Dad Clarke

William H. "Dad" Clarke (January 7, 1865 in Oswego, New York – June 3, 1911 in Lorain, Ohio) was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1888-1898. He would play for the Chicago White Stockings, New York Giants, Louisville Colonels, and Columbus Solons.

Dad Clarke
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Pitcher
Born: (1865-01-07)January 7, 1865
Oswego, New York
Died: June 3, 1911(1911-06-03) (aged 46)
Lorain, Ohio
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1888, for the Chicago White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
October 15, 1898, for the Louisville Colonels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record44–51
Earned run average4.16
Strikeouts175
Teams

ReferencesEdit

  • "Dad Clarke Out for Good: Famous Old Pitcher Dies from Stroke of Paralysis", Omaha Daily Bee, June 5, 1911, page 10 (available on line through the Library of Congress' Chronicling America database).

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