A Stow High grad who played third base for several years in the A League with Civitan Club, Zoff Heating and Old Dutch Beer before an injury curtailed his playing career. Clark turned to umpiring for 23 years, beginning on the high school level and on to the college ranks to work several regionals and a World Series tournament, besides calling a number of State high school finals. He was hired by the O.H.S.A.A. as a baseball rules interpreter and aided in producing the high school rules book. He did a comparative study of high school, college and pro rules that was used as a guide and study by umpires and coaches in many states besides Ohio.