From BR Bullpen
Donald Dexter Griner
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1½", Weight 200 lb.
- Debut August 17, 1912
- Final Game June 8, 1918
- Born March 7, 1888 in Centerville, TN USA
- Died June 4, 1950 in Bishopville, SC USA
 Biographical Information
Donald Dexter "Dan" Griner played six seasons in the majors. Although he never had a winning record in the majors, he rarely had a losing record in the minors.
Griner was managed by Hall of Famers Roger Bresnahan and Miller Huggins while with the St. Louis Cardinals, but the team usually was well under .500. He was also managed by Hall of Famer Wilbert Robinson when he played for the Brooklyn Robins.
The book Baseball in Minnesota' mentions that Griner was accused of throwing an emery ball in one game.