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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Benito James Distefano
Stat Years
1982-1993  [mlb] 1984-1992
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (639) ... 1B (587) ... C (5)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)
Colleges
Alvin Community College (Alvin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #2 (#29 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-05-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.115)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [8] HOU [1] BAL [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10777 ... retro id: distb001 ... mlbam id: 113391
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Greenwood PiratesSALApit-201b---1136477741382381589114855811280.289.396.465.86156622246.369.176.30315.0210.250.6831.82.6533.3
    1983Lynn SailorsEastAApit-21of---213748071130197259224634052650.271.357.496.85355623851.352.225.24911.337.190.6319.24.5039.2
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-221b-of---366240407313863321241450160.304.378.500.87827012027.300.196.3038.895.190.5840.02.2237.0
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1022of-1bL-S-E-P34578101312390151312013.167.226.346.57286276.231.179.1615.8115.122.6026.03.4946.2
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-23of---4136480741142781467526953111110.238.334.415.74955219949.327.177.24212.509.600.7734.32.5443.0
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-24of-1b---511140258104259135724414532460.259.329.463.79245218647.301.204.2619.079.961.1030.92.8845.2
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3124ofL-S-E-P53139371015001500200.179.190.282.47242112.128.103.1712.3811.905.0039.02.3828.6
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-251b---6130431671202041577767753150470.278.402.448.85052719339.350.170.28614.6110.060.6928.72.8532.5
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-26of---7135482691272611963655058121560.263.344.440.78455021246.282.177.2639.0910.551.1625.43.4536.2
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30261bL-S-E-P716296103116003400111.345.394.6211.01533185.379.276.3609.0912.121.3329.03.0350.0
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-271b---8517241003002310000.235.350.294.6442051.176.059.28610.0015.001.500.00.0025.0
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30271bL-S-E-P89615412388021510173032036.247.333.338.6711765210.208.091.2959.6617.051.7677.01.1426.3
    1990Chunichi---Intl----281b-of---95618118394051410103300000.215.257.320.577191589.000.105.0005.2417.283.3036.22.6223.1
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-291b---1012442752114232188352415242370.267.335.457.79247719543.293.190.2678.6010.901.2723.73.7737.7
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-301b---113211013326201511121520100.291.368.382.750125428.200.091.3339.6012.001.250.00.0025.0
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3030of-1bL-S-E-P11526041402070051410011.233.303.300.60366182.150.067.3047.5821.212.800.00.0014.3
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-31of-1b---12116414519217563421316462310.222.284.331.61545613728.186.109.2486.8014.042.0669.01.3230.4
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)2403603582135742113166543611.228.296.350.64640312625.208.122.2597.6916.382.1351.41.7430.5
    National League Totals (5 yrs)2403603582135742113166543611.228.296.350.64640312625.208.122.2597.6916.382.1351.41.7430.5
    Minor League Totals112839605711048200541316134330495455551130570.265.352.442.79445511749385.305.177.26910.8810.000.9230.22.8836.7
    Minor: Intl Totals5618118394051410103300000.215.257.320.577191589.166.105.2385.2417.283.3036.22.6223.1
    Minor: A Totals136477741382381589114855811280.289.396.465.86156622246.369.176.30315.0210.250.6831.82.6533.3
    Minor: AA Totals13748071130197259224634052650.271.357.496.85355623851.352.225.24911.337.190.6319.24.5039.2
    Minor: AAA Totals85530034267801583991432302234735749822440.260.344.429.77334291289288.288.169.26710.1210.411.0333.02.6536.9
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)1883003168133735112652443510.227.294.360.65433710823.220.133.2507.7215.432.0042.92.0833.8
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)526041402070051410011.233.303.300.60366182.150.067.3047.5821.212.800.00.0014.3
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Greenwood PiratesSALA201B13300.011841041910213071288.9859.700.0096.497.81
    1983Lynn SailorsEastAA211B600.04020242421.0007.000.004.34.44
    1983Lynn SailorsEastAA21OF13000.023111131255242.9491.900.0093.594.91
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA221B3600.0282220293043041.0008.400.0025.754.52
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA22OF3200.05280160601.0001.900.0022.948.55
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB221B1700.0557156362.9843.600.0010.537.82
    1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22OF2000.0332213735.9461.800.0012.344.48
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA231B2200.018780181951951.0008.900.0015.416.24
    1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA23OF11700.01881082206198.9611.700.0081.886.02
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA241B5600.047931739517510.9869.100.0038.950.52
    1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA24OF5800.0856209391.9781.600.0040.352.34
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB241B100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.27
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24OF900.01300013131.0001.400.005.629.09
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA251B10900.09926158510581053.9959.700.0075.783.81
    1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA25OF2200.0506125756.9822.500.0015.316.96
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA261B100.03001331.0003.000.000.70.74
    1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA26OF13400.02311533249246.9881.800.0094.499.31
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB261B500.03830141411.0008.200.003.131.35
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF200.03000331.0001.500.001.312.510
    1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA271B500.0373164140.9768.000.003.5100.06
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27C300.02000221.0000.700.001.93.15
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB271B4800.030216621324318.9816.600.0029.650.02
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.61.010
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAA291B8400.062137559663658.9927.800.0058.367.71
    1991Rochester Red WingsILAAA29OF1600.02630229291.0001.800.0011.112.98
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA301B1600.0123110131341341.0008.400.0011.150.05
    1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAA30OF1400.02610027271.0001.900.0010.10.07
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLB301B600.02320425251.0004.200.003.711.52
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLB30OF1200.01610017171.0001.400.007.423.18
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA31C200.0120101312.9236.000.001.41.74
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA311B4200.036423543392387.9879.200.0029.236.22
    1993Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA31OF7200.0119561130124.9541.700.0050.062.13
    MLB Totals - (C)3002000221.0000.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)770041828731453446.9855.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)4400663217169.9721.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)200120101312.9236.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)3710030881962329333073284.9938.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)46500777542011851831.9761.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)6004020242421.0007.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1300023111131255242.9491.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)1330011841041910213071288.9859.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1982Minor--133--------
    1983Minor--6------130-
    1984MLB--17------20-
    1984Minor--36------32-
    1985Minor--22------117-
    1986MLB--1------9-
    1986Minor--56------58-
    1987Minor--109------22-
    1988MLB--5------2-
    1988Minor--1------134-
    1989MLB-348------1-
    1989Minor--5--------
    1991Minor--84------16-
    1992MLB--6------12-
    1992Minor--16------14-
    1993Minor-242------72-
    Totals-5587------639-