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1981 Chicago White Sox Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984

Drafted Players

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1981177White SoxYDaryl Boston (minors)LHP4.41058262983.249.722HSWoodward HS (Cincinnati, OH)
19813597White SoxYBill Babcock (minors)LHPHSGrosse Pointe North HS (Grosse Pointe Woods, MI)
19814847White SoxYCraig Smajstrla (minors)SS-0.1830.000.000HSPearland HS (Pearland, TX)
198151107White SoxNGreg McClain (minors)3BHSPasadena HS (Pasadena, CA)
198161367White SoxYMax Diaz (minors)3BHSAmerican HS (Fremont, CA)
198171627White SoxYMike Withrow (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
198181887White SoxYWade Rowdon (minors)SS-1.0781571.217.5834YrStetson University (DeLand, FL)
198192147White SoxYGreg Butler (minors)RHPHSLodi HS (Lodi, CA)
1981102407White SoxYMike Tanzi (minors)LHP4YrFlorida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
1981112667White SoxYChuck Epperson (minors)OF4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
1981122927White SoxYEd Miles (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
1981133187White SoxYAl Jones (minors)RHP0.3270027213.771.5754YrAlcorn State University (Lorman, MS)
1981143447White SoxYDave Yobs (minors)OF4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1981153707White SoxNMike Bertotti (minors)SSHSLassen HS (Susanville, CA)
1981163967White SoxYKevin Jones (minors)OFHSAbraham Lincoln HS (San Diego, CA)
1981174227White SoxNRichard Smith (minors)SSHSVallejo HS (Vallejo, CA)
1981184487White SoxYMichael Buggs (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
1981194747White SoxYPat Adams (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)
1981205007White SoxYDonn Koch (minors)C4YrFlorida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
1981215267White SoxYJack Hardy (minors)RHP-0.15005006.571.5404YrSt. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, FL)
1981225527White SoxYJames Harris (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Nevada-Reno (Reno, NV)
1981235777White SoxNMark Heuer (minors)RHPJCWilliam Rainey Harper College (Palatine, IL)
1981246027White SoxYJames Sutton (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1981256266White SoxYMike Ledna (minors)2B4YrPurdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
1981266495White SoxYMichael Nagle (minors)SS4YrUniversity of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)
1981276725White SoxNSteve Iannini (minors)OFHSColonial HS (Orlando, FL)
1981286945White SoxYJason Costa (minors)OFHSCastro Valley HS (Castro Valley, CA)
1981297165White SoxYRoger Stevens (minors)OFJCElgin Community College (Elgin, IL)
1981307364White SoxNLaVel Freeman (minors)1B-0.1230.000.000HSJohn F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento, CA)
1981317543White SoxNRichie Hines (minors)1BHSForrest Hill HS (Jackson, MS)
1981327713White SoxNEd Vidmar (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
1981337873White SoxYArt Niemann (minors)RHP4YrLouisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
1981348013White SoxNMark Johnson (minors)CHSNorth Boone HS (Poplar Grove, IL)
1981358133White SoxNRoger Johnson (minors)CHSParkway West HS (Ballwin, MO)
1981368223White SoxYJohn Walsh (minors)2BHSWestmont HS (Campbell, CA)
1981378313White SoxYBill Gayton (minors)3BJCIndian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
1981388372White SoxNMike Toothman (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)

37 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (16%). Total of 3.4 WAR, or 0.6 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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.