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Will ClarkHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-2000 MLB Years: 1986-2000
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1952, DH-34, OF-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Nuschler Clark Jr.
Height6-1Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 13,1964 [53.344]PlaceNew Orleans,Louisiana
High SchoolJesuit (New Orleans,LA)
CollegeMississippi State University (Starkville,MS)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals 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 StateCollege-1b19499531323282932111900000.337.406.6631.0696313106.353.326.453.46310.3817.921.737.5511.8840.63
1984Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-1-1b2061215648382289376573100000.386.515.8331.34817938272.353.447.716.56920.9611.400.5410.297.6845.78
1985Mississippi State UniversSECNCAA-1-1b21652247594201257740584200000.420.539.8531.39219146282.439.433.710.58220.5714.890.728.878.9648.94
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 RangersALMLBtex33DH7---------------1106.44.3
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex331B100--88062486946942.9969.42------11090.961.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex341B134--1079731311211651152.9898.60------14989.982.7
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH15---------------14910.19.3
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH4---------------775.22.5
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B63--57542354620617.9959.79------7781.838.9
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B50-40336427334394391.9927.820.97-----5198.030.9
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal361B72-60758443658633627.9918.711.03-----7991.144.4
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
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36--50--------
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36--72-------6

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
1988NL Player of the Month (June) ... National League Player of the Week (August 1-August 7)2
1989NLCS Most Valuable Player ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... National League Player of the Week (April 17-April 23) ... NL Player of the Month (May) ... NL Player of the Month (September)5
1991National League Player of the Week (July 8-July 14) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... National League Gold Glove (First Base)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 DescriptionRoster 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