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William Jones "Boileryard" Clarke
Birth: Oct. 18, 1868
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1959
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Catcher and first baseman for the Baltimore Orioles from 1893-1898 winning two National League pennants from '94-'96. He was purchased by the Boston Beaneaters in 1899-1900. The next year, he went to the Washington Senators in the newly established American League playing until 1904 when he was released and picked up by the New York Giants. Over his 13 year career, he batted .256, 858 hits and 20 home runs. He was a coach for the Princeton University Tigers in Princeton, New Jersey while still an active player in 1897. He returned in 1909 after he left baseball and stayed until 1927. He returned as an assistant in 1934, later becoming head coach until 1944. (bio by: Robert) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Isabel T. Clarke (1874 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  William Jones Clarke (1902 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Druid Ridge Cemetery
Pikesville
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Jan 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12938570
William Jones Boileryard Clarke
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William Jones Boileryard Clarke
Added by: Sean McKim
 
William Jones Boileryard Clarke
Added by: Sean McKim
 
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Boileryard, You were a memebr of one of the greatest teams ever, the 1894 Baltimore Orioles. The fact that you were in the "Bigs" as long as you were attests to the fact that you had talent.
- Steve Mader
 Added: Apr. 14, 2014
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
- Robin Jaggers
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
Rest in peace
- Robert Hogan
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012
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