Joseph Taylor Crede (pronounced CREE-DEE, born April 26, 1978 in Jefferson City, Missouri) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman. Crede attended high school at Fatima High School in Westphalia, Missouri which he led to 3 district championships (1991, 1992, 1996) and two final four berths ('95, '96) as a pitcher. Crede was drafted by the White Sox in the 5th round of the 1996 amateur draft and made his debut with the team in 2000.
Crede was a member of the White Sox when they won the World Series in 2005, their first championship in eighty-eight years. The highlight of his postseason came in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series when he hit a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning.
- ^ The Official MLB Website, Joe Crede Stats, Bio, Photos,and Highlights from MLB.com, Retrieved July 7, 2010.
- ^ The Official Site of The Chicago White Sox, Biography and Career Highlights: Joe Crede, mlb.com, Retrieved on July 7, 2008.
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