Joe Heving

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Joe Heving
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Born: September 2, 1900
Covington, Kentucky
Died: April 11, 1970(1970-04-11) (aged 69)
Covington, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 29, 1930, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
August 5, 1945, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 76–48
Strikeouts 429
Earned run average 3.90
Saves 63

Joseph William Heving (September 2, 1900 – April 11, 1970) was a professional baseball player. Heving played as a pitcher for the New York Giants, Chicago White Sox (1933–34), Cleveland Indians (1937–38 and 1941–44), Boston Red Sox (1938–40) and Boston Braves (1945).

In 1944, Heving led all American League pitchers in appearances with 63, despite being the only grandfather playing in the major leagues.[1] Heving was the oldest player in the American League from 1942 to 1944.

Heving was the brother of catcher Johnnie Heving. He was born and died in Covington, Kentucky.

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  1. ^ Bierne, Rev. Gerald E. "The Ballplayers - Joe Heving 1900". Retrieved 2006-12-23. 

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