Joe Cronin
Joseph Edward Cronin
 
 
Born: October 12, 1906 in San Francisco, CA
Died: September 7, 1984 - 77 years old
Ht: 5'11" Wt: 180  
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1956
- Visit Cronin's Player Page
Comparison
Comparison
# Player
1 Joe McCarthy
1926 - 1950
24
3
Ma
3487
2125
1333
.615
69.5
62.5
132.0
9
7
2 Connie Mack
1894 - 1950
53
2
Ma
7755
3731
3948
.486
55.5
57.5
113.0
9
5
3 Casey Stengel
1934 - 1965
25
4
Ma
3766
1905
1842
.508
35.5
67.5
103.0
10
7
4 Bill McKechnie
1915 - 1946
25
5
Ma
3647
1896
1723
.524
39.9
25.0
64.9
4
2
5 Leo Durocher
1939 - 1973
24
4
Ma
3739
2008
1709
.540
47.1
17.5
64.6
0
3
1
6 Billy Southworth
1929 - 1951
13
2
Ma
1770
1044
704
.597
32.1
25.0
57.1
4
2
7 Bucky Harris
1924 - 1956
29
5
Ma
4410
2158
2219
.493
34.8
20.0
54.8
3
2
8 Charlie Grimm
1932 - 1960
19
2
2368
1287
1067
.547
31.3
14.9
46.3
4
0
9 Joe Cronin
1933 - 1947
15
2
Pl
2315
1236
1055
.540
28.8
10.0
38.8
2
0
10 Bill Terry
1932 - 1941
10
1
Pl
1496
823
661
.555
20.9
17.5
38.4
3
1
11 Steve O'Neill
1935 - 1954
14
4
1879
1040
821
.559
27.0
7.5
34.5
1
1
12 Frankie Frisch
1933 - 1951
16
3
Pl
2246
1138
1078
.514
22.2
7.5
29.7
1
1
13 Chuck Dressen
1934 - 1966
16
5
1990
1008
973
.509
18.9
10.0
28.9
2
0
14 Lou Boudreau
1942 - 1960
16
4
Pl
2404
1162
1224
.487
17.5
7.5
25.0
1
1
15 Mickey Cochrane
1934 - 1938
5
1
Pl
600
348
250
.582
10.1
12.5
22.6
2
1
16 Gabby Street
1929 - 1938
6
2
702
365
332
.524
7.7
12.5
20.2
2
1
17 Burt Shotton
1928 - 1950
11
3
1469
697
764
.477
9.3
9.8
19.1
2
0
18 Jimmie Dykes
1934 - 1961
21
6
2962
1406
1541
.477
18.7
0.0
18.7
0
0
19 Fred Haney
1939 - 1959
10
3
1393
629
757
.454
5.6
12.5
18.1
2
1
20 Rogers Hornsby
1925 - 1953
14
6
Pl
1530
701
812
.463
7.5
9.8
17.3
2
1
21 Del Baker
1933 - 1960
9
2
785
419
360
.538
9.7
5.0
14.7
1
0
22 Luke Sewell
1941 - 1952
10
2
1259
606
644
.485
8.9
5.0
13.9
1
0
23 Pie Traynor
1934 - 1939
6
1
Pl
868
457
406
.530
10.0
0.0
10.0
0
0
24 Roger Peckinpaugh
1914 - 1941
8
2
995
500
491
.505
9.0
0.0
9.0
0
0
25 Gabby Hartnett
1938 - 1940
3
1
Pl
383
203
176
.536
4.6
2.8
7.4
1
0
26 Ossie Vitt
1938 - 1940
3
1
462
262
198
.570
7.2
0.0
7.2
0
0
27 Ossie Bluege
1943 - 1947
5
1
772
375
394
.488
5.7
0.0
5.7
0
0
28 Mel Ott
1942 - 1948
7
1
Pl
1004
464
530
.467
5.3
0.0
5.3
0
0
29 Ray Blades
1939 - 1948
3
2
195
107
85
.557
2.8
0.0
2.8
0
0
30 Bob Coleman
1943 - 1945
3
1
295
128
165
.437
0.7
0.0
0.7
0
0
31 Burleigh Grimes
1937 - 1938
2
1
Pl
306
131
171
.434
0.6
0.0
0.6
0
0
32 Mike Gonzalez
1938 - 1940
2
1
23
9
13
.409
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0
0
33 Ski Melillo
1938 - 1938
1
1
10
2
7
.222
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0
0
34 Earle Mack
1937 - 1939
2
1
125
45
77
.369
-0.5
0.0
-0.5
0
0
35 Freddie Fitzsimmons
1943 - 1945
3
1
286
104
180
.366
-1.3
0.0
-1.3
0
0
36 Jimmie Wilson
1934 - 1944
9
2
1237
493
735
.402
-1.5
0.0
-1.5
0
0
37 Hans Lobert
1938 - 1942
2
1
153
42
111
.275
-2.1
0.0
-2.1
0
0
38 Doc Prothro
1939 - 1941
3
1
460
138
320
.301
-5.1
0.0
-5.1
0
0

  Joe Cronin
1933 - 1947
15
2
Pl
2315
1236
1055
.540
28.8
10.0
38.8
2
0
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