Buffalo in the ’40s: Father & son baseball stars

By Steve Cichon

Dr. William T. Clark, a former Buffalo Bisons pitcher and the director of Meyer Memorial Hospital (now ECMC), is photographed with his son Bill Jr., a pitcher for Amherst High School.

April 29, 1984: Son of ex-Bison hurler carries on: Bill Clark Jr. pitches no-hit game

“Dr. Clark hurled for Buffalo in the International League in 1924. Today, he is proud of the achievement of his son, Bill, 16, a sophomore at Amherst Central School, who, for the second time in as many years gained credit for the season’s opening no-hit, no-run game.”

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.