Clark Calvin Griffith
Born: November 20, 1869, Clear Creek, Missouri
Died: October 27, 1955, Washington, District of Columbia
St. Louis Browns (1891), Boston Reds (1891), Chicago Colts, Orphans (1893-1900), Chicago White Sox (1901-1902), New York Highlanders (1903-1907), Cincinnati Reds (1909), Washington Senators (1912-1914)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1946
This Day in Baseball History
On December 12, 1941, future Hall of Famer Arky Vaughan is traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Bucs receive four players in return, including catcher “Hot Potato” Hamlin.