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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Patrick Quirk
Stat Years
1972-1992  [mlb] 1975-1992
Height/Weight
6-4 / 200
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (665) ... 3B (213) ... DH (88) ... 1B (79) ... OF (40) ... SS (22) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)
Colleges
Whittier College (Whittier, California)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#18 overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Rosey Gilhousen
MLB Debut
1975-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.317)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [11] OAK [4] MIL [2] SLN [1] CHA [1] CLE [1] NYA [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16862 ... retro id: quirj001 ... mlbam id: 120857
Relations
Father of Remer Quirk
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1972BillingsPioRk----17c-3b---15520829539453740145800000.255.302.409.7112228518.000.154.0006.3126.134.1441.62.2534.0
    1973San JoseCalifA+----18c-3b---21324295899127845705812300000.231.322.347.66948714927.000.116.00011.9125.262.1253.61.6427.3
    1974JacksonvilleSouAA----19c-3b---34616316377232120203200000.227.311.350.6611835712.000.123.00010.9317.491.6054.31.6432.4
    1974OmahaAmerAAA----19c-3b---3532032757102103120164600000.281.333.498.83121910122.000.217.0007.3121.002.8820.34.5738.6
    1975OmahaAmerAAA----20c-3b---412744562122234136440499600000.274.346.431.77749419240.000.157.0009.9219.431.9634.22.6332.8
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca920ofL-S-E-P414392100015002700011.256.293.333.62641131.128.077.2904.8817.073.5039.02.4410.0
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca921dh-ssL-S-E-P5641141128601150022200305.246.252.325.577119377.096.079.2871.6818.4911.00114.00.8425.0
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil622dhL-S-E-P69322116481413130184722024.217.251.330.5812337318.145.113.2633.4320.175.8873.71.2937.5
    1978Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-233b---79734358100202126323478910700.292.372.466.83839816034.309.174.35311.8122.361.8928.63.0234.0
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca10233bL-S-E-P71729362002005400000.207.324.276.6003482.241.069.24014.7111.760.800.00.0033.3
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca9,1024dh-cL-S-E-P85179824611110051310000.304.353.443.79685358.203.139.3545.8815.292.6079.01.1833.3
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca9253b-cL-S-E-P9621631345505213272413327.276.305.399.7041776510.172.123.2923.9513.563.4332.62.8222.2
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca926cL-S-E-P1046100825700100261710015.250.299.320.619107327.110.070.3015.6115.892.830.00.0028.0
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca927cL-S-E-P11367881830150031500102.231.256.308.56482244.115.077.2703.6618.295.0078.01.2222.2
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1628cL-S-E-P124886318212110062710002.209.269.326.59593285.186.117.2816.4529.034.5043.02.1527.8
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-29c-3b---137020123426322401213910210.209.284.299.5832256011.189.090.2479.3317.331.86100.50.8926.2
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha13293bL-S-E-P1332000001000200100.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle929cL-S-E-P13111100110000000001.0001.0004.0005.0001413.0003.000.0000.000.000.001.0100.00100.0
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-30c---1410432433795184805355600640.244.312.340.65236511014.188.096.2679.5915.341.6040.52.1917.7
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca930cL-S-E-P1419573163104002900001.281.305.368.67359214.123.087.3333.3915.254.500.00.0025.0
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca931c-3bL-S-E-P1580219244710082601174110134.215.273.370.6432388118.228.155.2287.1417.232.4127.43.3638.3
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca932cL-S-E-P16109296247017053310285642418.236.307.345.65233410222.206.109.2728.3816.772.0059.21.5031.4
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca933cL-S-E-P178419622477182515284114322.240.333.408.7412328016.291.168.26012.0717.671.4624.53.4534.0
    1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-34c---1814475820150031200000.170.220.277.49750133.170.107.2066.0024.004.0047.02.0037.5
    1989New York YankeesALMLBnya1834cL-S-E-P181324020000013500001.083.185.083.2682720.083.000.10511.1118.521.670.00.000.0
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3343b-cL-S-E-P18910120011000400000.200.200.500.7001051.300.300.2000.0040.000.0010.010.0050.0
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1534cL-S-E-P18255151120090191101103.216.328.255.58362132.196.039.26814.5217.741.220.00.0018.2
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3,635cL-S-E-P195612112345132600143415311.281.353.413.766144509.248.132.3569.7223.612.4340.32.0826.5
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak636cL-S-E-P207620316534011703162823017.261.321.296.617224605.099.035.2997.1412.501.75203.00.459.4
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak6,937cL-S-E-P217817713397121100162835134.220.294.305.5992025410.175.085.2507.9213.861.7588.50.9925.6
    MLB Totals (21 yrs)98422661935441007432475161774351825211757.240.298.347.6452507787150.180.107.2777.0617.352.4652.71.7227.6
    American League Totals (20 yrs)9362180190526986412365161714081725211755.241.299.348.6472414759145.180.107.2777.0816.902.3953.21.7027.6
    National League Totals (1 yrs)4886318212110062710002.209.269.326.59593285.186.117.2816.4529.034.5043.02.1527.8
    Minor League Totals6982363311597942562338219263551201550.253.326.392.7182643927181.256.139.3039.9520.852.1038.12.3530.3
    Minor: Rk Totals5520829539453740145800000.255.302.409.7112228518.240.154.3316.3126.134.1441.62.2534.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1324295899127845705812300000.231.322.347.66948714927.268.116.30511.9125.262.1253.61.6427.3
    Minor: AA Totals4616316377232120203200000.227.311.350.6611835712.258.123.26610.9317.491.6054.31.6432.4
    Minor: AAA Totals465156320840866124623589171338201550.261.332.407.7391751636124.255.146.3039.7719.301.9834.02.6330.4
    Kansas City Royals Totals (11 yrs)58213701263366633015751010524999151035.245.300.364.664150849899.191.119.2776.9616.512.3745.71.9929.5
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)219511421281627550346946134512.250.317.331.64858016925.164.081.2927.9316.212.0473.01.2119.5
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)9322116481413130184722024.217.251.330.5812337318.145.113.2633.4320.175.8873.71.2937.5
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)4886318212110062710002.209.269.326.59593285.186.117.2816.4529.034.5043.02.1527.8
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)255151120090191101103.216.328.255.58362132.196.039.26814.5217.741.220.00.0018.2
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)1324020000013500001.083.185.083.2682720.083.000.10511.1118.521.670.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)32000001000200100.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)111100110000000001.0001.0004.0005.0001413.0003.000.0000.000.000.001.0100.00100.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-291---0013.5020002202.06330000003.0027.000.000.000.0013.500.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----291---0013.5020002202.06330000003.0027.000.000.000.0013.502.00.000
    Minor League Totals0013.5020002202.06330000003.0027.000.000.000.0013.502.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0013.5020002202.06330000003.0027.000.000.000.0013.502.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB203B200.00200221.0001.000.001.214.33
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB20OF1000.0191202220.9092.000.006.271.46
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB20DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.67.110
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB211B200.03001331.0001.500.001.23.15
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB213B1100.0410201614.8751.300.006.817.22
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21SS1200.02401661.0000.500.007.418.83
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21DH1900.0000000.0000.000.0011.729.73
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLB223B800.0131154.8000.500.004.98.64
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLB22OF1000.0181112019.9501.900.006.210.89
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLB22DH5300.0000000.0000.000.0032.757.01
    1978Spokane IndiansPCLAAA231B2500.018110223193191.9907.600.0018.025.83
    1978Spokane IndiansPCLAAA233B7100.0541321812204186.9122.600.0051.173.21
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB233B1000.01015212725.9262.500.006.258.84
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23SS200.01100221.0001.000.001.211.84
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.65.96
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24C900.0152101817.9441.900.005.617.63
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB243B300.01400551.0001.700.001.95.94
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24SS500.00300331.0000.600.003.19.84
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.617.66
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25C1500.0489215957.9663.800.009.324.23
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB251B100.03000331.0003.000.000.61.66
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB253B2800.02157628478.9292.800.0017.345.23
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25OF700.06000661.0000.900.004.311.310
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.66
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26C2200.0589116867.9853.000.0021.447.82
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB262B100.00100111.0001.000.001.02.24
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB263B800.0513312118.8572.300.007.817.43
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26OF100.0000000.0000.000.001.02.210
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27C2900.07760083831.0002.900.0017.980.63
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB271B600.03360139391.0006.500.003.716.76
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB273B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.83
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.811
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28C2200.06811618579.9293.600.0013.645.83
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB283B700.00200221.0000.300.004.314.66
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.16
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA29C3900.01601845182178.9784.600.0025.355.72
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA291B300.02440328281.0009.300.001.94.33
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA293B2000.01245546257.9192.900.0013.028.64
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA29OF800.0160201816.8892.000.005.211.46
    1984Cleveland IndiansALMLB29C100.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.04
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLB293B100.01000111.0001.000.000.633.38
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA30C9200.048063136556543.9775.900.0064.888.51
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA301B600.04010141411.0006.800.004.25.84
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA303B400.0531098.8892.000.002.83.83
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30C1700.0648117372.9864.200.0010.589.53
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB301B100.02000221.0002.000.000.65.34
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31C4100.02473032280277.9896.800.0025.351.32
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB311B600.04360449491.0008.200.003.77.53
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB313B2400.01328174241.9761.700.0014.830.03
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.310
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32C10800.05324083580572.9865.300.0066.799.11
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.95
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33C7900.04093185448440.9825.600.0049.194.01
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB331B100.03000331.0003.000.000.61.28
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB333B100.00300331.0003.000.000.61.24
    1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAA34C900.0677207674.9748.200.006.364.34
    1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAA341B200.02200122221.00011.000.001.414.34
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB34C2400.0969011051051.0004.400.0014.896.03
    1989New York YankeesALMLB34C600.02840232321.0005.300.003.746.24
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB34C200.00100111.0000.500.001.222.23
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB341B100.03000331.0003.000.000.611.15
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB343B300.0011021.5000.300.001.933.33
    1989New York YankeesALMLB34SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.67.75
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB34OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.611.112
    1989New York YankeesALMLB34DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.67.710
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB35C3700.01511743172168.9774.500.0022.866.13
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB351B800.01300013131.0001.600.004.914.32
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB353B800.0411165.8330.600.004.914.35
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB35OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.813
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB35DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.818
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB36C5400.02933262331325.9826.000.0033.371.12
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB361B800.04460450501.0006.300.004.910.53
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB363B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.38
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB36DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.39
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB37C5900.02582684292284.9734.800.0036.475.62
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB371B900.02920231311.0003.400.005.611.53
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB373B200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.65
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB37DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.313
    MLB Totals - (C)525002344235482626272579.9824.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)4300176200121961961.0004.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)11800601391713216199.9211.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)2200380111111.0000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)3200452315047.9401.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)8800000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)14000707881911814795.9775.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)360026715228284282.9937.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)9500711802416275251.9132.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)800160201816.8892.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1975MLB----2----101
    1976MLB--2-1112----19
    1977MLB----8----1053
    1978MLB----102----1
    1978Minor--25-71------
    1979MLB-9--35----9
    1980MLB-151-28----71
    1981MLB-22-18----1-
    1982MLB-296-1----1-
    1983MLB-22--71-----
    1984MLB-1--1------
    1984Minor-393-20----8-
    1985MLB-171--------
    1985Minor-926-4------
    1986MLB-416-24----1-
    1987MLB-108---1-----
    1988MLB-791-1------
    1989MLB-321-31---11
    1989Minor-92--------
    1990MLB-378-8----11
    1991MLB-548-1-----1
    1992MLB-599-2-----1
    Totals-66579121322---4088