The picture above left, from the Aug/2/1948 Newport Plain Talk, shows
Dick Clark when he played for the 1948 Newport Canners. The caption
IS HOT Dick Clark, Canner fire baller,
won his twelfth win of the season Sunday by defeating the Pennington
Gap Miners by the score of 5 to 1. The Miners hit safely but 3 times
and Sports Writers of Pennington Gap said that Clark is Hot.
Dick led the league that season with a 20-9 record, and was a member of
the league's all-star team. The picture above right is a blowup from
the team picture below.
This is a midseason picture of the 1948 Newport
(Tennessee) Canners of the Class D Mountain States League.
/ Roger Banks
/ Frank Branson
/ John Delke
/ Jorge Lopez
/ Eddie Cordovi
/ Manual Cadalso
/ Chino Bernal
/ George Sifft
/ Burgess Wolfenbarger
/ Cy Whaley
/ J.T. Wolfenbarger
/ Dick Clark
/ Harold Kendrick
/ Frank Neri
Below is a copy of Dicks National Association contract card, which
tracks who his contract was assigned to.
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