Earl Clark (baseball)
Earl Clark 1933 Goudey baseball card
|Born: November 6, 1907|
|Died: January 16, 1938 (aged 30)|
|August 17, 1927, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 25, 1934, for the St. Louis Browns|
|Runs batted in||81|
Bailey Earl Clark (November 6, 1907 – January 16, 1938) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1927 through 1934, for the Boston Braves (1927–33) and St. Louis Browns (1934). Listed at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m), 160 pounds (73 kg), Clark batted and threw right handed. He was born in Washington, D.C.
Clark set the major league record for putouts by an outfielder in a 9-inning game, with twelve on May 10, 1929. The feat has only been equalled twice; by Lyman Bostock in 1977, and by Jacoby Ellsbury in 2009.
- Baseball Reference – major league career
- "Outfielder Putout Records". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
- "Cincinnati Reds 5, Boston Braves 3". Retrosheet. May 10, 1929.
- "Ex-Ballplayer Dies in Auto Collision". The St. Louis Star and Times. UP. January 17, 1938. Retrieved November 26, 2017 – via newspapers.com.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet
- Earl Clark at Find a Grave
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