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 Joe “Unser Choe” Hauser

Joe “Unser Choe” Hauser

Birth
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 11 Jul 1997 (aged 98)
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Sec 9, Lot 8
Memorial ID 23259 · View Source
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Home run king of the minor leagues. Hit 63 home runs for Baltimore of the International League in 1930. In 1933, he hit 69 home runs--a professional record at the time--for the Minneapolis Millers. Hauser acquired his nickname while playing in his hometown for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1920. Fans would say "Das ist Unser Choe," German for "This is our Joe." In 1924, playing for the Philadelphia Athletics, Hauser hit 27 home runs, second in the league to Babe Ruth.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23259
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joe “Unser Choe” Hauser (12 Jan 1899–11 Jul 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23259, citing Calvary Cemetery, Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .