1981 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of C

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1981 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of C

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198111rg11FrRnd11BravesYTerry Cormack (minors)JCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
198111rg20FrRnd20Red SoxYDanny Sheaffer (minors)-4.738994613.232.602JCHarrisburg Area Community College (Harrisburg, PA)
198121rg30FrRnd4AngelsNMike Blair (minors)JCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
198121rg31FrRnd5PadresNMichael Moore (minors)JCEdmonds College (Lynnwood, WA)
198141rg100FrRnd22BrewersNJohn Thornton (minors)JCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
198151rg111FrRnd7CardinalsUnkJohn DiGioia (minors)JCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
198151rg113FrRnd9GiantsNChuck Bartlett (minors)JCCuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH)
198151rg123FrRnd19PhilliesNJoe Jordan (minors)JCSeminole State College (Seminole, OK)
198151rg130FrRnd26YankeesYJohnny Hawkins (minors)JCPensacola State College (Pensacola, FL)
198161rg151FrRnd21DodgersYEugene Steinbach (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
198171rg159FrRnd4AngelsNBrian Hartsock (minors)JCRiverside City College (Riverside, CA)
198171rg169FrRnd14IndiansYJames Pool (minors)
198191rg213FrRnd12PhilliesYJohn Proctor (minors)JCAllen Community College (Iola, KS)
1981101rg222FrRnd3Blue JaysYMartin Pulley (minors)4YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
1981111rg241FrRnd5GiantsNChad Miltenberger (minors)JCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
1981111rg248FrRnd12RoyalsYJohn Antonelli (minors)JCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
1981111rg249FrRnd13YankeesYMike Isherwood (minors)JCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
1981121rg250FrRnd1MetsYGregory Shirley (minors)4YrAlabama Christian College (Montgomery, AL)
1981131rg271FrRnd10BrewersNScott Davis (minors)JCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
1981161rg293FrRnd1AngelsNKent Testerman (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

20 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (5%). Total of -4.7 WAR, or -4.7 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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