Orioles Roster & Staff

Howie Clark #88

Full Name: Howard Roddy Clark
Born: February 13, 1974  2019 Opening Day Age: 45
Birthplace/Residence: Born in San Diego, CA and resides in North Bend, WA
MAJOR LEAGUE Service: Enters his third season as the Orioles Assistant Hitting Coach.
 
COACHING CAREER

Enters his third season as the Orioles Assistant Hitting Coach after being named to the position on February 15, 2017...Marks his fifth year as a coach in the Orioles organization since joining the club in 2015...Spent the 2016 season as the Hitting Coach for Double-A Bowie and was the Hitting Coach for Class-A Delmarva in 2015 after an 18-year playing career in professional baseball.
 
PLAYING CAREER

Originally selected in the 27th round of the 1992 First-Year Player Draft by the Orioles...Played 18 professional seasons with four different organizations (Baltimore, 1992-02, 2006; Toronto, 2003-04, 2007, 2009; Pittsburgh, 2005; and Minnesota, 2008)...Played 134 games at the Major League level, batting .262 across six seasons...Finished his playing career following the 2009 season with Triple-A Las Vegas (Toronto).
 
PERSONAL

Graduated from Huntington Beach (CA) HS...Grandfather played football for the U.S. Naval Academy.
 
COACHING TIMELINE

2015 Hitting Coach, Delmarva Shorebirds, South Atlantic League, A (Orioles)
2016 Hitting Coach, Bowie Baysox, Eastern League, AA (Orioles)
2017-present Assistant Hitting Coach, Baltimore Orioles