About Will Clark
It has been claimed that the current estimate of Will Clark net worth reaches 22 million dollars. He has earned his net worth because of his career as a professional baseball player. As of right now, he is retired from his sports career. He played as the first baseman in Major League Baseball. In 1986, he joined the San Francisco Giants team, where he made his name recognized. He stayed with this team until 1993 and it has also added up to the current amount of Will Clark net worth. When he was playing baseball, he was usually referred to as ‘Will the Thrill’ or ‘The Thrill’.
When he was studying at Jesuit High School in New Orleans, he was already a baseball star there. He continued his baseball career when he entered Mississippi State University. In 2003, his name was inducted into the Mississippi State University Hall of Fame. Three years later, Will Clark’s name was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame, which crowned his college baseball career. In 2007, his name was inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Moreover, one year later, his name was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
When he retired from playing baseball professionally, Will Clark worked as an advisor for the Arizona Diamondbacks for five seasons. Then, he was hired to work in the San Francisco Giants front office. Therefore, these involvements have also added up to the current size of Will Clark net worth.
Born in 1964, Will Clark played baseball at the 1984 Summer Olympics. During his college career, he received even more recognition. The Sporting News titled him as an All-American baseball player in 1985. Later, USA Baseball presented Will Clark with the Golden Spikes Award, which was given for him for being the best amateur baseball player in the industry.
In 1985, Will Clark appeared in Major League Baseball draft, where he was chosen to play with the San Francisco Giants team, which has served as one of the main sources of increasing the current sum of Will Clark net worth. In 1986, he appeared in his first game with the team. In the period of 1994-1998, he played with the Texas Rangers. In 1994, he joined the American League All-Star team. In 1996 and 1998, he led his team to win American League West Division titles. Before the season of 1999 began, Will Clark signed a contract for two years with the Baltimore Orioles. However, during all this time, he suffered quite a lot of injuries. Then, the baseball player was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Talking about his winnings and titles, in 1985, Will Clark received his first major award, which was the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. Five years in a row, he was titled as National League All-Star, in the period of 1988-1992. In 1994, he became American League All-Star. He got the title of the Most Valuable Player at the 1989 National League Championship Series.