Bobby Veach
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1888
Date of Death: 1945
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Professional baseball player
Sports Team: Detroit Tigers (1912-1923)
Boston Red Sox (1924-1925)
New York Yankees (1925)
Washington Senators (1925)
Turtledove Appearances:
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Robert Hayes "Bobby" Veach (June 29, 1888 - August 7, 1945) was an American left-fielder who played fourteen baseball seasons for the Detroit Tigers (1912-23), the Boston Red Sox (1924-25), the New York Yankees (1925) and the Washington Senators (1925).

Bobby Veach in "Batboy" Edit

In Rip's opinion, Bobby Veach was one of the reasons (along with Sam Crawford and Ty Cobb) that the Detroit Tigers beat the St. Louis Browns.[1]


  1. See, e.g., Departures, pg. 154.