Cap Clark

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John Carrol Clark

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Biographical Information[edit]

North Carolina native Cap Clark spent nine seasons in professional baseball from 1931 to 1940.

He appeared in the major leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies in 52 games as a catcher in 1938 and hit at a .257 clip. Clark played for eight seasons in the minors, as a catcher and outfielder, appearing in 868 games and hit for a .321 career average with 46 home runs.

Clark was also a player-manager in 1939-1940 in the Eastern Shore League.

John Carrol Clark founded Clark Sporting Goods, a company which still exists. His biography, and the history of Clark Sporting Goods, may be found at their website: Clark history

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1939 Centreville Colts Eastern Shore League 62-60 4th Lost in 1st round
1940 Dover Orioles Eastern Shore League 72-48 1st Lost in 1st round

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