Joseph Edward Cronin
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: October 12, 1906 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (San Francisco, CA)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1925. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 29, 1926 (Age 19.199, 5,642nd in MLB history) vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1928 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Senators/Pirates 1926-1945
Last Game: April 19, 1945 (Age 38.189) vs. NYY 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1956 (152/193 ballots).
View Joe Cronin Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: September 7, 1984 in Barnstable, MA
Buried: St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, MA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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