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Berthold John HaasBorn: Feb. 9, 1914 in Naperville, Ill.Died: June 23, 1999 in Tampa, Fla.Debut: 1937 | Pos: 1B/3B/OFH: 5’11” | W: 180 | B: R | T: RYR G AB R H HR RBI SB BA9 721 2440 263 644 22 263 51 .264>> Visit the Bert Haas biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Bert Haas, who spent parts of nine seasons in the major leagues, died on June 23, 1999 in Tampa, Fla.He hit .264 in his career with 22 home runs and 263 RBI. In 1947, he hit .286 with 3 home runs and 67 RBI. He also was named to the All-Star team that season.His career was put on hold during World War II when he served in Italy.On June 12, 1940, the Dodgers traded Haas, along with Carl Doyle, Ernie Koy and Sam Nahem to the St. Louis Cardinals for Joe Medwick and Curt Davis. He was traded again in Dec. 1947 when the Reds sent him to the Phillies for Tommy Hughes.