Horace Clarke

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Horace Meredith Clarke (June 2, 1938 – August 5, 2020) was an American Major League Baseball player. He played for the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres from 1965 to 1974. Clarke was born in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Clarke and Joe Mauer are the only hitters to break up three no-hit bids in the ninth inning.[1]

Clarke died on August 5, 2020 in Laurel, Maryland from Alzheimer's disease-related problems at the age of 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Short, D.J. (25 May 2014). "Joe Mauer has broken up three no-hitters in the ninth inning during his career". NBC Sports. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  2. Horace Clarke, El Estelar Pelotero De Los Yankees Murió (in Spanish)