Crandall and pitcher Warren Spahn started 316 games as a battery, which was passed by Mickey Lolich and Bill Freehan (who pitched together from 1963 to 1975). Currently. The Spahn-Crandall battery currently ranks as the third best in games played together of any such duo since 1900.
Dell Crandall was inducted into Braves Hall of Fame in 2003. The catcher spent 13 years with the Braves organization, playing in Boston from 1949-1950 and then in Milwaukee from 1953 to 1963. During his 15-year career, he was an 11-time All-Star selection, a 4-time Gold Glove Winner and a member of the 1957 World Series Championship team.
Final Resting Place:
Loma Linda Memorial Park
701 E Bastanchury Road
Fullerton, California, 92835
Grave Location:Garden Mausoleum, San Marco South
Grave Location Description
As you enter the cemetery park at the south side of Garden Mausoleum and follow the walkway to the first wall on the left. MLB catcher Del Crandall is in the very first column, the middle marker (3rd from the top and 3rd from the bottom).