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Ed Sauer

Born: Jan 3, 1919

Death: Jul 1, 1988

Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Ed Sauer

Date of Birth : Jan 3, 1919
Date of Death : Jul 1, 1988
Birth Place : Pittsburgh

Edward Sauer was an American professional baseball player. An outfielder, he appeared in 189 Major League games in 1943–1945 and in 1949 for the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Braves. He stood 6 feet tall, weighed 188 pounds and threw and batted right-handed. The younger brother of slugger Hank Sauer, Ed was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Elon College. His pro career extended for a dozen years, 1940 through 1951. He was a member of the pennant-winning 1945 Cubs and appeared as a pinch hitter twice during the 1945 World Series, striking out each time against Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Hal Newhouser. During his Major League career, Sauer collected 117 hits, including 25 doubles, two triples and five home runs.


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