From SABR Encyclopedia
| Clifford Roland Dapper
|| 6' 2"
|| 1920-1-2 at Los Angeles, CA (US)
was a professional player and manager.
- Resided in Los Angeles in 1951, and La Habra Heights, California in 1953.
- Self-identified as being of Welsh and Scottish ancestry.
- Played baseball and football in high school, captained the baseball team and was All-City catcher.
- Played American Legion ball for Leonard Wood Post, 1936 National runners-up.
- Hit a pinch-hit home run in his first pro game.
- Led the 1952 Pioneer League in most times hit by pitcher with 12.
- Tied for the lead in doubles with 35 in the 1952 Pioneer League.
- Led the 1952 Pioneer League catchers in putouts with 745, assists with 103 (tying the league record), double plays with 15 (setting a new league record), and runners caught stealing with 60.
- Missed the 1952 Pioneer League batting championship by 3/10's of a point.
Outside of baseball
- Served in the U. S. Navy for three years.
- 1952 Pioneer League Index.
- 1953 Pioneer League Index (Second Edition).