12th Round of the 1981 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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12th Round of the 1981 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1980 12th / 1981 11th / 1981 12th / 1981 13th / 1982 12th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1981121rg250FrRnd1MetsYGregory Shirley (minors)C4YrAlabama Christian College (Montgomery, AL)
1981121rg251FrRnd2AngelsNJeff Mace (minors)OFJCScottsdale Community College (Scottsdale, AZ)
1981121rg252FrRnd3White SoxNCurt Dishman (minors)1BJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
1981121rg253FrRnd4GiantsNJames McCann (minors)SSJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
1981121rg254FrRnd5TwinsNIgnacio Velazquez (minors)INFJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1981121rg255FrRnd6AthleticsYElton Hooker (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
1981121rg256FrRnd7ExposNDoug Birkoffer (minors)2B4YrUniversity of the Cumberlands (Williamsburg, KY)
1981121rg257FrRnd8PhilliesNDonald McCaleb (minors)2BJCAngelina College (Lufkin, TX)
1981121rg258FrRnd9DodgersNJames Sewell (minors)OFJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1981121rg259FrRnd10BrewersYFritz Fedor (minors)RHPJCCuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH)
1981121rg260FrRnd11RoyalsYDavid Spalt (minors)SSHSPatterson HS (Baltimore, MD)
1981121rg261FrRnd12YankeesNEric Call (minors)1BJCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)

Other Rounds: 1980 12th / 1981 11th / 1981 12th / 1981 13th / 1982 12th

12 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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