1981 New York Yankees Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1981 New York Yankees Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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

Drafted Players

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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
198111rg2626YankeesYMike Gatlin (minors)OFJCLurleen B. Wallace Community College (Andalusia, AL)
198121rg5226YankeesYEdwin Darling (minors)1B
198131rg7826YankeesNKurt Eskildsen (minors)RHPJCLos Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
198141rg10426YankeesYMark Blaser (minors)3BJCButte College (Oroville, CA)
198151rg13026YankeesYJohnny Hawkins (minors)CJCPensacola State College (Pensacola, FL)
198161rg15525YankeesYBoyce Bailey (minors)RHPJCPensacola State College (Pensacola, FL)
198171rg18025YankeesNDave Niemiec (minors)RHPJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
198181rg20121YankeesYHoward Maynor (minors)3BJCMerced College (Merced, CA)
198191rg21918YankeesNBilly Williams (minors)1BJCSolano Community College (Fairfield, CA)
1981101rg23617YankeesNDavid Aragon (minors)SSJCSanta Barbara City College (Santa Barbara, CA)
1981111rg24913YankeesYMike Isherwood (minors)CJCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
1981121rg26112YankeesNEric Call (minors)1BJCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)
1981131rg27312YankeesNRick Knapp (minors)RHPJCIndian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)
1981141rg28310YankeesNKeith Bragg (minors)OFJCLurleen B. Wallace Community College (Andalusia, AL)
1981151rg2929YankeesNJeffrey Allen (minors)RHPJCHarry S Truman College (Chicago, IL)
1981161rg3008YankeesNBrent Main (minors)RHPJCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
1981171rg3055YankeesNKevin Bascue (minors)OFJCGarden City Community College (Garden City, KS)
1981181rg3094YankeesNMike Costello (minors)RHPJCCentralia College (Centralia, WA)
1981191rg3112YankeesNKelly Pfaller (minors)OFJCLane Community College (Eugene, OR)

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

19 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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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