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1981 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    18Ken LynnPCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCNoP6-0178RR1962-10-03Chesterfield,SC
    1982-  2-  36-ATL
    A1982-1983
    19Ron DarlingPCollegeYaleNCAA 1---CTYesP-DH6-3195RR1960-08-19Honolulu,HI
    1981-  1-   9-TEX
    MLB1983-19951981-1995
    110Greg TaborIFCollegeChabot CollegeCCCAA---CAYes2B-SS6-0165RR1961-05-21Castro Valley,CA
    1981-  1-  10-TEX
    MLB1987-19871981-1988
    117Doug LauferPCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesP------------------
    1981-  1-  17-TEX
    ---
    124Al LachowiczPCollegePittsburghNCAA 1---PAYesP6-3198RR1960-09-06Pittsburgh,PA
    1981-  1-  24-TEX
    MLB1983-19831981-1986
    230Chuckie CanadyOFCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCYesOF5-11185RR1959-08-12Maysville,NC
    1981-  2-  30-TEX
    AAA1981-1985
    234Antonio AriasPCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAAFrFLNo1B-OF6-5210RR1962-03-04Hialeah,FL
    1984-  8- 194-OAK
    AA1984-1988
    236Dave LeiperPCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-1160LL1962-06-18Whittier,CA
    1982-  1-  22-OAK
    MLB1984-19961982-1996
    242Oddibe McDowellOFCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAAFrFLNoOF-DH5-9160LL1962-08-25Hollywood,FL
    1984-  1-  12-TEX
    MLB1985-19941985-1995
    359Kevin SliwinskiOFCollegeOrange Coast CollegeCCCAA---CAYes1B-OF6-3195RR1962-10-02Garden Grove,CA
    1982-  3-  63-TOR
    AAA1983-1988
    361Brendan Hennessy3BHigh SchoolBogota (Bogota,NJ)HSHSNJYes3B-OF6-3195RR1962-08-02Bronx,NY
    1981-  3-  61-TEX
    A1981-1983
    362Barry BassOF-PCollegeManatee-SarasotaNJCAA---FLYesP-OF6-0175RR1961-04-03Bradenton,FL
    1981-  3-  62-TEX
    AA1981-1988
    363Todd SchulteP------------YesP6-0180LL1962-09-13Winfield,MO
    1981-  3-  63-TEX
    A1981-1983
    471Joseph HackettOF-1B------------YesOF---------------Greensboro,NC
    1981-  4-  71-TEX
    ---
    486Doug DavisOFCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesC-SS6-0180RR1962-09-24Bloomsburg,PA
    1984-  9- 216-CAL
    MLB1988-19921984-1995
    488Oscar MejiaSSCollegeEl Camino CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS-2B5-8165RR1961-12-04San Fernando,CA
    1981-  4-  88-TEX
    AAA1981-1987
    5112Frank BrosiousPCollegeMansfield PennsylvaniaNCAA 2---PAYesP6-4215RR1959-09-22Hazleton,PA
    1981-  5- 112-TEX
    AA1981-1984
    5114Brian AvilesPCollegeRockland CCNJCAA---NYNoP6-2185RR1961-06-06Winter Haven,FL
    1983- 18- 464-ATL
    AA1983-1987
    6138Barry JonesPHigh SchoolCenterville (Centerville,IN)HSHSINNoP-OF6-4225RR1963-02-15Centerville,IN
    1984-  3-  69-PIT
    MLB1986-19931984-2000
    6140Calvin GrayOFCollegeAngelina CollegeNJCAA---TXYesOF------------------
    1981-  6- 140-TEX
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7164Marty LeachPCollegeSaint LeoNCAA 2---FLYesP6-0195RR1960-01-13North Brookfield,MA
    1981-  7- 164-TEX
    AA1981-1985
    7165Craig TicePCollegeOcean County CollegeNJCAA---NJYesP------------------
    1981-  7- 165-TEX
    ---
    8190Brian FarleyPCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLNoP6-3190RR1960-12-14Methuen,MA
    1982-  6- 153-SLN
    A1982-1987
    8190Mike SchmidPCollegeMassachusetts-LowellNCAA 2---MAYesP6-1175LL1959-12-12Rapid City,SD
    1981-  8- 190-TEX
    AA1981-1984
    9208Paul EdwardsOFCollegeSolano CC (CA)CCCAA---CAYesOF------------------
    1981-  9- 208-TEX
    ---
    9216Larry McLanePCollegeChapmanNCAA 2---CAYesP6-0175LL1959-11-26Evergreen Park,IL
    1981-  9- 216-TEX
    AA1981-1983
    10225Randy BoydPCollegeCochise CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP5-11175LL------
    1981-  2-  32-BAL
    AA1981-1984
    10242Joe BenesPCollegeNebraska at OmahaNCAA 2---NEYesP6-0---LL1959-08-08Omaha,NE
    1981- 10- 242-TEX
    A1981-1982
    11268Mitch ZwolenskyPCollegeEastern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-2200RR1959-12-29Owosso,MI
    1981- 11- 268-TEX
    AAA1981-1996
    12294Tony TriplettSSCollegeKansas StateNCAA 1---KSYesOF-3B6-3185RR1960-08-31St. Louis,MO
    1981- 12- 294-TEX
    AA1981-1988
    13320Lew Surratt1BCollegeLamarNCAA 1---TXYes1B------RR------
    1981- 13- 320-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    14346Chris SerazioOFCollegeCSU-PuebloNCAA 2---COYesOF5-11180LR------
    1981- 14- 346-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    15372Keith JonesOFCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1---KSYesOF5-8160BR1959-06-11Wichita,KS
    1981- 15- 372-TEX
    AA1981-1984
    16398Charles DaleCCollegeCampbellNCAA 1---NCNoC6-3205RR------
    1982- 24- 608-CLE
    A1982-1982
    17424Kevin BuckleyOFCollegeMaineNCAA 1---MEYesC-OF6-1200RR1959-01-16Quincy,MA
    1981- 17- 424-TEX
    MLB1984-19841981-1987
    18450Rod Hodde1BCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYes1B6-1185LL1958-12-13Burton,TX
    1981- 18- 450-TEX
    A1978-1982
    19476Bryan Harwell2BCollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNAIA---OKYes2B5-9175RR------
    1981- 19- 476-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    20502Gary Sharp3BCollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNAIA---OKYes3B-1B5-11200RR1960-06-05---
    1981- 20- 502-TEX
    A1981-1982
    21528Ray WarrenpCollegeCC of Rhode IslandNJCAA---RIYesP6-0180---L1960-10-10---
    1981- 21- 528-TEX
    A1981-1982
    22554Randy ThorpeOFCollegeTexas-ArlingtonNCAA 1---TXYesOF5-10165RR1959-05-24---
    1981- 22- 554-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    23579Curtis KoubapCollegeTexas-ArlingtonNCAA 1---TXYesP6-0185LL1959-08-26Fort Worth,TX
    1981- 23- 579-TEX
    A1981-1982
    24604Glen CookpCollegeIthaca CollegeNCAA 3---NYYesP5-11180RR1959-09-08Buffalo,NY
    1981- 24- 604-TEX
    MLB1985-19851983-1987
    25628Scott Perry3BCollegeCC of Rhode IslandNJCAA---RIYes3B-2B5-10170RR1961-10-27---
    1981- 25- 628-TEX
    Rk1981-1982
    26651Jeff BarnespCollegeCharlestonNCAA 2---WVYesP6-4215RR1959-10-02Charleston,WV
    1981- 26- 651-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    27674Ken GordonSSCollegeUpsala CollegeNJCAA---NJYesSS-P6-4200RR1960-06-30New Brunswick,NJ
    1981- 27- 674-TEX
    Rk1981-1982
    28696Robert FanninC-1BCollegeRanger CollegeNJCAA---TXNoC6-4210RR---Lubbock,TX
    1983- 18- 460-SFN
    A-1984-1984
    29718Larry LongOFCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXNoOF5-9155LL1959-02-24Dallas,TX
    1981- 29- 718-TEX
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    30738Keith HamiltonpHigh SchoolBroken Bow (Broken Bow,OK)HSHSOKNoP---------------Broken Bow,OK
    1985- 25- 638-HOU
    NCAA1982-1985
    31756Michael Johnson2BCollegeConnecticutNCAA 1---CTYes2B6-0185RR1959-05-18---
    1981- 31- 756-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    32773Tim Barker2BHigh SchoolJohn Vianny (Aberdeen,NJ)HSHSNJNo3B-2B5-10175RR1963-01-29Holmdel,NJ
    1985- 12- 296-MON
    A+1985-1988
    33788James SchultOFCollegeMercy CollegeNCAA 2---NYYesOF6-1190RR------
    1981- 33- 788-TEX
    Rk1981-1981
    34802Jim JeffriesC-OfCollegeAmericanNCAA 1---DCYesOF6-2200RR1960-01-28Rockville,MD
    1981- 34- 802-TEX
    A1981-1982
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