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.
|Born: January 7, 1865|
Oswego, New York
|Died: June 3, 1911 (aged 46)|
|April 23, 1888, for the Chicago White Stockings|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 15, 1898, for the Louisville Colonels|
|Earned run average||4.16|
- "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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