Jack Crimian

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Crimian had a 16 year pitching career including four years in the major leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City A’s and Detroit Tigers. His career also includes an International League
stint. As a starter for the first time in 1955 with Toronto he was 19-6 and the International League’s “Most Valuable Player” (MVP). He was a two-time ERA Champion (2.34) in the Triple A League. He
worked 54 games in 1956 for Kansas City, second highest total in the American League. In the 1952 Little World Series, pitching for Rochester, he was the winning pitcher in both the fifth and sixth
games and saved the final game, beating the Kansas City Blues.



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