1981 Los Angeles Dodgers Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1981 Los Angeles Dodgers Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198111rg2121DodgersNKevin White (minors)RHPJCCosumnes River College (Sacramento, CA)
198121rg4721DodgersYRobert Seymour (minors)OFJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
198131rg7321DodgersYFrederick Bass (minors)3BJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
198141rg9921DodgersYJohn Sylvia (minors)SSJCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
198151rg12521DodgersNJack Loop (minors)1BJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
198161rg15121DodgersYEugene Steinbach (minors)CJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
198171rg17621DodgersNBrad Harlow (minors)SSJCCosumnes River College (Sacramento, CA)
198181rg19717DodgersNBrett Ragland (minors)RHPJCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
198191rg21514DodgersNJon Van Dort (minors)OFJCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
1981101rg23213DodgersNLarry Riddle (minors)RHPJCAlvin Community College (Alvin, TX)
1981111rg24610DodgersNAndy Hargrove (minors)RHPJCBarstow Community College (Barstow, CA)
1981121rg2589DodgersNJames Sewell (minors)OFJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1981131rg2709DodgersNRonnie Chapman (minors)2BJCLouisburg College (Louisburg, NC)
1981141rg2818DodgersNJames Woods (minors)INFJCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
1981141rg2818DodgersNJames Woods (minors)INFJCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
1981151rg2907DodgersNCharles Byers (minors)3BJCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
1981161rg2986DodgersNBenny Distefano (minors)1B-0.52403607.228.646JCAlvin Community College (Alvin, TX)
1981161rg2986DodgersNBenny Distefano (minors)1B-0.52403607.228.646JCAlvin Community College (Alvin, TX)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984

18 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (11%). Total of -1.0 WAR, or -0.5 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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