George Daniel Crowe
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)
Signed by the Boston Braves as an amateur free agent in 1949.
Debut: April 16, 1952 (Age 31.025, 8,469th in MLB history)
vs. BRO 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Braves/Cardinals 1952-1961
Last Game: April 30, 1961 (Age 40.039)
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: January 18, 2011 in Rancho Cordova, CA
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