Posted By Jeff Fletcher on January 28, 2009 6:40 pm
Here’s the release, hot off the presses…
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Former Giants great and fan favorite Will Clark has joined the San Francisco Giants front office as a special assistant, the club announced today.
In his new role, the six-time All-Star first baseman will represent the organization at various in-season and off-season community events in San Francisco , including the 20th Anniversary of the 1989 Giants on Saturday, June 13. He will also attend the Giants Spring Training Camp in Scottsdale , Arizona and will visit a Giants’ minor league team each year.
Clark, who brings the experience of a 15-year Major League playing career to the Giants, previously worked as an advisor to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ coaching staff in spring training from 2004-2008.
“We are delighted to welcome Will back to the organization.” said Giants Managing General Partner and CEO Bill Neukom. “He has remained a favorite among Giants fans and he will be a great addition to the outstanding group of Giants alumni who represent the organization. As a homegrown Giants player, Will brings a unique perspective to the job, enabling him to serve as a resource and mentor to our younger players at the major and minor league levels.”
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I’ll add some more after the conference call, which is at 11.