Fred Clarke Net Worth

How much is Fred Clarke worth?

Net Worth:$500 Thousand
Profession:Professional Baseball Player
Date of Birth:October 3, 1872
Country:United States of America
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About Fred Clarke

Fred Clifford Clarke was an American Major League Baseball player from 1894 to 1915 and manager from 1897 to 1915.

American Major League Baseball player Fred Clarke had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $500 thousand dollars at the time of his death, in 1960. A Hall of Famer, Clarke played for and managed both the Louisville Colonels and Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a left fielder and left-handed batter.
  • Born: Oct. 3, 1872 in Winterset, Iowa
  • Died: Aug. 14, 1960
  • Teams: Louisville Colonels (1894-1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1911, 1913-1915)
  • Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1945
  • Batted: Left
  • Threw: Right
  • Primary position: Left field

Career Highlights:

One of the most successful player-managers in baseball history, he had a .312 lifetime batting average, 2,703 career hits and 1,602 wins as a manager.

  • Was a player-manager in 16 of his 19 seasons as manager, beginning at age 24 in 1897, and his teams finished in first place 14 times.
  • In 1909, the Pirates went 110-42 and won the World Series. Clarke hit .287 with 68 RBI that season in 152 games at age 36.
  • Hit a career-best .351 in 1903.
  • Stole 506 bases in his career.

After Baseball:

After serving in the Pittsburgh front office for a while, Clarke retired to his “Little Pirate Ranch” near Winfield, Kansas, which he had purchased with a down payment during his first year in the majors.

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