CRESSKILL, N.J. -- Happy birthday to former Cresskill resident Rick Cerone.
Former Major League Baseball player Cerone was born May 19, 1954 and turns 62 on Thursday.
Cerone played high school baseball and football at Essex Catholic High School in Newark.
Cerone then attended Seton Hall University, where he played baseball.
He was primarily a catcher and played from 1975 to 1992 for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and Montreal Expos.
He lived in Cresskill in the 1990s, later moving to Teaneck and Montclair. He now resides in Woodland Park and Long Branch. He has three daughters.