An American former baseball player who plied his trade in a professional capacity, Bert Abbey was one of the first in the scene. He played in the years leading up to the 19th century as a pitcher for his team.
He started along as a freshman when he was recruited to the Vermont Catamounts (UVM) team. He played along as a player for the team until he graduated in 1891. He was drafted by Washington Senators after his graduation which kickstarted his Major League Baseball career. He ended his playing career on September 23, 1896.
Bert Abbie was born on November 11, 1869, in Essex, Vermont. He studied at Vermont and played baseball for the Vermont Catamounts team. After his graduation, he shifted places to other parts of the nation. He breathed his last on June 11, 1962, at the age of 92. He was buried at the Mountain View Cemetery in Essex Junction.
He was inducted into UVM’s Athletic Hall of Fame posthumously in 1969.
- Batting: Right Handed
- Throwing: Right Handed
- Position: Pitcher
- MLB Debut: June 14, 1892
- Debut Team: Washington Senators
- Last MLB Appearance: September 23, 1896
- Last Team Appearance in MLB: Brooklyn Bridegrooms
- Teams: Washington Senators (1892), Chicago Colts (1893-1895) and Brooklyn Grooms/ Bridegrooms (1895-1896)
- October 1892: Released by the Washington Senators.
- Before 1893 Season: Sent from ??? to the Pittsburgh Pirates in an unknown transaction.
- June 27, 1893: Traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Chicago Colts for Ad Gumbert.
- Win-Loss Record :22-40
- Earned Run Average: 4.52
- Strikeouts: 161
- Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
- Date of Birth: November 11, 1869
- Place of Birth: Essex, Vermont, U.S.
- Death: June 11, 1962 (Aged 92)
- Buried:Mountain View Cemetery, Essex Junction, Vermont
- Gender: Male
- Height in m: 1.80 m
- Height in ft: 5 feet 11 inches
- Height in cm: 180 cm
- Weight in kg: 79 kilograms
- Weight in pound: 175 lbs.
- Nationality: American
Baseball’s okay in college, but no place for a man with brain.
His stats and career remarks can be traced back on the archives of major baseball references.