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 May 20, 1951, Richie Ashburn of the Philadelphia Phillies collects four hits in each game of a doubleheader. The offensive barrage by the future Hall of Famer helps the Phillies sweep the rival Pittsburgh Pirates, 17-0 and 12-4, at Forbes Field.