Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Clark Calvin Griffith, nicknamed "the Old Fox," was a Major League Baseball pitcher, manager and team owner. Griffith entered the American Association in 1891, pitching 226 innings and winning 14 games for the St. Louis Browns and Boston Reds. He began the following season with the Chicago Colts, and in 1894 began a string of six consecutive seasons with 20 or more victories, compiling a 21-14 record and 4.92 ERA. Griffith lowered his ERA over the following years to a low of 1.88 in 1898, the lowest mark in the league. As a pitcher, Griffith was known for doctoring the ball; he frequently threw spitballs, cut balls and scuff balls. He also claimed to have invented the screwballshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134960497
  • 9786134960496