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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...
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11 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blazers Part Ways With NBA Director Of Scouting Mike Born

The Portland Trail Blazers have parted ways with Director of NBA Scouting Mike Born. Born was hired by the Blazers as a scout in 2004 and received a promotion in 2007 from Kevin Pritchard. Olshey's front office now includes two assistant GMs who were hired by Cho -- Bill Branch and Steve Rosenberry -- and Buchanan, as well Assistant Director of Scouting/Salary Cap Analyst Joe...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles score early, falter late against Binghamton

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – In the heat of a playoff race, the Boston College Eagles took a break from Atlantic Coast Conference play for some non-conference baseball this weekend. BC got off to a fast start, but the Binghamton (20-21) offense struck often in the later innings en route to a 9-3 win over the Eagles in the first of a two-game series on Saturday at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox 99 – John Harrington

It was not easy to find supporters of John Harrington in the late 90's. Unofficially, Harrington was CEO of the Red Sox. Officially, however, he headed only the Yawkey Trust, which took over the team after Tom Yawkey's death in 1976. After much bickering and behind-the-scenes maneuvering, the triumvirate of Harrington, Haywood Sullivan and Jean Yawkey emerged as, in effect...
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March 30, 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...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan Comments on TNA, Says Show Sucks, Should Have Hired Heyman, and Much More

Konnan had some harsh words to dish towards TNA during his recent appearance on the Joe Cronin Show. Konnan said that TNA President Dixie Carter doesn’t know what she’s doing, and then said that TNA should have hired Paul Heyman when they had the chance. “[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE,” Konnan said. “That f—ing show really sucks. You should...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan Blasts TNA & Dixie Carter

Konnan had some harsh words to dish towards TNA during his recent appearance on the Joe Cronin Show. Konnan said that TNA President Dixie Carter doesn’t know what she’s doing, and then said that TNA should have hired Paul Heyman when they had the chance. “[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE,” Konnan said. “That f—ing show really sucks. You should...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan Slams TNA Wrestling Yet Again – Details

Credit: The Joe Cronin Show Konnan recently spoke about TNA and Dixie Carter. Here are the highlights… “[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE. That f—ing show really sucks. You should see it now, they have the owner, Dixie Carter, and some j-ckoff [named] Potato Spuds or whatever his name is. They are like the worst thing on TV since the Aces & 8′s.”
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan blasts Dixie Carter & TNA Wrestling in latest interview

Konnan had some harsh words to dish towards TNA during his recent appearance on the Joe Cronin Show. Konnan said that TNA President Dixie Carter doesn’t know what she’s doing, and then said that TNA should have hired Paul Heyman when they had the chance. “[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE,” Konnan said. “That f—ing show really sucks. You should...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan Blasts TNA & Dixie Carter

Konnan had some harsh words to dish towards TNA on his recent appearance on the Joe Cronin Show. Konnan said that TNA President Dixie Carter doesn’t know what she’s doing, and then said that TNA should have hired Paul Heyman when they had the chance. “[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE,” Konnan said. “That f—ing show really sucks. You should see...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Konnan Says TNA Really F****ing Sucks

Konnan had some harsh words to dish towards TNA during his recent appearance on the Joe Cronin Show. Konnan said that TNA President Dixie Carter doesn't know what she's doing, and then said that TNA should have hired Paul Heyman when they had the chance. "[TNA] would still be number two even if there was no WWE," Konnan said. "That f---ing show really sucks...
Via Ring Side News
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Matches for Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, DDP Interview, Birthdays

- Below is audio of Diamond Dallas Page’s recent appearance on The Joe Cronin Show, discussing tonight’s Shark Tank appearance on ABC and more: – WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Jack Swagger vs. Daniel Bryan * The Wyatt Family vs. Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Goldust * Emma vs. Summer Rae in a dance-off * Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil * Jimmy...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matches for Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, DDP Interview, Birthdays

- Below is audio of Diamond Dallas Page’s recent appearance on The Joe Cronin Show, discussing tonight’s Shark Tank appearance on ABC and more: – WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Jack Swagger vs. Daniel Bryan * The Wyatt Family vs. Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Goldust * Emma vs. Summer Rae in a dance-off * Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil * Jimmy...
Via Wrestle Scoop
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matches for Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, DDP Promotes Shark Tank Appearance, Birthdays

- Below is audio of Diamond Dallas Page’s recent appearance on The Joe Cronin Show, discussing tonight’s Shark Tank appearance on ABC and more: – WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown:* Jack Swagger vs. Daniel Bryan * The Wyatt Family vs. Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Goldust * Emma vs. Summer Rae in a dance-off * Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil * Jimmy...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matches for Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, DDP Promotes Shark Tank Appearance, Birthdays

- Below is audio of Diamond Dallas Page’s recent appearance on The Joe Cronin Show, discussing tonight’s Shark Tank appearance on ABC and more: – WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Jack Swagger vs. Daniel Bryan * The Wyatt Family vs. Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes and Goldust * Emma vs. Summer Rae in a dance-off * Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil * Jimmy...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Crooning for Radio Rights

The Founding of the L.A. Angels-1961 By Rob Goldman, AngelsWin.com Historical Writer -  Gene Autry, a crooner of prairie melodies and star of 1930s and ’40s Hollywood Westerns switched horses in mid-stream to enter the lucrative field of TV and radio. By the 1960s, Autry—recognized for his famed white cowboy hat—owned dozens of radio stations up and down the California...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall: The Red Sox All-Time All-Star Team

The Guru Contributing Writer Red Sox Recall is a weekly feature focusing on the vast array of colorful characters that have played for and against the Red Sox, poignant moments in Sox lore and other, perhaps forgotten, memories that make up the rich history of the Olde Town Team. With the All-Star break here and the Red Sox in first place with the best record in the American League...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hello Cleveland III: Francona deserves curtain call

The Guru Contributing Writer Terry Francona was the manager that accomplished what no Red Sox manager in 86 years had been able to do. Not Joe Cronin, not Dick Williams, not Don Zimmer, not John McNamara. It was Terry Francona that brought a World Series Championship to Boston. Francona was on top of the world in 2004. He was no Grady Little. And he was back on top in 2007 as...
Via RedSoxLife
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball: Ga. Tech sweeps BC, rolls to 17-2

ATLANTA Who needs to wear green to attract good luck on St. Patrick's Day ... when they've already got a time-tested, day-specific rabbit's foot in the hopper? Dressed in classic whites with blue and gold trim, Georgia Tech relied on timely hitting, good fielding and the superb pitching of Cole Pitts, the regular Sunday starter, to beat Boston College 9-1 and clinch...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball: Ga. Tech sweeps BC, rolls to 17-2

ATLANTA Who needs to wear green to attract good luck on St. Patrick's Day ... when they've already got a time-tested, day-specific rabbit's foot in the hopper? Dressed in classic whites with blue and gold trim, Georgia Tech relied on timely hitting, good fielding and the superb pitching of Cole Pitts, the regular Sunday starter, to beat Boston College 9-1 and clinch...
Via Fox Sports South
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rating Red Sox General Managers

The Boston Red Sox did not have a General Manager until Tom Yawkey bought the team in 1933 and brought in Eddie Collins. Up through 1965 Boston had Joe Cronin, Bucky Harris and Pinky Higgins at that post. Lets compare the past 50 years and which GM was the best in Boston. Dick O’Connell lasted from 1965 through 1977. In that time his best moves were in 1967 when he picked up Gary...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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