Clark Griffith Stats

Clark Griffith was born on Saturday, November 20, 1869, in Clear Creek, Missouri. Griffith was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 11, 1891, with the St. Louis Browns. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Clark Griffith baseball stats page.

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Clark Griffith


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Birth Name:
Clark Calvin Griffith
Nickname:
The Old Fox
Born On:
11-20-1869  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Clear Creek, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
10-27-1955 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Washington, D.C.
Cemetery:
Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
156
First Game:
04-11-1891 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-07-1914
Draft:
Not Applicable

Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith Pitching Stats

22
27
17
10
11
8
.579
3.33
12
0
0
186.1
0
195
69
122
8
58
-
68
0
0
0
-
22
7
4
3
3
1
.750
5.63
3
0
0
40.0
0
47
25
33
3
15
-
20
0
0
0
-
24
4
2
2
1
2
.333
5.03
2
0
0
19.2
0
24
11
14
1
5
-
9
0
0
0
-
25
36
30
6
21
14
.600
4.92
28
0
0
261.1
0
328
143
193
12
85
-
71
5
0
0
-
26
42
41
1
26
14
.650
3.93
39
0
0
353.0
0
434
154
228
11
91
-
79
7
0
0
-
27
36
35
1
23
11
.676
3.54
35
0
0
317.2
0
370
125
189
3
70
-
81
1
0
0
-
28
41
38
3
21
18
.538
3.72
38
1
1
343.2
0
410
142
231
3
86
-
102
11
17
0
-
29
38
38
0
24
10
.706
1.88
36
4
0
325.2
0
305
68
105
1
64
-
97
6
20
0
-
30
38
38
0
22
14
.611
2.79
35
0
0
319.2
0
329
99
163
5
65
-
73
1
14
2
-
31
30
30
0
14
13
.519
3.05
27
4
0
248.0
0
245
84
126
6
51
-
61
5
16
0
-
32
35
30
5
24
7
.774
2.67
26
5
1
266.2
1,099
275
79
114
4
50
-
67
2
4
0
-
33
28
24
4
15
9
.625
4.18
20
3
0
213.0
0
247
99
117
11
47
-
51
3
16
0
-
34
25
24
1
14
11
.560
2.70
22
2
0
213.0
880
201
64
92
3
33
-
69
6
6
0
-
35
16
11
5
7
5
.583
2.87
8
1
0
100.1
397
91
32
40
3
16
-
36
4
4
0
-
36
25
7
17
9
6
.600
1.68
4
2
1
101.2
0
82
19
30
1
15
-
46
3
1
0
-
37
17
2
15
2
2
.500
3.02
1
0
2
59.2
0
58
20
30
0
15
-
16
3
4
1
-
38
4
0
4
0
0
.000
8.64
0
0
0
8.1
49
15
8
16
0
6
-
5
0
0
0
-
40
1
1
0
0
1
.000
6.00
1
0
0
6.0
31
11
4
8
0
2
-
3
0
0
0
-
43
0
0
0
0
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
1
1
1
1
1
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
44
0
0
0
0
.000
0.00
0
0
0
1.0
4
1
0
0
0
0
-
0
0
0
0
-
45
0
1
0
0
.000
0.00
0
0
1
1.0
4
1
0
0
0
0
-
1
0
0
0
-
20 Years
453
372
78
237
146
.619
3.31
337
22
6
3,385.2
2,465
3,670
1,246
1,852
76
774
-
955
57
102
3
-

Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith Hitting Stats

1891 22 Browns 27 77 11 12 1 0 1 1 8 8 - 15 - - 2 - .156 .253 .208
1891 22 Red Stockings 10 23 6 4 1 1 1 0 3 6 - 5 - - 1 - .174 .367 .435
1893 24 Colts 4 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 1 - - 0 - .182 .182 .182
1894 25 Colts 46 142 27 33 5 4 0 0 15 23 - 9 0 - 0 - .232 .339 .324
1895 26 Colts 43 144 20 46 3 0 1 0 27 16 - 9 2 - 1 - .319 .391 .361
1896 27 Colts 38 135 22 36 5 2 1 0 16 9 - 7 2 - 0 - .267 .313 .356
1897 28 Colts 46 162 27 38 8 4 0 0 21 18 - - 3 - 0 - .235 .311 .333
1898 29 Orphans 38 122 15 20 2 3 0 0 15 13 - - 2 - 0 - .164 .244 .230
1899 30 Orphans 39 120 15 31 5 0 0 0 14 14 - - 4 - 2 - .258 .346 .300
1900 31 Orphans 30 95 16 24 4 1 1 0 7 8 - - 1 - 0 - .253 .311 .347
1901 32 White Stockings 35 89 21 27 3 1 2 0 14 23 - - 3 - 0 - .303 .446 .427
1902 33 White Stockings 35 92 11 20 3 0 0 0 8 7 - - 3 - 0 - .217 .273 .250
1903 34 Highlanders 25 69 5 11 4 0 1 0 7 11 - - 2 - 1 - .159 .284 .261
1904 35 Highlanders 16 42 2 6 2 0 0 0 1 4 - - 1 - 0 - .143 .217 .190
1905 36 Highlanders 26 32 2 7 1 1 0 0 5 3 - - 2 - 0 - .219 .286 .313
1906 37 Highlanders 17 18 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 - - 2 - 0 - .111 .238 .111
1907 38 Highlanders 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1909 40 Reds 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1910 41 Reds 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1912 43 Senators 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1913 44 Senators 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 1.000 1.000 2.000
1914 45 Senators 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 1.000 1.000 2.000
21 Years 485 1,380 202 321 49 17 8 1 166 166 - 46 27 - 7 - .233 .318 .310

Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith Fielding Stats

1891 Browns P 27 17 559 57 2.1 53 8 45 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .930 2.56
1891 Red Stockings OF 3 - - 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1891 Red Stockings P 7 4 120 9 1.3 7 2 5 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .778 1.58
1893 Colts P 4 2 59 8 2.0 8 2 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.66
1894 Colts OF 7 - - 11 1.6 8 7 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .727 0.00
1894 Colts P 36 30 784 69 1.9 65 20 45 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .942 2.24
1894 Colts SS 1 - - 3 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1895 Colts P 42 41 1,059 117 2.8 108 27 81 9 2 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.75
1895 Colts RF 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1896 Colts P 36 35 953 108 3.0 99 20 79 9 3 n/a n/a n/a .917 2.80
1897 Colts 1B 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1897 Colts 3B 1 - - 9 9.0 6 3 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1897 Colts OF 2 - - 2 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1897 Colts P 41 38 1,031 114 2.8 108 23 85 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .947 2.83
1897 Colts SS 2 - - 14 7.0 13 5 8 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 0.00
1898 Orphans P 38 38 977 105 2.8 100 18 82 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.76
1899 Orphans P 38 38 959 135 3.6 126 17 109 9 3 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.55
1899 Orphans SS 1 - - 4 4.0 2 1 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.00
1900 Orphans P 30 30 744 72 2.4 66 9 57 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 2.40
1901 White Stockings P 35 30 800 92 2.6 87 9 78 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .946 2.94
1902 White Stockings OF 3 - - 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1902 White Stockings P 28 24 639 65 2.3 65 10 55 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.75
1903 Highlanders P 25 24 639 59 2.4 58 8 50 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.45
1904 Highlanders P 16 11 301 37 2.3 35 3 32 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .946 3.14
1905 Highlanders OF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1905 Highlanders P 25 7 305 25 1.0 24 1 23 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.12
1906 Highlanders P 17 2 179 24 1.4 24 1 23 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.62
1907 Highlanders P 4 0 25 5 1.3 4 0 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 4.32
1909 Reds P 1 1 18 5 5.0 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.50
1912 Senators 2B 1 - - 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1912 Senators P 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1913 Senators P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1913 Senators RF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1914 Senators P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
P Totals 453 372 10,157 1,106 2.4 1,042 179 863 64 22 n/a n/a n/a .942 2.77
OF Totals 16 0 0 19 1.2 14 12 2 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .737 0.00
SS Totals 4 0 0 21 5.3 15 6 9 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .714 0.00
RF Totals 2 0 0 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
2B Totals 1 0 0 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
3B Totals 1 0 0 9 9.0 6 3 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1B Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
20 Years 478 372 10,157 1,158 2.4 1,080 201 879 78 23 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.87

Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith Miscellaneous Stats

1891 Browns 2 - - 0 0 n/a 77.0 5.1 9.6 1.17 3.28 2.80
1891 Red Stockings 1 - - 0 0 n/a 23.0 4.6 7.7 1.33 4.50 3.38
1893 Colts 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.0 5.5 1.80 4.12 2.29
1894 Colts 6 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 15.8 9.5 0.84 2.45 2.93
1895 Colts 2 - - 0 0 n/a 144.0 16.0 5.3 0.87 2.01 2.32
1896 Colts 3 - - 0 0 n/a 135.0 19.3 8.4 1.16 2.29 1.98
1897 Colts 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 7.7 1.19 2.67 2.25
1898 Orphans 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.1 1.52 2.68 1.77
1899 Orphans 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.6 1.12 2.06 1.83
1900 Orphans 2 - - 0 0 n/a 95.0 0.0 13.6 1.20 2.21 1.85
1901 White Stockings 0 - - 0 0 n/a 44.5 0.0 6.4 1.34 2.26 1.69
1902 White Stockings 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 11.5 1.09 2.15 1.99
1903 Highlanders 1 - - 0 0 n/a 69.0 0.0 9.9 2.09 2.92 1.39
1904 Highlanders 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 42.0 2.25 3.23 1.44
1905 Highlanders 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 6.4 3.07 4.07 1.33
1906 Highlanders 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 18.0 1.07 2.41 2.26
1907 Highlanders 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.83 5.40 6.48
1909 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 4.50 3.00
1910 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1912 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1913 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1914 Senators 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00
21 Years 22 1 .957 0 0 n/a 172.5 30.0 8.3 1.23 2.54 2.06

Clark Griffith

Clark Griffith Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1891 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1891 Boston Red Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1893 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1895 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1896 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1897 Chicago Colts n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1898 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1899 Chicago Orphans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1900 Chicago Orphans n/a $2,500.00 n/a n/a
1901 Chicago White Stockings n/a $4,000.00 n/a n/a
1902 Chicago White Stockings n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1903 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1904 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1905 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1906 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1907 New York Highlanders n/a Undetermined n/a -
1909 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1910 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1913 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
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Did you know that Clark Griffith is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

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