Emil Huhn

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Emil Hugo Huhn

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Emil Huhn began his minor league career in 1910, playing for the Shelbyville Millers/Maysville Rivermen and Richmond Pioneers of the Blue Grass League, hitting .200 in 16 games. He played for the Hopkinsville Hoppers in 1911, hitting an improved .296 in 107 games. In 1912, he played for the Adrian Lions, hitting .252, and in 1913 he played for the Adrian Champs, hitting .305. He played for the Seattle Giants in 1914, hitting .295 with 31 doubles and ten triples.

He was the regular first baseman for the Newark Pepper in 1915. After the Federal League folded, he played two seasons for the Cincinnati Reds in 1916 and 1917.

Although his major league career was done after 1917, he continued to play professionally, in the minor leagues, until 1925. From 1918 to 1920, he played for the Milwaukee Brewers, hitting .269, .282 and .295 in his three years with them. He played for the Augusta Georgians in 1921, hitting .359 with 43 doubles and 17 triples.

From 1922 to 1924, he played for the Mobile Bears, hitting .311, .345 and .292 in three years with them. He split 1925 between the Augusta Tygers and Dallas Steers, hitting a combined .329 that season. Overall, he hit .304 with 1,658 hits in 1,544 minor league games.

He was manager of the Augusta Tygers of the South Atlantic League at the time of his death in a car accident in 1925.

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