From BR Bullpen
Joseph William Heving
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.
- Debut April 29, 1930
- Final Game August 5, 1945
- Born September 2, 1900 in Covington, KY USA
- Died April 11, 1970 in Covington, KY USA
 Biographical Information
Brother of Johnnie Heving, Joe Heving pitched 13 years in the big leagues, posting a record of 76-48 (.613 winning percentage) with 63 saves.
Heving began in the minor leagues in 1923 as an outfielder. In 1925 he became a pitcher.
During most of his major league career Heving was one of the oldest players in the league. Heving was always primarily a reliever except in 1938. He won in double figures in 1939-40, going 11-3 and 12-7.
The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia says that Heving was sent to Milwaukee in May 1938 after an altercation with Earl Averill. He had previously been with Milwaukee in 1936, going 19-12. He also had an altercation once with Ted Williams. Source: Heving brothers honored
He also played for the 1928 Asheville Tourists. The book I Remember Ted Williams includes a quote from Heving who had played for St. Paul against Williams when Williams was with Minneapolis.