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

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

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198112FrRnd2CubsYJoe Carter (minors)OF19.321898422396.259.7714YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
198114FrRnd4MetsYTerry Blocker (minors)OF-1.01102442.205.5091000.002.0004YrTennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
198116FrRnd6PadresYKevin McReynolds (minors)OF29.915025423211.265.7754YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
1981112FrRnd12BravesYJay Roberts (minors)OFHSCentralia HS (Centralia, WA)
1981113FrRnd13IndiansYGeorge Alpert (minors)OFHSLivingston HS (Livingston, NJ)
1981123FrRnd23RoyalsYDave Leeper (minors)OF-1.219400.075.1734YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1981228FrRnd2CubsYDarrin Jackson (minors)OF11.4960262980.257.6961009.002.500HSCulver City HS (Culver City, CA)
1981230FrRnd4Rangers via MetsY*Chuckie Canady (minors)OF4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
1981238FrRnd12Mets via BravesY*John Christensen (minors)OF-0.91322945.224.6544YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1981242FrRnd16RedsYLanell Culver (minors)OFHSPalmdale HS (Palmdale, CA)
1981243FrRnd17TigersYNelson Simmons (minors)OF0.010033011.261.728HSMadison HS (San Diego, CA)
1981244FrRnd18ExposYMike Fuentes (minors)OF0.1980.250.5834YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
1981246FrRnd20PhilliesYC.L. Penigar (minors)OFHSOntario HS (Ontario, CA)
1981250FrRnd24Dodgers via AstrosY*Lemmie Miller (minors)OF-0.18120.167.3974YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1981252FrRnd26YankeesYJohn Elway (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1981353FrRnd1MarinersYPhil Bradley (minors)OF18.51022369578.286.7904YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
1981357FrRnd5Blue JaysYGlenn Gallagher (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
1981358FrRnd6PadresYTony Gwynn (minors)OF68.824409288135.338.8474YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
1981365FrRnd13PiratesYCraig Brown (minors)OFHSGoldsboro HS (Goldsboro, NC)
1981375FrRnd23AstrosYCurtis Burke (minors)OF4YrTennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
1981478FrRnd1MarinersYRicky Nelson (minors)OF-1.11233206.247.6514YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1981483FrRnd6PadresYScott Thompson (minors)OFHSLower Dauphin HS (Hummelstown, PA)
1981488FrRnd11TwinsYDonald Fleming (minors)OFHSSt. John HS (Garyville, LA)
1981490FrRnd13IndiansYRandy Washington (minors)OFHSAmos Alonzo Stagg HS (Stockton, CA)
1981491FrRnd14PiratesYStacey Pettis (minors)OFHSCastlemont HS (Oakland, CA)
1981493FrRnd16RedsYPaul O'Neill (minors)OF38.720537318281.288.83310013.503.000HSBrookhaven HS (Columbus, OH)
19815111FrRnd8CardinalsYJeff Lauck (minors)OFHSMcLane HS (Fresno, CA)
19815120FrRnd17TigersYStanley Barker (minors)OF4YrAlcorn State University (Lorman, MS)
19815122FrRnd19Red SoxYPete Gonzales (minors)OFHSSan Leandro HS (San Leandro, CA)
19816137FrRnd8CardinalsNReggie Williams (minors)OF-0.72003795.259.6624YrSouthern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
19816139FrRnd10GiantsYBryan Snyder (minors)OF4YrEast Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)
19816141FrRnd12BravesYPaul Llewellyn (minors)OFHSEastern Hills HS (Fort Worth, TX)
19816149FrRnd20PhilliesYWillard Currier (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
19816151FrRnd22DodgersYBrian Williams (minors)OFHSSouth HS (Bakersfield, CA)
19817161FrRnd6PadresNCraig Holthus (minors)OFHSFruita Monument HS (Fruita, CO)
19817168FrRnd13IndiansYDwight Taylor (minors)OF-0.1420.000.0004YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19817169FrRnd14PiratesNScott Wade (minors)OFHSDuval HS (Seabrook, MD)
19817175FrRnd20PhilliesYJim Olander (minors)OF-0.11290.000.182HSSahuaro HS (Tucson, AZ)
19818185FrRnd4MetsYMark Carreon (minors)OF4.7738201269.277.766HSSalpointe HS (Tucson, AZ)
19818186FrRnd5Blue JaysNAlan Cockrell (minors)OF-0.1980.250.597HSParkwood HS (Joplin, MO)
19818192FrRnd11TwinsYStan Holmes (minors)OF4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19818193FrRnd12BravesYPat Hodge (minors)OFHSVintage HS (Napa, CA)
19818198FrRnd17TigersYReggie Thomas (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
19818203FrRnd22DodgersYGregory Chinn (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
19818206FrRnd25OriolesYJohnny Tutt (minors)OF4YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19818207FrRnd26YankeesNJohn Fishel (minors)OF-0.119261.231.656HSLoara HS (Anaheim, CA)
19819220FrRnd13IndiansNTommy Gregg (minors)OF-1.244688020.243.663HSRichard J. Reynolds HS (Winston-Salem, NC)
19819226FrRnd19Red SoxYCharles Fisher (minors)OF4YrJacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
19819229FrRnd22DodgersYStu Pederson (minors)OF-0.1840.000.0004YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
198110235FrRnd2CubsYRay Colbert (minors)OFHSMurphy HS (Murphy, NC)
198110244FrRnd11TwinsYKenneth Proctor (minors)OF4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
198110251FrRnd18ExposYCraig Corbett (minors)OF4YrLenoir-Rhyne College (Hickory, NC)
198110253FrRnd20PhilliesYMelvin Williams (minors)OF4YrLipscomb University (Nashville, TN)
198111265FrRnd6PadresYMark Gillaspie (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
198111266FrRnd7White SoxYChuck Epperson (minors)OF4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
198111285FrRnd26YankeesYTom Jones (minors)OF4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
198112290FrRnd5Blue JaysYCharles Faucette (minors)OFHSWillingsboro HS (Willingsboro, NJ)
198112292FrRnd7White SoxYEd Miles (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
198112295FrRnd10GiantsYMartin Baier (minors)OFHSElk Grove HS (Elk Grove, CA)
198112298FrRnd13IndiansNJeff Bassett (minors)OFHSWilloughby South HS (Willoughby, OH)
198112299FrRnd14PiratesYJames Churchill (minors)OF4YrTexas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, TX)
198112303FrRnd18ExposYDon Carter (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
198112309FrRnd24AstrosYRandy Braun (minors)OF4YrMissouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)
198113315FrRnd4MetsYLenny Dykstra (minors)OF42.21278455981.285.793HSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
198113322FrRnd11TwinsYHerbert Carter (minors)OFHSSt. John HS (Garyville, LA)
198113325FrRnd14PiratesYTomas Gil (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
198113329FrRnd18ExposYThomas Ellis (minors)OF4YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
198113332FrRnd21BrewersYRandy McFarlen (minors)OF4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
198114338FrRnd1MarinersYFrank Meraz (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
198114344FrRnd7White SoxYDave Yobs (minors)OF4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
198114345FrRnd8CardinalsNGreg Morhardt (minors)OFHSGilbert HS (Winsted, CT)
198114346FrRnd9RangersYChristopher Serazio (minors)OF4YrColorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO)
198114347FrRnd10GiantsYGlenn Jones (minors)OF4YrMorehead State University (Morehead, KY)
198114350FrRnd13IndiansNJim Paciorek (minors)OF-0.3481012.228.6384YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
198114353FrRnd16RedsNScott Ruskin (minors)OF0.2192130.154.5991921193.951.458HSSandalwood HS (Jacksonville, FL)
198114360FrRnd23RoyalsNRobert Merenda (minors)OFHSSan Juan HS (Citrus Heights, CA)
198115372FrRnd9RangersYKeith Jones (minors)OF4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
198115378FrRnd15AthleticsYLuis Rojas (minors)OF4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
198115379FrRnd16RedsYJeffrey Rhodes (minors)OFHSPoly Tech HS (Fort Worth, TX)
198115382FrRnd19Red SoxYKevin Johnston (minors)OFHSLogan HS (La Crosse, WI)
198115386FrRnd23RoyalsYStanley Palmore (minors)OFHSVocational HS (Chicago, IL)
198116390FrRnd1MarinersYStan Edmonds (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
198116396FrRnd7White SoxYKevin Jones (minors)OFHSAbraham Lincoln HS (San Diego, CA)
198116405FrRnd16RedsYToney Howell (minors)OF4YrCentral State University (Wilberforce, OH)
198116414FrRnd25OriolesYCharles Bertucio (minors)OFJCLaney College (Oakland, CA)
198117418FrRnd3AngelsYJeffrey Kennedy (minors)OF4YrLamar University (Beaumont, TX)
198117424FrRnd9RangersYKevin Buckley (minors)OF0.1570.286.8734YrUniversity of Maine at Orono (Orono, ME)
198117432FrRnd17TigersYSteve Haynes (minors)OF4YrAlabama Christian College (Montgomery, AL)
198118444FrRnd3AngelsYDavid Morris (minors)OF4YrGrand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
198118446FrRnd5Blue JaysYMyron Gilmore (minors)OF4YrSt. Edward's University (Austin, TX)
198118448FrRnd7White SoxYMichael Buggs (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
198118449FrRnd8CardinalsYBrian Hopkins (minors)OFHSPottstown HS (Pottstown, PA)
198118452FrRnd11TwinsYDave Hoyt (minors)OF4YrUniversity of New Haven (West Haven, CT)
198118457FrRnd16RedsYJohn Grier (minors)OFHSCentral Cabarrus HS (Concord, NC)
198118467FrRnd26YankeesYPat Bone (minors)OF4YrFlorida International University (Miami, FL)
198119469FrRnd2CubsYLawrence Wilson (minors)OFHSRedlands HS (Redlands, CA)
198119481FrRnd14PiratesYMark Veon (minors)OF4YrPoint Park University (Pittsburgh, PA)
198119490FrRnd23RoyalsYThomas Mohr (minors)OFHSRib Lake HS (Rib Lake, WI)
198120494FrRnd1MarinersYRandy Meier (minors)OF4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
198120495FrRnd2CubsNJim Sherman (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)
198120513FrRnd20PhilliesNVince Coleman (minors)OF12.21371540628.264.6684YrFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee, FL)
198121531FrRnd12BravesYBryan Neal (minors)OF4YrSouthwestern University (Georgetown, TX)
198121539FrRnd20PhilliesNEd Augustine (minors)OFJCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
198121545FrRnd26YankeesYSteve Swinney (minors)OFHSThornwood HS (South Holland, IL)
198122546FrRnd1MarinersYHoward Brodsky (minors)OF4YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
198122552FrRnd7White SoxYJames Harris (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Nevada-Reno (Reno, NV)
198122553FrRnd8CardinalsNJuan Perkins (minors)OFHSNewton-Conover HS (Newton, NC)
198122554FrRnd9RangersYRandall Thorpe (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
198122555FrRnd10GiantsYDarrell Pride (minors)OFHSEctor HS (Odessa, TX)
198122556FrRnd11TwinsYJerry Lomastro (minors)OF4YrLouisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
198122558FrRnd13IndiansNJames Warner (minors)OFHSFriendly HS (Oxon Hill, MD)
198122560FrRnd15AthleticsYTom Copeland (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
198122566FrRnd21DodgersYCraig Thompson (minors)OF4YrDallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX)
198123572FrRnd2CubsNMark Walberg (minors)OF4YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
198123574FrRnd4MetsNKurt Griffon (minors)OFHSPlaquemine HS (Plaquemine, LA)
198123576FrRnd6PadresYJeffrey Blood (minors)OF4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
198123584FrRnd14PiratesYBob Loscalzo (minors)OF4YrVillanova University (Villanova, PA)
198123585FrRnd15AthleticsNGary Weinberger (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
198123590FrRnd20BrewersYEric Peyton (minors)OF4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
198124596FrRnd1MarinersNBrian Rupe (minors)OF4YrVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
198124613FrRnd18ExposYWillie Cooley (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
198124616FrRnd21DodgersYSteven Young (minors)OFHSChambersburg HS (Chambersburg, PA)
198124617FrRnd22RoyalsYRichard Plautz (minors)OF4YrGrand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
198125624FrRnd4MetsYRuss Orrick (minors)OFHSVintage HS (Napa, CA)
198125633FrRnd13PiratesNGeoff Magnuson (minors)OFHSEastmont HS (East Wenatchee, WA)
198125634FrRnd14AthleticsYKevin Coughlin (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
198125641FrRnd21RoyalsYMartin Martino (minors)OF4YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
198125642FrRnd22AstrosYGlenn Carpenter (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
198125643FrRnd23OriolesYRandle Granger (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)
198126646FrRnd2AngelsYDarryl Stephens (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
198126647FrRnd3MetsYGeorge Hoffman (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
198126660FrRnd16ExposYJerome Coleman (minors)OF4YrJacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
198127672FrRnd5White SoxNSteve Iannini (minors)OFHSColonial HS (Orlando, FL)
198127676FrRnd9TwinsYRobert Heimert (minors)OFHSSibley HS (West St. Paul, MN)
198127688FrRnd21OriolesYTimothy Riche (minors)OF4YrHoward University (Washington, DC)
198128692FrRnd3MetsYJoseph Licata (minors)OF4YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
198128694FrRnd5White SoxYJason Costa (minors)OFHSCastro Valley HS (Castro Valley, CA)
198128698FrRnd9TwinsNRick Hazzard (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
198128700FrRnd11PiratesNRay Kreiger (minors)OFHSSayreville HS (Sayreville, NJ)
198128704FrRnd15ExposYWilliam Dotson (minors)OF4YrTexas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, TX)
198128707FrRnd18DodgersNBrett Davis (minors)OFHSPearland HS (Pearland, TX)
198128708FrRnd19RoyalsNMark Solz (minors)OFHSSantana HS (Santee, CA)
198128709FrRnd20AstrosYIra Lane (minors)OF4YrTexas Southern University (Houston, TX)
198129713FrRnd2AngelsYJack Crawford (minors)OFJCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
198129716FrRnd5White SoxYRoger Stevens (minors)OFJCElgin Community College (Elgin, IL)
198129718FrRnd7RangersNLarry Long (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
198129724FrRnd13RedsNRonald Johnson (minors)OFHSGarfield HS (Seattle, WA)
198129728FrRnd17BrewersNKen Cerf (minors)OFHSGilman HS (Baltimore, MD)
198129730FrRnd19RoyalsNGlen Gwaltney (minors)OFHSSylvan Hills HS (Sherwood, AR)
198130737FrRnd5CardinalsYSteven Roath (minors)OFJCManchester Community College (Manchester, CT)
198130742FrRnd10PiratesNLance Johnson (minors)OF30.11447537934.291.720
198130745FrRnd13TigersYJames Moriarty (minors)OFHSSouth Weymouth HS (Weymouth, MA)
198130749FrRnd17RoyalsYMeade Langhorne (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
198131757FrRnd6GiantsNRicky Hester (minors)OFJCSoutheastern Illinois College (Harrisburg, IL)
198131761FrRnd10AthleticsNSteve Clark (minors)OFJCSan Diego City College (San Diego, CA)
198131766FrRnd15RoyalsYDonald Seeker (minors)OF4YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
198131768FrRnd17YankeesYGreg Zunino (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
198132776FrRnd8BravesYLary Aaron (minors)OF4YrFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee, FL)
198133785FrRnd1MetsNLuis Medina (minors)OF0.05115010.207.674HSWarren HS (Downey, CA)
198133788FrRnd4RangersYJames Schult (minors)OF4YrMercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
198133790FrRnd6TwinsNMichael Watson (minors)OFJCDelgado Community College (New Orleans, LA)
198133791FrRnd7BravesYLarry Moser (minors)OFHSParkland HS (Allentown, PA)
198133797FrRnd13OriolesNJames Thomas (minors)OFHSBoys' Latin School of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
198134803FrRnd5GiantsNMark Warren (minors)OFJCAmerican River College (Sacramento, CA)
198135819FrRnd9YankeesNDerek Vanacore (minors)OFHSSacramento HS (Sacramento, CA)
198136824FrRnd5BravesYJeff Wagner (minors)OFHSRound Rock HS (Round Rock, TX)
198137835FrRnd7YankeesYMeade Palmer (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Sciences in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
198138836FrRnd1MetsYScot Holliday (minors)OF4YrMiddle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)
198138837FrRnd2White SoxNMike Toothman (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
198138838FrRnd3GiantsYDon Pote (minors)OF4YrJuniata College (Huntingdon, PA)
198138839FrRnd4PiratesNKenneth Bender (minors)OFHSWilson HS (Tacoma, WA)
198139844FrRnd3YankeesYScott Smith (minors)OFHSKent County HS (Chestertown, MD)
198142849FrRnd1GiantsNMark Michna (minors)OFJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
198143851FrRnd1GiantsNTerry Lawrence (minors)OF4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)

*Compensation Picks
Chuckie Canady (Rangers-2) - Pick from Mets as compensation for Free Agent Rusty Staub
John Christensen (Mets-2) - Pick from Braves as compensation for Free Agent Claudell Washington
Lemmie Miller (Dodgers-2) - Pick from Astros as compensation for Free Agent Don Sutton

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982

174 matching player(s). 28 played in the majors (16%). Total of 269.2 WAR, or 9.6 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

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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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