Matt Clark is an American professional baseball player. He plays first base and is a left-handed batter. He was born on September 10, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada. His parents are Mike and Shelley Clark. He has two brothers, Michael and Mitchell. He attended Desert Oasis High School. He played college baseball at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the second round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.
He made his Major League debut on September 1, 2012. He was traded to the Houston Astros on July 29, 2013. He was traded to the Chicago Cubs on July 5, 2014. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers on November 20, 2014. He was traded to the Atlanta Braves on July 31, 2015. He was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics on August 12, 2015.
He hit his first Major League home run on September 14, 2015, off of Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros. As of 2019, his career batting average is .240 and his career home run total is 24. His career earnings are $5,821,500.
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Worked numerous jobs while joining a local D.C. theatre group. Later became a member of New York's Living Theatre company and worked off-Broadway and in community theatre for a time in the late 1950s. Was also a stage manager and one point.
Studied at George Washington University but dropped out before graduating.
Tall, lean character actor best known for his somber look in late '60s, '70s and '80s westerns.
Born in Washington, D.C., but was raised in nearby Alexandria, Virginia.
Served in the Armed Services before pursuing his acting career.
His ex-wife Erica Lann-Clark is a poet, actress and storyteller. They had two children: Matthias Clark and Jason Clark. She first worked as a teacher and alternative healer while the children were growing up. She later became a storyteller and has since entertained audiences across the country and in Canada, Thailand, Singapore, and Hawaii at various storytelling festivals.
Son of Frederick William Clark, a carpenter, and Theresa (Castello) Clark, a teacher.