Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85

Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, the first black pitcher in the American Leagues to record a 20-win season, died on Thursday at the age of 85. “The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened by the loss of Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, a key part of the franchise’s early years in Minnesota and linchpin of the starting rotation on the … More Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85