Note: This page discusses 2000s outfielder Doug Clark. For the minor leaguers of the same name, click here.
Douglas Dwyer Clark
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 207 lb.
- School University of Massachusetts Amherst
- High School Central High School (Springfield, MA)
- Debut September 14, 2005
- Final Game June 29, 2006
- Born March 5, 1976 in Springfield, MA USA
Doug Clark was drafted by the San Francisco Giants twice, signing after being picked in the 7th round in 1998. He had attended the UMass, receiving a degree in biology, originally playing football before switching back to the diamond for the first time since before high school. Doug steadily climbed the ladder, hitting .300 routinely in A ball and eclipsing the mark in Double A and Triple A while hitting .298 with 10 home runs, 13 triples and 33 steals in 2004. He made his big league debut in 2005 with the Giants, playing 8 hitless games. He moved to the Oakland A's organizatin in 2006, earning another look (6 games, 1-for-6) after belting 15 homers and stealing 25 bases with the Sacramento RiverCats. He played in the Mexican Pacific League during 2006-2007, then finished his playing career with time in the KBO and Mexican League.
Clark became a coach with the AZL Giants in 2015, Augusta GreenJackets in 2016, AZL Giants Orange in 2018, and Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in 2019. He was scheduled be hitting coach of the Richmond Flying Squirrels in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19 then did coach Richmond in 2021. Clark moved to the Boston Red Sox' organization as hitting coach of Portland Sea Dogs in 2022.