Chris Cron

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Chris Cron
First baseman/Left fielder
Born: (1964-03-31) March 31, 1964 (age 53)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 15, 1991, for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1992, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
At bats 25
Batting average .080

Christopher John Cron (born March 31, 1964) is an American professional baseball player and manager. He played in Major League Baseball for the California Angels and Chicago White Sox, and managed in Minor League Baseball.


Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft, Cron made his Major League Baseball debut with the California Angels on August 15, 1991 and appeared in his final game during on October 4, 1992.

During the 1995 season, Cron retired and became manager of the Bristol White Sox, a minor league affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, and has spent several years as a manager in the White Sox farm system.

Cron has managed at every level in the minor leagues, starting in 1995. His teams have included: Bristol (1995), Hickory (1996–97), Winston-Salem (1998), Birmingham (1999), Colorado Springs (2000–02), Great Falls (2003), Kannapolis (2004), Winston-Salem (2005), Birmingham (2006) and Great Falls (2007–08). He served as roving minor league infield coach in 2009. He was the manager of the Great Falls Voyagers in 2010.

On Monday, December 13, 2010, Cron was named the Manager of the Erie SeaWolves.[1][2] In 2013, he was selected as one of several managers for the All-Star Futures Game.[3]


His sons, C. J. and Kevin Cron, are professional baseball players. He is the cousin of Major League Baseball player Chad Moeller.[4]

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Preceded by
Bill Hayes
Colorado Springs Sky Sox manager
Succeeded by
Rick Sofield