Fred Clifford Clarke
Born: October 3, 1872, Winterset, Iowa
Died: August 14, 1960, Winfield, Kansas
Louisville Colonels (1894-1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1911, 1913-1915)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1945
This Day in Baseball History
On December 11, 1986, the New York Mets acquire outfielder Kevin McReynolds from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Kevin Mitchell and four other players. Mitchell will win the MVP Award in 1989-for the San Francisco Giants.