“Cro” was once considered a part of the best outfields in the game as a member of the Montreal Expos in the early 1980s.
Then Warren Cromartie made a name for himself—as well as a book—when he took his game to Japan.
He turns 57 today.
Slugging It Out in Japan: An American Major Leaguer in the Tokyo Outfield (with Robert Whiting).
Bonus Nickname of the Day birthday: Hunky Shaw, born this date in 1884. His first ML game was his only ML game.