,CA
    1981-  2-  28-DET
    A+1981-1983
    240Ernie MoyaPCollegeHillsborough CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-2185RR1961-11-15Tampa,FL
    1981-  2-  40-DET
    AA1981-1984
    243Nelson SimmonsOFHigh SchoolMadison (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-DH6-1185BR1963-06-27Washington,DC
    1981-  2-  43-DET
    MLB1984-19871981-2000
    244Everett GrahamOFCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAAFrNCNoOF-1B6-2190LL1962-02-20Charlotte,NC
    1982-  1-   8-SFN
    AAA1982-1989
    361Tom CorcoranPCollegeFlorida IntlNCAA 2---FLYesP6-2195---R1960-02-18---
    1981-  3-  61-DET
    Rk1981-1981
    368Bob WilliamsonCHigh SchoolDetroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)HSHSMIYesC-1B6-2190LR1963-03-08Novi,MI
    1981-  3-  68-DET
    Rk1981-1982
    370Jon HatcherOFCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAA---AZNoOF-1B5-9178RR1962-09-21Williams,AZ
    1982-  1-  10-ATL
    AAA1982-1987
    494Bubby BristerSSHigh SchoolNeville (Monroe,LA)HSHSLAYesOF-SS6-3205RR1962-08-15Alexandria,LA
    1981-  4-  94-DET
    Rk1981-1981
    496Mike SharpersonSSCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GANo2B-3B6-3190RR1961-10-04Orangeburg,SC
    1981-  1-  11-TOR
    MLB1987-19951982-1996
    5120Stan BarkerOFCollegeAlcorn StateNCAA 1---MSYesOF-3B6-0168LR1959-02-19---
    1981-  5- 120-DET
    A+1981-1982
    5122Larry BerthelsonPCollegeLos Angeles Valley CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3220RR1962-01-20Los Angeles,CA
    1981-  5- 122-DET
    A1981-1981
    6146Bryan KellyPCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALYesP6-2195RR1959-02-24Silver Spring,MD
    1981-  6- 146-DET
    MLB1986-19871981-1987
    6148James RossPCollegeHenry Ford CCNJCAA---MIYesP6-0200RR1960-11-30---
    1981-  6- 148-DET
    A+1981-1983
    7172Chuck CaryPCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CAYesP6-4210LL1960-03-03Whittier,CA
    1981-  7- 172-DET
    MLB1985-19931981-1993
    7173Herb McManawayOF-1BCollegeSt. Clair County CCNJCAA---MIYesOF-1B------------------
    1981-  7- 173-DET
    ---
    8198Reggie ThomasOFCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARYesOF6-0185LR1959-08-10---
    1981-  8- 198-DET
    AAA1981-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9224George MiguelPHigh SchoolGrady Vocational (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-5210LL1963-12-30Brooklyn,NY
    1981-  9- 224-DET
    A-1981-1983
    10250David FlatteryPCollegeIowa StateNCAA 1---IANoP------------------
    1982-  3-  49-MON
    ---
    11276Mark LockenmeyerP-OFCollegePrincetonNCAA 1---NJYesP6-2200RR1958-12-16Manasquan,NJ
    1981- 11- 276-DET
    AA1981-1985
    12302Albert Silva1BHigh SchoolTampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYesC-1B6-1190RR1963-02-23Tampa,FL
    1981- 12- 302-DET
    A+1981-1982
    13328Rob ClarkpCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILNoP6-2180LL1959-11-18Hammond,IN
    1982- 16- 408-TEX
    AAA1982-1987
    14354Scott Earl2BCollegeEastern KentuckyNCAA 1---KYYes2B-SS5-11165RR1960-09-18Seymour,IN
    1981- 14- 354-DET
    MLB1984-19841981-1989
    15380Tom BrassilSSCollegeDukeNCAA 1---NCNoSS-3B6-3180RR1960-06-17---
    1982-  6- 135-SDN
    AAA1982-1988
    16406Mark JacobpCollegeDetroit MercyNCAA 1JrMIYesP6-2185RR1960-05-13Detroit,MI
    1981- 16- 406-DET
    AA1981-1984
    17432Steve HaynesOFCollegeFaulknerNAIA---ALYesSS-OF5-11155RR1960-09-03Prattville,AL
    1981- 17- 432-DET
    A+1981-1982
    18458Robert McFaddenpCollegeCollege of WoosterNCAA 3---OHYesP6-1180---R1959-04-04---
    1981- 18- 458-DET
    A1981-1982
    19484Donnie RowlandSSHigh SchoolBishop Gallagher (Harper Woods,MI)HSHSMINo2B-3B5-10165RR1962-12-16Grosse Pointe,MI
    1985-  8- 210-DET
    AAA1985-1989
    20510Bryon Horn2BCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYes2B5-8150LR1959-03-28---
    1981- 20- 510-DET
    A+1981-1981
    21536Kraig PriessmanOFHigh SchoolNorthwest (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHYesC5-11195RR1963-09-24Cincinnati,OH
    1981- 21- 536-DET
    A+1981-1983
    22562Greg Norman1BCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYes1B-2B6-1190RR1960-12-08San Diego,CA
    1981- 22- 562-DET
    AA1981-1984
    23587Chris Goodyear3BCollegeHillsborough CCNJCAA---FLYes2B-3B5-9163RR1961-05-14---
    1981- 23- 587-DET
    A+1981-1982
    24612Robert Yeager3BHigh SchoolPiscataway (Piscataway,NJ)HSHSNJNo3B------------------
    1981- 24- 612-DET
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    25636Barry LyonsCCollegeDelta StateNCAA 2---MSNoC-1B6-1202RR1960-06-03Biloxi,MS
    1982- 15- 371-NYN
    MLB1986-19951982-1995
    26659Randy GorgonpCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1---MINoP------RR------
    1981- 26- 659-DET
    ---
    27681Dan PhillipCCollegeAshlandNCAA 2---OHYesC5-11185LR1959-09-01Canton,OH
    1981- 27- 681-DET
    A+1981-1981
    28703Jim PhelpspHigh SchoolSaline (Saline,MI)HSHSMINoP6-3195RR---Saline,MI
    1984-  3-  54-CHA
    A1984-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    29725Bruce Franklin2BCollegeCoastal CarolinaNAIA---SCYes2B------------------
    1981- 29- 725-DET
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    30745Jim MoriartyOFHigh SchoolSouth Weymouth (Weymouth,MA)HSHSMAYesOF-C6-2170RR1963-05-20Weymouth,MA
    1981- 30- 745-DET
    A-1981-1983
    31763Billy DeWittpHigh SchoolBroadmoor (Baton Rouge,LA)HSHSLANoP------------------
    1981- 31- 763-DET
    ---
    32779Jon Zureich1BCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYes1B6-0170LL1959-08-29---
    1981- 32- 779-DET
    A+1981-1982
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system