Ed Jurak

Ed Jurak

3B, CF, OF, 1B, 2B, DH, SS, LF, RF
October 24, 1957
6' 2"
185 lbs
Major League Debut:
6-30-1982 with BOS

Jurak's Moment - the day of the rat

At Fenway, in 1984 a rat was spotted in the vicinity of the Red Sox on-deck circle. It headed straight for the mound before veering left toward the third base foul line, but not before Ed Jurak came in and fielded the rat, scooping it up in his first baseman's mitt and stuffed him in a trash can in the dugout.



    * June 3, 1975: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 3rd round of the 1975 amateur draft.
    * March 19, 1986: Released by the Boston Red Sox.
    * February 17, 1987: Signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.
    * October 15, 1987: Granted Free Agency.
    * November 10, 1987: Signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics.
    * October 15, 1988: Granted Free Agency.
    * November 3, 1988: Signed as a Free Agent with the San Francisco Giants.
    * September 4, 1989: Sent to the Montreal Expos by the San Francisco Giants as part of a conditional deal.
    * October 15, 1989: Granted Free Agency.

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