1981 Baseball Draft

The 1981 Baseball Draft appears below and includes every player chosen in the June amateur draft, every round of the 1981 baseball draft, the overall pick, the team who drafted them, their position at that time, and where they were drafted from (high school / college name).

"The idea behind the draft was simple: 1) it gave the poorer teams—usually those lower in the standings—an equal chance to sign the top talent being produced in colleges and high schools; and 2) it cut down on payments of excessive bonuses to untried players. Even those who enthusiastically supported the free-agent draft had no idea that benefits from it would be reaped so quickly. Yet this season, less than two years later, several youngsters selected in the draft have stepped into the major leagues and have performed not just capably but in some cases spectacularly." - Sportswriter William Leggett in Sports Illustrated (May 01, 1967, 'Fresh Breezes From The Free-Agent Draft', Page 38)
1981 Baseball Draft

1981 Amateur Baseball Draft by Baseball Almanac | Baseball Draft Menu

1
1
JaR
Jim Rooney
Chicago Cubs
P
County College of Morris
1
2
JaR
Bret McAfee
Seattle Mariners
SS
Merced College
1
3
JaR
New York Mets
OF
San Diego Mesa College
1
4
JaR
Kevin Price
California Angels
P
Cosumnes River College
1
5
JaR
San Diego Padres
OF
Los Angeles Harbor College
1
6
JaR
Ken Galloway
Toronto Blue Jays
P
West Valley College
1
7
JaR
Brad Luther
St. Louis Cardinals
SS
College of the Sequoias
1
8
JaR
Reggie Montgomery
Chicago White Sox
OF
Orange County Community College
1
9
JaR
Mel White
San Francisco Giants
P
Fullerton College
1
10
JaR
Texas Rangers
IF
Chabot College
1
11
JaR
Terry Cormack
Atlanta Braves
C
Long Beach City College
1
12
JaR
Pete Kutsukos
Minnesota Twins
P
Seminole State College of Florida
1
13
JaR
Brian Reams
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Long Beach City College
1
14
JaR
Steve Cushing
Cleveland Indians
P
Saint Leo University
1
15
JaR
Daniel Durst
Cincinnati Reds
P
Iowa Western Community College
1
16
JaR
Oakland Athletics
SS
Fullerton College
1
17
JaR
Bruce Crabbe
Montreal Expos
IF
Gulf Coast Community College
1
18
JaR
Jeff Rutledge
Detroit Tigers
SS
Fresno City College
1
19
JaR
Eric Schmidt
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Antelope Valley College
1
20
JaR
Boston Red Sox
C
Harrisburg Area Community College
1
21
JaR
Kevin White
Los Angeles Dodgers
P
Cosumnes River College
1
22
JaR
Dewey James
Milwaukee Brewers
OF
Central Arizona College
1
23
JaR
Trent Ferrin
Houston Astros
P
College of Southern Idaho
1
24
JaR
Rick Rizzo
Kansas City Royals
OF
Mesa State College
1
25
JaR
Dave Corman
Baltimore Orioles
2B
Hagerstown Community College
1
26
JaR
Mike Gatlin
New York Yankees
OF
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
2
27
JaR
Greg Trotter
Chicago Cubs
P
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
2
28
JaR
Kelly Simon
Seattle Mariners
P
Orange County Community College
2
29
JaR
Steve Ray
New York Mets
P
Southwestern Community College
2
30
JaR
Mike Blair
California Angels
C
Middle Georgia College
2
31
JaR
Michael Moore
San Diego Padres
OF
Edmonds Community College
2
32
JaR
Richard Fagnani
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Westchester Community College
2
33
JaR
Barry Aden
St. Louis Cardinals
P
Centralia College
2
34
JaR
Greg Griffin
Chicago White Sox
OF
University of Texas-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College
2
35
JaR
Louis D'Amore
San Francisco Giants
P
County College of Morris
2
36
JaR
Texas Rangers
P
Fullerton College
2
37
JaR
Michael Hinton
Atlanta Braves
P
2
38
JaR
Cedric Gray
Minnesota Twins
OF
Canada College
2
39
JaR
Pittsburgh Pirates
2B
Canada College
2
40
JaR
Todd Wenberg
Cleveland Indians
P
Waldorf College
2
41
JaR
Damon Farmar
Cincinnati Reds
OF
West Los Angeles College
2
42
JaR
Mark Jarrett
Oakland Athletics
P
Riverside Community College
2
43
JaR
Mark De LaTorre
Montreal Expos
P
Los Angeles Harbor College
2
44
JaR
Everett Graham
Detroit Tigers
OF
Louisburg College
2
45
JaR
Mark Frishman
Philadelphia Phillies
OF
Los Angeles Valley College
2
46
JaR
Joe Artstrom
Boston Red Sox
OF
Miami-Dade College
2
47
JaR
Robert Seymour
Los Angeles Dodgers
OF-3B
Sacramento City College
2
48
JaR
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Valencia Community College
2
49
JaR
Michael Fay
Houston Astros
P
De Anza College
2
50
JaR
Thomas McHugh
Kansas City Royals
1B
Iowa Western Community College
2
51
JaR
Rocky Cusack
Baltimore Orioles
3B
Florida State College at Jacksonville
2
52
JaR
Ed Darling
New York Yankees
1B
3
53
JaR
Craig Jenks
Chicago Cubs
P
Butte College
3
54
JaR
John Felice
Seattle Mariners
OF
College of the Canyons
3
55
JaR
Rey Tolentino
New York Mets
P
Chaffey College
3
56
JaR
David Velez
California Angels
SS
Los Medanos College
3
57
JaR
Donald Fenton
San Diego Padres
P
Lower Columbia Community College
3
58
JaR
Fred Mead
Toronto Blue Jays
1B-OF
3
59
JaR
Dave Griffin
St. Louis Cardinals
1B
South Suburban College
3
60
JaR
James Twardowski
Chicago White Sox
3B
Blinn College
3
61
JaR
Gene Lambert
San Francisco Giants
P
Los Angeles Valley College
3
62
JaR
Barry Bass
Texas Rangers
OF-P
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
3
63
JaR
James Mcintosh
Atlanta Braves
P
Carl Albert State College
3
64
JaR
Talbot Alello
Minnesota Twins
iF-Of
Miami-Dade College
3
65
JaR
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF
Allegheny College
3
66
JaR
Dennis Van Loren
Cleveland Indians
P
Cochise College
3
67
JaR
Randy Romagna
Cincinnati Reds
P
Indian River State College
3
68
JaR
Wayne Bonham
Oakland Athletics
OF
Yavapai College
3
69
JaR
Montreal Expos
1B-OF
Middle Georgia College
3
70
JaR
Johnny Hatcher
Detroit Tigers
OF
Yavapai College
3
71
JaR
Herbert Jordan
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Blinn College
3
72
JaR
David Scheller
Boston Red Sox
P
Lewis and Clark Community College
3
73
JaR
Frederick Bass
Los Angeles Dodgers
3B
Sacramento City College
3
74
JaR
Milwaukee Brewers
2B
Contra Costa College
3
75
JaR
John Salery
Houston Astros
OF
Indian River State College
3
76
JaR
James Brittman
Kansas City Royals
1B
3
77
JaR
David Gray
Baltimore Orioles
P
San Joaquin Delta College
3
78
JaR
Kurt Eskildsen
New York Yankees
P
Los Angeles Harbor College
4
79
JaR
Tim Arnsberg
Chicago Cubs
P
Merced College
4
80
JaR
Gary Parmenter
Seattle Mariners
P
Middle Georgia College
4
81
JaR
Dodd Hook
New York Mets
1B
Indian Hills Community College-Centerville
4
82
JaR
Robert Gast
California Angels
P
4
83
JaR
Pride Evans
San Diego Padres
IF
Citrus College
4
84
JaR
Mark Hoffman
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Chabot College
4
85
JaR
St. Louis Cardinals
OF
Miami-Dade College
4
86
JaR
Chicago White Sox
P
4
87
JaR
Daryl Pitts
San Francisco Giants
OF
Los Angeles Community College
4
88
JaR
Oscar Mejia
Texas Rangers
SS
El Camino College
4
89
JaR
Muldrow Lloyd
Atlanta Braves
P
Spartanburg Methodist College
4
90
JaR
Robin Thompson
Minnesota Twins
P
4
91
JaR
Tim Cassell
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Sacramento City College
4
92
JaR
Jim Opie
Cleveland Indians
3B-OF
Valencia Community College
4
93
JaR
Terrell Ayo
Cincinnati Reds
2B
Linn-Benton Community College
4
94
JaR
Gary Dawson
Oakland Athletics
OF
Fullerton College
4
95
JaR
Steve Oliverlo
Montreal Expos
P
University of the Cumberlands
4
96
JaR
Detroit Tigers
SS
Georgia Perimeter College
4
97
JaR
Michael Sims
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Johnson County Community College
4
98
JaR
Robyn Lynch
Boston Red Sox
1B
Garden City Community College
4
99
JaR
John Sylvia
Los Angeles Dodgers
SS
College of the Sequoias
4
100
JaR
John Thornton
Milwaukee Brewers
OF
Baltimore City Community College
4
101
JaR
John Bryant
Houston Astros
OF
Santa Ana College
4
102
JaR
James Minor
Kansas City Royals
P
Fullerton College
4
103
JaR
Anthony Wadley
Baltimore Orioles
P
Laney College
4
104
JaR
Mark Blaser
New York Yankees
3B
Butte College
5
105
JaR
Clay Carter
Chicago Cubs
P
College of Southern Idaho
5
106
JaR
Dennis Werth
Seattle Mariners
P-1B
Tacoma Community College
5
107
JaR
Jim Cazet
New York Mets
SS
Modesto Junior College
5
108
JaR
Gary Robbins
California Angels
OF-P
Solano Community College
5
109
JaR
Keith Street
San Diego Padres
OF
Middle Georgia College
5
110
JaR
Scott Simmons
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Massasoit Community College
5
111
JaR
John DiGiola
St. Louis Cardinals
C
Mount San Antonio College
5
112
JaR
Kevin Kollmansperger
Chicago White Sox
P
McLennan Community College
5
113
JaR
Chuck Bartlett
San Francisco Giants
C
Cuyahoga Community College
5
114
JaR
Brian Aviles
Texas Rangers
P
Rockland Community College
5
115
JaR
Dan Boever
Atlanta Braves
SS
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
5
116
JaR
Dan Devers
Minnesota Twins
P
Yavapai College
5
117
JaR
Paul Steinert
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF
CCBC Dundalk
5
118
JaR
Dane Clark
Cleveland Indians
P
Gloucester County College
5
119
JaR
John Minyard
Cincinnati Reds
P
Des Moines Area Community College
5
120
JaR
Ricky Daniels
Oakland Athletics
SS
Los Angeles Community College
5
121
JaR
Ricky Lemon
Montreal Expos
OF
Paul Quinn College
5
122
JaR
Laurence Berthelson
Detroit Tigers
P
Los Angeles Valley College
5
123
JaR
Joe Jordan
Philadelphia Phillies
C
Seminole State College of Florida
5
124
JaR
Joey Farrill
Boston Red Sox
P
Gulf Coast Community College
5
125
JaR
Jack Lopp
Los Angeles Dodgers
1B
Pasadena City College
5
126
JaR
Michael Hakala
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Yakima Valley Community College
5
127
JaR
Joe Wendolowski
Houston Astros
SS
County College of Morris
5
128
JaR
Kansas City Royals
P
Baltimore City Community College
5
129
JaR
George Page
Baltimore Orioles
OF
Los Angeles Valley College
5
130
JaR
Johnny Hawkins
New York Yankees
C
Pensacola State College
6
131
JaR
Chicago Cubs
OF
Yavapai College
6
132
JaR
Jeff Eldridge
Seattle Mariners
P
Olympic College
6
133
JaR
Greg Cary
New York Mets
P
Chabot College
6
134
JaR
Bruce Hamrick
California Angels
3B
Hiwassee College
6
135
JaR
Paul Huyck
San Diego Padres
P
Allan Hancock College
6
136
JaR
Ed Augustine
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Seminole State College of Florida
6
137
JaR
Robert Hayes
St. Louis Cardinals
P
Onondaga Community College
6
138
JaR
Ed Sedar
Chicago White Sox
OF-if
College of Lake County
6
139
JaR
Al Cardwood
San Francisco Giants
P-1B
Ranger College
6
140
JaR
Calvin Gray
Texas Rangers
OF
Angelina College
6
141
JaR
Mark Lance
Atlanta Braves
P
Joliet Junior College
6
142
JaR
Steve Shields
Minnesota Twins
OF
6
143
JaR
Jeff Bernash
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Yakima Valley Community College
6
144
JaR
Anthony Virgo
Cleveland Indians
P
Contra Costa College
6
145
JaR
Jackie Foley
Cincinnati Reds
OF-1B
Edison State College
6
146
JaR
Robert Feldhaus
Oakland Athletics
2B
Chaffey College
6
147
JaR
Cal Santarelli
Montreal Expos
P
Edison State College
6
148
JaR
James Ross
Detroit Tigers
P
Henry Ford Community College
6
149
JaR
Tommy George
Philadelphia Phillies
SS
Bacone College
6
150
JaR
Robert Meyer
Boston Red Sox
P
Golden West College
6
151
JaR
Eugene Steinbach
Los Angeles Dodgers
C
Georgia Perimeter College
6
152
JaR
Jeff Schultz
Milwaukee Brewers
P
6
153
JaR
Tracy Hall
Kansas City Royals
OF
6
154
JaR
Frank Ferroni
Baltimore Orioles
P
Canada College
6
155
JaR
Boyce Bailey
New York Yankees
P
Pensacola State College
7
156
JaR
Robin Emerson
Chicago Cubs
P
Bakersfield College
7
157
JaR
Chris Mitchell
Seattle Mariners
P
Jefferson State Community College
7
158
JaR
Craig Walter
New York Mets
P
Waldorf College
7
159
JaR
Brian Hartsock
California Angels
C
Riverside Community College
7
160
JaR
Fred Williams
San Diego Padres
P
7
161
JaR
Dave Eichhorn
Toronto Blue Jays
P
7
162
JaR
Todd Oakes
St. Louis Cardinals
P
Waldorf College
7
163
JaR
Bobby Joe Williams
Chicago White Sox
SS
Panola College
7
164
JaR
Keith O'Day
San Francisco Giants
P
West Valley College
7
165
JaR
Craig Tice
Texas Rangers
P
Ocean County College
7
166
JaR
Martin Dean
Atlanta Braves
1B-C
Carl Albert State College
7
167
JaR
Art Valencia
Minnesota Twins
P
Cerritos College
7
168
JaR
Scott Reckord
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Bellevue Community College
7
169
JaR
James Pool
Cleveland Indians
C
Newman University
7
170
JaR
William Kincanon
Cincinnati Reds
P
Triton College
7
171
JaR
Jeffrey Rojas
Oakland Athletics
P
San Bernardino Valley College
7
172
JaR
Jeffrey French
Montreal Expos
OF
Central Arizona College
7
173
JaR
Herb McManaway
Detroit Tigers
OF-1B
St. Clair County Community College
7
174
JaR
Kent Kaiser
Philadelphia Phillies
OF
Mineral Area College
7
175
JaR
John Wallace
Boston Red Sox
OF
Fresno City College
7
176
JaR
Brad Harlow
Los Angeles Dodgers
SS-3B
Cosumnes River College
7
177
JaR
Bruce Kipper
Milwaukee Brewers
1B
Scottsdale Community College
7
178
JaR
Kansas City Royals
OF
Iowa Western Community College
7
179
JaR
Wayne Walker
Baltimore Orioles
SS
Florida State College at Jacksonville
7
180
JaR
David Niemiec
New York Yankees
P
San Jose City College
8
181
JaR
George Martinez
Chicago Cubs
P
Pasadena City College
8
182
JaR
John Hughes
Seattle Mariners
1B
College of Southern Idaho
8
183
JaR
Tim Hampton
New York Mets
P
Modesto Junior College
8
184
JaR
Ken Rebiejo
California Angels
P
Ohlone College
8
185
JaR
Willard Medley
San Diego Padres
P
Gulf Coast Community College
8
186
JaR
Jeff Phillips
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Lake Michigan College
8
187
JaR
Gregory Wirth
St. Louis Cardinals
P
Glendale Community College
8
188
JaR
Charlie Corbell
Chicago White Sox
P
Blinn College
8
189
JaR
Bob Lockwood
San Francisco Giants
OF
Los Angeles Valley College
8
190
JaR
Brian Farley
Texas Rangers
P
St. Petersburg College
8
191
JaR
Michael Kribell
Minnesota Twins
P
8
192
JaR
William Daiker
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Baltimore City Community College
8
193
JaR
Lee Mays
Oakland Athletics
P
Los Angeles Community College
8
194
JaR
Barry Branam
Montreal Expos
P
8
195
JaR
Kyle Johnson
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Seminole State College of Florida
8
196
JaR
John Sorensen
Boston Red Sox
P
Joliet Junior College
8
197
JaR
Brett Ragland
Los Angeles Dodgers
P
Valencia Community College
8
198
JaR
Phillip Chilton
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Scottsdale Community College
8
199
JaR
Carl Davis
Kansas City Royals
OF
8
200
JaR
Brad Wheeler
Baltimore Orioles
P
Indian River State College
8
201
JaR
Howard Maynor
New York Yankees
3B
Merced College
9
202
JaR
Brian Pate
New York Mets
iF-Of
Columbia State Community College
9
203
JaR
Darrell Higgs
California Angels
P
Pima Community College
9
204
JaR
Steve Stenquist
Toronto Blue Jays
P
Norwalk Community College
9
205
JaR
Jerry Eklund
St. Louis Cardinals
P
Eastern Arizona College
9
206
JaR
Mark Dennis
Chicago White Sox
P
McLennan Community College
9
207
JaR
Terry Quinn
San Francisco Giants
IF
Los Angeles Valley College
9
208
JaR
Paul Edwards
Texas Rangers
OF
Solano Community College
9
209
JaR
Minnesota Twins
OF
Middle Georgia College
9
210
JaR
Randy Graham
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Santa Rosa Junior College
9
211
JaR
Oakland Athletics
IF
Los Angeles Valley College
9
212
JaR
John Olsen
Montreal Expos
OF
St. Clair County Community College
9
213
JaR
John Proctor
Philadelphia Phillies
C-OF
Allen County Community College
9
214
JaR
Steven Seaman
Boston Red Sox
aS
Community College for Beaver County
9
215
JaR
Jon Van Dort
Los Angeles Dodgers
OF-1B
Chaffey College
9
216
JaR
Gene Morgan
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Middle Georgia College
9
217
JaR
Jeff Kobernus
Kansas City Royals
P
Laney College
9
218
JaR
Michael Bayly
Baltimore Orioles
P
Florida State College at Jacksonville
9
219
JaR
Millard Williams
New York Yankees
1B
Solano Community College
10
220
JaR
William Bankhead
New York Mets
3B
Green River Community College
10
221
JaR
Ronald Bachmeier
California Angels
2B
Glendale Community College
10
222
JaR
Martin Pulley
Toronto Blue Jays
C
Eastern Illinois University
10
223
JaR
Dave Van Horn
Chicago White Sox
3B
McLennan Community College
10
224
JaR
Douglas Boren
San Francisco Giants
P
Fresno City College
10
225
JaR
Randy Boyd
Texas Rangers
P
Cochise College
10
226
JaR
Jeff Sutterfield
Minnesota Twins
P
Orange County Community College
10
227
JaR
Robert Kaser
Pittsburgh Pirates
P
Mount Hood Community College
10
228
JaR
Jay Schellin
Oakland Athletics
OF
-
10
229
JaR
Albie Scoggins
Montreal Expos
OF
Indian River State College
10
230
JaR
Ron Johnson
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Mission College
10
231
JaR
Mark Wenzel
Boston Red Sox
P
Fresno City College
10
232
JaR
Larry Riddle
Los Angeles Dodgers
P
Alvin Community College
10
233
JaR
Phil Lane
Milwaukee Brewers
3B
Broward College
10
234
JaR
Kansas City Royals
3B
De Anza College
10
235
JaR
Charles Guinn
Baltimore Orioles
P
Seminole State College of Florida
10
236
JaR
David Aragon
New York Yankees
SS
11
237
JaR
Roger Lee
New York Mets
OF-1B
Garden City Community College
11
238
JaR
Richard Henkemeyer
California Angels
P
Central Lakes College-Brainerd
11
239
JaR
James Wahlig
Toronto Blue Jays
OF-2B
Iowa State University
11
240
JaR
Gary Jones
Chicago White Sox
OF
Paris Junior College
11
241
JaR
Chad Miltenberger
San Francisco Giants
OF
College of the Sequoias
11
242
JaR
Brian Kubala
Minnesota Twins
P-3B
Miami-Dade College
11
243
JaR
Gregory Mine
Oakland Athletics
P
Green River Community College
11
244
JaR
Steve Lusby
Montreal Expos
1B
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
11
245
JaR
Marvin White
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Seminole State College of Florida
11
246
JaR
Andy Hargrove
Los Angeles Dodgers
P
Barstow College
11
247
JaR
Gary Evans
Milwaukee Brewers
P
11
248
JaR
John Antonelli
Kansas City Royals
C
Baltimore City Community College
11
249
JaR
Mike Isherwood
New York Yankees
C
College of the Sequoias
12
250
JaR
Greg Shirley
New York Mets
C
Faulkner University
12
251
JaR
Jeff Mace
California Angels
OF
Scottsdale Community College
12
252
JaR
Curtis Dishman
Chicago White Sox
1B
Blinn College
12
253
JaR
James McCann
San Francisco Giants
SS
San Diego Mesa College
12
254
JaR
Ignacio Velazquez
Minnesota Twins
iF-C
Miami-Dade College
12
255
JaR
Elton Hooker
Oakland Athletics
OF
Los Angeles Community College
12
256
JaR
Doug Birkoffer
Montreal Expos
2B
University of the Cumberlands
12
257
JaR
Donald McCaleb
Philadelphia Phillies
2B
Angelina College
12
258
JaR
James Sewell
Los Angeles Dodgers
OF
Sacramento City College
12
259
JaR
Chris Fedor
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Cuyahoga Community College
12
260
JaR
David Spalt
Kansas City Royals
SS
Patterson High School (Baltimore, MD)
12
261
JaR
Eric Call
New York Yankees
1B-OF
Palm Beach State College
13
262
JaR
Robert Smith
New York Mets
iF-Of
13
263
JaR
Jim Sharp
California Angels
P
Gloucester County College
13
264
JaR
Alceed Owens
Chicago White Sox
P
University of Texas-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College
13
265
JaR
Ted Ladd
San Francisco Giants
SS
13
266
JaR
Minnesota Twins
OF
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
13
267
JaR
Carter Pittman
Oakland Athletics
SS
Central Arizona College
13
268
JaR
Shane O'Shea
Montreal Expos
IF
Indian River State College
13
269
JaR
Steve Giovacchini
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Modesto Junior College
13
270
JaR
Ronnie Chapman
Los Angeles Dodgers
2B
Louisburg College
13
271
JaR
Scott Davis
Milwaukee Brewers
C
Fullerton College
13
272
JaR
Craig Stump
Kansas City Royals
3B
Baltimore City Community College
13
273
JaR
Rick Knapp
New York Yankees
P
Indian River State College
14
274
JaR
Curt Mathe
California Angels
1B-OF
Des Moines Area Community College
14
275
JaR
Michael Edwards
Chicago White Sox
SS
Blinn College
14
276
JaR
Orlando Blackwell
San Francisco Giants
IF
Sacramento City College
14
277
JaR
Ernie Moya
Minnesota Twins
P
Hillsborough Community College
14
278
JaR
Paul Felix
Oakland Athletics
OF
Fullerton College
14
279
JaR
Frank Russo
Montreal Expos
IF
Indian River State College
14
280
JaR
Billy Vinson
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Ranger College
14
281
JaR
James Woods
Los Angeles Dodgers
IF
San Jacinto College
14
282
JaR
Irvin Anderson
Milwaukee Brewers
P-OF
Mount Olive College
14
283
JaR
Donald Bragg
New York Yankees
OF
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
15
284
JaR
Bruce Miller
California Angels
p-C
Des Moines Area Community College
15
285
JaR
Doug Galloway
Chicago White Sox
P
Paris Junior College
15
286
JaR
Keith Davija
San Francisco Giants
P
Sacramento City College
15
287
JaR
Gene Ransom
Oakland Athletics
2B
University of California
15
288
JaR
Thomas Fettig
Montreal Expos
3B
Pensacola State College
15
289
JaR
Tim Middleton
Philadelphia Phillies
P
Bacone College
15
290
JaR
Charles Byers
Los Angeles Dodgers
3B
Chaffey College
15
291
JaR
Don Carfino
Milwaukee Brewers
3B
15
292
JaR
Jeffrey Allen
New York Yankees
P
Harry S. Truman College
16
293
JaR
Kent Testerman
California Angels
C
Los Angeles Valley College
16
294
JaR
Joe Petty
Chicago White Sox
P
Panola College
16
295
JaR
Michael Pintar
San Francisco Giants
P
College of Southern Idaho
16
296
JaR
James Sanfilipo
Oakland Athletics
3B
16
297
JaR
Paul LeMire
Montreal Expos
OF-1B
Northeastern University
16
298
JaR
Los Angeles Dodgers
1B
Alvin Community College
16
299
JaR
Wade Jannsen
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Central Arizona College
16
300
JaR
Brent Main
New York Yankees
P
College of the Sequoias
17
301
JaR
Tony Laird
San Francisco Giants
OF-1B
Treasure Valley Community College
17
302
JaR
Marvin McWhirter
Oakland Athletics
1B
Los Angeles Community College
17
303
JaR
Robert Graves
Montreal Expos
P
Cowley College
17
304
JaR
Jeffrey Hutchinson
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Indian Hills Community College-Centerville
17
305
JaR
Kevin Bascue
New York Yankees
OF-1B
Garden City Community College
18
306
JaR
Bradley Mettler
San Francisco Giants
P
San Joaquin Delta College
18
307
JaR
Montreal Expos
2B
Middle Georgia College
18
308
JaR
James Kelly
Milwaukee Brewers
P
El Camino College
18
309
JaR
Mike Costello
New York Yankees
P
Centralia College
19
310
JaR
Ethan McHenry
Milwaukee Brewers
P
Yakima Valley Community College
19
311
JaR
Kelly Pfalier
New York Yankees
OF
Lane College
1981 Baseball Draft


Did you know that there have been twenty-one players who have been drafted (since the baseball draft began in 1965) then went straight to the Major Leagues without first playing on a Minor League team?

Being selected with the first round, first pick, as the number one draft pick , is quite a baseball feat , but not every one of them has actually made it to the big leagues! Review those who did, those who didn't, which catcher was the first one ever selected first overall, which catcher was first that didn't make it and the first one that did, plus every other draft type (secondary drafts) along with information about which ones made it there as well.

The Baseball Almanac Draft Register is completely comprehensive and includes data on every single player ever drafted in baseball history, more than 65,000+ baseball draft picks spanning 40+ years of baseball draft history.

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