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Arthur Clark Ball (April 1876December 26, 1915) was an American Major League Baseball player from Kentucky. Ball played parts of two seasons in the Majors; one game for the 1894 St. Louis Browns, and 32 games for the 1898 Baltimore Orioles.

After his professional baseball career ended after 1913, he moved to Chicago, where he was a nightwatchman. Ball died at the age of 39 in Chicago of liver cirrhosis and peritonitis with pulmonary tuberculosis, and is interred in Chicago's Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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