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Joe CroninTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1926-1945 MLB Years: 1926-1945
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General Manager
World Series Champion
PositionsSS-1843, 3B-69, 1B-57, 2B-35, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Edward Cronin
Height5-11Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 12,1906PlaceSan Francisco,California
Death DateSeptember 7,1984 [77.330]
High SchoolSacred Heart Cathedral (San Francisco,CA)
MLB DebutApril 29,1926 [19.199]
OrganizationsBOS [11] WS1 [7] PIT [2] Awards0Awards Voting8-261
TBC Player ID10336Retrosheet IDcronj101MLBAM ID112854
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Player Notes:   The Boston Red Sox retired his #4 on May 29,1984 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power80Contact47XBH77RBIs44Runs47Hitting74Durability70Team.540Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1926Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-2b193883922220110061503000.265.315.337.65228492.324.072.145.3086.5216.302.500.000.0018.18
1927Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit-2b-ss201222251003002300000.227.292.273.5656124.263.046.136.2738.3312.501.500.000.0020.00
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws1-ss21632272355104025402227010000.242.309.322.6317314259.275.080.194.2988.4910.421.230.000.0025.45
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws1-ss2214549472139298861598537121000.281.388.421.80920845601.292.140.304.37614.146.160.441.3361.7532.37
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws1-ss231545871272034191312617107236522000.346.422.513.93530163686.353.167.302.41810.505.250.501.9045.1531.03
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws14ss24156611103187441312126109815244000.306.391.480.87129369700.320.174.308.39811.577.430.641.7150.9236.90
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws14ss25143557951774318611675664533000.318.393.492.88527467629.338.174.296.39810.497.150.680.9592.8337.85
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws14ss26152602891864511511854874925000.309.398.445.84326861696.330.136.282.39212.507.040.560.72120.4032.80
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws14ss2712750468143309710180532819000.284.353.421.77421246567.290.137.258.3569.354.940.531.2372.0032.17
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss2814455670164371499533634038000.295.370.460.83025660630.306.165.279.37810.006.350.631.4361.7836.59
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss2981295368322424313322116000.281.354.403.75711928334.298.122.224.3529.586.290.660.60147.5033.73
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss3014857010217540418110538473611000.307.402.486.88827762671.328.179.330.40612.5210.880.872.6831.6735.43
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss31143530981725151794759160511000.325.428.536.96428473637.342.211.387.43714.299.420.662.6731.1842.44
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss3214352097160333191076687480200018.308.407.492.89925655627.311.184.352.41213.887.660.553.0327.3734.38
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss3314954810415635624111758365113006.285.380.502.88227565645.288.217.372.39712.8710.080.783.7222.8341.67
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4ss341435189816138816951482551140020.311.406.508.91426362615.324.197.349.42013.338.940.672.6032.3838.51
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b3545797243042401152101003.304.415.494.90939795.370.190.367.42815.7922.111.404.2119.7529.17
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b365977824405290011400003.312.398.558.95643988.279.246.390.44912.504.550.365.6815.4037.50
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41b377619124467052814341915007.241.358.356.7146812231.246.115.277.34714.728.230.562.1638.2026.09
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43b3838130001003200000.375.545.375.9203011.500.000.375.46027.2718.180.670.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 20 Season(s)Filter2124757912332285515118170142487711059700341660057.301.390.468.85835468038838.315.167.308.00011.987.920.661.9244.5835.14
Boston Red Sox Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11343892645116827044119737313458540818890057.300.394.484.87818834334584.312.184.333.00012.768.900.702.6032.7137.07
Washington Senators I Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter94035825771090242725167356374662741674000.304.387.455.84216293654138.319.151.286.00011.266.620.591.2370.2433.49
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter501051127320140081803000.257.310.324.634345116.310.067.143.0006.9015.522.250.000.0018.52
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625789417439913109758153313004.301.390.468.85827061674.315.167.308.00011.987.920.661.9244.5835.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1926Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit192B27--5474318131128.9774.74------3871.117.6
1926Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19SS7--18-1991.0001.29------3818.44.6
1927Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit202B7--32--551.0000.71------1258.34.5
1927Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20SS4--274-139.6922.25------1233.32.6
1927Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit201B1--71--881.0008.00------128.30.6
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws121SS63--1331901642339323.9535.13------63100.040.9
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws122SS143--2854596292806744.9235.20------14598.694.1
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws1222B1--1---111.0001.00------1450.70.7
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws123SS154--3365093595880845.9605.49------154100.0100.0
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws124SS155--3234884394854811.9505.23------15699.4100.6
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws125SS141--3064483295786754.9595.35------14398.691.6
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws126SS152--2975283495859825.9605.43------152100.0100.0
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws127SS127--2464863886770732.9515.76------127100.083.6
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS139--2644313786732695.9495.00------14496.590.8
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos281B2--134-317171.0008.50------1441.41.3
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS60--1151912334329306.9305.10------8174.139.0
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B21--1838335956.9492.67------8125.913.6
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30SS148--3004143189745714.9584.82------148100.097.4
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31SS142--30444936110789753.9545.30------14399.395.3
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32SS142--3064373293775743.9595.23------14399.394.0
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33SS146--2524433889733695.9484.76------14998.094.8
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B2--12--331.0001.50------1491.31.3
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34SS119--2253242464573549.9584.61------14383.277.3
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos343B22--2238336360.9522.73------14315.414.3
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34OF1---------------1430.70.6
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos353B11--923543732.8652.91------4524.47.2
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos351B5--373134140.9768.00------4511.13.3
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35SS1--12--331.0003.00------452.20.7
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos363B10--1218113130.9683.00------5916.96.6
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos371B49--42827939464455.9819.29------7664.531.8
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos383B3--28-210101.0003.33------3100.01.9
MLB Totals for SS - 17 season(s)-   SS1843--36965814485116599959510.9515.16------18430.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B69--641271213203191.9412.77------690.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B57--485351045530520.9819.12------570.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B35--5876318137134.9783.83------350.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1926Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit19---277------
1927Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit20--174------
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws121----63------
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws122---1143------
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws123----154------
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws124----155------
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws125----141------
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws126----152------
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws127----127------
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28--2-139------
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29----6021-----
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30----148------
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31----142------
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32----142------
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33----1462-----
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34----11922---1-
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35--5-111-----
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36-----10-----
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37--49--------
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38-----3-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1933Washington Senators IWorld SeriesMLB26522170002000200000.318.318.318.6367022.350.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs522170002000200000.318.318.318.6367022.350.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1933Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws126Manager1529953.651--1 Lost World Series (Giants)
1934Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws127Manager1526686.43434.07 
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos28Manager1537875.51016.04 
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos29Manager1547480.48128.56 
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos30Manager1528072.52621.05 
1938Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos31Manager1498861.5919.52 
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos32Manager1518962.58917.02 
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos33Manager1548272.5328.05 
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos34Manager1548470.54517.02 
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos35Manager1529359.6129.02 
1943Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos36Manager1526884.44729.07 
1944Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37Manager1547777.50012.04 
1945Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Manager1547183.46117.57 
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos39Manager15410450.675--1 Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos40Manager1548371.53914.03 
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43General Manager1549460.6104.03Joe McCarthy,Steve O'Neill
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44General Manager1548767.56511.03Steve O'Neill
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45General Manager1547678.49419.06Lou Boudreau
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46General Manager1538469.54916.04Lou Boudreau
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47General Manager1546985.44842.04Lou Boudreau
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48General Manager1548470.54512.04Pinky Higgins
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos49General Manager1548470.54513.04Pinky Higgins
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50General Manager1548272.53216.03Pinky Higgins
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos51General Manager1547975.51313.03Pinky Higgins
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1946-06-06Released by Red Sox. 
1934-10-26TradeTraded by Senators to Red Sox for Lyn Lary and Cash. 
* 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.