UC Davis Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee John Clay

John Clay

uc davis baseball hall of fame inductee John Clay

Position RH Pitcher

Years Played 1966-68 & 1970

Profession Veterinarian

Inducted 1999 Charter Class

UC Davis’ “Dr. Strikeout.” Durable right-handed power pitcher with sharp-breaking curve ball and excellent control. All-time UCD Leader with 275 Career Strikeouts in 318 1/3 Innings Pitched- almost one strikeout per inning. Two-time All-Far Western Conference pitcher with 42 career starts and 20 complete games. Career 2.69 Earned Run Average and 17 victories including 3 shutouts. Struck out then record 104 hitters in 1970 season. Fanned 15 Sonoma State hitters in 7-inning complete game in 1967.

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