In the late 1890’s, John Kirkland Clark was a famed athlete at Yale University. After graduation from Yale, he attended law school at Harvard University. While at Harvard,  he coached the basketball team for two seasons (1901 and 1902) to a 20-13 record.  Clark played independent basketball in New York City for nearly a decade while practicing law. Clark was a longtime York City assistant district attorney . He  investigated and prosecuted many high-profile cases of corruption. He was president of the New York State Board of Law Examiners from 1921 his retirement in 1943.


JOHN CLARK Height: 5:10 Weight: 160 College: Yale’99
John Kirkland Clark Born:  Jan 21, 1877 Died:  Jan 19, 1963 Hometown: New York, NY
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1896-97 Yale College
1897-98 Yale College
1898-99 Yale College
1899-00 Voluntarily Retired
1900-11 Voluntarily Retired
1901-02 Voluntarily Retired
1902-03 Flushing 17th Separate Co. Indep
1903-04 Flushing 17th Separate Co. HRL
1904-05 Flushing 17th Separate Co. Indep
1905-06 Flushing 17th Separate Co. Indep
1906-07 Flushing 17th Separate Co. Indep
1907-08 Flushing 17th Separate Co. Indep
1908-09 Voluntarily Retired Indep
1909-10 Poughkeepsie HRL 1 0 0 0 0.0
Major League Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0




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