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 Joe Bauman

Joe Bauman

Birth
Welch, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 20 Sep 2005 (aged 83)
Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
Plot 58-A-19A
Memorial ID 11790563 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 21 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11790563
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Bauman (16 Apr 1922–20 Sep 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11790563, citing South Park Cemetery, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .