|Full name||Edward Bateson|
|Nov 1925–33||Wakefield Trinity||170||110|
|As of 17 April 2013|
Edward "Ted" Bateson (birth registered January→March 1899) born in Settle, was a rugby union and professional rugby league and association football (soccer) footballer, and cricketer of the 1920s and '30s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Yorkshire, and at club level for Skipton RFC as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, playing club level rugby league (RL) for Wakefield Trinity (Heritage #322), as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5, playing club level association football (soccer) for Blackburn Rovers, and playing representative level cricket for Lancashire County Cricket Club, he also participated at athletics, boxing, and tennis.
County Cup final appearances
Ted Bateson played Right-Wing, i.e. number 2 in Wakefield Trinity's 3-10 defeat by Huddersfield in the 1926 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1926–27 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Wednesday 1 December 1926, the original match on Saturday 27 November 1926 was postponed due to fog.
Ted Bateson extended the 'most tries in a season' record for Wakefield Trinity with 26-tries scored in the 1928–29 season, and 27-tries scored in the 1929–30 season, this record was extended by Freddie Smart to 29-tries in the 1931–32 season. Ted Bateson is twelfth on Wakefield Trinity's all time try scoring list.
- Search for "Bateson" at rugbyleagueproject.org
- Photograph of Ted Bateson
- Statistics at cricketarchive.com