Joseph Edward Cronin was a Major League Baseball shortstop, manager and general manager. He spent over 48 years in baseball, culminating with 14 years as president of the American League. During his 20-year playing career, Cronin played for three teams, primarily the Boston Red Sox; he was a player-manager for 13 seasons, and served as manager for two additional seasons. A seven-time All-Star, Cronin became the first AL player to become an All-Star with two teams; he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1956.
About Joe Cronin
He played for and managed the Boston Red Sox for 13 seasons before becoming the president of the American League.
He was signed to a professional baseball contract by famed baseball promoter Joe Engel.
He never won a World Series Championship as a manager, but he guided two different teams to the American League pennant.
He had four children with his wife Mildred.
He managed Hall of Fame outfielder Ted Williams for many years with the Boston Red Sox.
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- Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame – The Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted in 1995 to recognize the careers of former Boston Red Sox baseball players.
- Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame – The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame honors sports figures who have made a significant impact in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization is a section 501 non-profit, that was created by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce in 1979. It is located on Montgomery Street in San Francisco.
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