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Jim Wawruck

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James William Wawruck

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Jim Wawruck played in the minor leagues from 1991 to 1997. Though he hit .294 and spent three-plus seasons at Triple A, he never reached the major leagues. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 5th round of the 1991 amateur draft, one pick after pitcher Joey Long and a few picks after shortstop Nomar Garciaparra. He was signed by scout Leo Labossiere. He hit .313 between two clubs in his first pro campaign, then batted .309 in 1992. He stole a career high 28 bases with the Bowie Baysox in 1993, then hit .300 in his first full season at Triple A in 1994. He would spend most of the rest of his career at that level, posting a .289/.346/.420 slash line in 306 Triple A games. Hit hit .294/.357/.414 in 628 games overall.