Clark Griffith

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Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Oct 27, 1955 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Oct 27, 1955 (85)

About

Stellar pitcher who captained the New York Yankees and owned the Washington Senators.

Before Fame

He was known to doctor his pitch in any way he could to strike batters out.

Trivia

He was partially responsible for the formation of the new American League in 1901.

Family Life

His adopted son, Calvin, took over as owner of the Washington Senators after his death.

Associated With

He gave Joe Cronin his first managerial job in 1933.