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Tony ClarkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-2009 MLB Years: 1995-2009
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Drafted
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1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-1399, DH-101, OF-53, LF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAnthony Christopher Clark
Height6-7Weight245BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJune 15,1972 [46.181]PlaceNewton,Kansas
High SchoolChristian (El Cajon,CA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA), University of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$500,000Service Time12.144 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-DET-#8 ... 1994-MLB-#3 ... 1995-MLB-#86 ... 1995-MLB-#1 ... 1996-MLB-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1995 [23.080]
OrganizationsDET [11] ARI [5] BOS [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] SDN [1] Awards6Awards Voting2-43
TBC Player ID847Retrosheet IDclart002MLBAM ID112316
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed22Power81Contact27XBH77RBIs77Runs41Hitting48Durability50Team.466Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Bristol TigersAppRkdet-of18257321220180062810000.164.238.233.47117380.250.069.151.2247.5035.004.671.2573.0025.00
1992Niagara Falls RapidsNYPLA-det-of2027851226905171093400000.306.372.588.960501494.457.282.400.4259.5736.173.785.3217.0053.85
1993Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of213611714314112201183202220.265.358.342.700406139.349.077.222.31712.9523.021.780.72117.0019.35
1994Trenton ThunderEastAAdet-1b22107394501102502186044011310259.279.346.503.84919846437.340.224.315.3629.1525.862.834.8118.7641.82
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b22259210244021320122500211.261.340.370.710346106.328.109.261.31511.3223.582.081.8946.0025.00
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1324866013429023992452138104610.276.344.477.82123252543.337.201.305.3539.5825.412.654.2421.1338.81
1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b2311040550981721463025212930318.242.330.398.72816133463.317.156.279.32511.2327.862.483.0228.9333.67
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b23271011024513110083000002.238.294.396.690409109.309.158.238.3057.3427.523.752.7533.6737.50
1996Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b2455194425871143611315800003.299.396.562.95810922225.361.263.423.41213.7825.781.876.2213.8637.93
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b2410037656941402772012912700617.250.299.503.80218941411.294.253.327.3387.0630.904.386.5713.9343.62
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b251595801051602833211713931443051311.276.376.500.87629063681.313.224.381.37613.6621.151.554.7018.1339.38
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b2615760284175370341033363128305516.291.358.522.88031471673.317.231.336.3779.3619.022.035.0517.7140.57
1999Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b2713000000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.18125.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b271435367415029031992164133603714.280.361.507.86827260609.317.227.349.37210.5121.842.085.0917.2940.00
2000Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b28622121012001100000.091.130.273.4036223.050.182.227.1704.354.351.004.3522.00100.00
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet171b286020832571401337002451000210.274.349.529.87811027232.306.255.370.37210.3421.982.135.6016.0047.37
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet441b-dh2912642867123293167501621081061014.287.374.481.85520648497.345.194.336.36212.4721.731.743.2226.7539.02
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos221b30902752557121329002157101011.207.265.291.5568016298.250.084.160.2517.0519.132.711.0191.6728.07
2003St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-1b3114010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn001b311252542959130164300247310128.232.300.472.77212029280.259.240.335.3288.5726.073.045.7115.8849.15
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya291b321062533756120164900269220236.221.297.458.75511628283.272.237.340.3199.1932.513.545.6515.8150.00
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari341b33130349471062223087003788106610.304.366.6361.00222254393.321.332.438.4139.4122.392.387.6311.6350.94
2006Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-1b3426220011000010001.333.429.8331.262517.200.500.500.5140.000.000.0014.296.0050.00
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari341b347913213264061600134020025.197.279.364.6434810147.233.167.265.2788.8427.213.084.0822.0038.46
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari341b35113221315551175100215900338.249.310.511.82111323245.257.262.357.3448.5724.082.816.9413.0041.82
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn7dh3670885213011100193200002.239.374.307.681274107.364.068.284.32217.7629.911.680.9388.0019.05
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari131b3638637132021300122310116.206.338.333.67121477.282.127.317.30515.5829.871.922.6031.5030.77
2008Totals for NL-NL         10815112345032400315510118.225.359.318.677488184.330.093.298.31516.8529.891.771.6350.3323.53
2009Reno AcesPCLAAAari-1b37725141012005400000.160.300.320.6208230.150.160.360.28716.6713.330.803.3325.0050.00
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari311b3736667124041100112400103.182.295.424.71928878.205.242.409.31414.1030.772.185.1316.5066.67
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter155945326291188233112518246952712092104055133.262.339.485.82421964955120.301.223.338.00010.2923.612.294.9018.0641.67
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter40214201843687046125048175426629922.259.341.443.7846291351612.326.184.304.00010.8626.432.433.7823.2836.68
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2067471061883033311733102218405213.252.343.432.77532366858.309.180.317.00011.8925.412.143.8522.6435.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter107394501102502186044011310259.279.346.503.84919846437.340.224.315.0009.1525.862.834.8118.7641.82
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3712114324112201183302220.264.355.339.694416143.348.075.215.00012.5923.081.830.70121.0018.75
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27851226905171093400000.306.372.588.960501494.457.282.400.0009.5736.173.785.3217.0053.85
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter257321220180062810000.164.238.233.47117380.250.069.151.0007.5035.004.671.2573.0025.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7722831428783156715651469343721130253874.277.355.502.85714213193212.317.225.345.00010.6822.452.104.8618.1540.74
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter39683110521237359178009423440111232.255.330.520.85043299940.279.265.378.00010.0024.892.496.2814.0846.70
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter902752557121329002157101011.207.265.291.5568016298.250.084.160.0007.0519.132.711.0191.6728.07
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1252542959130164300247310128.232.300.472.77212029280.259.240.335.0008.5726.073.045.7115.8849.15
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1062533756120164900269220236.221.297.458.75511628283.272.237.340.0009.1932.513.545.6515.8150.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter70885213011100193200002.239.374.307.681274107.364.068.284.00017.7629.911.680.9388.0019.05
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624716512324126861155126204614.262.339.485.82422851532.301.223.338.00010.2923.612.294.9018.0641.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625727414828225101237117221449.259.341.443.78425354650.326.184.304.00010.8626.432.433.7823.2836.68

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Bristol Tigers AppRkdet18OF18--233--26261.0001.44------2572.026.5
1992Niagara Falls Rapids NYPLA-det20OF15--181--19191.0001.27------2755.619.2
1993Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det21OF20--34-2-3634.9441.70------3655.615.6
1994Trenton Thunder EastAAdet221B51--505481342566553.97710.84------10747.736.4
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet221B19--14412-111561561.0008.21------2576.013.4
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet231B62--615511373679666.98110.74------11056.443.7
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet231B27--25218425274270.98510.00------27100.018.8
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet241B44--40028336431428.9939.73------5580.031.0
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B86--76654682826820.9939.53------10086.053.1
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH12---------------10012.07.4
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet251B158--14231001013115331523.9939.64------15999.497.5
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH1---------------1590.60.6
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B142--12651021313413801367.9919.63------15790.487.7
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH15---------------1579.69.3
1999Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet271B1--101--11111.00011.00------1100.00.7
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B132--1126851011112211211.9929.17------14392.382.0
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH12---------------1438.47.5
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B6--403-343431.0007.17------6100.04.3
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B58-47248845449537533.9939.191.13-----6096.735.8
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH1---------------601.70.6
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B78-61164748369698695.9968.911.14-----12661.948.1
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH41---------------12632.525.3
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos301B85-63865158654715709.9928.341.11-----9094.452.5
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH2---------------902.21.2
2003St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn311B1--82--10101.00010.00------1100.00.7
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B805049946425442493489.9926.110.98-----12564.049.7
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn31LF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1250.80.6
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya321B996462360349464656652.9946.591.05-----10693.461.1
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH1---------------1060.90.6
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari331B837064266345259710708.9978.531.10-----13063.851.2
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33DH7---------------1305.44.3
2006Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari341B1--82-110101.00010.00------250.00.7
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari341B532325627421227297295.9935.571.15-----7967.132.7
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari351B834345343232250466464.9965.591.02-----11373.551.2
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari361B251213314814215164162.9886.481.22-----3865.815.4
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36DH9---------------7012.95.6
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn361B1122171-418181.00018.000.82-----701.40.6
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari371B3--232-325251.0008.33------742.92.1
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari371B211413112813311144141.9796.711.08-----3658.313.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B121127744809347710759271013210057.9938.302.24-----12110.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH101---------------1010.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B136--1240991612713551339.9889.85------1360.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B51--505481342566553.97710.84------510.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF20--34-2-3634.9441.70------200.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--82--10101.00010.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF15--181--19191.0001.27------150.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF18--233--26261.0001.44------180.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Bristol Tigers AppRkdet18---------18-
1992Niagara Falls Rapids NYPLA-det20---------15-
1993Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det21---------20-
1994Trenton Thunder EastAAdet22--51--------
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet22--19--------
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23--62--------
1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet23--27--------
1996Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24--44--------
1996Detroit TigersALMLBdet24--86-------12
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet25--158-------1
1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet26--142-------15
1999Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27--1--------
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet27--132-------12
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28--6--------
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet28--58-------1
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet29--78-------41
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30--85-------2
2003St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn31--1--------
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--80---1----
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya32--99-------1
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari33--83-------7
2006Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari34--1--------
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari34--53--------
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35--83--------
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari36--25--------
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36--1-------9
2009Reno Aces PCLAAAari37--3--------
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari37--21--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB32521031001000920001.143.217.190.4074123.250.047.0480.0039.130.000.000.0033.33
2006Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB342148514603140051000002.292.358.604.96229953.314.312.4179.4318.872.005.6616.0064.29
2007Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB35234881140312009900001.229.351.500.85124757.222.271.45815.7915.791.005.2616.0063.64
2008San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB361845716401100021200001.356.383.511.89423547.469.155.2004.2625.536.002.1345.0031.25
2009Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB37215391840290041500001.340.386.528.91428657.444.188.2647.0226.323.753.5126.5033.33
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs83194295918094500204600005.304.369.536.90510427214.360.232.3359.3521.502.304.2121.5645.76
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs521031001000920001.143.217.190.4074123.250.047.0480.0039.130.000.000.0033.33

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Detroit Tigers Minor League Player of the Year ... Eastern League All-Star Team (DH)2
1997American League Player of the Week (April 14-April 20)1
1998Detroit Tigers Player of the Year1
2000American League Player of the Week (June 19-June 25)1
2005Arizona Diamondbacks Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-07-13Released by Diamondbacks 
2009-06-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-06InjuredDisabled -- Sprained right hand 
2009-01-02ContractSigned by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
2008-07-17TradeTraded by Padres to Diamondbacks for Evan Scribner 
2008-02-14ContractSigned by Padres 
2006-08-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-18InjuredDisabled -- strained right shoulder 
2005-01-24ContractSigned by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
2004-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-01-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2003-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-02-22ContractSigned by Mets 
2003-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2002-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-11-20Claimed on waivers by Red Sox from Tigers. 
1991-06-17On temp. inactive list 
1990-07-10Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Detroit Tigers-18500,000-------500,000Signing Bonus out of 1990 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
1995Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23109,000-75332-999,520109,000609,000
1996Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24109,000-78640-957,870109,000718,000
1997Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25260,000-50118451,182,177150,000978,000
1998Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26762,500-35211621,276,192170,0001,740,500
1999Detroit TigersTeam Payroll272,362,500-208778++1,454,491200,0004,103,000
2000Detroit TigersTeam Payroll284,062,500-146684++1,394,248200,0008,165,500
2001Detroit TigersTeam Payroll294,462,500-154684++1,897,758200,00012,628,000
2002Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll305,000,000-1351185++2,011,045200,00017,628,000
2003New York MetsTeam Payroll31300,000-70329-2,163,527300,00017,928,000
2004New York YankeesTeam Payroll32750,000-40926552,070,100300,00018,678,000
2005Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll33750,000-42913532,189,055300,00019,428,000
2006Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll341,034,000-38615522,365,072327,00020,462,000
2007Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll351,034,000-40117512,459,737380,00021,496,000
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll36900,00012.14442817532,696,252390,00022,396,000
2008San Diego PadresTeam Payroll36900,00012.14442813532,696,252390,00022,396,000
2009Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll37800,000-44117452,746,792400,00023,196,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red