Christopher John Cron
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- School Santa Ana College
- High School El Dorado High School (Placentia)
- Debut August 15, 1991
- Final Game October 4, 1992
- Born March 31, 1964 in Albuquerque, NM USA
Chris Cron had a major league career of two seasons. He also had several good minor league seasons in Triple A and hit .267 with 172 homers in a dozen minor league seasons.
Since then, Cron has been a skipper for over a decade in the Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, and Detroit Tigers organizations. He managed the Birmingham Barons in 2006 and the Great Falls White Sox/Great Falls Voyagers from 2007 to 2010. From 2011 to 2013, he was manager of the Erie SeaWolves. In 2014 Cron moved to the Arizona Diamondbacks organization as minor league hitting coordinator .
His son, Chris Cron, Jr., was selected in the 44th round of the 2008 amateur draft by the Chicago White Sox but did not sign. He was drafted again, this time in the 1st round of the 2011 amateur draft by the Los Angeles Angels. Another son, Kevin Cron, was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2011 amateur draft out of high school, but headed on to Texas Christian University.