Clark Calvin Griffith (The Old Fox)
Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 156 lb.
Born: November 20, 1869 in Clear Creek, MO
School: Illinois State University (Normal, IL) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 11, 1891 (Age 21.142, 1,579th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1891 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Colts/Orphans/Highlanders/WhiteSox/Browns/... 1891-1914
Last Game: October 7, 1914 (Age 44.321) vs. BOS 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Pioneer/Executive in 1946. Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1947.
View Clark Griffith Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: October 27, 1955 in Washington, DC
Buried: Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD
Relatives: Uncle of Sherry Robertson
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