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Joe Cronin

Joseph Edward Cronin

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: October 12, 1906 in San Francisco, CA
High School: Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (San Francisco, CA)
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1925. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 29, 1926 (Age 19.199, 5,643rd in MLB history)   vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1928 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Senators/Pirates 1926-1945

Last Game: April 19, 1945 (Age 38.189)   vs. NYY 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1956 (152/193 ballots).
   View Joe Cronin Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: September 7, 1984 in Barnstable, MA
Buried: St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, MA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Joe Cronin: 170 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 1 walk-off, 5 tying, 4 go ahead, 147 lacking some details (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
2 Tms
BOS119
WSH51
 
vs RHP135
vs LHP35
 
Home86
Away84
 
Leverage
High Lev6
Medium Lev5
Low Lev9
8 Opps
PHA33
NYY30
CHW26
DET25
WSH20
SLB19
CLE13
BOS4
103 Pitchers
George Caster6
Bump Hadley5
Rube Walberg4
Chief Hogsett4
Pete Appleton4
Buck Ross4
Lefty Gomez3
Vic Sorrell3
Ed Wells3
Tommy Bridges3
Slick Coffman3
Bob Feller3
Red Ruffing3
Al Benton3
Spud Chandler3
Steve Sundra2
Wilcy Moore2
Harry Kelley2
Bobo Newsom2
Tiny Bonham2
8 Parks
Fenway Pk77
Shibe Pk20
Comiskey Pk18
Tiger Stad17
GriffithStad13
Sprtsmn3/Busch12
Yankee Stad11
League Pk II2
Where Hit
Unk156
711
782
81
General field locations
when available.
 
4 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms158
2·HR gms6
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th71
5th30
Unk26
3rd21
6th14
7th5
9th2
8th1
Outs
Unk148
18
08
26
 
DefPos
SS156
1B6
PH5
3B3
Bases
---158
1--4
12-3
-232
1231
--31
-2-1
 
295 RBI
RISP8
0 on78
1 on63
2 on25
3 on4
Any on92
Inning
123
211
317
430
517
611
723
825
913
 
1-351
4-658
7-end61
RelScore
+4..3
+32
+21
+13
Tied3
-14
-22
-32
-4..3
Unk147
 
Ahead9
Tied3
Behind11
Unk147
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1929 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111929-05-24WSH@PHAGeorge Earnshawt 3---186
22211929-07-04 (1)WSH@NYYGeorge Pipgrast 6---176
33311929-08-06 (1)WSH@NYYEd Wellst 2---266
44411929-08-11WSH@SLBGeorge Blaeholdert 5---176
55511929-08-14WSH@CHWHal McKaint 4---276
66611929-08-17WSH@CHWBob Weilandt 7---346
77711929-08-29 (2)WSH@NYYWilcy Mooret 8---366
88811929-09-02 (1)WSH@BOSDanny MacFaydent 5---276Cycle
1930 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
99111930-04-15WSH@BOSRed Ruffingt 1---356
1010211930-04-21WSH@PHAHoward Ehmket 5---256
1111311930-04-28WSHNYYEd Wellsb 4---256IPHR
1212411930-06-04WSH@DETChief Hogsettt 1---356
1313511930-06-09WSH@CLEJake Millert 8---156
1414611930-06-17WSH@SLBGeorge Blaeholdert 3---246
1515711930-07-12 (2)WSH@DETChief Hogsettt 1---136
1616811930-07-23WSH@SLBSam Grayt 3---146
1717921930-07-23WSH@SLBChad Kimseyt 9---146
18181011930-08-09 (1)WSHCLEBelve Beanb 8---146
19191111930-08-25WSH@PHALefty Grovet 4---246
20201211930-09-03WSH@NYYEd Wellst 9---246
21211311930-09-15WSH@CHWEd Walshahead 12-9t 80---246
1931 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
2222111931-04-22WSH@PHALefty Grovet 2---146
2323211931-05-03WSHPHARube Walbergbehind 0-3b 9---146
2424311931-05-06WSH@NYYHank Johnsont 1---246
2525411931-05-11WSH@DETChief Hogsettt 4---246
2626511931-05-16WSH@SLBDick Coffmant 7---146
2727611931-05-30 (1)WSHNYYHerb Pennockb 4---146
2828711931-06-29WSH@CHWVic Fraziert 9---246
2929811931-07-09WSHBOSEd Durhamb 8---346IPHR
3030911931-08-12WSH@CHWVic Fraziert 4---146
31311011931-08-13WSH@CHWTommy Thomast 5---146
32321111931-08-23WSH@DETTommy Bridgest 7---136
33331211931-09-01WSH@PHARube Walbergt 1---236
1932 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3434111932-04-19WSH@PHARube Walbergt 3---146
3535211932-05-02WSHNYYLefty Gomezb 1---246
3636311932-05-31WSH@PHATony Freitast 9---146
3737411932-06-02 (2)WSH@BOSWilcy Mooret 3---246
3838511932-07-02 (2)WSH@PHARube Walbergt 3---146
3939611932-07-04 (1)WSHNYYLefty Gomezb 4---246
1933 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
4040111933-05-31 (2)WSHNYYHerb Pennockb 4---146
4141211933-06-19WSH@SLBDick Coffmant 5---236
4242311933-07-01WSH@DETChief Hogsettt 7---246
4343411933-08-16WSH@CHWMilt Gastont 6---146
4444511933-09-01WSH@PHASugar Caint 8---146
1934 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
4545111934-05-11WSHSLBBump Hadleyb 1---246
4646211934-05-25WSH@SLBBill McAfeet 6---266
4747311934-06-13 (2)WSHCHWJoe Hevingb 8---346IPHR
4848411934-06-15WSHCHWSad Sam Jonesb 1---246
4949511934-07-03WSH@PHARoy Mahaffeyt 8---346
5050611934-07-23WSH@CHWMilt Gastont 1---246
5151711934-08-22WSHDETVic Sorrellb 3---146
1935 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
5252111935-05-09BOS@CHWLes Tietjet 6---146
5353211935-05-22BOSCLEClint Brownb 8---336
5454311935-07-01BOSWSHLeon Pettitb 5---246
5555411935-08-04 (1)BOSPHARoy Mahaffeyb 5---246
5656511935-08-07 (1)BOSNYYJohnny Broacatied 5-5b 9---146Walk-Off
5757611935-08-15BOS@CHWLes Tietjet 2---146
5858711935-08-29BOS@PHAJohnny Marcumt 4---146
5959811935-09-02 (1)BOSWSHBump Hadleyb 8---446
6060911935-09-14BOSSLBJack Knottb 7---246
1936 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6161111936-06-08 (1)BOSDETTommy Bridgesb 7---366
6262211936-06-23BOS@DETVic Sorrellt 8---156
1937 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6363111937-05-21BOSDETSlick Coffmanb 8---236
6464211937-05-22BOSDETVic Sorrellb 6---146
6565311937-05-31 (1)BOSNYYBump Hadleyb 6---146
6666411937-06-06 (1)BOS@SLBRuss Van Attat 7---136
6767511937-06-20 (1)BOSCLEWillis Hudlinb 8---246
6868611937-06-24BOSDETSlick Coffmanb 7---246
6969711937-07-04 (1)BOSPHAHarry Kelleyb 7---146
7070811937-07-05 (2)BOS@NYYSpud Chandlert 1---246IPHR
7171911937-07-10 (1)BOS@PHAGeorge Castert 5---246
72721021937-07-10 (1)BOS@PHAGeorge Castert 9---246
73731111937-07-15BOS@SLBOral Hildebrandt 3---236
74741211937-08-12 (2)BOSNYYBump Hadleyb 9---136
75751311937-08-20BOSWSHMonte Weaverb 4---136
76761411937-08-27BOS@DETJake Wadet 7---136
77771511937-09-02 (2)BOS@CHWJohn Whiteheadt 9---236
78781611937-09-04 (1)BOSPHAGeorge Casterb 8---136
79791711937-09-18BOSCLEMel Harderb 5---346
80801811937-09-24BOSNYYJoe Vanceb 7---136
1938 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
8181111938-05-08BOSCLEBob Fellerb 3---156
8282211938-05-09BOSCLEDenny Galehouseb 1---356
8383311938-05-14BOSWSHPete Appletonb 8---156
8484411938-05-22BOS@DETBoots Poffenbergert 2---156
8585511938-06-01BOSSLBJim Walkupb 4---356
8686611938-06-15BOS@SLBOral Hildebrandt 4---256
8787711938-06-29BOSWSHDutch Leonardb 1---146
8888811938-07-08BOSNYYSpud Chandlerb 3---146
8989911938-07-09BOSNYYMonte Pearsonb 4---246
90901011938-07-28 (1)BOS@CHWFrank Gablert 9---146
91911111938-08-05BOS@DETTommy Bridgest 9---446
92921211938-08-07BOS@DETGeorge Gillt 4---146
93931311938-08-21 (2)BOSWSHHarry Kelleyb 1---246
94941411938-08-23 (2)BOSCLEDenny Galehouseb 5---246
95951521938-08-23 (2)BOSCLEJohnny Humphriesb 8---346
96961611938-08-29BOSDETElden Aukerb 5---146
97971711938-08-30BOSSLBEd Coleb 7---246
1939 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
9898111939-05-05BOS@DETSchoolboy Rowet 1---246
9999211939-05-17BOSCHWBill Dietrichb 4---346
100100311939-05-27 (2)BOSWSHJoe Krakauskasb 2---166
101101411939-05-28BOSWSHWalt Mastersonb 7---166
102102511939-05-30 (1)BOSNYYRed Ruffingb 1---166
103103611939-06-02BOS@DETAl Bentont 2---166
104104721939-06-02BOS@DETAl Bentont 8---266
105105811939-07-02 (1)BOSNYYLefty Gomezb 4---256
106106911939-07-04 (1)BOS@PHACotton Pippent 4---356
1071071011939-07-07BOS@NYYRed Ruffingt 4---156
1081081111939-07-09 (1)BOS@NYYMonte Pearsont 8---256
1091091211939-07-25 (1)BOSCHWJack Knottb 4---156
1101101311939-08-06 (2)BOSDETSlick Coffmanb 7---356
1111111411939-08-09 (1)BOSPHABuck Rossb 8---156
1121121511939-09-03 (2)BOSNYYBump Hadleyb 5---156
1131131611939-09-04 (2)BOSWSHPete Appletonb 7---156
1141141711939-09-10 (1)BOS@PHABill Beckmannt 1---246
1151151811939-09-21BOSSLBJack Kramerb 7---246
1161161911939-09-24BOSPHALynn Nelsonb 1---146
1940 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
117117111940-05-03BOSSLBJohn Whiteheadb 8---26
118118211940-05-30 (2)BOS@NYYSteve Sundraahead 1-0t 3212-3560.23383%Home Run; Finney Scores; Williams Scores
119119311940-06-11BOSCLEBob Fellerahead 2-1b 31--32660.10981%Home Run; Williams Scores
120120411940-06-16 (2)BOS@CHWEd Weilandt 4---16
121121521940-06-16 (2)BOS@CHWEd Weilandt 5---26
122122611940-06-25 (1)BOS@DETSchoolboy Rowet 2---16
123123711940-06-30 (1)BOSWSHWillis Hudlinb 2---26
124124811940-07-02 (2)BOSPHAGeorge Casterb 1---26
125125911940-07-03BOSPHAHerman Bessebehind 1-8b 511--2760.0407%Home Run; Doerr Scores
1261261011940-07-15BOSSLBEmil Bildillib 80---16
1271271111940-07-20BOSCLEMel Harderbehind 2-4b 52---1360.11737%Home Run (LF-CF)
1281281211940-07-21 (1)BOSCLEBob Fellerbehind 0-1b 61-2-2360.26471%Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
1291291311940-07-24BOS@CHWPete Appletont 9---16
1301301411940-07-26BOS@SLBBill Coxt 9---26
1311311511940-08-02BOS@DETArchie McKaint 8---26Cycle
1321321611940-08-03 (2)BOS@DETJohnny Gorsicat 1---26
1331331711940-08-07 (1)BOSNYYMarv Breuerb 3---16
1341341811940-08-07 (2)BOSNYYMarius Russob 6---26
1351351911940-08-17BOSWSHDutch Leonardbehind 5-6b 70---1660.20759%Home Run
1361362011940-08-22BOSDETBobo Newsomb 1---36
1371372111940-09-04 (1)BOSPHABuck Rossb 6---16
1381382211940-09-24 (1)BOS@PHAGeorge Casterahead 7-3t 50---1560.04293%Home Run
1391392321940-09-24 (1)BOS@PHAGeorge Casterahead 11-3t 61---1560.00499%Home Run
1401402411940-09-27BOSWSHRene Monteagudoahead 4-2b 311--2560.11887%Home Run; Foxx Scores
1941 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
141141111941-04-15BOSWSHSid Hudsonbehind 0-1b 20---1560.10555%Home Run
142142211941-04-16BOSWSHWalt Mastersonb 2---16
143143311941-04-19BOS@PHABill Beckmannahead 4-1t 4212-3560.13494%Home Run; Fox Scores; Foxx Scores
144144411941-05-14BOSCHWPete Appletonb 7---46
145145511941-06-29 (1)BOS@PHALes McCrabbahead 2-1t 301234460.14291%Home Run; DiMaggio Scores; Finney Scores; Williams Scores
146146611941-07-01 (2)BOS@NYYTiny Bonhambehind 0-7t 411--2460.0367%Home Run; Williams Scores
147147711941-08-06 (1)BOSNYYSpud Chandlertied 1-1b 40---1360.12168%Home Run
148148811941-08-08BOSWSHRed Andersonb 4---16
149149911941-08-09BOSWSHKen Chasebehind 0-1b 12---1360.10051%Home Run
1501501011941-08-10 (1)BOSWSHSteve Sundrab 4---26
1511511111941-08-11BOS@NYYMarv Breuerahead 4-0t 41-233460.05797%Home Run; Fox Scores; Williams Scores
1521521211941-08-15BOS@WSHAlex Carrasquelt 3---16
1531531311941-08-21BOS@CHWEddie Smitht 3---16
1541541411941-08-28BOS@DETAl Bentont 4---15
1551551511941-09-14 (2)BOSCHWThornton Leeb 4---16
1561561611941-09-21BOSNYYTiny Bonhamtied 0-0b 12---1360.09961%Home Run
1942 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
157157111942-05-24 (2)BOSPHADick Fowlerb 7---136
158158211942-05-31 (1)BOSWSHBobo Newsomb 1---353
159159311942-07-23BOS@CHWBill Dietricht 4---165
160160411942-07-29BOS@CLEChubby Deanbehind 2-4t 601--2450.24550%Home Run; Williams Scores
1943 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
161161111943-06-15 (1)BOSPHALum Harrisbehind 0-7b 71-2339PH0.0244%Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Partee Scores; Newsome Scores
162162211943-06-17 (1)BOSPHARuss Christopherbehind 1-4b 7212-39PH0.41552%Home Run (Deep LF); Barna Scores; Newsome Scores
163163311943-06-17 (2)BOSPHADon Blackb 8---3PH
164164411943-07-09BOS@SLBBob Muncrieft 8---2PH
165165511943-08-12 (2)BOS@CHWBuck Rosst 7---3PH
1944 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
166166111944-05-03BOSWSHSandy Ullrichb 8---133
167167211944-06-07BOSNYYHank Borowyb 5---263
168168311944-06-20 (1)BOS@PHALum Harrist 4---263
169169411944-06-29BOSCHWEddie Lopatb 2---153
170170511944-06-30BOSCHWBuck Rossb 7---253

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1913 to 2016, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.