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Ed Heusser

Ed Heusser
Born: (1909-05-07)May 7, 1909
Salt Lake County, Utah
Died: March 1, 1956(1956-03-01) (aged 46)
Aurora, Colorado
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1935, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 1948, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record56–67
Earned run average3.69
Career highlights and awards

Edward Burlton Heusser (May 7, 1909 – March 1, 1956) was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1935 to 1948 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cincinnati Reds. He was the National League earned run average champion in 1944 with the Cincinnati Reds. For his career, he compiled a 56-67 record in 266 appearances with a 3.69 ERA and 299 strikeouts. While playing, Heusser earned the colorful nickname of "The Wild Elk of Wasatch".[1][self-published source]

Heusser was born in Salt Lake County, Utah, and later died from cancer in Aurora, Colorado, at the age of 46.

See also


  1. ^ Taylor, Ted (2010). The Ultimate Philadelphia Athletics Reference Book 1901–1954. USA: XLibris Corporation. p. 456. ISBN 9781450025720.

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