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


Compared to Contemporary Center Fielders (Top 50)

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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
CF
27
1915-1941
76.5
76.1
5.7
-0.8
-4.5
2
CF
19
1922-1946
34.3
33.2
-2.6
5.9
-2.7
3
CF
13
1935-1948
24.7
24.1
1.2
0.0
-0.6
4
CF
12
1937-1948
16.9
16.7
0.7
0.0
-0.5
5
CF
10
1933-1945
14.4
15.3
0.3
0.0
-1.2
6
CF
15
1933-1948
12.8
11.8
1.6
0.0
-0.6
7
CF
10
1938-1948
11.8
11.6
-0.1
0.0
0.3
8
CF
15
1931-1948
9.4
9.0
0.4
0.0
-0.5
9
CF
11
1935-1945
5.8
5.1
1.0
0.2
-0.5
10
CF
6
1927-1943
4.3
4.6
-0.4
0.0
0.0
11
CF
13
1931-1945
3.8
0.9
4.1
0.0
-1.7
12
CF
14
1934-1948
3.2
4.5
-0.6
0.0
-0.7
13
CF
4
1939-1946
2.6
2.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
14
CF
10
1931-1942
2.1
2.9
0.7
-0.8
-0.7
15
CF
9
1940-1948
2.0
0.3
1.1
0.8
-0.2
16
CF
3
1939-1941
1.6
1.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
17
CF
2
1940-1946
1.4
1.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
18
CF
3
1935-1944
0.8
0.5
0.3
0.0
-0.1
19
CF
4
1937-1944
0.5
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
20
CF
2
1940-1943
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
21
CF
8
1937-1945
0.0
0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
22
CF
2
1940-1941
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
23
CF
1
1941
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
24
CF
1
1941
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
25
CF
2
1941-1942
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
26
CF
3
1941-1948
-0.4
0.4
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
27
CF
2
1941-1942
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
-0.0
28
CF
4
1936-1943
-0.7
0.4
-1.0
0.0
-0.1
29
CF
8
1936-1943
-0.8
1.5
-1.8
0.0
-0.5
30
CF
6
1937-1942
-1.0
-1.5
0.6
0.0
-0.1
31
CF
15
1932-1948
-1.3
-0.2
-1.5
0.9
-0.4

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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.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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