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19th Century Boileryard Clarke
Full Name: William Jones Clarke
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 lbs.
Born: Oct 18, 1868 in New York, NY
Major League Debut: May 01, 1893
Died: Jul 29, 1959 in Princeton, NJ


CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING TOTALS

BATTING
YR
1893
1894
1895
1896
1897
1898
1899
1900
1901
1902
1903
1904
1905
TM
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bos
Bos
Was
Was
Was
Was
NY
LG
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
AL
AL
AL
AL
NL
POS
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
1B
C
1B
G
49
28
67
80
64
82
60
81
110
87
126
85
31
AB
183
100
241
300
241
285
223
270
422
291
465
275
50
R
23
18
38
48
32
26
25
35
58
31
35
23
2
H
32
24
70
89
65
69
50
85
118
78
111
58
9
2B
1
8
15
14
7
5
3
5
15
15
14
8
0
3B
3
0
3
7
1
2
2
2
5
0
6
1
0
HR
1
1
0
2
1
0
2
1
3
6
2
0
1
RBI
24
19
35
71
38
27
32
30
54
40
38
17
4
TB
42
35
91
123
77
78
63
97
152
111
143
68
12
BB
19
16
13
14
9
4
10
9
23
23
15
17
4
IBB
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Totals G
950
AB
3346
R
394
H
858
2B
110
3B
32
HR
20
RBI
429
TB
1092
BB
176
IBB
0


BATTING BASERUNNING PERCENTAGES
YR
1893
1894
1895
1896
1897
1898
1899
1900
1901
1902
1903
1904
1905
TM
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bal
Bos
Bos
Was
Was
Was
Was
NY
LG
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
NL
AL
AL
AL
AL
NL
K
14
14
18
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
HBP
6
3
9
8
9
15
4
3
12
4
7
5
0
SH
0
3
4
8
0
4
6
9
8
5
7
4
2
SF
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
GDP
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SB
2
2
8
7
5
2
2
0
7
1
12
5
1
CS
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SB%
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
-.---
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
1.000
AVG
.175
.240
.290
.297
.270
.242
.224
.315
.280
.268
.239
.211
.180
OBP
.274
.361
.350
.345
.320
.289
.270
.344
.335
.330
.273
.269
.241
SLG
.230
.350
.378
.410
.320
.274
.283
.359
.360
.381
.308
.247
.240
AB/HR
183.0
100.0
--.-
150.0
241.0
--.-
111.5
270.0
140.7
48.5
232.5
--.-
50.0
AB/K
13.1
7.1
13.4
25.0
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
--.-
Totals K
58
HBP
85
SH
60
SF
0
GDP
0
SB
54
CS
0
SB%
1.000
BAVG
.256
OBP
.310
SLG
.326
AB/HR
167.3
AB/K
57.7


19th CENT. WORLD SERIES STATISTICS - BATTING TOTALS

BATTING PERCENTAGES
YR
1895
1897
TM
Bal
Bal
LG
NL
NL
G
2
4
AB
7
16
R
1
5
H
2
9
2B
0
1
3B
0
1
HR
0
1
RBI
0
4
TB
2
15
BB
0
1
K
0
0
SB
2
0
BAVG
.286
.563
SLG
.286
.938
AB/HR
--.-
16.0
AB/K
--.-
--.-
Totals G
6
AB
23
R
6
H
11
2B
1
3B
1
HR
1
RBI
4
TB
17
BB
1
K
0
SB
2
AVG
.478
SLG
.739
AB/HR
23.0
AB/K
--.-


TEAM ABBREVIATION KEY
YEARS
1893-1898
1899-1900
1901-1904
1905
TM
Bal
Bos
Was
NY
LG
NL
NL
AL
NL
TEAM NAME
Baltimore Orioles
Boston Beaneaters
Washington Nationals
New York Giants
LEAGUE NAME
National League
National League
American League
National League



Clarke shared catching duties with Wilbert Robinson on three consecutive first-place Baltimore (NL) teams (1894-96). In the American League's initial season, 1901, he was the Senators' first baseman. He later became the Princeton baseball coach.



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