Clem Comly, Vice President and Treasurer of Retrosheet, Inc., passed away on August 6, 2014.
His contributions to Retrosheet are numerous. Clem input more than 15,000 games
(by far the most of anyone), he edited many years of data before its release on the
site and was a board member since 1998 and VP since 2004. Clem was friends with so
many people and many have commented in the last few days about his kind and gentle
nature along with his enthusiasm and willingness to help with all manner of baseball
questions. In addition to baseball, Clem was well read on many topics, including movies,
books, current events and music. He enjoyed playing bridge and was a Life Master of that
We mourn the loss of our friend and colleague.
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play-by-play accounts of as many pre-1984 major league games as
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