Clarke, Fred, 1872-1960

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Birth 1872-10-03
Death 1960-08-14

Biographical notes:

With 2,703 career hits and 1,602 managerial wins, Fred Clarke excelled both on the field and in the dugout. In his first big league game, he went 5-for-5 on his way to fashioning a career .315 batting average and topping the .300 mark in 11 seasons. In 1903, he led the league in doubles and slugging average while piloting the Pirates to an appearance in the first modern World Series. A full-time player-manager in 16 of his 19 seasons at the helm, Clarke led his clubs to 14 first-place division finishes. Source used for biographical sketch www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers.

From the description of Fred Clarke Scrapbooks : scrapbook, 1889-1955. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 455420964

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Subjects:

  • Baseball

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Places:

  • Iowa--Des Moines (as recorded)
  • Kentucky--Louisville (as recorded)