Len Cross

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Leonard E. Cross

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 215 lb.

Third baseman Len Cross appeared in 13 games for the Atlanta Crackers in 1943. He then spent 1944-1945 in Class D leagues, 1947-1949 in class B leagues, and finished back at the D level in 1950-1953. Cross led the Tri-State League in 1948 with 29 HR and led the 1952 Mountain States League with 125 H (tied), 40 HR, and 125 RBI. His .357 average was .015 short of the triple crown.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1951 Statesville Owls North Carolina State League 4th none Lost League Finals replaced Kenneth Rhyne June 1
1952 Big Stone Gap Rebels Mountain States League 57-60 4th New York Giants Lost in 1st round
1953 Forest City Owls Tar Heel League -- none -- replaced by Robert "Boger" McGimsey August 3