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)
Seasoned Midwesterner who's interests include baseball, collectibles, Detroit Tigers, heavy music including gothic and symphonic metal, history and offering unsolicited social and political commentary.