Calvin Griffith

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    The Twins once had a racist owner too, and his statue stands outside Target Field

    In light of the furor Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling generated with racist remarks he made during a recent phone conversation with his girlfriend (listen to the audio here), it's worth noting that the Minnesota Twins once had a racist owner as well.In 1978, Calvin Griffith, owner of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Clark Griffith scolded by judge during his sentencing: "You're just pissing me off"

    SEE ALSO:-- Clark Griffith, son of former Twins owner, allegedly unzipped pants, made student squeeze his penis-- Lance Armstrong blasts Clark Griffith, attorney and alleged perv who reviewed doping caseClark Griffith, son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith and an accomplished Twin Cities attorne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Lance Armstrong blasts Clark Griffith, attorney and alleged perv who reviewed doping case

    One of the three people responsible for deciding to charge seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong with blood doping violations happens to be Minneapolis attorney Clark Griffith.Griffith, 70, is the son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith. This winter, Griffith resigned from his law schoo ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    King of the Hill

    Bert Blyleven: Clown, color man -- and the best eligible pitcher who's not in the Hall of Fame

  • News

    September 25, 2002

    The Rookie

    After five decades in the bush leagues, Wayne Hattaway talks his way to The Show.

  • Sports

    September 11, 2002

    Gentlemen, Unsheath Your Bats!

    Baseball: More like it used to be than ever before

  • News

    June 12, 2002

    The People's Skybox

    A few innings in the Metrodome's Rally Room

  • Sports

    May 8, 2002

    Kickin' Booty

    When it comes to luring fans out to the ballpark, the home team needs to get even more creative

  • News

    October 28, 1998

    Roger Headrick's Purple Heart

    He was instrumental in building the Vikings team that's now laying waste to the NFL. So why isn't anyone thanking Roger Headrick?

  • Books

    August 5, 1998

    Infield Fly Rule

    A scrappy little league pitches its last run

  • Sports

    June 3, 1998

    Diamonds to Dust

    Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies

  • News

    November 12, 1997
  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Clark Griffith and the Mandate of Heaven

    Thirteen years after Calvin Griffith threw up his hands and sold the Twins to Carl Pohlad, his son Clark is back with a bid to buy the team and make sure it stays in Minnesota. Why? Because he figures that's the way it ought to be.