From BR Bullpen
George A. Heubel
- Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown
- Height 5' 11", Weight 178 lb.
- Debut May 20, 1871
- Final Game August 17, 1876
- Born 1849 in Germany
- Died January 22, 1896 in Philadelphia, PA USA
 Biographical Information
"Heubel in right was a fair fielder and a very heavy hitter." - Tim Murnane, reminiscing in 1886 about the old Athletics team, in Sporting Life, Dec. 15, 1886
". . . in his day one of the finest outfielders . . ." - Sporting Life, Feb. 22, 1896
George Heubel had played for the Quaker City amateur team as early as 1867, as a teammate of Fergy Malone. In 1871, when the National Association started, he played right field for the championship team, the 1871 Philadelphia Athletics. Malone was the catcher on the Athletics.
He was the first German-born player to appear in the National Association.