No Minor Loss- Joe Bauman

Joe Bauman passed away today.  Fans will know that this name belongs to the minor league home run record holder who banged 72 dingers in 1954 for the Roswell Rockets of the Longhorn League.  He was 83.

Bauman won the Triple Crown that year.  Along with his 72 homers, he batted .400 with 224 rbis.  He also led the league with 150 walks. 

Here are some of his career stats:

Games 1019
Batting Average .337
Homeruns 337
RBIs 1057

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