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C.J. Cron

C.J. Cron 18 1B

Salt Lake Bees

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Christopher John Cron
  • Age: 24 (January 5, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Fullerton, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 235
  • Draft: Round 1 (2011, LAA)
  • MLB Debut: 05/03/2014
  • School: Utah
  • Relationship(s): son of Chris Cron
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C.J. Cron Stats Summary

C.J. Cron Career Stats

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C.J. Cron Awards and Honors

C.J. Cron  18 1B

  • Full Name: Christopher John Cron
  • Born: January 5, 1990
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Fullerton, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 235
  • Draft: Round 1 (2011, LAA)
  • School: Utah
  • MLB Debut: 05/03/2014

Selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first round (17th overall) of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Utah. ... Became the first first-round Draft pick in school history. ... Was a two-time first team All-American (2010-11), a semifinalist for the 2011 Golden Spikes Award and a two-time semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy. ... Twice, he was named Mountain West Conference Player of the Year. ... His .396 career batting average is a school record. ... In 2009, he was the only player in the country to get three hits in a game off No. 1 Draft pick Stephen Strasburg. ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 44th round of the 2008 Draft but did not sign. ... His father, Chris, spent two seasons in the Major Leagues and currently is the manager of Double-A Erie in the Tigers organization. ... His brother, Kevin, was selected by the Mariners in the third round of the 2011 Draft.