1981 Texas Rangers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1981 Texas Rangers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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 Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1981199RangersY$115,000Ron Darling (minors)RHP19.62805262.145.3733821361163.871.3304YrYale University (New Haven, CT)
198112424Rangers via AstrosY$52,500*Al Lachowicz (minors)RHP0.20002012.251.3804YrUniversity of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
19812304Rangers via MetsY*Chuckie Canady (minors)OF4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
19813619RangersYBrendan Hennessy (minors)3BHSBogota HS (Bogota, NJ)
19814869RangersYDoug Davis (minors)C4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
198151129RangersYFrank Brosious (minors)RHP4YrMansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield, PA)
198161389RangersNBarry Jones (minors)RHP1.6238160.063.18034833333.661.4123HSCenterville HS (Centerville, IN)
198171649RangersYMarty Leach (minors)RHP4YrSaint Leo University (St. Leo, FL)
198181909RangersYMike Schmid (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell (Lowell, MA)
198192169RangersYLarry McLane (minors)LHP4YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
1981102429RangersYJoe Benes (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Nebraska Omaha (Omaha, NE)
1981112689RangersYMitch Zwolensky (minors)RHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1981122949RangersYTony Triplett (minors)SS4YrKansas State University (Manhattan, KS)
1981133209RangersYLew Surratt (minors)1B4YrLamar University (Beaumont, TX)
1981143469RangersYChris Serazio (minors)OF4YrColorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO)
1981153729RangersYKeith Jones (minors)OF4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
1981163989RangersNWayne Dale (minors)C4YrCampbell University (Buies Creek, NC)
1981174249RangersYKevin Buckley (minors)OF0.1570.286.8734YrUniversity of Maine (Orono, ME)
1981184509RangersYRod Hodde (minors)1B4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
1981194769RangersYBryan Harwell (minors)2B4YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
1981205029RangersYGary Sharp (minors)3B4YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
1981215289RangersYRay Warren (minors)LHPJCCommunity College of Rhode Island (Warwick, RI)
1981225549RangersYRandy Thorpe (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
1981235799RangersYCurtis Kouba (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
1981246049RangersYGlen Cook (minors)RHP-1.20009239.451.780
1981256288RangersYScott Perry (minors)3BJCCommunity College of Rhode Island (Warwick, RI)
1981266517RangersYJeff Barnes (minors)RHP4YrCollege of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
1981276747RangersYKen Gordon (minors)SS4YrUpsala College (East Orange, NJ)
1981286967RangersNBob Fannin (minors)CJCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
1981297187RangersNLarry Long (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
1981307386RangersNKeith Hamilton (minors)RHPHSBroken Bow HS (Broken Bow, OK)
1981317565RangersYMichael Johnson (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
1981327735RangersNTim Barker (minors)2BHSSt. John Vianney HS (Holmdel, NJ)
1981337884RangersYJim Schult (minors)OF4YrMercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
1981348024RangersYJim Jeffries (minors)C4YrAmerican University (Washington, DC)

*Compensation Picks
Al Lachowicz (Rangers-1) - Pick from Astros as compensation for Free Agent Dave Roberts
Chuckie Canady (Rangers-2) - Pick from Mets as compensation for Free Agent Rusty Staub

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

35 matching player(s). 5 played in the majors (14%). Total of 20.3 WAR, or 4.1 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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