Clark Calvin Griffith

Clark Calvin Griffith (HMA5N)

Location: Washington, DC 20002
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.538', W 76° 58.42'

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[south face of monument]:
{Rendering of Clark Calvin Griffith with the title}
? ? ? ? ? ? "The Old Fox"

Clark Calvin Griffith
Born Clear Creek, Missouri
November 20, 1869

Pitcher - Manager - Owner
Member of Hall of Fame
Won 237 — Lost 140
Devoted 69 years to baseball

Died Washington, D.C.
October 27, 1955.

An expression of love and admiration by his friends and the fans of Washington.

[east face of monument]:
First manager of Chicago White Sox in American League 1901.
First manager New York Yankees 1903. Managed Cincinnati Reds, 1909-1911; Washington Nationals, 1912-1920.
Won pennant for Chicago in first year as manager.
Finished second twice with the Yankees.
Finished in first division five out of nine years with Washington.

[west face of monument]:
Citizen - Humanitarian

Originated custom of inviting Chief Executive to opening day games.
Contributed to charities and was frind to thousands of young people.
A fierce patriot, a devoted husband, and a kind father.
HM NumberHMA5N
Placed ByHis friends and the fans of Washington
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328830 N 4306676
Decimal Degrees38.89230000, -76.97366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.538', W 76° 58.42'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 32.28" N, 76° 58' 25.20" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2600-2672 22nd St NE, Washington DC 20002, US
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