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From the archives | Oct. 26

Red Sox acquire Joe Cronin as player/manager

It’s now manager Joe Cronin – of the Boston Red Sox.

Tom Yawkey and Eddie Collins, deciding to make a change in managers and to replace Stanley Harris just as “Bucky” replace Marty McManus a year ago, yesterday announced that they had bought the peppery Cronin from Clark Griffith and had paid the biggest price known to baseball.

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