Ex-all-star Tony Clark named MLBPA executive director

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former first baseman Tony Clark Tuesday was named executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association following the death of Michael Weiner.
MLB players union leader Michael Weiner dies at 51

MLB players union leader Michael Weiner dies at 51

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Michael Weiner died Thursday after a battle with cancer, the union announced. He was 51.
MLB: Seattle 3, Arizona 2

MLB: Seattle 3, Arizona 2

SEATTLE, June 21 (UPI) -- Ronny Cedeno scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday on a fielding error by veteran Tony Clark in Seattle's 3-2 win over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 5, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, May 2 (UPI) -- Tony Clark keyed a two-out, four-run rally with a two-run double in the eighth Friday, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-2 decision over Milwaukee.

MLB: Arizona 9, Colorado 8

PHOENIX, April 6 (UPI) -- Felipe Lopez and Tony Clark each hit two homers and Chad Tracy hit the winning homer in the seventh Monday to give Arizona a 9-8 victory over Colorado.

MLB: San Diego 8, Cleveland 3 (10 innings)

CLEVELAND, June 14 (UPI) -- Kevin Kouzmanoff's grand slam home run in the top of the 10th inning Saturday helped the San Diego Padres record an 8-3 win at Cleveland.

MLB: San Diego 8, N.Y. Mets 6

SAN DIEGO, June 8 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitter Tony Clark clubbed a three-run home run in the eighth-inning Sunday, boosting the San Diego Padres to an 8-6 victory over the New York Mets.

Failures bode well for bankruptcy business

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The International Council of Shopping Centers' prediction that 6,000 U.S. retail stores may close in 2008 offers a boon to bankruptcy businesses.

MLB: Arizona 8, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Micah Owings and three relievers combined on an eight-hit shutout Thursday afternoon as Arizona belted the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-0.

MLB: Pittsburgh 6, Arizona 5

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Josh Phelps' eighth-inning single drove in the winning run Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5.

MLB: Arizona 12, LA Dodgers 3

PHOENIX, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Clark and Mark Reynolds each hit a two-run homer Friday night, and combined for seven RBI, as the Arizona Diamondbacks blasted the LA Dodgers, 12-3.

MLB: LA Dodgers 6, Arizona 2

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Luis Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning Saturday as the Los Angeles Dodgers posted a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB: Arizona 4, St. Louis 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Brandon Webb and three relievers slowed down the St. Louis offense Friday night as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Cardinals.

MLB: Arizona 9, San Diego 1

PHOENIX, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Doug Davis held San Diego to one run over seven innings, and Eric Byrnes and Tony Clark both homered Tuesday as Arizona beat the Padres 9-1.

MLB: Arizona 13, Colorado 7

PHOENIX, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Tony Clark hit a two-run single and a three-run homer Saturday night, as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies, 13-7.
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Tony Clark
WAP2002040707 - BALTIMORE, Md., April 7 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox's Tony Clark gets the bat on the ball against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2002, at Camden Yards in Maryland. Clark had one hit and one run in the 4-1 Red Sox win. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

Anthony Christopher Clark, known as Tony (born June 15, 1972, in Newton, Kansas), is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Previously, Clark played with the Detroit Tigers (1995-2001), Boston Red Sox (2002), New York Mets (2003), New York Yankees (2004), Arizona Diamondbacks (2005-2007), San Diego Padres (2008), and again with the Diamondbacks starting in July 2008. He is a switch hitter, and throws right-handed.

Clark prepped at private Christian High School and then transferred to public Valhalla High School in El Cajon, California. He averaged 43.7 points per game in basketball in his senior season. He amassed a then-San Diego-area high school basketball record with 2,549 career points, and broke Bill Walton's San Diego high school single-season scoring record with 1,337 points as a senior.

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