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9* JAMIE QUIRK (Franchise player #0102 - 1975-6)

Position: Catcher-Utility

James Patrick Quirk
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: October 22, 1954 in Whittier,CA
Acquired: June 6, 1972: Drafted by the Royals in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1972 amateur draft
Departed:
December 6, 1976:
Traded by the Royals with a player to be named later (Bob McClure) and Jim Wohlford to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jim Colborn and Darrell Porter

Reacquired: August 3, 1978: Traded by the Brewers to the Royals for Gerry Ako and cash
Departed: November 10, 1982: Granted free agency (Signed with the Cardinals)

Reacquired: February 25, 1985: Signed as a free agent by the Royals
Departed: November 4, 1988: Granted free agency (signed with the Yankees)

MLB Debut: September 4, 1975
Final MLB Game: October 4, 1992
Royals Debut: September 4, 1975
Final Royals Game:
October 2, 1988
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1975 14 39 2 10 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 7 .256
1976 64 114 11 28 6 0 1 15 0 0 2 22 .246
1978 17 29 3 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 4 .207
1979 51 79 8 24 6 1 1 11 0 0 5 13 .304
1980 62 163 13 45 5 0 5 21 3 2 7 24 .276
1981 46 100 8 25 7 0 0 10 0 2 6 17 .250
1982 36 78 8 18 3 0 1 5 0 0 3 15 .231
1985 19 57 3 16 3 1 0 4 0 0 2 9 .281
1986 80 219 24 47 10 0 8 26 0 1 17 41 .215
1987 109 296 24 70 17 0 5 33 1 0 28 56 .236
1988 84 196 22 47 7 1 8 25 1 5 28 41 .240
w/Royals 582 1370 126 336 66 3 30 157 5 10 105 249 .245
Career 984 2266 193 544 100 7 43 247 5 16 177 435 .240

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Jamie Quirk page

Notes
Besides his 3 stints with the Royals, Jamie Quirk also played for the Milwaukee Brewers (1977), St. Louis Cardinals (1983), Chicago White Sox (1984), Cleveland Indians (1984), New York Yankees (1989), Oakland Athletics (1989), Baltimore Orioles (1989), and a second stint with the A's (1990-1992)
 

* wore #10 with the Royals in 1978 & part of 1979

 
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