Jamie Quirk Celebrity Life
A successful ex-coach and professional baseball player, Jamie Patrick Quirk, better known as Jamie Quirk was born on 22nd October 1954. Quirk was a catcher in MLB or Major League Baseball during the years 1975 to 1992. He was also a team member of the Kansas City Royals team who was the 1985 world champion.
Quirk is 65-year-old at present and comes from Whittier. The estimated net worth of Jamie Quirk is around 69 million USD. He has a height of 1.42m or 142 cm and his weight is between 74 -90 lbs. The former player is single while his zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Born in California's Whittier, Quirk studied at St. Paul High School located in Santa Fe Springs where he was All-America quarterback declared by the Parade Magazine. After completing his graduation, Quirk was awarded a football scholarship for 4 years at the University of Notre Dame. The former player enrolled at the Whittier College.
He played for different teams including Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, and Cleveland Indians in a brilliant career that lasted from 1975 to 1992.
Quirk hit a home run that won the game on 27th September 1984 for his organization the Cleveland Indians against the organization Minnesota Twins. For Quirk, it was the soleplate appearance that he made for the Cleveland Indians. However, the win did not have much of an effect on the performance of the Cleveland Indians in the sixth place in the division.
Quirk's Coaching Career
In 1994, Quirk started his coaching career where he became the Bullpen Coach between the years 1994 and 1995 during his first two years. He was then the Bench Coach for the years 1996 and 2001. Quirk was the Bullpen Coach for the season of 2002 for the baseball team of Texas Rangers. He then took up the assignment of a bench coach from 2003 - 2008 for the Colorado Rockies, He was put under Clint Hurdle, the then manager. He was a bullpen coach between 2010 and 2011.
He was also a bullpen coach under the then manager Brad Mills for the Houston Astros. He also served as the bench coach under the newly recruited manager of the Chicago Cubs Dale Sveum and he served the team until 2013.
Quirk got entangled into a benches-clearing incident on 6th September 2012 during a game that was played between the Washington Nationals and the Cubs, He was apparently screaming at Bo Porter, a Nationals 3rd base coach that led him to resign his position of a 3rd base coach. Eventually, both the teams were out into the field while umpire Jerry Layne ejected Quirk for his reportedly unruly behavior.
Quirk served as Lake Elsinore Storm's Manager, as well as, that of San Antonio Missions prior to getting a promotion to the El Paso Chihuahuas on 17th June 2015. He was also the manager of Wilmington Blue Rocks a team affiliated to the Kansas City Royals during the years 2016 to 2017.
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