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Dave ClarkHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1999 MLB Years: 1986-1998
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-965, DH-110, LF-68, RF-42, 1B-28Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Earl Clark
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 3,1962 [55.175]PlaceTupelo,Mississippi
High SchoolShannon (Shannon,MS)
CollegeJackson State University (Jackson,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRed Gaskill
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-CLE-#10 ... 1985-CLE-#5 ... 1986-CLE-#5 ... 1987-CLE-#4 ... 1988-CLE-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1986 [24.000]
OrganizationsCLE [7] PIT [5] CHN [2] LAN [2] MON [2] NYA [2] HOU [1] KCA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID9911Retrosheet IDclard001MLBAM ID112320
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power76Contact42XBH63RBIs76Runs46Hitting72Durability52Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-of205815920448142022193230130.277.363.415.7786613182.323.138.258.34710.4417.581.682.2039.7529.55
1984Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-of211103637411216315632055768104440.309.412.493.90517934438.342.184.383.40313.0115.531.193.4224.2030.36
1984Buffalo BisonsEastAAcle-of2117561210103101191310200.179.294.357.65120468.167.178.339.29813.2419.121.444.4118.6740.00
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1274198612217318732166681114640.291.396.475.87119938506.319.184.377.38913.0416.011.233.5623.2831.15
1985Waterbury IndiansEastAAcle-of221324637514024712642712867911480.302.410.462.87221443555.340.160.378.38615.5014.230.922.1638.5830.71
1986Maine GuidesILAAAcle30of231063555699172195865527032250.279.374.499.87317738414.299.220.369.38112.5616.911.354.5918.6838.38
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12of-dh231858101610391071102101.276.348.448.79626468.289.172.310.35310.2916.181.574.4119.3325.00
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of241084208314322330801411526231570.340.413.6211.03426155481.339.281.412.43410.8112.891.196.2414.0038.46
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12of-dh2429871118503121022400004.207.225.368.59332889.250.161.195.2552.2526.9712.003.3729.0044.44
1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-of2547165274910243145273821210.297.398.455.8537516197.360.158.315.38213.7119.291.412.0341.2532.65
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25dh-of256315611414131802172800128.263.333.359.692568174.302.096.192.3129.7716.091.651.7252.0019.51
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25dh26102253216012082902306301157.237.317.379.6969620285.284.142.253.31210.5322.112.102.8131.6333.33
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30of27841712247425207184000214.275.304.409.7137011181.328.134.216.3164.4222.105.002.7634.2023.40
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2810435945108243136464305300240.301.353.493.84617740391.322.192.281.3727.6713.551.773.3227.6237.04
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of-dh281110120001001100000.200.273.200.4732011.222.000.100.2299.099.091.000.000.000.00
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-of29782534377176115564345122140.304.390.549.93913934292.344.245.387.41311.6417.471.503.7723.0044.16
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35of292333370027006800100.212.325.394.71913240.208.182.364.32915.0020.001.335.0016.5028.57
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35of3011027743751121146103858102510.271.358.444.80212324318.305.173.314.35311.9518.241.533.4625.1832.00
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35of31862233766111104622224801305.296.355.489.84410922249.333.193.291.3658.8419.282.184.0222.3033.33
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35of327719630556042433243810219.281.359.372.7317310223.327.091.214.33110.7617.041.581.7949.0018.18
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35lf-rf3392211285812283521315100136.275.366.464.8309822243.327.189.341.36112.7620.991.653.2926.3837.93
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35lf331515030001003200000.200.333.200.5333018.231.000.200.27016.6711.110.670.000.000.00
1996Totals for NL-NL         107226286112283621345300136.270.364.447.81110122261.319.177.332.35413.0320.311.563.0728.2536.07
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48lf3410214319438053210193420232.301.386.462.8486613166.358.161.301.36811.4520.481.793.0128.6030.23
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35rf-lf35931311227700411144510012.206.288.260.548347146.314.054.160.2549.5930.823.210.000.0025.93
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of363710819357131720262600013.324.455.491.9465311134.405.167.426.42019.4019.401.002.2436.0031.43
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter905196424851881862284191222245154162158.264.338.408.7468011512211.311.144.261.00010.0420.402.032.8031.6829.15
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7972701454817146281144628849392492251123373.302.393.504.89713612883152.332.202.361.00012.4415.611.263.6223.6935.25
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4801660273511971780305382922130010612223.308.390.531.9218821941909.334.223.362.00011.5815.721.364.1920.7537.96
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1495198715025715742813959221680.289.397.451.84823447623.323.162.374.00015.2514.770.972.4134.6031.33
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16852294156244198322776100134570.299.398.469.86724547620.336.170.345.00012.2616.131.323.0627.4730.13
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3889401412614053515886121203219930.278.358.443.801416801073.318.165.296.00011.2818.921.683.2626.8630.65
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2125545313522117682456126033720.244.312.379.69121040616.285.135.233.0009.0920.452.252.7632.5929.63
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1863144190122105281277420446.287.343.433.77613624347.342.146.255.0007.7821.332.742.8831.4026.67
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter931311227700411144510012.206.288.260.548347146.314.054.160.0009.5930.823.210.000.0025.93
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1515030001003200000.200.333.200.5333018.231.000.200.00016.6711.110.670.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1110120001001100000.200.273.200.4732011.222.000.100.0009.099.091.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16235244931411151324081113410.264.338.408.74614327396.311.144.261.00010.0420.402.032.8031.6829.15
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254992166306239418108010052581.302.393.504.89727759641.332.202.361.00012.4415.611.263.6223.6935.25

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-S/R22413.31862001035.0341713013311001.338.66--3.317.902.38.800-
1986Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-Rel23000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
1987Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-S/R24123.021257002141.2372114017303001.307.99--3.676.481.76.333-
1988Rockford ExposMidwAmon-Rel25124.85190190010029.2341916225222001.9910.310.617.586.670.88.333-
1988Miami MarlinsFSLA+--ST25201.65330000016.074301051001.043.86--5.512.760.501.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0323.72223190010045.1412319235273001.658.020.396.855.280.77.600-
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST28694.51252320010129.21267665107410817001.548.750.695.147.501.46.400-
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14143.9468373100151251.22381371111214019624001.498.440.434.976.951.40.500-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter694.51252320010129.21267665107410817001.548.750.695.147.501.46.400-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter201.56431001017.074301151001.043.63--5.712.600.451.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.85190190010029.2341916225222001.9910.310.617.586.670.88.333-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter533.1620119003176.1713827030614001.318.30--3.517.132.03.625-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12123.9459322700131220.0206119961012117021001.498.440.434.976.951.40.500-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Waterloo Indians MidwAcle20OF21--374124241.9761.95------5836.215.0
1984Waterloo Indians MidwAcle21OF96--1281041142138.9721.44------11087.369.1
1984Buffalo Bisons EastAAcle21OF15--2321-2625.9621.67------1788.210.8
1985Waterbury Indians EastAAcle22OF125--20411112226215.9511.72------13294.789.9
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle23OF84--150462160154.9631.83------10679.260.0
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23DH7---------------1838.94.3
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23OF10--26---26261.0002.60------1855.66.2
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle24OF107--1812264209203.9711.90------10899.176.4
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24OF13--241--25251.0001.92------2944.88.0
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24DH12---------------2941.47.4
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle25OF46--8563-9491.9681.98------4797.933.1
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF23--36-2-3836.9471.57------6336.514.2
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH27---------------6342.916.7
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH55---------------10253.934.0
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF21--27-1-2827.9641.29------10220.613.0
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF39--602--62621.0001.59------8446.424.1
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28OF52--922319794.9691.81------10450.036.1
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca281B19--1729114182181.9959.53------10418.313.2
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28OF1---------------119.10.6
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------119.10.6
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit29OF70--156452165160.9702.29------7889.748.6
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit291B2--152151817.9448.50------782.61.4
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF8--10---10101.0001.25------2334.84.9
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF91--132361141135.9571.48------11082.756.2
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF57--107531115112.9741.96------8666.350.0
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF61--9814-10399.9611.62------7779.242.4
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33RF28--342113736.9731.29------9230.417.3
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33LF34--471--48481.0001.41------9237.021.0
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33LF1---------------156.70.6
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34RF1---------------1021.00.6
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34LF24--392214341.9531.71------10223.514.8
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34DH4---------------1023.92.5
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35LF9--9-2-119.8181.00------939.75.6
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35DH4---------------934.32.5
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35RF13--1311-1514.9331.08------9314.08.0
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan36OF25--3111-3332.9701.28------3767.618.0
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan361B7--41-154241.9765.86------3718.95.0
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF324--52012162548532.9711.64------3240.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH110---------------1100.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF68--9534110298.9611.44------680.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF42--473215250.9621.19------420.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF384--69539249758734.9681.91------3840.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B28--22811324242239.9888.54------280.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF140--22713122252240.9521.71------1400.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF117--1651453184179.9731.53------1170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Waterloo Indians MidwAcle20---------21-
1984Waterloo Indians MidwAcle21---------96-
1984Buffalo Bisons EastAAcle21---------15-
1985Waterbury Indians EastAAcle22---------125-
1986Maine Guides ILAAAcle23---------84-
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23---------107
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle24---------107-
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---------1312
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle25---------46-
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---------2327
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---------2155
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------39-
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28--19------52-
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28---------11
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit29--2------70-
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------8-
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------91-
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------57-
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---------61-
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33------34-28--
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33------1----
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34------24-1-4
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35------9-13-4
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan36--7------25-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB3322000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Hitting Coach1626993.42626.05Gene Lamont
2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinorpit37Hitting Coach1426379.44419.04Richie Hebner,Trent Jewett
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit38Hitting Coach16262100.38331.06Lloyd McClendon
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit39Hitting Coach1617289.44724.54Lloyd McClendon-
2003Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+Minorpit40Manager1357659.563--1 Lost in Finals
2004Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinorpit41Manager1408555.607--1 League Champions
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAMinorhou42Manager1406476.45714.03 
2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAMinorhou43Manager1397663.5472.02 League Champions
2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAAMinorhou44Manager1406773.47918.04 
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinorhou45Manager1436479.44811.54 
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Manager1627488.45717.03 
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Third Base Coach1627488.45717.03Cecil Cooper,Dave Clark
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou47Third base coach1627686.46915.04Brad Mills
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou48Third Base Coach16256106.34640.06Brad Mills
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou49Third Base Coach16255107.34042.06Tony DeFrancesco,Brad Mills
2013Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou50First Base Coach16251111.31545.05Bo Porter
2014Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet51Third Base Coach1629072.556--1Brad AusmusLost in 1st Round (Orioles)
2015Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet52Third Base Coach1617487.46020.55Brad Ausmus
2016Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet53Third Base Coach1618675.5348.02Brad Ausmus
2017Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet54Third Base Coach1626498.39538.05Brad Ausmus
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Carolina League Manager of the Year1
2006Texas League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1997-11-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1996-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-08-31TradeTraded by Pirates to Dodgers for Carl South. 
1992-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1991-12-20Released by Royals. 
1991-04-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1991-04-01Released by Cubs. 
1989-11-20TradeTraded by Indians to Cubs for Mitch Webster. 
* 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
1986Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2360,000-61428-386,34760,00060,000
1987Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2460,000-59534-344,90660,000120,000
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2572,000-5662120392,10762,500192,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2697,500-5042238429,80262,500289,500
1990Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27195,000-4641734515,727100,000484,500
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28100,000-62028-742,231100,000584,500
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29109,000-68035-962,245109,000693,500
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll30180,000-5491639968,431109,000873,500
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31380,000-4121155957,101109,0001,253,500
1995Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32647,233-294868999,520109,0001,900,733
1996Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll33800,000-2691371957,870109,0002,700,733
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33800,000-269871957,870109,0002,700,733
1997Chicago CubsTeam Payroll34450,000-39417561,182,177150,0003,150,733
1998Houston AstrosTeam Payroll35700,000-37217581,276,192170,0003,850,733
* 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