Berthold "Pete" Husting

Photographed November 12, 2014
Donated in June of 2009 by
Austing Family, David J. Staker, Archie Monuments, Mike Kurutz,
Mayville Sports Inc., Mayville Mallards, and
Mayville American Legion Post 69 Baseball Teams
Mayville, Dodge County, Wisconsin
43° 29.91′ N, 88° 32.76′ W
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This memorial is
dedicated to the life of 
 BERTHOLD "PETE"
HUSTING
Born in Mayville, WI, March 6, 1878 to Jean Pierre and Mary Magdalene Husting. After graduating from Mayville High School, Pete received his law degree at U.W. Madison. As a pitcher, he made his major league debut with Pittsburgh on August 16, 1900. In 1901 he joined the Milwaukee Brewers during the inaugural season of the American League. After playing one game for Boston in 1902, he joined the Philadelphia Athletics and recorded 14 wins and 5 losses, helping them win the American League Championship. His manager Connie Mack, became a lifelong friend. Pete practiced law in Fond du Lac, WI from 1902-1915, then returned to Mayville and practiced law until 1948. He was U.S. District Attorney for the Wisconsin Eastern District, from 1933-1944.
The marker is located at Foster Park in front of the Mayville White Limestone School Building on southbound North Main Street / Highway 67 / County Road Y, between Buchanan Street and Dayton Street, Mayville, Wisconsin 53050.



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