Watty Clark

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William Watson Clark

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Biographical Information[edit]

Watty Clark pitched a one-hit shutout on July 15, 1930 for the Brooklyn Robins vs the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ebbets Field. Only Pie Traynor's 2nd-inning single prevented the no-hitter. The only other one-hitter pitched that season, known as the "Year of the Hitters" was by Lefty Grove on July 1 vs. Detroit.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • NL Innings Pitched Leader (1929)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 2 (1929 & 1932)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 1 (1932)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 5 (1929-1932 & 1935)
  • Won a World Series with the New York Giants in 1933 (he did not play in the World Series)

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1939 Reidsville Luckies Bi-State League -- -- replaced Dick Culler, replaced by Woodrow Taylor

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