|Pinch hitter/Pinch runner|
December 17, 1893|
|Died: February 8, 1961
|May 28, 1919, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 10, 1919, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
Robert Watkins "Bert" Yeabsley (December 17, 1893 to February 8, 1961) was a professional baseball player. Yeabsley played in Major League Baseball for Philadelphia Phillies in the 1919 season. He only played in three games in his one-year major league career, not having an at bat in any of them.
In 1916, Yeabsley played minor league baseball for the Raleigh Capitals as an outfielder. He made his major league debut on May 28, 1919. He pinch-hit for pitcher Elmer Jacobs in the 9th inning and drew a walk off Jimmy Ring of the Cincinnati Reds. Over the next two weeks, he appeared in two more games as a pinch runner, and never played professional baseball afterwards.
He was born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Ghosts of the Gridiron:Conshohocken Athletic Club
- Holmesburg Athletic Club Philadelphia Athletic Champs 1919 & 1920
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