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Will ClarkTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-2000 MLB Years: 1986-2000
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-1952, DH-34, OF-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Nuschler Clark Jr.
Height6-1Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 13,1964 [54.070]PlaceNew Orleans,Louisiana
High SchoolJesuit (New Orleans,LA)
CollegeMississippi State University (Starkville,MS)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (90th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$160,000Signing ScoutsKen Parker
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-SFN-#1
MLB DebutApril 8,1986 [22.026]
OrganizationsSFN [9] TEX [5] BAL [2] SLN [1] Awards17Awards Voting6-628
TBC Player ID9931Retrosheet IDclarw001MLBAM ID112345
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power79Contact64XBH69RBIs73Runs55Hitting88Durability75Team.541Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Mississippi StateCollegeFr1b19499531323282932111900000.337.406.6631.0696313106.353.326.453.46310.3817.921.737.5511.8840.63
1984Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-11b2061215648382289376573100000.386.515.8331.34817938272.353.447.716.56920.9611.400.5410.297.6845.78
1985Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-11b21652247594201257740584200000.420.539.8531.39219146282.439.433.710.58220.5714.890.728.878.9648.94
1985Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-1b216521741671401048112624623520.309.458.512.97011124289.343.203.530.42821.4515.920.743.4621.7035.82
1986Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-22620350001114200000.250.375.250.6255024.278.000.200.30616.678.330.500.000.000.00
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b22111408661172721141473476394103.287.343.444.78718140458.326.157.233.3417.4216.592.242.4037.0934.19
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b231505298916329535915174998532112.308.371.580.95130769588.322.272.342.4008.3316.672.005.9515.1142.33
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b2416257510216231629109911001294010279.282.386.508.89429266689.311.226.414.38414.5118.721.294.2119.8340.74
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b25159588104196389231118374103508146.333.407.546.95332170675.368.213.347.41610.9615.261.393.4125.5735.71
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b26154600911772551995826297301397.295.357.448.80526949678.318.153.267.3559.1414.311.562.8031.5827.68
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b271485658417032729116425191204125.301.359.536.89530368622.314.235.329.3888.2014.631.784.6619.4840.00
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b2814451369154401167312773824011235.300.384.476.86024457601.324.176.327.37312.1513.641.122.6632.0637.01
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b29132491821392721473226368616610.283.367.432.79921243567.301.149.277.35511.1111.991.082.4735.0730.94
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex221b30110389731282421380517159306115.329.431.501.93219539469.356.172.365.40215.1412.580.832.7729.9230.47
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex221b31123454851372731692016850401167.302.389.480.86921846537.303.178.326.37812.669.310.742.9828.3833.58
1996Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-1b3239320000002000000.222.364.222.5862011.222.000.222.29518.180.000.000.000.000.00
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex221b32117436691242511372216467507510.284.377.436.81319039512.306.152.300.35812.5013.091.052.5433.5431.45
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex221b33110393561282911251004962305114.326.400.496.89619542450.358.170.295.38510.8913.781.272.6732.7532.81
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex221b341495549816941123102107297307515.305.384.507.89128165636.331.202.334.38511.3215.251.353.6224.0938.46
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal121b35772514076150102922384220325.303.395.482.87712125294.327.179.331.38312.9314.291.113.4025.1032.89
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal231b3679256497715192842474540334.301.413.473.88612125310.332.172.363.38915.1614.520.962.9028.4432.47
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22,281b36511712959151124210222430103.345.426.6551.08111228197.346.310.444.45511.1712.181.096.0914.2547.46
2000Totals for MLB-MLB         13042778136302217052696970437.319.418.546.96423353507.337.227.396.41513.6113.611.004.1420.3338.97
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1976717311862176440472841205674893711905913101155100.303.384.497.88135627718283.326.194.327.00011.3114.371.273.4325.2635.43
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7424647741401049123684823520.301.449.480.92911824324.332.179.492.00020.9914.810.713.0924.6032.43
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter620350001114200000.250.375.250.6255024.278.000.200.00016.678.330.500.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39320000002000000.222.364.222.5862011.222.000.222.00018.180.000.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6521741671401048112624623520.309.458.512.97011124289.343.203.530.00021.4515.920.743.4621.7035.82
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter175534170209315611991481269200000.391.508.8111.31943397660.388.420.667.00019.0913.940.739.248.7546.41
San Francisco Giants Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter11604269687127824937176709524150674432135811247.299.373.499.87221294624878.323.200.320.00010.3715.251.473.6124.2636.15
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter609222638168614687739783324335180363841.308.395.485.88010792312604.329.177.324.00012.4412.861.032.9628.9133.67
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15650789153301195764858760659.302.404.477.88124250604.329.175.347.00014.0714.401.023.1526.6832.68
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511712959151124210222430103.345.426.6551.08111228197.346.310.444.00011.1712.181.096.0914.2547.46
Average MLB - Per 162 games162588971783642399547798518138.303.384.497.88129263679.326.194.327.00011.3114.371.273.4325.2635.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253910316231022107267149105471140.301.449.480.92925853709.332.179.492.00020.9914.810.713.0924.6032.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn211B60--52051648577571.9909.52------6592.341.1
1985Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn21OF3--3---331.0001.00------654.62.1
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221B102--94272117610251014.9899.94------11191.963.0
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn231B139--12531031313013691356.9919.76------15092.785.8
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn241B158--14921041212616081596.99310.10------16297.597.5
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251B158--14451111011715661556.9949.85------15999.497.5
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn261B153--14561191211815871575.99210.29------15499.494.4
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B144--1273110411513871383.9979.60------14897.388.9
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B141--12751051013013901380.9939.79------14497.987.0
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B129--1078881411311801166.9889.04------13297.779.6
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex301B107--96873108710511041.9909.73------11097.393.9
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH1---------------1100.90.9
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex311B122--107688712511711164.9949.54------12399.284.7
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH1---------------1230.80.7
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex321B3--213-224241.0008.00------3100.02.2
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex321B117--9567349010331029.9968.79------117100.072.2
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex331B100--88062486946942.9969.42------11090.961.7
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH7---------------1106.44.3
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex341B134--1079731311211651152.9898.60------14989.982.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH15---------------14910.19.3
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B63--57542354620617.9959.79------7781.838.9
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH4---------------775.22.5
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal361B72-60758443658633627.9918.711.03-----7991.144.4
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B50-40336427334394391.9927.820.97-----5198.030.9
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36DH6---------------797.63.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B1889-101016696129313615711812517989.9929.5217.81-----18890.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH34---------------340.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--213-224241.0008.00------30.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B60--52051648577571.9909.52------600.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn21--60------3-
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22--102--------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23--139--------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24--158--------
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25--158--------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26--153--------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27--144--------
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28--141--------
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--129--------
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex30--107-------1
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex31--122-------1
1996Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex32--3--------
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex32--117--------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex33--100-------7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex34--134-------15
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35--63-------4
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36--72-------6
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36--50--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB23725392013103600000.360.429.560.98914328.444.200.36010.7121.432.003.5725.0033.33
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB255208133128002200000.650.6821.2001.88224622.688.550.6509.099.091.009.0910.0046.15
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB25416241000001300000.250.294.313.6075117.308.063.1255.8817.653.000.000.0025.00
1996Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB32416120000003200000.125.263.125.3882019.143.000.18815.7910.530.670.000.000.00
1998Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB34311010000001200000.091.167.091.2581012.111.000.0918.3316.672.000.000.000.00
2000St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB36312330014001300000.250.308.500.8086113.250.250.3337.6923.083.007.6912.0033.33
2000St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB36517372011002100000.412.474.7061.18012319.400.294.41210.535.260.505.2617.0042.86
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1039460014005700000.154.250.231.4819144.161.077.20511.3615.911.402.2739.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1762142971412107900000.468.522.8061.328501269.510.338.46810.1413.041.295.8015.5041.38
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs416241000001300000.250.294.313.6075117.308.063.1255.8817.653.000.000.0025.00

Awards [17]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984College Summer League Player of the Year1
1985Golden Spikes Award (Mississippi State)1
1987National League Player of the Week (August 3-August 9) ... National League Player of the Week (September 14-September 20)2
1988National League Player of the Week (August 1-August 7) ... NL Player of the Month (June)2
1989National League Player of the Week (April 17-April 23) ... NL Player of the Month (May) ... NL Player of the Month (September) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... NLCS Most Valuable Player5
1991National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Player of the Week (July 8-July 14) ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B)4
1994American League Player of the Week (May 2-May 8)1
2000National League Player of the Week (July 31-August 6)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2000-07-31TradeTraded by Orioles with Cash to Cardinals for Jose Leon. 
1998-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1998-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-11-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1993-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1985San Francisco Giants-21160,000-------160,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
1986San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2260,000-61427-386,34760,000220,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23120,000-3882545344,90660,000340,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24320,000-3081657392,10762,500660,000
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll251,125,000-87390++429,80262,5001,785,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll262,250,000-9199++515,727100,0004,035,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll273,750,000-31100++742,231100,0007,785,000
1992San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll284,275,000-16199++962,245109,00012,060,000
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll294,750,000-20198++968,431109,00016,810,000
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll303,875,972-43396++957,101109,00020,685,972
1995Texas RangersTeam Payroll315,647,726-20198++999,520109,00026,333,698
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll325,657,365-22298++957,870109,00031,991,063
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll335,657,365-32397++1,182,177150,00037,648,428
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll345,812,595-36397++1,276,192170,00043,461,023
1999Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll354,920,840-90791++1,454,491200,00048,381,863
2000St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll366,000,000-67592++1,394,248200,00054,381,863
2000Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll366,000,000-67692++1,394,248200,00054,381,863
* 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