Kirk Richard Dressendorfer (born April 8, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
|Born: April 8, 1969|
|April 13, 1991, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 21, 1991, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||5.45|
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. Kirk was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.
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.
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.
- "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS FROM THE CAPE COD LEAGUE" (PDF). capecodbaseball.org. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
|This biographical article relating to an American baseball pitcher born in the 1960s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|