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Portrait of Al Benton

Al Benton PTigers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
14 1688.3 98 88 66 697 3.66
Birth Date3-18-1911
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1934 PHA 23 32 21 155.0 0.0 0.0 7 9 1 0 0 0 682 145 98 84 7 0 88 88 2 58 4.88 4.74 0.00 0.0 0.0
1935 PHA 24 27 9 78.3 0.0 0.0 3 4 0 0 0 0 388 110 81 67 7 0 47 47 1 42 7.70 5.02 0.00 0.0 0.0
1938 DET 27 19 10 95.3 0.0 0.0 5 3 0 0 0 0 409 93 40 35 10 0 39 39 1 33 3.30 5.05 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 DET 28 37 16 150.0 0.0 0.0 6 8 5 0 0 0 693 182 94 76 11 0 58 58 1 67 4.56 4.37 0.00 0.0 0.0
1940 DET 29 42 0 79.3 0.0 0.0 6 10 17 0 0 0 361 93 44 39 5 0 36 36 0 50 4.42 3.84 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 DET 30 38 14 157.7 0.0 0.0 15 6 7 0 0 0 663 130 63 52 11 0 65 65 3 63 2.97 4.16 0.00 0.0 0.0
1942 DET 31 35 30 226.7 0.0 0.0 7 13 2 0 0 0 954 210 87 73 9 0 84 84 0 110 2.90 3.21 0.00 0.0 0.0
1945 DET 34 31 27 191.7 0.0 0.0 13 8 3 0 0 0 811 175 68 43 7 0 63 63 2 76 2.02 3.14 0.00 0.0 0.0
1946 DET 35 28 15 140.7 0.0 0.0 11 7 1 0 0 0 606 132 69 57 9 0 58 58 1 60 3.65 3.69 0.00 0.0 0.0
1947 DET 36 36 14 133.0 0.0 0.0 6 7 7 0 0 0 590 147 77 65 11 0 61 61 1 33 4.40 4.40 0.00 0.0 0.0
1948 DET 37 30 0 44.3 0.0 0.0 2 2 3 0 0 0 210 45 34 28 4 0 36 36 1 18 5.68 5.61 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 CLE 38 40 11 135.7 0.0 0.0 9 6 10 0 0 0 548 116 33 32 7 0 51 51 1 41 2.12 3.71 0.00 0.0 0.0
1950 CLE 39 36 0 63.0 0.0 63.0 4 2 4 6 0 0 268 57 32 25 7 89 30 30 1 26 3.57 4.81 6.20 -0.8 -0.2
1952 BOS 41 24 0 37.7 0.0 37.7 4 3 6 5 0 0 158 37 11 10 1 45 17 17 0 20 2.39 3.00 3.84 1.8 0.1
Career4551671688.30.0100.7988866110073411672831686106134733733156973.664.045.311.0-0.0

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1934 PHA MLB 32 21 155.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1935 PHA MLB 27 9 78.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 DET MLB 19 10 95.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 DET MLB 37 16 150.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1940 DET MLB 42 0 79.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 DET MLB 38 14 157.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .228 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1942 DET MLB 35 30 226.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1945 DET MLB 31 27 191.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1946 DET MLB 28 15 140.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .257 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 DET MLB 36 14 133.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .281 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 30 0 44.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 CLE MLB 40 11 135.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .243 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 CLE MLB 36 0 63.0 6.20 86 .255 .280 .363 .415 .274 .245 105 -0.7 -0.1 -0.8 -0.2
1952 BOS MLB 24 0 37.7 3.84 111 .250 .255 .337 .373 .278 .300 104 3.9 0.4 1.8 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1934 PHA MLB 7 9 1 32 21 155.0 145 88 58 7 0% .262 8.4 5.1 0.4 3.4 1.50 4.88 0.0 0.0
1935 PHA MLB 3 4 0 27 9 78.3 110 47 42 7 0% .354 12.6 5.4 0.8 4.8 2.00 7.70 0.0 0.0
1938 DET MLB 5 3 0 19 10 95.3 93 39 33 10 0% .255 8.8 3.7 0.9 3.1 1.38 3.30 0.0 0.0
1939 DET MLB 6 8 5 37 16 150.0 182 58 67 11 0% .308 10.9 3.5 0.7 4.0 1.60 4.56 0.0 0.0
1940 DET MLB 6 10 17 42 0 79.3 93 36 50 5 0% .326 10.6 4.1 0.6 5.7 1.63 4.42 0.0 0.0
1941 DET MLB 15 6 7 38 14 157.7 130 65 63 11 0% .228 7.4 3.7 0.6 3.6 1.24 2.97 0.0 0.0
1942 DET MLB 7 13 2 35 30 226.7 210 84 110 9 0% .268 8.3 3.3 0.4 4.4 1.30 2.90 0.0 0.0
1945 DET MLB 13 8 3 31 27 191.7 175 63 76 7 0% .253 8.2 3.0 0.3 3.6 1.24 2.02 0.0 0.0
1946 DET MLB 11 7 1 28 15 140.7 132 58 60 9 0% .257 8.4 3.7 0.6 3.8 1.35 3.65 0.0 0.0
1947 DET MLB 6 7 7 36 14 133.0 147 61 33 11 0% .281 9.9 4.1 0.7 2.2 1.56 4.40 0.0 0.0
1948 DET MLB 2 2 3 30 0 44.3 45 36 18 4 0% .272 9.1 7.3 0.8 3.7 1.83 5.68 0.0 0.0
1949 CLE MLB 9 6 10 40 11 135.7 116 51 41 7 0% .243 7.7 3.4 0.5 2.7 1.23 2.12 0.0 0.0
1950 CLE MLB 4 2 4 36 0 63.0 57 30 26 7 51% .245 8.1 4.3 1.0 3.7 1.38 3.57 -0.8 -0.2
1952 BOS MLB 4 3 6 24 0 37.7 37 17 20 1 51% .300 8.8 4.1 0.2 4.8 1.43 2.39 1.8 0.1

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YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Streaks and StringsJay Jaffe2008-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-15


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