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In memoriam: Patricia Bertman Mazoh

Bertman Ball Park MustardPatricia Bertman Mazoh, daughter of Joe Bertman, the creator of the iconic Bertman Ball Park Mustard originally served at Cleveland’s League Park, has passed away. She was 83.

Joe Bertman, who began manufacturing brown mustard in the 1920s at his house in the Kinsman neighborhood in Cleveland and selling it in glass gallon jars to League Park, the home of the Cleveland Indians. It was also stocked at Municipal Stadium, making the move when the Indians moved to Progressive Field. Patricia Bertman Mazoh grew up int he family business and served as president of Joe Bertman Foods while also being involved in the efforts to keep baseball in Cleveland.

The mustard, by the way, is still served at Indians games and Joe Bertman Foods is still a family-owned business.


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