WATCH: Baseball: Captains Talk NCAA Selection

The Boston College baseball team made the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years. Luke Fernandes talked about the Eagles earning an at-large bid and what it took to get there with captains senior Joe Cronin and junior Nick Sciortino.
Via Boston College Athletics
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baseball: Captains Cronin and Sciortino after ACC Tournament Berth

The Boston College baseball team punched its ticket to the ACC Tournament with a doubleheader sweep of No. 22 Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Captains Joe Cronin and Nick Sciortino discussed what the wins mean for the program.
Via Boston College Athletics
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Hall-Of-Famer And Red Sox Great Joe Cronin's Birthday

Joe Cronin (1906-1984)Today marks the 109th year since the birth of Red Sox great Joe Cronin. After starring for nine seasons with the Pirates and Senators, Cronin came to Boston in a trade that—even by 1934 standards—was a huge win for the Red Sox. Boston sent $225,000 and a guy named Lyn Lary to D.C. for a player who thrived for 11 seasons in Carmine Hose. Cronin hit .300...
Via FenwayNation
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston College Downs UMass 2-0, Takes Home Record 11th Beanpot (Video)

The Boston College Eagles are the 2015 Beanpot champions. Junior Joe Cronin belted a two-out home run into the Green Monster seats at Fenway Park in the first inning, giving the Eagles the only run they would need. “I don’t think I ever thought I’d hit a home run over the Monster at Fenway,” Cronin told In The Dugout. “Off the bat, I knew I’d got it. … I’ve seen so...
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 7, 1935

Cleveland beats Boston thanks to an unusual triple play. With no outs and the bases loaded in game 1, and the Indians leading, 5 – 3, in the 9th, the Indians bring in Oral Hildebrand to pitch to Joe Cronin. Cronin lines his first pitch off the side of the head of Cleveland 3B Odell Hale. The ball caroms to SS Bill Knickerbocker, who throws to 2B Roy Hughes, who throws to 1B Hal...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Looking Back On Red Sox Numbers Retired In Past 30 Years (Video)

Four numbers have been retired and immortalized on Fenway Park’s right field deck in the 30 years that NESN has been covering the Boston Red Sox. Ted Williams’ No. 9 and Joe Cronin’s No. 4 were retired in 1984, Johnny Pesky’s No. 6 went up in 2008 and Jim Rice’s No. 14 made the cut in 2009. NESN captured the retirement ceremonies for each player, and you can relive...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Harder Earned Win in Second Ever All-Star Game

The second All-Star Game, in 1934, has gone down in baseball lore as the Midsummer Classic that saw the Giants’ Carl Hubbell set down Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in the first and second innings. As impressive as that performance was, Hubbell didn’t get the win before the home fans at the Polo Grounds. In fact, the National League lost 9-7. The...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blazers Name Joe Cronin Director Of Player Personnel

Joe Cronin has been named Director of Player Personnel of the Portland Trail Blazers. “Joe possesses a unique skill set that is critical to the success of our organization,” said Olshey in a release from the team. “His expertise and contributions in multiple areas make him an invaluable member of our front office staff.” Cronin will now manage “all aspects of the NBA Salary...
Via RealGM
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Cronin Completes Pinch-Hit Feat On This Day In Red Sox History (Video)

On June 17, 1943, Joe Cronin completed a pretty incredible feat for the Boston Red Sox. Cronin was a player-manager for the Sox, after being traded from the Washington Senators, and really pulled his weight in both games of his team’s doubleheader. NESN Nation’s Alison Smith has more in the video above.Filed under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Nation, NESN Video, Top Stories
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

In what is believed to be the largest offer for a player to date, Cleveland Indians general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a million-dollar offer for left-handed pitcher Herb Score from Boston Red Sox GM Joe Cronin. Greenberg refuses, saying that Cleveland is interested in building for the future, not in selling its premier ballplayers. Score won 20 games in 1956 and led the American...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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