Owen “Ownie” Carroll was an all-state all-star for four years in basketball and baseball at St. Benedict’s High School in Newark, New Jersey. His  pitching record was  49-2.  Owen  had equally phenomenal success pitching for Holy Cross College where he posted 50-2 career record, losing only to Princeton and Boston College as a sophomore. Carroll appeared in just one professional basketball game, but he had a nine-year pro major league baseball career, hurling for the Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees, the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers.



OWNIE CARROLL Height: 5:10 Weight: 165 College: Holy Cross’25
Owen Thomas Carroll Born: Nov 11, 1902 Died: Jun 8, 1975 Hometown: Newark, NJ
Played Major League Baseball REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG  


1921-22 Holy Cross College
1922-23 Holy Cross College
1923-24 Holy Cross College
1924-25 Holy Cross College
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1925-26  Newark MBL 1 1 0 2 2.0
Major League Totals 1 1 0 2 2.0


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