When Haas arrived in the majors with Brooklyn, he pinch-hit four days in a row, collecting
a single and three doubles. Haas served in Italy during WWII. Aggressive and hard-hitting,
he hit a career-high .286 in 1947.
»May 8, 1946:
The Reds blow a 5–2 in the 9th when 1B Bert Haas trips over the bullpen mound and misses an easy pop fly by Eddie Stanky that would’ve ended the
game. Stanky then walks to load the bases and Billy Herman follows with a 3-run double to tie the game. The Dodgers win it, 8-5, in the 10th on
a 3-run pinch homer by Don Padgett. 2B Lonny Frey of the Reds throws out 6 straight runners as part of an 11-assist game and adds a triple and 2 singles.
»August 26, 1951:
In the 2nd game against the Yanks, veteran infielder Bert Haas hits a pinch homer in the 6th for the White Sox, his last ML at bat. The Sox will release the 37-year old tomorrow. The Yanks win 8–6, to remain a game behind the Indians. The Sox take the opener, 3–2, behind Saul Rogovin.