Clyde Mashore, American baseball player, Died at 70


Clyde Wayne Mashore was born on May 29, 1945, and died on January 24, 2016.

He was a Major League Baseball outfielder.

He played in 241 games over five seasons for Cincinnati Reds and Montreal Expos of the National League.

Clyde batted and threw right-handed.

Baseballer Mashore played, basketball, track, and baseball at Clayton Valley High School in Concord, California, graduating in 1964.

He signed the contract offer by the Reds prior to the 1964 season as an amateur free agent.

Clyde Mashore was drafted by the New York Mets in the 1967 Rule 5 draft but was returned to the Reds the following spring.

Mashore made his major league debut over a year, later on, July 11, 1969, when he was  24.

During his four seasons with Montreal, Clyde played in 239 games, including a personal-best 93 in 1972.

Ending his major league career with eight home runs and 47 runs batted in with 87 hits and a .208 batting average.

He also has a son Damon Mashorein the same career, who is playing three major league seasons for the Oakland Athletics and Anaheim Angels team.

He has scored the same number of career home runs as his father (eight), with 41 runs batted in, 120 hits and a .249 batting average.

And is currently a minor league coach in the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league organization.

Clyde also has another son, namely Justin Mashore, played 11 years in the minor leagues, reaching Triple-A ball in 1995.

Second son Justin is currently an assistant hitting coach for the Texas Rangers.

Clyde Wayne Mashore was inducted as a member of the inaugural class of the Clayton Valley High School Hall of Fame in 2008.

Mr.Clyde Wayne Mashore passed away at 70 yrs old.