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Steve Yeager

Baseball Player from United States of America

Steve Yeager Stephen Wayne "Steve" Yeager (born November 24, 1948) is an American right-handed former professional baseball catcher. Yeager spent 14 of the 15 seasons of his Major League Baseball career, from 1972 through 1985, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. His last year, 1986, he played for the Seattle Mariners. As of 2009, Yeager is a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization serving as a representative of the Dodgers Legend Bureau. Yeager once hit two grand slams in one high school game at Meadowdale High School (Ohio) in Dayton, Ohio. Yeager was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 6, 1967, in the 4th round of the 1967 Major League Baseball Draft. After one game with the rookie level Ogden Spikers of the Pioneer League, Yeager was sent to the Dodgers Single-A affiliate, the Dubuque Packers of the Midwest League. The following season, in 1968, Yeager played 59 games for the Single-A Daytona Beach Dodgers of the Florida State League. In 1969, he played 22 games for the Bakersfield Blaze, the Dodgers' Single-A affiliate in the California League, where he threw out 26 runners from behind the plate. Yeager was promoted to Double-A before the end of the 1969 season, playing in 1 game  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1948-11-24
Place of birth
Huntington
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Baseball player

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Sports
Baseball

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