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. His big league time consisted of 52 games with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1938. A catcher, Cap hit .257 with 4 RBI in 74 at bats. Clark's eight seasons in the minors, as a catcher and outfielder, saw him play 868 games while hitting .321 with 46 home runs. In 1939, he became a player-manager, leading the Centreville Colts and then the Dover Orioles in 1940, both of the Eastern Shore League.

Cap later founded Clark Sporting Goods. His biography, and the history of Clark Sporting Goods, can 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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