George Daniel Crowe
Big George Positions: First Baseman and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: March 22, 1921 in Whiteland, IN
High School: Franklin HS (Franklin, IN) School: University of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN) by the Signed Boston Braves as an amateur free agent in 1949.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 16, 1952 (Age 31)
vs. BRO 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Braves/Cardinals 1952-1961 Final Game: April 30, 1961 (Age 40)
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: January 18, 2011 in Rancho Cordova, CA Cremated
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News -- January 2013
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5/24 B-R Blog: Granderson’s Strange Season: Curtis Granderson is having a loud, but strange season. Currently, Granderson is second in the AL in both HRs (with 16) and triples ... News -- April 2011
4/25 B-R Blog: Left-handers playing third base (and catcher, second, and shortstop): On another recent post we were discussing lefthanders playing third base. The Play Index can easily tell us which players since ...