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13* JIM ROOKER (Franchise player #0026 - 1969-26)

Position: P

Jim Rooker

James Phillip Rooker
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 201 lb.

Born: September 23, 1942 in Lakeview, OR
Acquired: October 15, 1968: Expansion Draft: Kansas City Royals Pick #3 (selected from the New York Yankees)

Traded: October 25, 1972: Traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Gene Garber

MLB Debut: June 30, 1968
Final MLB Game: May 2, 1980
Royals Debut: April 27, 1969
Final Royals Game:
July 18, 1972

 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1969 4 16 28 22 8 1 0 158.1 136 80 66 13 73 108 3.75
1970 10 15 38 29 6 3 1 203.2 190 99 80 11 102 117 3.54
1971 2 7 20 7 1 1 0 54.0 59 35 32 2 24 31 5.33
1972 5 6 18 10 4 2 0 72.0 78 37 35 3 24 44 4.38
w/Royals 21 44 104 68 19 7 1 488.0 463 251 213 29 223 300 3.93
Career 103 109 319 255 66 15 7 1810.1 1694 814 696 128 703 976 3.46

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Jim Rooker page

* wore #13 & #22 in 1969, #13 in 1970, #14 in 1971, and #25 in 1972

 
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