John called the 2007 World Series sweep of the Colorado Rockies by the Red Sox on Baseball Tonight before the series.
When John was asked how he would change the game he replied with,
"No mascots on the field. Shoot anything that looked like it escaped from 'Sesame Street'."
The title of John's book comes from a time when a woman told him he was too fat to be an athlete
John grew up across the street from Gary Howell in Keyser, West Virginia.
John's last career hit off the Orioles' Scott Erickson, July 30, 1995.
John Provided funding for improvements to little league baseball fields in his hometown of Keyser, West Virginia.
John was hit by a pitch only twice in his career.
John stands at 5'10 inches.
John is left handed.
Parents: Frank "Moe" Kruk and Lena Kruk .
John is one of the anchors on Baseball Tonight.
Has three older Brothers. Thomas, Larry, and Joe Kruk.
He hit 100 home runs before he retired.
Kruk batted .348 in the 1993 World Series.
John Kruk was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1994.
Provided funding for improvements to little league baseball fields in his hometown of Keyser, West Virginia.
He has broadcasted/telecasted for FOX and local telecasts in Philadelphia.
He played Major League Baseball for the Philidelphia Phillies.
He finished his 10-year career with exactly a .300 batting average and exactly 100 home runs.
Abruptly retired from baseball in the middle of a game, walking off the field after a first inning single with an even .300 lifetime batting average.