1981 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1981 Rule V Draft was held December 7 in Hollywood, FL. 10 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Toronto Blue Jays Jim Gott Pitcher Springfield Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs Rafael Pimentel Pitcher Springfield Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Minnesota Twins Paul Boris Pitcher Columbus Clippers New York Yankees
San Diego Padres Clifton Wherry Infielder Tucson Toros Houston Astros
Seattle Mariners Domingo Ramos Infielder Syracuse Chiefs Toronto Blue Jays
California Angels Jose Moreno Infielder Hawaii Islanders San Diego Padres
Cleveland Indians Rich Murray 1B/OF Phoenix Giants San Francisco Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers Ramon Lora Catcher Syracuse Chiefs Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays Anthony Johnson Outfielder Denver Bears Montreal Expos
Chicago Cubs Miguel Ibarra Catcher Oklahoma City 89ers Philadelphia Phillies

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Louisville Redbirds Fernando Villaescusa Shortstop Orlando Twins Minnesota Twins
Charleston Charlies John Miglio Pitcher Midland Cubs Chicago Cubs
Tidewater Tides Rick Myles Pitcher Waterbury Reds Cincinnati Reds
Toledo Mud Hens Elijah Bonaparte Outfielder Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Phoenix Giants Gil Patterson Pitcher Nashville Sounds New York Yankees
Salt Lake City Gulls Julio Perez Infielder Glens Falls White Sox Chicago White Sox
Salt Lake City Gulls Mike Barba Pitcher Amarillo Gold Sox San Diego Padres
Salt Lake City Gulls Dave Smith Pitcher Jackson Mets New York Mets
Tacoma Tigers Myron White Outfielder San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Tacoma Tigers Rod Hobbs Outfielder Lynn Sailors Seattle Mariners
Tacoma Tigers Bill Swiacki Pitcher San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Tacoma Tigers Dave Patterson Pitcher San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Vancouver Canadians Mike Warren Pitcher West Haven A's Oakland A's

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
West Haven A's Ron Wilkinson Infielder Visalia Oaks Minnesota Twins
West Haven A's Scott Anderson Pitcher West Palm Beach Expos Montreal Expos
West Haven A's Tom Romano Outfielder Utica Blue Sox Utica
West Haven A's Paul Josephson Pitcher Lakeland Tigers Detroit Tigers
Charlotte O's Carlos Cabassa Pitcher Peninsula Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Knoxville Blue Jays Gibson Alba Pitcher Gastonia Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Savannah Braves Dale Kelly Catcher Florence Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Jackson Mets John DelMonte Outfielder St. Petersburg Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Midland Cubs Doug Welenc Pitcher Florence Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Tulsa Drillers Whitney Harry 1B/OF Spartanburg Phillies Philadelphia Phillies


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