Born: October 1, 1912|
Died: November 8, 1977 65) (aged|
|Negro league baseball debut|
|1934, for the Nashville Elite Giants|
|1951, for the Granby Red Sox|
Robert Lee Griffith (October 1, 1912 – November 8, 1977) was an African–American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues who played for several teams between 1934 to 1951. A three-time pitcher in the East-West All-Star Game (1935; 1948–1949), Griffith also played in the Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Venezuela professional leagues. Listed at 6' 5", 235 lb., he batted and threw right-handed and was nicknamed 'Schoolboy' or 'Big Bill'.
- Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.
- Negro league baseball statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Negro leagues)