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Chris CronTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1995 MLB Years: 1991-1992
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Positions1B-772, 3B-381, OF-21, SS-4, P-1, DH-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher John Cron
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 31,1964 [54.107]PlaceAlbuquerque,New Mexico
High SchoolEl Dorado (Placentia,CA)
CollegeSanta Ana College (Santa Ana,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 7th round (172nd overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsBob Wadsworth
MLB DebutAugust 15,1991 [27.137]
OrganizationsCAL [5] ATL [3] CHA [3] CLE [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID10331Retrosheet IDcronc001MLBAM ID112849
RelationshipsFather of C.J. Cron, Father of Kevin Cron
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power85Contact32XBH78RBIs84Runs38Hitting61Durability66Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Pulaski BravesAppRkatl-1b203211422428073720172060210.368.468.6231.0917115139.393.255.421.47512.2314.391.185.0416.2935.71
1985Sumter BravesSALAatl-1b2111942553102200759525198180120.240.345.336.68114327495.296.096.224.31610.3019.801.921.4160.7126.47
1986Durham BullsCaroA+atl-1b2290265265510073402296062200.208.298.325.6238617304.240.117.219.2879.5419.742.072.3037.8630.91
1987Quad Cities AngelsMidwAcal-3b23111398531102011162134488170120.276.372.415.78716532460.330.139.244.3519.5719.132.002.3936.1829.09
1987Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-3b23269262530292292721200.272.343.370.713345106.354.098.196.3198.4925.473.001.8946.0020.00
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1374905913523113713553115191320.276.366.406.77219937566.334.130.235.3459.3620.322.172.3037.6927.41
1988Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-3b241274677111728314844368147272610.251.373.413.78619345570.330.162.310.35911.9325.792.162.4633.3638.46
1989Midland AngelsTexAAcal-1b2512849180148333221030139126141650.301.365.515.88025358551.361.214.291.3897.0822.873.233.9922.3239.19
1990Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal241b2610440154115310177575289251510.287.337.491.82819748440.330.204.279.3666.3620.913.293.8623.5941.74
1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-1b-3b2712346174135211229165471031021130.293.363.486.84922444531.326.193.297.3748.8519.402.194.1420.9532.59
1991California AngelsALMLBcal441b27615020000002500000.133.235.133.3682017.200.000.133.19011.7629.412.500.000.000.00
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-1b28140500761392901681124941111723120.278.407.432.83921645616.327.154.358.38015.2618.021.182.6031.2532.37
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha571b28610000000000400000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1993Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha241b29126460691182702268216111483450.257.351.459.81021149536.293.202.337.35611.3821.271.874.1020.9141.53
1994Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-1b301033505081191237211331051101210.231.316.489.80517143395.260.258.351.3458.3526.583.185.8215.2253.09
1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-3b312169315202100082001022.217.299.333.63223478.277.116.232.27710.2625.642.502.5634.5026.67
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1225020000002900000.080.148.080.2282027.125.000.080.0007.4133.334.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter12504493637120225191727854229528111114115443612.268.359.442.80119874325221.317.174.295.00010.1121.282.103.2926.1235.94
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter617224132660312921023972816271545519242512.269.358.465.82310422332596.310.196.322.00010.4420.992.013.9321.9738.64
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12849180148333221030139126141650.301.365.515.88025358551.361.214.291.0007.0822.873.233.9922.3239.19
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24382410319741323127671062343551010.239.347.380.72731367980.302.141.268.00010.8223.882.212.3535.8334.01
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter230823106212401181216595186350240.258.358.374.73230859955.312.116.233.0009.9519.481.961.8845.7227.83
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3211422428073720172060210.368.468.6231.0917115139.393.255.421.00012.2314.391.185.0416.2935.71
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter615020000002500000.133.235.133.3682017.200.000.133.00011.7629.412.500.000.000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter610000000000400000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623380270000002712200000.080.148.080.228270365.125.000.080.0007.4133.334.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258283156331221025468144182652.268.359.442.80125856677.317.174.295.00010.1121.282.103.2926.1235.94

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-Rel27000.0010100100.22000000003.0027.00------0.00--
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-Rel280027.0010100101.04330110005.0036.00--9.009.001.00--
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0016.2020200201.26330110004.2032.40--5.405.401.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0016.2020200201.26330110004.2032.40--5.405.401.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0016.202640264002640220.079239639601321320004.2032.40--5.405.401.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Pulaski Braves AppRkatl201B30--24118515264259.9818.63------3293.843.5
1985Sumter Braves SALAatl211B114--9306825611023998.9768.75------11995.884.4
1986Durham Bulls CaroA+atl221B69--52741946577568.9848.23------9076.749.3
1987Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal233B106--842183627338302.8932.85------11195.576.8
1987Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal23SS4--47-111111.0002.75------1113.62.9
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal233B26--2160848981.9103.12------26100.018.3
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal243B124--962253127352321.9122.59------12797.687.3
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal241B1--3--1331.0003.00------1270.80.7
1989Midland Angels TexAAcal251B101--9207012861002990.9889.80------12878.974.3
1989Midland Angels TexAAcal253B23--1246556358.9212.52------12818.016.9
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal261B91--839575102901896.9949.85------10487.564.5
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal263B11--827253735.9463.18------10410.67.8
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal271B80--73851872797789.9909.86------12365.058.8
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal273B41--197414810793.8692.27------12333.330.1
1991California AngelsALMLBcal271B5--326-138381.0007.60------683.33.1
1991California AngelsALMLBcal27DH1---------------616.70.6
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha281B131--109894149012061192.9889.10------14093.692.3
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha283B8--311321714.8241.75------1405.75.6
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha28OF3--3---331.0001.00------1402.12.1
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha28P1--1---111.0001.00------1400.70.7
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B5--102111312.9232.40------683.33.1
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF1---------------616.70.6
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha291B91--76663667835829.9939.11------12672.263.6
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha293B32--2461769285.9242.66------12625.422.4
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle301B52--38236336421418.9938.04------10350.536.6
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle30OF17--24-1-2524.9601.41------10316.512.0
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha313B10--817513025.8332.50------2147.66.9
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha311B2--9--2991.0004.50------219.51.4
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B10--428125150.9805.00------100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B447--38323013636941694133.9919.25------4470.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B102--621903122283252.8902.47------1020.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF20--27-1-2827.9641.35------200.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B101--9207012861002990.9889.80------1010.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B23--1246556358.9212.52------230.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B150--1172853931441402.9122.68------1500.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B70--53041947580571.9848.16------700.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B114--9306825611023998.9768.75------1140.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B106--842183627338302.8932.85------1060.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--47-111111.0002.75------40.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B30--24118515264259.9818.63------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Pulaski Braves AppRkatl20--30--------
1985Sumter Braves SALAatl21--114--------
1986Durham Bulls CaroA+atl22--69--------
1987Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal23----4106-----
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal23-----26-----
1988Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal24--1--124-----
1989Midland Angels TexAAcal25--101--23-----
1990Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal26--91--11-----
1991Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal27--80--41-----
1991California AngelsALMLBcal27--5-------1
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha281-131--8---3-
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28--5------1-
1993Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha29--91--32-----
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle30--52------17-
1995Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha31--2--10-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Bristol White SoxAppRkMinorcha31Manager672839.41820.54 
1996Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinorcha32Manager1405585.39331.06 
1997Hickory CrawdadsSALAMinorcha33Manager1407664.5431.02 Lost in 1st Round
1998Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+Minorcha34Manager1397960.568--1 Lost in Finals
1999Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha35Manager1407367.52110.53 
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol36Manager1427468.52111.02 
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol37Manager1416279.44020.04 
2002Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol38Manager1445886.40320.04 
2003Great Falls White SoxPioRkMinorcha39Manager763838.500--1 
2004Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAMinorcha40Manager1396970.49615.56 
2005Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+Minorcha41Manager1417764.546--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2006Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha42Manager1405981.42127.04 -
2007Great Falls White SoxPioRkMinorcha43Manager755124.680--1 Lost in Finals
2007Casper GhostsPioRkMinorcol43Manager752253.29323.04 
2008Great Falls VoyagersPioRkMinorcha44Manager763937.5134.02 League Champions
2009Great Falls VoyagersPioRkMinorcha45Manager764234.553--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2010Great Falls VoyagersPioRkMinorcha46Manager754728.627--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2011Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet47Manager1426775.47213.05 
2012Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet48Manager1415784.40425.06 
2013Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet49Manager1427666.5351.02 Lost in Semi-finals
2014Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari50Minor League Hitting Coordinator1626498.39530.05Kirk Gibson,Alan Trammell
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari51Minor League Hitting Coordinator1627983.48813.03Chip Hale
2016Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari52Minor League Hitting Coordinator1626993.42622.04Chip Hale
2017Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari53Minor League Hitting Coordinator1629369.57411.02Torey LovulloLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari54Minor League Hitting Coordinator975344.5460.52Torey Lovullo
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Carolina League Manager of the Year1
2007Pioneer League Manager of the Year1
2010Pioneer League Manager of the Year ... Rookie League Manager of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1991-11-13Released by Angels. 
1987-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1986-10-16Released by Braves. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll27100,000-62038-742,231100,000100,000
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28109,000-68031-962,245109,000209,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red