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
106
PBG
IND
22
CF
5
20
19
0
5
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.263
.300
.263
.563
58
PS
NN2
23
CF
29
114
98
16
27
4
0
0
12
2
15
0
1
.276
.372
.316
.688
77
PC/PS
NN2
24
CF
48
209
187
30
45
3
4
2
25
1
16
1
5
.241
.304
.332
.635
65
PS
25
CF
52
202
187
29
54
8
3
6
30
1
15
0
.289
.342
.460
.801
108
26
CF
59
227
209
43
64
8
5
4
38
3
0
14
0
0
0
4
0
0
.306
.350
.450
.800
102
PS
NN2
27
CF
24
99
91
8
24
6
0
0
10
2
7
1
.264
.316
.330
.646
83
PS
NN2
28
CF
45
177
168
22
37
6
1
1
25
0
9
0
.220
.260
.286
.546
55
MULT
29
CF
50
222
207
29
70
8
5
0
40
2
12
0
3
0
.338
.374
.425
.800
108
PS
NN2
30
CF
53
246
225
38
71
9
3
2
37
3
16
5
.316
.361
.409
.770
98
31
CF
43
194
179
27
60
3
5
0
28
0
0
11
0
4
0
0
.335
.374
.408
.782
116
MULT
MULT
32
CF
74
313
287
42
86
9
3
0
46
2
0
22
3
0
0
4
0
1
.300
.350
.352
.701
102
PS
NN2
33
CF
47
197
176
25
51
10
3
1
30
2
21
0
0
.290
.365
.398
.763
111
PS
NN2
34
LF
43
173
159
12
39
3
0
1
17
1
11
0
3
.245
.294
.283
.577
72
14
7
CF
577
2413
2211
321
639
78
32
17
342
19
0
171
3
0
1
30
0
1
.289
.340
.376
.717
93
162 Game Average
677
621
90
179
22
9
5
96
6
0
48
97
0
0
8
0
41
.289
.340
.376
.717
93
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
567
2373
2171
320
633
77
32
17
341
19
0
171
0
0
1
30
0
1
.292
.344
.380
.724
95
1
vs Major Leagues
10
40
40
1
6
1
0
0
1
0
0
3
0
0
.150
.150
.175
.325
-1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RF
10
40
38
0
11
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
0
.289
.325
.316
.641
82
12
Philadelphia Stars
CF
527
2204
2012
303
591
72
30
16
321
16
165
0
27
0
.294
.347
.383
.730
97
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
RF
22
100
92
15
22
3
2
1
11
1
4
1
3
.239
.278
.348
.626
65
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
72
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
64
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
-
10
40
40
1
6
1
0
0
1
0
0
3
0
0
.150
.150
.175
.325
-1



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PBG
NN2
20
.343
.326
5.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.092
PBG
IND
20
.278
.332
5.0%
7.1%
0.7%
9.92
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.099
PS
NN2
114
.332
.352
13.2%
8.4%
0.0%
1.4%
.041
.132
PC/PS
NN2
209
.293
.349
7.7%
9.5%
1.0%
1.5%
.091
.129
PS
202
.363
.351
7.4%
8.7%
3.0%
1.9%
.171
.118
227
.359
.361
6.2%
0.0%
9.8%
1.8%
1.3%
.144
.124
PS
NN2
99
.304
.327
7.1%
8.4%
0.0%
1.2%
.066
.105
PS
NN2
177
.264
.335
5.1%
9.8%
0.6%
1.0%
.065
.096
MULT
222
.373
.364
5.4%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.106
PS
NN2
246
.354
.358
6.5%
9.0%
0.8%
0.9%
.093
.109
194
.366
.343
5.7%
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.073
.092
MULT
MULT
313
.336
.330
7.0%
1.0%
8.4%
7.33
0.0%
0.9%
.052
.090
PS
NN2
197
.364
.340
10.7%
8.9%
0.5%
1.0%
.108
.103
PS
NN2
173
.277
.320
6.4%
8.4%
0.6%
0.7%
.038
.092
14
7
2413
.335
.345
7.1%
9.0%
6.0%
1.4%
0.00
254.55
0.7%
1.1%
.087
.107
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
2373
.338
.346
7.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
300.17
0.7%
1.1%
.088
.107
1
vs Major Leagues
40
.148
.299
0.0%
7.5%
7.5%
5.6%
0.00
1.34
0.0%
1.2%
.025
.102
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
40
.310
.329
5.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.026
.096
12
Philadelphia Stars
2204
.342
.346
7.5%
9.1%
0.7%
1.1%
.089
.107
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
100
.280
.341
4.0%
9.3%
1.0%
1.5%
.109
.126
3
East All Stars
12
.292
.358
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
9.6%
0.71
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
.286
0.0%
4.5%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
40
.148
.299
0.0%
7.5%
7.5%
5.6%
0.00
1.34
0.0%
1.2%
.025
.102

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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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