Date and Place of Birth: February 15, 1906 Pelham, New York
March 27, 2004 Pelham, New York
Baseball Experience: Major League
Rank: Warrant Officer
Military Unit: 14th Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron, 5th Air Force USAAF
Area Served: Pacific Theater of Operations
Robert A “Bob” Cremins
was born on February 15, 1906 in
Cremins remained in the minors for a couple of years, ending his career with Springfield of the Eastern League in 1929 and returning home to work as Receiver of Taxes for the Town of Pelham.
On September 21, 1943,
at the age of 37, Cremins entered military service with the Army
Air Force. In the
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Cremins was discharged in 1946 and returned to his position as Receiver of Taxes. He was twice Commander of the American Legion Post No 50, was elected to the Westchester County Board of Supervisors in November 1964, and in 1970-1971, he was a cartoonist for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. In 1982, Cremins was elected to the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame.Bob Cremins passed away on March 27, 2004 in
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