|Born:May 9, 1888|
New York, New York
|Died: August 14, 1945 57) (aged|
Corona, New York
|August 26, 1909, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 21, 1918, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||191|
|Career highlights and awards|
Thomas Aloysius Clarke (May 9, 1888 in New York, New York – August 14, 1945 in Corona, New York), was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1909 through 1918 for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds. He also served as a coach on the 1933 World Championship Giants team.
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