Warren Livingston Cromartie (born September 29, 1953, in Miami Beach, Florida) is a retired American baseball player best remembered for his early career with the Montreal Expos. He and fellow young outfielders Ellis Valentine and Andre Dawson were the talk of Major League Baseball when they came up together with the Expos in the late seventies.
Nicknamed "Cro", he was incredibly popular with the fans in Montreal. When Standard Brands introduced the "Reggie Bar" in honor of Reggie Jackson's heroics in the 1977 World Series, Cromartie joked in an interview that he wanted a candy bar named after him. Shortly afterwards, he got his wish; the CroBar (almonds in 100% chocolate) was a popular item sold at Olympic Stadium with the proceeds going to Juvenile Diabetes.
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- ^ Bob Dunn (August 8, 1977). "A Bargain, And Bye-bye Basement". Sports Illustrated.
- ^ Steve Wulf (April 12, 1982). "Montreal". Sports Illustrated.
- ^ Nick Auf Der Maur (October 9, 1981). "Don't Waste Time On Phone Pests". Montreal Gazette.
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