Kirk Dressendorfer

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Kirk Dressendorfer
Kirk Dressendorfer Hyannis Mets.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1969-04-08) April 8, 1969 (age 51)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1991, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 21, 1991, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record3–3
Earned run average5.45
Strikeouts17
Teams

Kirk Richard Dressendorfer (born April 8, 1969) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.

Amateur career[edit]

He graduated from Pearland High School and was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 34th round of the 1987 MLB Draft, but opted to attend The University of Texas at Austin. At UT he was a three-time All-American and All-SWC, posting a career record of 45-8, including a single-season record 15 complete games. In 1988, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1] Kirk was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.

Professional career[edit]

He was then selected by the Oakland Athletics in the first round (36th pick overall) of the 1990 MLB Draft. He started out in Southern Oregon before making his Major League Baseball debut with the Athletics on April 13, 1991 pitching to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners, and appear in his final MLB game on May 21, 1991. Over the next 6 years he bounced around the minor leagues, playing at times for Takoma, Modesto, Arizona, Huntsville, Edmonton and Albuquerque. After the 1997 season he retired.

Personal[edit]

Dressendorfer was the Director of Baseball Operations & Outreach for the Round Rock Express, the AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros. He now is a Business Development Project Manager for the After Point of Sales Services organization within Dell Inc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major League Baseball Players From the Cape Cod League" (PDF). capecodbaseball.org. Retrieved September 25, 2019.

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