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The Thrill Is Gone: Opening Day With Will Clark

As much as I don’t belong here, I do. Back where I grew up, during a light summer rain, frogs used to get run over by cars in the street in front of my house. Sometimes I’d trot out to the asphalt to look at the smear left behind. Each frog, like a spoonful of green bean casserole, made flat as a Communion wafer. After a full day in the sun, they were as brittle as a Communion wafer too. The frogs that got run over on Eden Drive were wood frogs. If you spend the night outside in the Northern Neck, maybe you’ll hear them creaking around a pond or some backwoods vernal pool. It’s different in the winter. The wood frog can stay alive while half of its body is frozen. Eyes closed. Pulse at zero. Quiet as ice.
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SF Giants catcher replicates Will Clark rookie feat

The SF Giants opened their 2022 regular season Friday afternoon with a 6-5 win in 10 innings over the visiting Miami Marlins. The game featured an excellent start by budding ace Logan Webb, help from the Marlins defense to score the first two runs, three home runs, a blown save and ninth inning comeback before a walk-off double in extra innings.

The Hall of Fame case for San Francisco Giants legend Will Clark

San Francisco Giants legend Will Clark was one of the best players to play in the majors in the last 1980s and early 1990s. However, he only played 15 years in the majors as he decided to retire to spend some more time with his family and his son, Trey. Trey, who was just four years old at the time, had recently been diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, which put him on the autism spectrum. However, since then, his son was able to receive therapy to perform at a high functioning level, even playing on his high school’s baseball team, where Will was a volunteer coach.
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Six-time MLB All-Star Will Clark to help ring in 2022 season at The Diamond

The six-time All-Star, whose No. 22 will be retired by the Giants this summer, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign autographs for fans. The Flying Squirrels host the Altoona Curve in their home opener on April 12. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. and the ballpark gates open at 5 p.m. Individual-game tickets for the 2022 season go on sale at 11 a.m. Saturday online at or in person at Nutzy’s Block Party at The Diamond.

MLB all-star Will Clark will throw first pitch at Flying Squirrels season open

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Will Clark of the San Francisco Giants is joining the Richmond Flying Squirrels at the pitcher’s mound for the 2022 season open on April 12. The six-time All-star, whose number 22 will be retired by the Giants this summer, will throw the ceremonial first pitch at the game. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m., ballpark gates open at 5 p.m.
McCovey Chronicles

Will Clark and the “Modern Approach” to Hitting

On KNBR’s Murph & Mac show this week, former San Francisco Giants first baseman and current special assistant to the club, Will Clark, got a little salty when asked about the “modern approach” to hitting. Invoking the slap-hitter ghosts of old, Clark said, “To be perfectly honest,...

Murph: On the eve of Game 5, some advice from Will Clark

A week ago, the Jock Blog came to you and addressed the Giants-Dodgers Series of the Millenium. I hoped, simply, to survive. Here we are, a week later. Survival — for the Giants, the Dodgers, and my ticker — is still a question. You feel me? I know you do....

Walker: For New Orleans native Will Clark, thrill came watching Mississippi State win 1st national title

His name is synonymous with Mississippi State baseball. Mention MSU baseball and Will Clark's name, one scattered all throughout the school's record book, is sure to come up. His statue is outside of Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss., the place the sweet-swinging Clark starred for three seasons after his standout prep career at Jesuit High School in New Orleans.

Will Clark: 'These idiots in the batter's box don't make any adjustments'

San Francisco Giants legend Will Clark joined Kate Scott, Bonta Hill and Joe Shasky on The Morning Roast Tuesday and he didn't hold back. From doctoring baseballs, to Trevor Bauer celebrations to calling out Brandon Belt, he touched on everything. "What do you feel about guys doctoring baseballs?" Shasky asked.
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Giants likely to push Will Clark ceremony back to 2022

It sounds like Giants fans will have to wait until 2022 to honor No. 22. During an appearance on KNBR on Saturday morning, Giants executive vice president of business operations Mario Alioto said he spoke to Will Clark recently and the organization is likely to push Clark's jersey number retirement ceremony back another year.