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Ivy Griffin

Ivy Griffin
First baseman
Born: (1896-11-16)November 16, 1896
Thomasville, Alabama
Died: August 25, 1957(1957-08-25) (aged 58)
Gainesville, Georgia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 1919 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
August 28, 1921 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .257
Home runs 0
RBI 39
Teams

Ivy Moore Griffin (November 16, 1896 in Thomasville, Alabama – August 25, 1957 in Gainesville, Georgia) was a first baseman in Major League Baseball. He played from 1919 to 1921 for the Philadelphia Athletics.

Griffin was a manager in the minor leagues from 1935 to 1955, winning four league championships. While Griffin managed a Class D team in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, he signed future all-star player Andy Pafko. Pafko, who had never played baseball in high school, was signed while working on his father's nearby farm.[1] Griffin died in an automobile accident in Gainesville, Georgia.

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  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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