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Total Picks
853
Total Rounds
44
College Picks
539 (63.19%)
High School Picks
310 (36.34%)
Signed Players
598 (70.11%)
Total Major Leaguers
156 (18.29%)
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1981 Notable Draft Picks

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  • Round #1
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    11Mike MoorePSeattle MarinersTeam PicksP6-4205RR1959-11-26Eakly,OKMLB1982-19951981-1995YesOral RobertsCollegeNCAA 1OK---
    12Joe CarterOFChicago CubsTeam PicksLF-RF6-3215RR1960-03-07Oklahoma City,OKMLB1983-19981981-1998YesWichita StateCollegeNCAA 1KS---
    13Dick SchofieldSSCalifornia AngelsTeam PicksSS5-10175RR1962-11-21Springfield,ILMLB1983-19961981-1996YesSacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield,IL)HSHSILHS
    14Terry BlockerOFNew York MetsTeam PicksCF6-2195LL1959-08-18Columbia,SCMLB1985-19891981-1989YesTennessee StateCollegeNCAA 1TN---
    15Matt WilliamsPToronto Blue JaysTeam PicksP6-1200RR1959-07-25Houston,TXMLB1983-19851981-1986YesRiceCollegeNCAA 1TX---
    16Kevin McReynoldsOFSan Diego PadresTeam PicksLF-OF6-1210RR1959-10-16Little Rock,ARMLB1983-19941982-1994YesArkansasCollegeNCAA 1ARJr
    17Daryl BostonP-OFChicago White SoxTeam PicksCF-LF6-3203LL1963-01-04Cincinnati,OHMLB1984-19941981-1996YesWoodward (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHHS
    18Bob MeachamSSSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksSS6-1180BR1960-08-25Los Angeles,CAMLB1983-19881981-1990YesSan Diego StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    19Ron DarlingPTexas RangersTeam PicksP6-3195RR1960-08-19Honolulu,HIMLB1983-19951981-1995YesYaleCollegeNCAA 1CT---
    110Mark GrantPSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksP6-2215RR1963-10-24Aurora,ILMLB1984-19931981-1995YesCatholic Academy (Joliet,IL)HSHSILHS
    111Mike Sodders3BMinnesota TwinsTeam Picks3B6-3190RR1958-12-26Compton,CAAAA1981-1984YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZ---
    112Jay RobertsOF-PAtlanta BravesTeam PicksOF-P6-3215RR1962-11-14Tacoma,WAA1981-1984YesCentralia (Centralia,WA)HSHSWAHS
    113George AlpertOFCleveland IndiansTeam PicksOF6-1185LL1963-10-08Livingston,NJA1981-1983YesLivingston (Livingston,NJ)HSHSNJHS
    114Jim WinnPPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksP6-3210RR1959-09-23Stockton,CAMLB1983-19881981-1988YesJohn Brown UniversityCollegeNAIAAR---
    115Tim Pyznarski3B-OFOakland AthleticsTeam Picks1B6-2195RR1960-02-04Chicago,ILMLB1986-19861981-1989YesEastern IllinoisCollegeNCAA 2IL---
    116Vance LovelacePChicago CubsTeam PicksP6-5205LL1963-08-09Tampa,FLMLB1988-19901981-1998YesHillsborough (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLHS
    117Ricky BarlowPDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-2170BR1963-03-21Woodville,TXAAA1981-1987YesWoodville (Woodville,TX)HSHSTXHS
    118Darren DilksPMontreal ExposTeam PicksP6-4210LL1960-06-30Upland,CAAAA1981-1984YesOklahoma StateCollegeNCAA 1OK---
    119Steve LyonsSS-OFBoston Red SoxTeam PicksCF-3B6-3195LR1960-06-03Tacoma,WAMLB1985-19931979-1993YesOregon StateCollegeNCAA 1OR---
    120Johnny AbregoPPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam PicksP6-0185RR1962-07-04Corpus Christi,TXMLB1985-19851981-1987YesMission San Jose (Fremont,CA)HSHSCAHS
    121John CeruttiPToronto Blue JaysTeam PicksP6-2200LL1960-04-28Albany,NYMLB1985-19911981-1995YesAmherst CollegeCollegeNCAA 1MA---
    122Dave AndersonSSLos Angeles DodgersTeam PicksSS-3B6-2191RR1960-08-01Louisville,KYMLB1983-19921980-1992YesMemphisCollegeNCAA 1TN---
    123Dave LeeperOFKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksOF5-11170LL1959-10-30Santa Ana,CAMLB1984-19851979-1988YesUSCCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    124Al LachowiczPTexas RangersTeam PicksP6-3198RR1960-09-06Pittsburgh,PAMLB1983-19831981-1986YesPittsburghCollegeNCAA 1PA---
    125Kevin BurrellOFBoston Red SoxTeam PicksC6-4215RR1962-12-02Pomona,CAAAA1981-1991YesPoway (Poway,CA)HSHSCAHS
    126Frank CastroCSan Diego PadresTeam PicksC5-11185RR1960-07-10La Habana,CUAA1981-1986YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1FL---
    Round #2
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    228Darrin JacksonOFChicago CubsTeam PicksCF-RF6-0191RR1963-08-22Los Angeles,CAMLB1985-19991981-1999YesCulver City (Culver City,CA)HSHSCAHS
    232Bill LongPSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-0185RR1960-02-29Cincinnati,OHMLB1985-19911981-1991YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1OH---
    233Mike Gallego2BOakland AthleticsTeam Picks2B-SS5-8160RR1960-10-31Whittier,CAMLB1985-19971981-1997YesUCLACollegeNCAA 1CA---
    234Mark GubiczaPKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksP6-5210RR1962-08-14Philadelphia,PAMLB1984-19971981-1997YesWilliam Penn Charter (Philadelphia,PA)HSHSPAHS
    235Mark LangstonPSeattle MarinersTeam PicksP6-2185RL1960-08-20San Diego,CAMLB1984-19991979-1999YesSan Jose StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    237Frank ViolaPMinnesota TwinsTeam PicksP6-4209LL1960-04-19Hempstead,NYMLB1982-19961981-1996YesSt. John'sCollegeNCAA 1NYJr
    238John ChristensenOFNew York MetsTeam PicksRF-OF6-0180RR1960-09-05Downey,CAMLB1984-19881982-1989YesCal State FullertonCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    239Neal HeatonPCleveland IndiansTeam PicksP6-1205LL1960-03-03Jamaica,NYMLB1982-19931981-1993YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1FL---
    240Lee TunnellPPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksP6-0180RR1960-10-30Tyler,TXMLB1982-19891981-1995YesBaylorCollegeNCAA 1TX---
    241Rick RodriguezPOakland AthleticsTeam PicksP6-3190RR1960-09-21Oakland,CAMLB1986-19901981-1991YesUC RiversideCollegeNCAA 2CA---
    248Sid Bream1BLos Angeles DodgersTeam Picks1B6-4220LL1960-08-03Carlisle,PAMLB1983-19941981-1994YesLibertyCollegeNCAA 2VA---
    Round #3
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    353Phil BradleyOFSeattle MarinersTeam PicksLF-OF6-0185RR1959-03-11Bloomington,INMLB1983-19901981-1992YesMissouriCollegeNCAA 1MO---
    358Tony GwynnOFSan Diego PadresTeam PicksRF5-11220LL1960-05-09Los Angeles,CAMLB1982-20011981-2001YesSan Diego StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    360Tom NietoCSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksC6-1205RR1960-10-27Downey,CAMLB1984-19901981-1991YesOral RobertsCollegeNCAA 1OKJr
    364Scott BradleyCNew York YankeesTeam PicksC5-11185LR1960-03-22Montclair,NJMLB1984-19921981-1994YesNorth CarolinaCollegeNCAA 1NC---
    373Sid FernandezPLos Angeles DodgersTeam PicksP6-1230LL1962-10-12Honolulu,HIMLB1983-19971981-2001YesKaiser (Honolulu,HI)HSHSHIHS
    374David ConePKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksP6-1190LR1963-01-02Kansas City,MOMLB1986-20031981-2003YesRockhurst (Kansas City,MO)HSHSMOHS
    Round #4
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    480Lee GuettermanPSeattle MarinersTeam PicksP6-8235LL1958-11-22Chattanooga,TNMLB1984-19961981-1997YesLibertyCollegeNCAA 2VA---
    481Dave CochraneP-3BNew York MetsTeam Picks3B-C6-2180BR1963-01-31Riverside,CAMLB1986-19921982-1992YesTroy (Fullerton,CA)HSHSCAHS
    485Curt Ford2BSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksRF-LF5-10150LR1960-10-11Jackson,MSMLB1985-19901981-1997YesJackson StateCollegeNCAA 1MS---
    486Doug DavisOFTexas RangersTeam PicksC-3B6-0180RR1962-09-24Bloomsburg,PAMLB1988-19921984-1995YesEastern MichiganCollegeNCAA 1MI---
    492Curt YoungPOakland AthleticsTeam PicksP6-1180RL1960-04-16Saginaw,MIMLB1983-19931981-1993YesCentral MichiganCollegeNCAA 1MI---
    493Paul O'NeillOFCincinnati RedsTeam PicksRF6-4215LL1963-02-25Columbus,OHMLB1985-20011981-2001YesBrookhaven (Columbus,OH)HSHSOHHS
    496Todd Benzinger1BBoston Red SoxTeam Picks1B6-1190BR1963-02-11Dayton,KYMLB1987-19951981-1995YesNew Richmond (New Richmond,OH)HSHSOHHS
    4103Eric PlunkPNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-6224RR1963-09-03Wilmington,CAMLB1986-19991981-2000YesBellflower (Bellflower,CA)HSHSCAHS
    Round #5
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    5114Dave MeierSSMinnesota TwinsTeam PicksOF6-0185RR1959-08-08Helena,MTMLB1984-19881979-1988YesStanfordCollegeNCAA 1CASr
    5118Mickey TettletonC-OFOakland AthleticsTeam PicksC6-2212BR1960-09-16Oklahoma City,OKMLB1984-19971981-1997YesOklahoma StateCollegeNCAA 1OK---
    5124Bill WegmanPMilwaukee BrewersTeam PicksP6-6200RR1962-12-19Cincinnati,OHMLB1985-19951981-1995YesOak Hills (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHHS
    5125John FrancoPLos Angeles DodgersTeam PicksP5-10185LL1960-09-17Brooklyn,NYMLB1984-20051981-2005YesSt. John'sCollegeNCAA 1NY---
    Round #6
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    6132Devon White3BCalifornia AngelsTeam PicksCF6-2190BR1962-12-09Kingston,JMMLB1985-20011981-2001YesPark West (New York,NY)HSHSNYHS
    6134Stan ClarkePToronto Blue JaysTeam PicksP6-1180LL1960-08-09Toledo,OHMLB1983-19901981-1991YesPasco-Hernando CCCollegeNJCAAFL---
    6139Brian SnyderOFSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksP6-3185LL1958-02-20Flemington,NJMLB1985-19891977-1990YesEast Tennessee StateCollegeNCAA 1TN---
    6155Mike Pagliarulo3BNew York YankeesTeam Picks3B6-2195LR1960-03-15Medford,MAMLB1984-19951981-1995YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1FL---
    Round #7
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    7172Chuck CaryPDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-4210LL1960-03-03Whittier,CAMLB1985-19931981-1993YesCaliforniaCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    Round #8
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    8185Mark CarreonOFNew York MetsTeam Picks1B-LF6-0195RL1963-07-19Chicago,ILMLB1987-19961981-2000YesSalpointe Catholic (Tucson,AZ)HSHSAZHS
    8188Wade RowdonSSChicago White SoxTeam Picks3B-SS6-2180RR1960-09-07Riverhead,NYMLB1984-19881981-1988YesStetsonCollegeNCAA 1FL---
    8196Bill BatheOFOakland AthleticsTeam PicksC6-2200RR1960-10-14Downey,CAMLB1986-19901981-1990YesPepperdineCollegeNCAA 1CAJr
    8197Terry McGriffCCincinnati RedsTeam PicksC6-2195RR1963-09-23Fort Pierce,FLMLB1987-19941981-2001YesWestwood (Fort Pierce,FL)HSHSFLHS
    Round #9
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    9218Steve LombardozziSSMinnesota TwinsTeam Picks2B6-0175RR1960-04-26Malden,MAMLB1985-19901981-1990YesFloridaCollegeNCAA 1FLJr
    9233Fred McGriff1BNew York YankeesTeam Picks1B6-3215LL1963-10-31Tampa,FLMLB1986-20041981-2004YesThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLHS
    Round #10
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    10239Greg BookerPSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-6233RR1960-06-22Lynchburg,VAMLB1983-19901981-1990YesElonCollegeNAIANC---
    Round #12
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    12305Charles HudsonpPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam PicksP6-3185BR1959-03-16Ennis,TXMLB1983-19891981-1989YesPrairie View A&MCollegeNCAA 1TX---
    12310Jeff Schaefer2BBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksSS-3B5-10170RR1960-05-31Patchogue,NYMLB1989-19941979-1994YesMarylandCollegeNCAA 1MD---
    Round #13
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    13315Lenny DykstraOFNew York MetsTeam PicksCF-OF5-10185LL1963-02-10Santa Ana,CAMLB1985-19961981-1996YesGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)HSHSCAHS
    13319Danny CoxpSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksP6-4235RR1959-09-21Northampton,ENMLB1983-19951981-1995YesTroyCollegeNCAA 2AL---
    Round #19
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    19471Lou Thornton3BNew York MetsTeam PicksOF6-2185LR1963-04-26Montgomery,ALMLB1985-19891981-1990YesJefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)HSHSALHS
    19493Bob TewksburypNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-4206RR1960-11-30Concord,NHMLB1986-19981981-1998YesSaint LeoCollegeNCAA 2FL---
    Round #20
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    20503Matt NokesCSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksC6-1190LR1963-10-31San Diego,CAMLB1985-19951981-2002YesPatrick Henry (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAHS
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