Where does Fred Clarke rank among baseball greats?
Fred Clarke ranks #18 among the Top 50 all-time at LF. Rankings ⇒ Fred Clarke Teammates Chief Zimmer Dots Miller Claude Ritchey Billy Clingman Honus Wagner Ginger Beaumont Max Carey Tommy Leach Deacon Phillippe Sam Leever Babe Adams Vic Willis Rube Waddell Billy Barnie Best Season: 1903 Despite missing time due to injuries, Clarke led the National League in slugging (.532), and OPS (.946) in 1903, as he led the Pirates to the first modern World Series. He also paced the league in doubles (32), and finished second to teammate Honus Wagner in the batting race (.351). Another season of note for Clarke include 1897 when he batted .390 (losing the crown to Willie Keeler) and finished in the top five in OBP, SLG, OPS, hits, and total bases. Description Fred Clarke was one of those people who were born without the ability to kiss anyone’s ass. He would tell you exactly what he thought, even if you didn’t ask. As a result of that character trait, Clarke had more than his share of run-ins with