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Bert Yeabsley
Pinch hitter/Pinch runner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1893-12-17)December 17, 1893
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: February 8, 1961(1961-02-08) (aged 67)
Place of death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Career information
Debuted in 1919 for the [[Philadelphia Phillies]]
Last played in 1919 for the [[Philadelphia Phillies]]
Career history
*Philadelphia Phillies (1919)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Robert Watkins "Bert" Yeabsley (December 17, 1893 – 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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