Download e-book for kindle: Clark Griffith: The Old Fox of Washington Baseball by Ted Leavengood

By Ted Leavengood

ISBN-10: 0786463864

ISBN-13: 9780786463862

Famed Washington sportswriter Shirley Povich as soon as stated that Clark Griffith’s lifestyles used to be a real Horatio Alger tale. Born in a frontier log cabin in Missouri in 1869, Griffith loved a profitable 64-year occupation in baseball that ended together with his loss of life in 1955. He spent 20 seasons as a big league pitcher, one other 20 seasons as a manager—including 5 because the first supervisor of the recent York Yankees—and 35 years as proprietor of the Washington Senators, the place he gained 3 American League pennants and the 1924 international sequence. one of many game’s maximum ambassadors, Griffith made his lasting mark as a hard work chief and as one of many founders of the yankee League in 1901. This biography chronicles the outdated Fox’s lengthy lifestyles in baseball, revealing within the method an unlimited trove of wearing background and illuminating the altering panorama of either baseball and American culture.

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