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Montford Montgomery Cross (August 31, 1869 - June 21, 1934), was an Americanmarker Major League Baseball baseball player. He played fifteen seasons in the majors, between and , for five different teams.

Cross played most of his career in Philadelphia, where he was the starting shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies from until . At that point, he jumped to the new American League and the crosstown Philadelphia Athletics. He was their starting shortstop from until , including the 1902 team that won the AL pennant in the year before the World Series began play.

After batting just .189 in , Cross relinquished the starting role to 19-year-old rookie John Knight for much of , when the Athletics won their second pennant. After batting .266 in his part-time role, Cross regained the starting role in when Knight was moved to third base to replace Lave Cross, who had been sold to the Washington Senators. However, he batted just .200, and would be replaced as the starter once again in , this time by Simon Nicholls. After another season of struggles at the plate, Cross retired at age 38.

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