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Joseph Erwin Just(Born: Joseph Erwin Juszczak)Born: Jan. 8, 1916 in Milwaukee, WIDied: Nov. 22, 2003 in Franklin, WIDebut: 1944 | Pos: CH: 5’11” | W: 185 | B: R | T: RYRGABRHHRRBISBBA2254527020.156>> Visit the Joe Just biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Joe Just, a catcher who played in 25 games for the Reds from 1944-45, died on Nov. 22, 2003 in Franklin, WI. He was 87.He was 28 years old when he made his debut on May 13, 1944 with the Reds. He appeared in 11 games that sason, hitting .182 with 2 hits in 11 at-bats. In 1945, he collected five hits in 34 at-bats, driving in 2 runs.According to his obituary, Just was also a catcher for the minor league Milwaukee Brewers and later worked for the Milwaukee Braves as a minor league manager.He had been married to his wife, Naomi, for 63 years.