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Al Benton PTigers

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA
14 455 1688.3 98 88 66 3.66
Birth Date3-18-1911
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1934 PHA MLB 32 21 155.0 7 9 1 145 88 58 7 .000 8.4 5.1 0.4 3.4 0% .262 .000 1.50 4.74 4.88 0 0.00 0.0
1935 PHA MLB 27 9 78.3 3 4 0 110 47 42 7 .000 12.6 5.4 0.8 4.8 0% .354 .000 2.00 5.02 7.70 0 0.00 0.0
1938 DET MLB 19 10 95.3 5 3 0 93 39 33 10 .000 8.8 3.7 0.9 3.1 0% .255 .000 1.38 5.05 3.30 0 0.00 0.0
1939 DET MLB 37 16 150.0 6 8 5 182 58 67 11 .000 10.9 3.5 0.7 4.0 0% .308 .000 1.60 4.37 4.56 0 0.00 0.0
1940 DET MLB 42 0 79.3 6 10 17 93 36 50 5 .000 10.6 4.1 0.6 5.7 0% .326 .000 1.63 3.84 4.42 0 0.00 0.0
1941 DET MLB 38 14 157.7 15 6 7 130 65 63 11 .000 7.4 3.7 0.6 3.6 0% .228 .000 1.24 4.16 2.97 0 0.00 0.0
1942 DET MLB 35 30 226.7 7 13 2 210 84 110 9 .000 8.3 3.3 0.4 4.4 0% .268 .000 1.30 3.21 2.90 0 0.00 0.0
1945 DET MLB 31 27 191.7 13 8 3 175 63 76 7 .000 8.2 3.0 0.3 3.6 0% .253 .000 1.24 3.14 2.02 0 0.00 0.0
1946 DET MLB 28 15 140.7 11 7 1 132 58 60 9 .000 8.4 3.7 0.6 3.8 0% .257 .000 1.35 3.69 3.65 0 0.00 0.0
1947 DET MLB 36 14 133.0 6 7 7 147 61 33 11 .000 9.9 4.1 0.7 2.2 0% .281 .000 1.56 4.40 4.40 0 0.00 0.0
1948 DET MLB 30 0 44.3 2 2 3 45 36 18 4 .000 9.1 7.3 0.8 3.7 0% .272 .000 1.83 5.61 5.68 0 0.00 0.0
1949 CLE MLB 40 11 135.7 9 6 10 116 51 41 7 .000 7.7 3.4 0.5 2.7 0% .243 .000 1.23 3.71 2.12 0 0.00 0.0
1950 CLE MLB 36 0 63.0 4 2 4 57 30 26 7 .274 105 8.1 4.3 1.0 3.7 51% .245 .255 1.38 4.81 3.57 99 0.00 0.0
1952 BOS MLB 24 0 37.7 4 3 6 37 17 20 1 .278 104 8.8 4.1 0.2 4.8 51% .300 .250 1.43 3.00 2.39 91 3.89 0.3
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Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1934 PHA MLB 32 21 155.0 7 9 1 145 88 58 7 .000 8.4 5.1 0.4 3.4 0% .262 .000 1.50 4.74 4.88
1935 PHA MLB 27 9 78.3 3 4 0 110 47 42 7 .000 12.6 5.4 0.8 4.8 0% .354 .000 2.00 5.02 7.70
1938 DET MLB 19 10 95.3 5 3 0 93 39 33 10 .000 8.8 3.7 0.9 3.1 0% .255 .000 1.38 5.05 3.30
1939 DET MLB 37 16 150.0 6 8 5 182 58 67 11 .000 10.9 3.5 0.7 4.0 0% .308 .000 1.60 4.37 4.56
1940 DET MLB 42 0 79.3 6 10 17 93 36 50 5 .000 10.6 4.1 0.6 5.7 0% .326 .000 1.63 3.84 4.42
1941 DET MLB 38 14 157.7 15 6 7 130 65 63 11 .000 7.4 3.7 0.6 3.6 0% .228 .000 1.24 4.16 2.97
1942 DET MLB 35 30 226.7 7 13 2 210 84 110 9 .000 8.3 3.3 0.4 4.4 0% .268 .000 1.30 3.21 2.90
1945 DET MLB 31 27 191.7 13 8 3 175 63 76 7 .000 8.2 3.0 0.3 3.6 0% .253 .000 1.24 3.14 2.02
1946 DET MLB 28 15 140.7 11 7 1 132 58 60 9 .000 8.4 3.7 0.6 3.8 0% .257 .000 1.35 3.69 3.65
1947 DET MLB 36 14 133.0 6 7 7 147 61 33 11 .000 9.9 4.1 0.7 2.2 0% .281 .000 1.56 4.40 4.40
1948 DET MLB 30 0 44.3 2 2 3 45 36 18 4 .000 9.1 7.3 0.8 3.7 0% .272 .000 1.83 5.61 5.68
1949 CLE MLB 40 11 135.7 9 6 10 116 51 41 7 .000 7.7 3.4 0.5 2.7 0% .243 .000 1.23 3.71 2.12
1950 CLE MLB 36 0 63.0 4 2 4 57 30 26 7 .274 105 8.1 4.3 1.0 3.7 51% .245 .255 1.38 4.81 3.57
1952 BOS MLB 24 0 37.7 4 3 6 37 17 20 1 .278 104 8.8 4.1 0.2 4.8 51% .300 .250 1.43 3.00 2.39

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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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