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Bill Cronin (fullback)

Bill Cronin
No. 9, 6
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1901-12-05)December 5, 1901
Place of birth: Hingham, Massachusetts
Date of death: March 16, 1956(1956-03-16) (aged 54)
Place of death: Hingham, Massachusetts
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 183 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Hingham (MA)
College: Boston College
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
Stats at

William Cronin (December 5, 1901 – March 16, 1956) was an American football fullback who played three seasons with the Providence Steam Roller of the National Football League. He played college football at Boston College and attended Hingham High School in Hingham, Massachusetts. He was also a member of the Boston Bulldogs of the American Football League.[1]


  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Boston Bulldogs 3.1
    • Providence Steam Roller 3.2
  • Personal life 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early years

Cronin played high school football for the Hingham High School Harbormen. He started the Harbormen hockey team in the early 1940s. He was inducted into the Hingham High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.[2]

College career

Cronin played college football for the Boston College Eagles.[2]

Professional career

Boston Bulldogs

Cronin played for the Boston Bulldogs of the American Football League in 1926.[2]

Providence Steam Roller

Cronin played for the Providence Steam Roller from 1927 to 1929.[2]

Personal life

Cronin's son Bill and brother Jack also played football.[3]


  1. ^ "BILL CRONIN". Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "William 'Bill' Cronin Sr.". Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bill Cronin". ports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
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