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Al Benton
John Alton Benton

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 4", Weight 215 lb.

MLB Debut April 18, 1934
Final Game September 21, 1952
Born March 18, 1911 in Noble, OK
Died April 14, 1968

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1942 31 WAA AL  16  12  .571  37  33   4   1   0   3  247.1  203  1032   89   69  10  100  17   0  143   5  0  2.51  CY-5
 1945 34 WAA AL  12   8  .600  53  24   2  15   7   0  212.1  172   863   48   39   8   69   7   3  113   6  0  1.65  CY-5
 1946 35 WAA AL   9   6  .600  49   9   0  23   0   0  132.1  120   574   62   48   6   57  12   1   68   4  0  3.26  CY-22
 1947 36 WAA AL   6   5  .545  43  14   0  14   1   0  116.0  127   504   59   55   9   51   2   0   38   2  0  4.27  
 1948 37 WAA AL   0   0  .000   1   0   0   1   0   0    1.0    3     6    1    1   0    1   0   0    0   0  0  9.00  
 1949 38 BRN NL  10   7  .588  56   0   0  45  21   0   85.2   64   338   24   23   9   23   5   1   34   1  0  2.42  CY-6
 1950 39 BRN NL   1   1  .500  14   0   0   6   1   0   16.2   19    81    6    5   1   12   3   1    5   1  2  2.70  
 1952 41 BOA AL   3   1  .750  26   1   0  12   2   0   38.1   37   169   11   10   0   17   1   0   23   0  0  2.35  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
  8 Seasons      57  40  .588 279  81   6 117  32   3  849.2  745  3567  300  250  43  330  47   6  424  19  2  2.65
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1942 31 WAA AL  44   82   2.9   0  4.36   85   8   0  .094   5    7    4  .571   17   12  .586 -106   
 1945 34 WAA AL  41   63   2.7   7  3.67   61   8   0  .131   0    4    4 1.000   18   12  .600  -66   
 1946 35 WAA AL  41   53   3.5   1  4.00   28   3   0  .107   4   11    7  .636    7    5  .583  -39   
 1947 36 WAA AL  47   61   4.8   2  3.93   25   5   0  .200   3    4    1  .250    8    7  .533  -37   
 1948 37 WAA AL  33    2  29.3   0          0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  333   
 1949 38 BRN NL  33   24   2.6  25         13   1   0  .077   0    3    2  .667    0    1  .000  -56   
 1950 39 BRN NL  44   13   7.4   1          0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    1    0 1.000   98   
 1952 41 BOA AL  49   13   3.2   3  4.00    4   0   0  .000   5    4    0  .000    0    1  .000  -62   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
  8 Seasons          315   3.3  39        216  25   0  .116  17   33   18  .545   51   38  .573  -64   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 23.1 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1949 WS    BRN BOA   W    2 12.00   1-1   0  0   3.0   6   4   0   2
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1942  WAA   84-70   Larry Cupp
 1945  WAA   85-69   Larry Cupp
 1946  WAA   68-86   Larry Cupp
 1947  WAA   58-96   Larry Cupp
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 1949  BRN   99-55   Robert Rescigno
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 1952  BOA   70-84   Rob Tomlinson

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