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Sam Crane (shortstop)


Sam Crane (shortstop)

Sam Crane
Born: (1894-09-13)September 13, 1894
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Died: November 12, 1955(1955-11-12) (aged 61)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1914 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
April 23, 1922 for the Brooklyn Robins
Career statistics
Batting average .208
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 30

Samuel Byren Crane (September 13, 1894 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – November 12, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was a professional baseball player who played shortstop from 1914 to 1922.

Crane was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend in the spring of 1930 and sentenced to 18–36 years in prison. His former manager Connie Mack eventually arranged for his parole in 1944.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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