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Joe Bauman
Birth: Apr. 16, 1922
Death: Sep. 20, 2005

Professional Baseball Player. His 72 minor-league home runs in 1954 stood as a professional baseball record until Barry Bonds hit 73 in 2001. He played for the Roswell Rockets of the Longhorn League during the 1950s. Bauman, a left-handed first baseman, was 32 when he hit .400 over 138 games in 1954. He was a hulking man at 6-foot-5 and 225 pounds when he hit 337 homers in nine minor league seasons. After retiring, he settled in Roswell, running a service station and later working for a beer distributor until his retirement in 1984. The Joe Bauman Stadium in Roswell in named in his honor. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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South Park Cemetery
Roswell
Chaves County
New Mexico, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Sep 21, 2005
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