Sep. 18, 1886 Cincinnati Hamilton County Ohio, USA
Mar. 28, 1961 Cincinnati Hamilton County Ohio, USA
Major League Baseball Team Owner. He was an owner of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He pioneered radio starting with low-powered transmitters and built it into Radio Station WLW, which once broadcasted with 500,000 watts in the 1930's. He produced home appliances including a refrigerator with shelves on the door, called the Crosley Shelvador. Crosley also manufactured a compact automobile called the "Crosley". Sports-wise, he purchased majority interest in the Cincinnati Reds baseball team in 1936 and held that ownership until his death.