Winfrey gives Ron Clark Academy $365,000

ATLANTA, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The heads of the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta say they have received a $365,000 donation from TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey.

Honored teacher builds own school

ATLANTA, March 1 (UPI) -- Teacher Ron Clark, who became nationally known for his work in New York, is opening his own school in Atlanta.

Family TV awards announced

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Nine television shows were honored for their family-oriented entertainment during the Eighth Annual Family Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Matthew Perry to star in TNT movie

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- "Friends" star Matthew Perry will star in the TNT original movie, "The Ron Clark Story," it was announced Tuesday.

Family matriarch Olive Osmond, 79, dies

PROVO, Utah, May 10 (UPI) -- Olive Osmond, matriarch of one of the biggest musical acts of the 1970s, has died at her Provo, Utah, home. She was 79.
Ron Clark
Actor Matthew Perry (C) is surrounded by reporters after receiving a Golden Globe nomination for best performance by an actor in a mini-series or motion picture made for television for "The Ron Clark Story", as nominations for the 2007 Golden Globe Awards were announced during a news conference in Beverly Hills, California on December 14, 2006. The awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will be telecast live on January 15, 2007 from Beverly Hills. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Ronald Bruce Clark (born January 14, 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas) was an infielder for the Minnesota Twins (1966-69), Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers (1969 and 1972), Oakland Athletics (1971-72) and Philadelphia Phillies (1975).

He helped the Twins win the 1969 American League Western Division and the Athletics win the 1971 AL Western Division and the 1972 World Series.

In 7 seasons he played in 230 Games and had 530 At Bats, 40 Runs, 100 Hits, 16 Doubles, 3 Triples, 5 Home Runs, 43 RBI, 4 Stolen Bases, 41 Walks, .189 Batting Average, .249 On-base percentage, .258 Slugging Percentage, 137 Total Bases, 9 Sacrifice Hits, 4 Sacrifice Flies and 4 Intentional Walks.

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