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Bruce BenedictHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1989 MLB Years: 1978-1989
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PositionsC-1083Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBruce Edwin Benedict
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1955 [62.186]PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska-Omaha (Omaha,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves in the 5th round (99th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 18,1978 [23.000]
OrganizationsATL [14] Awards0
TBC Player ID8704Retrosheet IDbeneb001MLBAM ID110852
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power23Contact86XBH24RBIs32Runs12Hitting46Durability51Team.467Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Nebraska at OmahaCollege-c194012336473452613020600000.382.469.5931.0627312143.375.211.480.47713.994.200.303.5024.6025.53
1976Nebraska at OmahaCollege-c204513037419242712242500000.315.483.508.9916615172.306.193.592.45624.422.910.122.3332.5036.59
1976KingsportAppRk--20176310181004000000000.286.286.302.58819163.286.016.016.2710.000.000.000.000.005.56
1976GreenwoodWcarA--20215471310110000000000.241.241.315.55617254.226.074.074.2550.000.000.001.8554.0015.38
1976SavannahSouAA--20247310211007000000000.288.288.301.58922173.288.013.014.2720.000.000.000.000.004.76
1976Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         62190275230121000000000.274.274.305.579584190.270.031.032.2670.000.000.000.53190.007.69
1977Savannah BravesSouAAatl-211243955610815074073514384100.273.367.365.73214422459.292.092.230.33711.119.370.841.5356.4320.37
1978Richmond BravesILAAAatl-c22111348419713023422443145600.279.361.333.69411615407.296.054.181.32410.817.620.700.49174.0015.46
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c2222523132001006600020.250.328.288.61615258.283.038.154.27710.3410.341.000.000.0015.38
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c2376204144611001513331802234.225.331.279.6105711241.245.054.206.28513.697.470.550.000.0023.91
1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-c24310030000000100000.300.300.300.6003010.333.000.000.2730.0010.000.000.000.000.00
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c2412035918911412343328361131811.253.308.315.62311317402.276.062.139.2796.978.961.290.50179.5018.68
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c2590295267812153511332135348.264.341.363.70410718339.268.099.210.3229.736.190.641.4759.0023.08
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c261183863495111344443740373910.246.315.303.61811715436.266.057.153.2788.499.171.080.69128.6715.79
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c27134423431261312431361241431612.298.385.348.73314716492.310.050.189.32812.404.880.390.41211.5012.70
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c289530026678142512342511439.223.301.297.5988913340.229.074.183.27510.007.350.741.1875.0019.40
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c297020812426002001221214218.202.279.231.510486237.212.029.130.2409.285.060.550.000.0014.29
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c3064160113610101310151024119.225.298.300.5984811182.238.075.175.2738.245.490.670.000.0030.56
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c313795414101501171502002.147.277.189.466182114.165.042.211.23214.9113.160.880.8895.0014.29
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c329023611577001902192605212.242.296.271.567647262.269.029.102.2627.259.921.370.000.0012.28
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20c33661601231301600231812041.194.299.231.530374186.213.037.181.24912.379.680.780.54160.0012.90
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter98228782146969861826012203282511349215276.242.320.299.6198601223289.258.057.168.0009.977.630.770.55159.8917.53
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3009431242603101095959575129700.276.347.340.687321411066.289.064.170.0008.917.040.790.9494.3015.77
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1143584110013023422443245600.279.359.332.69111915417.297.053.176.00010.557.670.730.48179.0015.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1484686612916074773514384100.276.356.355.71116623532.291.079.197.0009.598.080.841.3266.8617.83
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215471310110000000000.241.241.315.55617254.226.074.074.0000.000.000.001.8554.0015.38
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter176310181004000000000.286.286.302.58819163.286.016.016.0000.000.000.000.000.005.56
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter852537388126953252621100000.348.476.5491.02513927315.339.201.538.00019.683.490.182.8628.1130.68
Atlanta Braves Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter98228782146969861826012203282511349215276.242.320.299.6198601223289.258.057.168.0009.977.630.770.55159.8917.53
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247535115161343235441283913.242.320.299.61914220543.258.057.168.0009.977.630.770.55159.8917.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625096714017055153514165400.276.347.340.68717322576.289.064.170.0008.917.040.790.9494.3015.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22C109--5925645652648.9945.94-----411198.278.4
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22C22--8114119695.9904.32-161159.3-22100.013.6
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23C76--3443563385379.9844.99-652274.7876100.047.5
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24C3--1059-2415.6255.00------3100.02.1
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24C120--5027676585578.9884.82-764463.311120100.074.5
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25C90--4047377484477.9865.30-834863.4990100.084.9
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26C118--6027359680675.9935.72-924368.19118100.072.8
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27C134--73891712836829.9926.19-1235569.14134100.082.7
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28C95--5043752546541.9915.69-852577.3295100.058.6
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29C70--3143541353349.9894.99-652473.0170100.043.2
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30C57--2522821282280.9934.91-271860.016489.135.4
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31C35--1652123188186.9895.31-361078.313794.621.7
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32C89--3845453443438.9894.92-633365.649098.955.6
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33C65--3614022403401.9956.17-412859.456698.540.6
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C971--4651577535052815228.9905.38-77236168.1559710.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C112--60261135676663.9815.92-----41120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22-109---------
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22-22---------
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23-76---------
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24-3---------
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24-120---------
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25-90---------
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26-118---------
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27-134---------
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28-95---------
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29-70---------
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30-57---------
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31-35---------
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32-89---------
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33-65---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB2638121000002100000.250.400.375.7753110.286.125.37520.0010.000.500.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs38121000002100000.250.400.375.7753110.286.125.37520.0010.000.500.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Danville BravesAppRkMinoratl37Manager683830.5596.03 
1994Greenville BravesSouAAMinoratl38Manager1367363.537--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
1995Greenville BravesSouAAMinoratl39Manager1425983.41529.05 
1997New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn41Bench Coach1628874.54313.03Bobby Valentine
1998New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Bench Coach1628874.54318.02Bobby Valentine
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Bench Coach1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln54Professional Scouts1628676.5315.02Tony La Russa
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll29545,000-1991368++370,78060,000545,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll30565,000-2101271++386,34760,0001,110,000
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll31615,000-172976++344,90660,0001,725,000
1988Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll32665,000-170776++392,10762,5002,390,000
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll33395,000-3041063429,80262,5002,785,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red