Connie Creeden

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Cornelius Stephen Creeden

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Outfielder Connie Creeden spent seven days in the majors with the Boston Braves from April 28 to May 5, 1943. In five games, he was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.

In the minors, Connie had several good seasons in a seven year career. His first full season came with the Bradford Bees of the Class D Pony League in 1942. He hit .349 with 21 home runs and his 119 RBI led the league. In 1945, Creeden split his season in the Southern Association, hitting .362 between the Little Rock Travelers and the Atlanta Crackers. 1947 saw him with the Port Chester Clippers of the Class B Colonial League. Connie won the batting title, hitting .395, and made the All-Star team. He finished his minor league career in 1948 hitting .327 in 26 games for the Florence Steelers of the Class B Tri-State League and a league leading .402 in 69 games for the St. Hyacinthe Saints of the Provincial League. Creeden appeared in 614 games and batted .354 (797-for-2,250).

For 30 years, he was a self-employed musician. He died from a heart attack at 54 in Santa Ana, CA.

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