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All picks for the 1st round of the jan-sec phase of the 1981 MLB Amateur Entry Draft. Picks are displayed by round. Use the Draft Research Application to create reports. (subscription required)

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1981 Picks for 1st Round

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  • YearRdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NamePicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSch PicksSourceDivisionnthRegClass
    198111Harry McCullaOFSt. Louis CardinalsPicksOF6-1195RR1960-11-05Houma,LAAA1981-1986YesDelgado CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2LA---
    198112Bob MelvinCDetroit TigersPicksC6-4205RR1961-10-28Palo Alto,CAMLB1985-19941981-1995YesCanada CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    198113Rob MurphyPCincinnati RedsPicksP6-2215LL1960-05-26Miami,FLMLB1985-19951981-1997Yes---FA---D2------
    198114Ron RomanickPCalifornia AngelsPicksP6-4195RR1960-11-06Burley,IDMLB1984-19861981-1988YesArizona StatePicksCollegeNCAA 1D3AZSo
    198115Glenn Davis1B-OFHouston AstrosPicks1B6-3210RR1961-03-28Jacksonville,FLMLB1984-19931981-1996YesManatee-SarasotaPicksCollegeNJCAAD4FL---
    198116John LeonardPOakland AthleticsPicksP6-3215RR---Connellsville,PARk1982-1982NoYavapai CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4AZ---
    198117Nicholas BrandtPChicago CubsPicksP6-4175LL---Oroville,CARk1982-1982YesMerced CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    198118Ken LynnPTexas RangersPicksP6-0178RR1962-10-03Chesterfield,SCA1982-1983NoSpartanburg Methodist CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2SC---
    198119Herm WinninghamOFNew York MetsPicksCF-OF5-11175LR1961-12-01Orangeburg,SCMLB1984-19921981-1993YesGeorgia Perimeter CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD4GASo
    1981110John TillemaPCleveland IndiansPicksP6-2200RR1957-08-20Cupertino,CAA+1980-1985Yes---FA---D4---NS
    1981111Kevin GrossPPhiladelphia PhilliesPicksP6-5215RR1961-06-08Downey,CAMLB1983-19971981-1997YesOxnard CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CASo
    1981112Joey PursellPToronto Blue JaysPicksP6-0190RR------A+1979-1983YesTulanePicksCollegeNCAA 1D2LA---
    1981113Jon SoderbergPAtlanta BravesPicksP6-5215RR1960-09-07Baltimore,MDA1981-1981YesGulf Coast CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1981114Mike SamuelSSMilwaukee BrewersPicksSS6-0160RR1962-05-08Long Beach,CAAA1981-1985YesOrange Coast CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1981115Sam MartinSSSan Diego PadresPicksSS5-10162RR1962-03-21Columbia,SCAA1981-1984NoLouisburg CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2NC---
    1981116Rod LangstonOFNew York YankeesPicksOF6-0210RR1961-06-02DeLand,FL---NoIndian River CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1981117John DuvalPSan Francisco GiantsPicksP6-1185RR---San Luis Obispo,CARk1984-1984YesCuesta CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1981118Thor EdgellPSeattle MarinersPicksP6-3190RR---Garden Grove,CAA+1982-1983NoFullerton CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1981119Norman MortonPPittsburgh PiratesPicksP---------------Hollywood,FL---NoMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2FLFr
    1981120Scott MeierCChicago White SoxPicksC6-0185RR1960-12-16Lodi,CAAA1981-1984YesSan Joaquin Delta CollegePicksCollegeCCCAAD3CASo
    1981121Shayne HammondPLos Angeles DodgersPicksP6-0185LL1960-11-14Cerro Gordo,NCAA1981-1983YesSE ILL CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD2IL---
    1981122Dave MalpesoCBoston Red SoxPicksOF6-0200RR1960-12-18Franklin,VAAAA1981-1985YesMiami-Dade CollegePicksCollegeNJCAAD3FLSo
    1981123Reggie WyattPMontreal ExposPicksP6-3170LL---Santa Monica,CAAA1981-1984NoSanta MonicaPicksCollegeCCCAAD2CA---
    1981124Mitch AshmoreOFKansas City RoyalsPicksC5-11195RR------AAA1981-1985YesCentenary CollegePicksCollegeNCAA 1D3LA---
    1981125Rhett WhismanSSMinnesota TwinsPicksSS6-1185RR1962-08-24Cincinnati,OHA1981-1982YesGulf Coast CCPicksCollegeNJCAAD2FL---
    1981126Tommy AlexanderPBaltimore OriolesPicksP6-3200RR1961-08-12Fayetteville,GAAA1981-1988YesGordon CollegePicksCollegeNAIAD2MAJr
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