Gene Benson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Gene Benson



Eugene Benson


Born: October 21, 1913 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: April 5, 1999 in Philadelphia, PA
          (85 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• High School: West Philadelphia HS (Philadelphia, PA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
PBG
NN2
20
RF
5
20
19
0
6
1
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
.316
.350
.368
.718
101
PS
NN2
23
CF
29
114
98
16
27
4
0
0
12
2
15
0
1
.276
.372
.316
.688
82
PC/PS
NN2
24
CF
48
209
187
30
45
3
4
2
25
1
16
1
5
.241
.304
.332
.635
69
PS
25
CF
52
202
187
29
54
8
3
6
30
1
15
0
.289
.342
.460
.801
115
PS
NN2
26
CF
58
221
203
43
62
7
5
4
36
2
14
4
.305
.350
.448
.799
110
PS
NN2
27
CF
24
99
91
8
24
6
0
0
10
2
7
1
.264
.316
.330
.646
89
PS
NN2
28
CF
45
177
168
22
37
6
1
1
25
0
9
0
.220
.260
.286
.546
60
MULT
29
CF
50
222
207
29
70
8
5
0
40
2
12
0
3
0
.338
.374
.425
.800
117
PS
NN2
30
CF
53
246
225
38
71
9
3
2
37
3
16
5
.316
.361
.409
.770
109
PS
NN2
31
CF
42
192
177
26
60
3
5
0
28
0
11
0
4
.339
.378
.412
.790
126
PS
NN2
32
CF
62
269
243
41
79
8
3
0
45
2
22
0
4
.325
.381
.383
.764
120
PS
NN2
33
CF
47
197
176
25
51
10
3
1
30
2
21
0
0
.290
.365
.398
.763
109
12
5
CF
515
2168
1981
307
586
73
32
16
321
17
159
1
27
0
.296
.348
.389
.738
103
162 Game Average
682
623
97
184
23
10
5
101
5
50
1
8
0
.296
.348
.389
.738
103
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RF
5
20
19
0
6
1
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
.316
.350
.368
.718
101
11
Philadelphia Stars
CF
484
2031
1853
291
552
69
30
15
304
15
154
0
24
0
.298
.352
.392
.744
105
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RF
22
100
92
15
22
3
2
1
11
1
4
1
3
.239
.278
.348
.626
66
1
NNL All Stars
CF
3
13
13
1
5
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
.385
.385
.385
.769
141
1
South All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
57



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PBG
NN2
20
.343
.332
5.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.095
PS
NN2
114
.332
.341
13.2%
8.2%
0.0%
1.4%
.041
.127
PC/PS
NN2
209
.293
.340
7.7%
9.3%
1.0%
1.5%
.091
.126
PS
202
.363
.341
7.4%
8.4%
3.0%
1.9%
.171
.114
PS
NN2
221
.357
.347
6.3%
9.5%
1.8%
1.4%
.143
.121
PS
NN2
99
.304
.316
7.1%
8.1%
0.0%
1.2%
.066
.102
PS
NN2
177
.264
.326
5.1%
9.6%
0.6%
1.0%
.065
.093
MULT
222
.373
.349
5.4%
9.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.102
PS
NN2
246
.354
.342
6.5%
8.6%
0.8%
0.9%
.093
.103
PS
NN2
192
.369
.332
5.7%
8.6%
0.0%
330.50
0.0%
0.8%
.073
.089
PS
NN2
269
.365
.332
8.2%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.058
.088
PS
NN2
197
.364
.343
10.7%
8.9%
0.5%
1.0%
.108
.104
12
5
2168
.344
.338
7.3%
8.9%
0.7%
1.1%
.093
.105
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
20
.343
.332
5.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.095
11
Philadelphia Stars
2031
.347
.338
7.6%
8.9%
0.7%
1.1%
.094
.105
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
100
.280
.340
4.0%
9.3%
1.0%
1.5%
.109
.126
1
NNL All Stars
13
.365
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079
1
South All Stars
4
.237
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James