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
PS/PC
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
26
CF
59
227
209
43
64
8
5
4
38
3
0
14
0
0
0
4
0
0
.306
.350
.450
.800
111
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
31
CF
43
194
179
27
60
3
5
0
28
0
0
11
0
4
0
0
.335
.374
.408
.782
123
32
CF
64
273
247
41
80
8
3
0
45
2
0
22
0
0
0
4
0
1
.324
.379
.381
.760
119
PS
NN2
33
CF
47
197
176
25
51
10
3
1
30
2
21
0
0
.290
.365
.398
.763
109
PS
NN2
34
LF
43
173
159
12
39
3
0
1
17
1
11
0
3
.245
.294
.283
.577
68
13
6
CF
562
2353
2152
320
628
77
32
17
340
19
0
170
0
0
1
30
0
1
.292
.344
.381
.725
100
162 Game Average
678
620
92
181
22
9
5
98
6
0
49
0
0
0
9
0
41
.292
.344
.381
.725
100
 
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
12
Philadelphia Stars
CF
527
2204
2012
303
591
72
30
16
321
16
165
0
27
0
.294
.347
.383
.730
102
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RF
22
100
92
15
22
3
2
1
11
1
4
1
3
.239
.278
.348
.626
66
3
East All Stars
CF
4
12
12
1
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.250
.250
.333
.583
84
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
PS/PC
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
227
.359
.347
6.2%
0.0%
9.4%
1.8%
1.3%
.144
.119
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
194
.366
.333
5.7%
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.073
.089
273
.363
.331
8.1%
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.057
.087
PS
NN2
197
.364
.343
10.7%
8.9%
0.5%
1.0%
.108
.104
PS
NN2
173
.277
.326
6.4%
8.6%
0.6%
0.7%
.038
.094
13
6
2353
.339
.337
7.2%
8.8%
0.0%
0.6%
314.17
0.7%
1.1%
.089
.104
 
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
12
Philadelphia Stars
2204
.342
.338
7.5%
8.9%
0.7%
1.1%
.089
.104
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
100
.280
.340
4.0%
9.3%
1.0%
1.5%
.109
.126
3
East All Stars
12
.292
.330
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
10.4%
0.65
0.0%
0.0%
.083
.038
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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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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