Hank Sauer

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Birthday
17, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 24, 2001 (84)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 24, 2001 (84)

About

2-time All-Star MLB outfielder who hit 288 home runs during his 15 years in the majors; named National League MVP in 1952 after leading the NL with 37 home runs for the Chicago Cubs.

Before Fame

He was born and raised in the Pittsburgh suburbs and worked odd jobs as a child to help support his family.

Trivia

He spent the last three years of his career with the New York and San Francisco Giants, retiring in 1959.

Family Life

He married his second wife Esther in 1940 and remarried his first wife Jeanne in 1979 after Ester passed away.

Associated With

He spent a season playing alongside the legendary Stan Musial on the St. Louis Cardinals.

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