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1981 Oakland Athletics Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984

Drafted Players

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198111515AthleticsYTim Pyznarski (minors)3B-0.015420.238.5814YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
19812337Athletics via White SoxY*Mike Gallego (minors)2B17.11111293142.239.6484YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
198124115AthleticsYRick Rodriguez (minors)RHP-0.4310031345.731.7904YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
198136614AthleticsYJohn Hotchkiss (minors)3B4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
198149215AthleticsYCurt Young (minors)LHP4.425310.000.00025169534.311.3504YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
1981511815AthleticsYMickey Tettleton (minors)C29.314854698245.241.8184YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
1981614415AthleticsNAlvin Davis (minors)1B19.812064240160.280.8304YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1981717015AthleticsNDon Smith (minors)RHPJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
1981819615AthleticsYBill Bathe (minors)C-0.11211838.213.6284YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
1981922215AthleticsYJames Camacho (minors)SS4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
19811024815AthleticsYTony Herron (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
19811127415AthleticsNTom Siefert (minors)CHSWhitmer HS (Toledo, OH)
19811230015AthleticsYThomas Heckman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
19811332615AthleticsYDavid Weatherman (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
19811435215AthleticsNHenry Gatewood (minors)CHSMcClatchy HS (Sacramento, CA)
19811537815AthleticsYLuis Rojas (minors)OF4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
19811640415AthleticsNKevin Madden (minors)RHPHSMassanutten Academy HS (Westmont, NJ)
19811743015AthleticsYThad Reece (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
19811845615AthleticsNBo Jordan (minors)RHP4YrMississippi Valley State University (Itta Bena, MS)
19811948215AthleticsYPhillip Strom (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
19812050815AthleticsYScot Mitchell (minors)C4YrCalifornia State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
19812153415AthleticsYChuck Kolotka (minors)RHP4YrNorthern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL)
19812256015AthleticsYTom Copeland (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
19812358515AthleticsNGary Weinberger (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
19812461015AthleticsYMike Ashman (minors)1B4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
19812563414AthleticsYKevin Coughlin (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
19812665713AthleticsYBruce Amador (minors)2B4YrCalifornia State University Stanislaus (Turlock, CA)
19812767912AthleticsYBryon Smith (minors)3BJCRio Hondo College (Whittier, CA)
19812870112AthleticsNMike Correia (minors)RHPHSUniversity HS (San Diego, CA)
19812972312AthleticsYPatrick O'Hara (minors)CHSCovina HS (Covina, CA)
19813074311AthleticsYJohn Michel (minors)1BHSEvergreen HS (Vancouver, WA)
19813176110AthleticsNSteve Clark (minors)OFJCSan Diego City College (San Diego, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Mike Gallego (Athletics-2) - Pick from White Sox as compensation for Free Agent Jim Essian

32 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (21%). Total of 70.1 WAR, or 10.0 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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    Players are listed regardless of whether they signed or not.
    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
    Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.

    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.