George John Hausmann
Born: Feb. 11, 1916 in St. Louis, Mo.
Died: June 16, 2004 in Boerne, Texas
Debut: 1944 | Pos: 2B
H: 5'5" | W: 145 | B: R | T: R
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George Hausmann, a second baseman for the Giants in the 1940s, died on June 16, 2004 in Boerne, Texas, after a battle with cancer. He was 88.
In 301 career games, Hausmann hit .268 with three home runs and 78 RBI. He also had 304 hits and 10 stolen bases.
He debuted with the Giants in 1944 and played for the team in 1945. Then, he jumped to the Mexican League on March 30, 1946. He was suspended by Baseball commissioner Happy Chandler for the move, but the suspension was later lifted. He played briefly for the Giants in 1949.
According to his obituary, he managed minor league teams after retiring as a player. Later, he worked for a bottling plant.