Jerry Stephen Crider (September 2, 1941 – April 4, 2008) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Minnesota Twins (1969) and Chicago White Sox (1970). Listed at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 180 lb., Crider batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In a two-season career, Crider posted a 5–7 record with a 4.51 ERA in 53 appearances, including nine starts, giving up 64 runs (four unearned) on 132 hits and 49 walks while striking out 56 in 119 ⅔ innings of work.
Following his baseball career, Crider moved to Mexico and opened a hunting business. He died in Phoenix, Arizona, at the age of 66.
By Dean Hanley
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