John Clarkson

John Gibson Clarkson (July 1, 1861 – February 4, 1909) was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played from 1882 to 1894. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Clarkson played for the Worcester Ruby Legs (1882), Chicago White Stockings (1884–1887), Boston Beaneaters (1888–1892), and Cleveland Spiders (1892–1894).

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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for John Clarkson.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1882 WOR 1-2 4.50 3 3 2 0 0 24 49 31 12 2 3
1884 CHC 10-3 2.14 14 13 12 0 0 118 94 64 28 25 102
1885 CHC 53-16 1.85 70 70 68 10 0 623 497 255 128 97 308
1886 CHC 36-17 2.41 55 55 50 3 0 466 419 248 125 86 313
1887 CHC 38-21 3.08 60 59 56 2 0 523 513 283 179 92 237
1888 BSN 33-20 2.76 54 54 53 3 0 483 448 247 148 119 223
1889 BSN 49-19 2.73 73 72 68 8 1 620 589 280 188 203 284
1890 BSN 26-18 3.27 44 44 43 2 0 383 370 186 139 140 138
1891 BSN 33-19 2.79 55 51 47 3 3 460 435 244 143 154 141
1892 BSN 8-6 2.35 16 16 15 4 0 145 115 65 38 60 48
1892 CLV 17-10 2.55 29 28 27 1 1 243 235 132 69 72 91
1893 CLV 16-17 4.45 36 35 31 0 0 295 358 240 146 95 62
1894 CLV 8-10 4.42 22 18 13 1 0 150 173 109 74 46 28
Career 328-178 - 531 518 485 37 5 - 4295 2384 1417 1191 1978

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Major League fielding statistics for John Clarkson.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1882 WOR 3 - 1 6 1 0 0.875
1884 CHC 21 - 14 45 20 6 0.747
1885 CHC 72 - 27 175 20 8 0.910
1886 CHC 55 - 20 114 19 3 0.876
1887 CHC 63 - 39 125 8 5 0.953
1888 BSN 55 - 23 117 21 3 0.870
1889 BSN 73 - 37 172 27 8 0.886
1890 BSN 45 - 22 72 17 3 0.847
1891 BSN 55 - 27 114 13 2 0.916
1892 BSN 16 - 2 36 5 3 0.884
1892 CLV 29 - 9 51 10 1 0.857
1893 CLV 37 - 15 82 8 1 0.924
1894 CLV 22 - 3 42 9 2 0.833
Career 546 - 239 1151 178 45 -

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Major League batting statistics for John Clarkson.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1882 WOR 3 11 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 0.364 0.364 0.545
1884 CHC 21 84 16 22 6 2 3 17 2 16 0.262 0.279 0.488
1885 CHC 72 283 34 61 11 5 4 32 3 44 0.216 0.224 0.332
1886 CHC 55 210 21 49 9 1 3 23 2 0 38 0.233 0.233 0.329
1887 CHC 63 215 40 52 5 5 6 25 6 11 25 0.242 0.279 0.395
1888 BSN 55 205 20 40 9 1 1 17 5 7 48 0.195 0.222 0.263
1889 BSN 73 262 36 54 9 3 2 23 8 11 59 0.206 0.238 0.286
1890 BSN 45 173 18 43 6 3 2 26 2 8 31 0.249 0.286 0.353
1891 BSN 55 187 28 42 7 4 0 26 2 18 50 0.225 0.293 0.305
1892 BSN 16 57 7 13 3 0 1 13 1 3 15 0.228 0.267 0.333
1892 CLV 29 101 8 14 0 0 0 4 2 8 24 0.139 0.202 0.139
1893 CLV 37 131 18 27 6 2 1 17 2 4 20 0.206 0.230 0.305
1894 CLV 22 55 8 11 0 0 1 7 1 6 9 0.200 0.279 0.255
Career 546 1974 254 432 73 26 24 232 31 81 382 - - -



First NameJohn
Middle NameGibson
Last NameClarkson
Full Name at BirthJohn Gibson Clarkson
Age47 (age at death)
Date of BirthJuly 1, 1861
BirthplaceCambridge, MA
Date of DeathFebruary 4, 1909
Location of DeathBelmont, MA
BuriedCambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge, MA
Height5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Star SignCancer
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher, Rightfielder
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut2 May 1882
Last MLB Game12 July 1894
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1963.

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