1981 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1981 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
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
198111rg1212TwinsNPete Kutsukos (minors)RHPJCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
198121rg3812TwinsYCedric Gray (minors)OFJCCaada College (Redwood City, CA)
198131rg6412TwinsYTalbot Aiello (minors)INFJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
198141rg9012TwinsNRobin Thompson (minors)RHPJCSanta Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
198151rg11612TwinsNDan Devers (minors)RHPJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
198161rg14212TwinsNSteve Shields (minors)OFJCSanta Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
198171rg16712TwinsYArthur Valencia (minors)RHPJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
198181rg19111TwinsYMichael Kribell (minors)LHP
198191rg2098TwinsNSteve Davis (minors)OFJCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
1981101rg2267TwinsNJeff Sutterfield (minors)RHPJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
1981111rg2426TwinsNBrian Kubala (minors)RHPJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1981121rg2545TwinsNIgnacio Velazquez (minors)INFJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1981131rg2665TwinsNRalph Bryant (minors)OF0.9791508.253.819JCAbraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, GA)
1981141rg2774TwinsNErnie Moya (minors)RHPJCHillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL)

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

14 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (7%). Total of 0.9 WAR, or 0.9 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

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2023 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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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