1981 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of C

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1981 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of C

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1981125FrRnd25Red Sox via OriolesY*Kevin Burrell (minors)HSPoway HS (Poway, CA)
1981126FrRnd26Padres via YankeesY*Frank Castro (minors)4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
1981231FrRnd5Blue JaysYBill Pinkham (minors)4YrUniversity of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
1981355FrRnd3Twins via AngelsN*John Marzano (minors)0.330179411.241.633HSCentral HS (Philadelphia, PA)
1981360FrRnd8CardinalsYTom Nieto (minors)-2.32516195.205.5614YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1981364FrRnd12Yankees via BravesY*Scott Bradley (minors)-1.4604164818.257.6454YrUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
1981368FrRnd16TigersYRobert Williamson (minors)HSDetroit Catholic Central HS (Novi, MI)
1981369FrRnd17ExposNNelson Santovenia (minors)1.529788422.233.6454YrMiami-Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL)
1981371FrRnd19PhilliesYVinnie Soreca (minors)4YrPace University (New York, NY)
1981377FrRnd25YankeesYPhil Lombardi (minors)0.043923.239.694HSKennedy HS (Granada Hills, CA)
1981482FrRnd5Blue JaysYScott Pleis (minors)HSWentzville HS (Wentzville, MO)
1981486FrRnd9RangersYDoug Davis (minors)4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1981489FrRnd12BravesYClint Brill (minors)4YrHumboldt State University (Arcata, CA)
1981499FrRnd22DodgersYSteven Boncore (minors)4YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
19815106FrRnd3Brewers via AngelsY*Collin Tanabe (minors)4YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
19815109FrRnd6PadresNBurk Goldthorn (minors)4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
19815115FrRnd12BravesYJerry Ragsdale (minors)HSTurlock HS (Turlock, CA)
19815118FrRnd15AthleticsYMickey Tettleton (minors)29.314854698245.241.8184YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
19815119FrRnd16RedsYSteve Padia (minors)HSWharton HS (Wharton, TX)
19816140FrRnd11TwinsYGeorge Skeens (minors)4YrRamapo College (Mahwah, NJ)
19818196FrRnd15AthleticsYBill Bathe (minors)-0.11211838.213.6284YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
19818197FrRnd16RedsYTerry McGriff (minors)-0.61263263.206.557HSWestwood HS (Fort Pierce, FL)
19818205FrRnd24AstrosYHenry Janssen (minors)4YrSeton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
19819210FrRnd3AngelsYRick Turner (minors)4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
19819212FrRnd5Blue JaysYMark Poole (minors)4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
19819217FrRnd10GiantsYGeorge Spiroff (minors)4YrKent State University (Kent, OH)
198110255FrRnd22DodgersNMark Pirruccello (minors)4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
198110256FrRnd23RoyalsYRandy Smith (minors)HSVallejo HS (Vallejo, CA)
198111274FrRnd15AthleticsNTom Siefert (minors)HSWhitmer HS (Toledo, OH)
198111277FrRnd18ExposYMike Norment (minors)4YrMiddle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
198111283FrRnd24AstrosYDon Berti (minors)4YrPfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)
198111284FrRnd25OriolesYRonald Cardieri (minors)4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
198114352FrRnd15AthleticsNHenry Gatewood (minors)HSMcClatchy HS (Sacramento, CA)
198115368FrRnd5Blue JaysYGerald Hool (minors)4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
198115374FrRnd11TwinsYSebastiano Borriello (minors)4YrSt. John's University (Queens, NY)
198115389FrRnd26YankeesYMike Reddish (minors)4YrFlorida International University (Miami, FL)
198116392FrRnd3AngelsYRichard Sundberg (minors)4YrSanta Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
198116398FrRnd9RangersNWayne Dale (minors)4YrCampbell University (Buies Creek, NC)
198116407FrRnd18ExposYMike Vaughn (minors)4YrUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL)
198117433FrRnd18ExposNGerry Melillo (minors)4YrEckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)
198117440FrRnd25OriolesNAlek Diaz (minors)HSJackson HS (Miami, FL)
198119468FrRnd1MarinersYClay Hill (minors)4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
198119470FrRnd3AngelsYBill Worden (minors)4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
198119487FrRnd20PhilliesYTodd Smith (minors)4YrWingate University (Wingate, NC)
198120497FrRnd4MetsNMark Boyd (minors)HSMcEachern HS (Powder Springs, GA)
198120500FrRnd7White SoxYDonn Koch (minors)4YrFlorida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
198120503FrRnd10GiantsYMatt Nokes (minors)9.99022735136.254.750HSPatrick Henry HS (San Diego, CA)
198120507FrRnd14PiratesYSteven Kellam (minors)4YrNorthern Kentucky University (Highland Heights, KY)
198120508FrRnd15AthleticsYScot Mitchell (minors)4YrCalifornia State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
198120514FrRnd21BrewersYStan Borosky (minors)HSBuckeye Local HS (Rayland, OH)
198121520FrRnd1MarinersNCharlie O'Brien (minors)9.7800223256.221.6564YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
198121525FrRnd6PadresYSteven Patterson (minors)4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
198121536FrRnd17TigersYKraig Priessman (minors)HSNorthwest HS (Cincinnati, OH)
198122559FrRnd14PiratesNMarvin Parker (minors)HSBaker County HS (MacClenny, FL)
198123581FrRnd11TwinsYDean Kappes (minors)HSBreckenridge HS (Breckenridge, MN)
198123582FrRnd12BravesNFrank DeSantis (minors)4YrUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
198123595FrRnd25YankeesYGary Kempton (minors)4YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
198124597FrRnd2CubsYWendell Henderson (minors)4YrGrambling State University (Grambling, LA)
198124599FrRnd4MetsYBob Costello (minors)4YrNew York Institute of Technology (Old Westbury, NY)
198124615FrRnd20BrewersYBartley Brainard (minors)4YrUniversity of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
198125621FrRnd1MarinersYJim Aulenbach (minors)4YrUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)
198125636FrRnd16TigersNBarry Lyons (minors)-0.825362815.239.6334YrDelta State University (Cleveland, MS)
198126650FrRnd6CardinalsNLeland Maddox (minors)HSAbraham Lincoln HS (San Diego, CA)
198126658FrRnd14RedsYGerry Groninger (minors)4YrUniversity of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)
198126661FrRnd17PhilliesYAdolph Crump (minors)4YrPrairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX)
198126666FrRnd22OriolesYOliver Maull (minors)HSCape Henlopen HS (Lewes, DE)
198127668FrRnd1CubsYLarry Tribble (minors)HSSouth Point HS (Belmont, NC)
198127680FrRnd13RedsNJeff Datz (minors)0.17100.200.5334YrRowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
198127681FrRnd14TigersYDaniel Phillip (minors)4YrAshland University (Ashland, OH)
198128696FrRnd7RangersNBob Fannin (minors)JCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
198129723FrRnd12AthleticsYPatrick O'Hara (minors)HSCovina HS (Covina, CA)
198129726FrRnd15ExposYDan Flattery (minors)4YrIowa State University (Ames, IA)
198130733FrRnd1AngelsNTony DeFrancesco (minors)HSSuffern HS (Suffern, NY)
198130746FrRnd14ExposNMike King (minors)4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
198131764FrRnd13ExposYTyris Suggs (minors)4YrLane College (Jackson, TN)
198132769FrRnd1MetsYStephen DeMatties (minors)
198132772FrRnd4CardinalsNJim Cecchini (minors)4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
198132781FrRnd13PhilliesNTodd Ezold (minors)HSClassical HS (Springfield, MA)
198132782FrRnd14RoyalsYDavid Gaunce (minors)4YrWilliam Carey College (Hattiesburg, MS)
198134801FrRnd3White SoxNMark Johnson (minors)HSNorth Boone HS (Poplar Grove, IL)
198134802FrRnd4RangersYJames Jeffries (minors)4YrAmerican University (Washington, DC)
198134808FrRnd10ExposNAllen Harp (minors)HSCoronado HS (Lubbock, TX)
198135811FrRnd1MetsYLouis Martinez (minors)HSDeWitt Clinton HS (Bronx, NY)
198135813FrRnd3White SoxNRoger Johnson (minors)HSParkway West HS (Ballwin, MO)
198135816FrRnd6PiratesNJames Lane (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
198136825FrRnd6PiratesNAlan Peterson (minors)JCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
198137829FrRnd1MetsYLawrence Czeszewski (minors)4YrMidwestern State University (Wichita Falls, TX)

*Compensation Picks
Kevin Burrell (Red Sox-1) - Pick from Orioles as compensation for Free Agent Jim Dwyer
Frank Castro (Padres-1) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent Dave Winfield
John Marzano (Twins-3) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Geoff Zahn
Scott Bradley (Yankees-3) - Pick from Braves as compensation for Free Agent Gaylord Perry
Collin Tanabe (Brewers-5) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Bill Travers

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

87 matching player(s). 13 played in the majors (14%). Total of 45.6 WAR, or 3.5 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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