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Pat Crawford

Born: Jan. 28, 1902 in Society Hill, S.C.
Died: Jan. 25, 1994 in Morehead City, N.C.
Debut: 1929 | Pos: Utility Infielder
H: 5’11” | W: 170 | B: L | T: R

4 318 561 75 182 9 104 4 .280

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Pat Crawford, a utility infielder from Society Hill, S.C., played in 318 games in four seasons in Major League Baseball. He made his debut in 1929 with the New York Giants.

In a game on May 26, 1929, Crawford hit a pinch-hit grand slam to help the New York Giants break a 2-2 tie against the Braves. That season, Crawford has three pinch-hit home runs.

His most productive season came in 1930 when he played for both the Giants and the Reds. In 101 games, he collected 86 hits in 300 at-bats. He hit 6 home runs and drove in 43 runs with a .287 batting average.

Following his career in baseball, Crawford worked as a scout and signed, among others, South Carolina-native Ernie White.