Sandy Griffin

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Tobias Charles Griffin

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 160 lb.

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" 'Sandy' Griffin has the credit for making the finest catch on two grounds in the League. On the Hamilton grounds he caught a ball off the picket fence and his left-handed catch on the home diamond was the feature." - Sporting Life of October 6, 1886

Outfielder Sandy Griffin played four seasons in the majors, getting a full season's worth of at-bats in only 1890, the year of three leagues, with the 1890 Rochester Broncos.

From 1886-89 he was in the International League, and from 1892-99 he was in the Eastern League. He managed a dozen years in the Eastern League and the New York State League as well as briefly in the majors. As of 1900 he was umpiring. As of 1911 he was co-owner of the Syracuse club.

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