Will Clark will be a special assistant

Posted By 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.


2 Responses to “Will Clark will be a special assistant”

  1. Dave says:

    This is another “PR” move by Neukom to help draw prospective ticket buyers, which I understand, Clark is popular with the fans, I just wish they would concentrate more on improving the lineup. Hopefully you will have more news about this soon..

  2. Jeff Fletcher says:

    Actually, it’s probably a PR move to get reporters to write about something other than improving the lineup.

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