Bert Yeabsley

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Bert Yeabsley
Pinch hitter/Pinch runner
Born: (1893-12-17)December 17, 1893
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: February 8, 1961(1961-02-08) (aged 67)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 28, 1919, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 10, 1919, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Games played 3
Plate appearances 1
Walks 1

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.

Yeabsley also played professional football from 1914 until 1919 for the Conshohocken Athletic Club. In 1919, he played football for the Holmesburg Athletic Club.

He was born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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