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Birdie Tebbetts

George Robert Tebbetts

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: November 10, 1912 in Burlington, VT
High School: Nashua HS (Nashua, NH)
Schools: University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH), Providence College (Providence, RI)
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1934. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 16, 1936 (Age 23.311, 6,713th in MLB history)   vs. PHA 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1937 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/RedSox/Indians 1936-1952

Final Game: September 14, 1952 (Age 39.309)   vs. NYY 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 24, 1999 in Manatee, FL
Buried: St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery, Holmes Beach, FL
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