Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Sunday, August 7, 2011

1980 Kellogg's #57 - Jack Clark

  • Jack Clark was the main man offensively for the Giants in 1980. He batted .284 with 22 HR and 82 RBI and got a few votes in the NL MVP balloting
  • Jack was named co-player of the week (with Steve Carlton) in the NL for the week of June 15-22. Clark was 14 for 26 (.538 average) and homered twice during the week.
  • Clark suffered a broken bone in his hand after being hit by a pitch from the Mets' Mark Bomback on August 20.
  • He came back on September 18 but only pinch hit for the next three days.
  • Jack returned to the starting lineup on September 21. He went 6 for 41 after the injury with no extra-base hits

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