Sunday, December 1, 2013

Calvin Griffith

Born on today's date, former owner of the Twins, Calvin Griffith.

"I'll tell you why we came to Minnesota. It was when I found out you only had 10,000 blacks here. Black people don't go to ballgames, but they'll fill up rasslin' rings and put up such a chant it'll scare you to death. It's unbelievable. We came here because you've got good hard-working white people here." (1978)

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