Fred Crane

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Fred Crane
Fred Crane.jpg
First baseman
Born: November 4, 1840
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Died: April 27, 1925(1925-04-27) (aged 84)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
May 26, 1873, for the Elizabeth Resolutes
Last MLB appearance
June 23, 1875, for the Brooklyn Atlantics
MLB statistics
Batting average .212
Home runs 18
RBIs 5
  National Association of Base Ball Players
Enterprise of Brooklyn (1861)
Brooklyn Atlantics (1862–1869)
Excelsior of Brooklyn (1866)
Alpha of Brooklyn (1870)
  National Association of Professional BBP
Elizabeth Resolutes (1873)
Brooklyn Atlantics (1875)

Frederic William Hotchkiss Crane (November 4, 1840 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut – April 27, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York) played in Major League Baseball. Joining the Brooklyn Atlantics club in 1862 with teammates Joe Start and Jack Chapman from the Enterprise club, his best season was in 1865 when he scored 71 runs in 18 games (second, behind Start) for the undefeated champions.