Mayville in Dodge County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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.
Erected 2009 by Husting Family, David J. Stalker, Archie Monuments, Mike Kurutz, Mayville Sports Inc., Mayville Mallards & Mayville American Legion Post 69 Baseball Teams.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1856.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayville WI 53050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mayville White Limestone School Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollenstein Wagon and Carriage Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); Wisconsin’s First Iron Smelter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Solomon Juneau House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Solomon Juneau Lake Theresa Dam (approx. 5 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); World War II (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayville.
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Also see . . . A report on the dedication of the marker. (Submitted on June 24, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.