May 7, 1909|
Salt Lake County, Utah
|Died: March 1, 1956
|April 25, 1935, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 14, 1948, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||3.69|
|Career highlights and awards|
Edward Burlton Heusser (May 7, 1909 – March 1, 1956) was a professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of nine seasons (1935–1948) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cincinnati Reds. He was the National League ERA champion in 1944 with Cincinnati. For his career, he compiled a 56–67 record in 266 appearances with a 3.69 ERA and 299 strikeouts. While playing, Heusser earned the colorful nickname "The Wild Elk of the Wasatch."
- Taylor, Ted (2010). The Ultimate Philadelphia Athletics Reference Book 1901–1954. USA: XLibris Corporation. p. 456. ISBN 9781450025720.
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