John Carrol Clark
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
- School Elon University
- Debut April 23, 1938
- Final Game September 16, 1938
- Born September 19, 1906 in Snow Camp, NC USA
- Died February 16, 1957 in Fayetteville, NC USA
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.
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
|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|