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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alfred Lee Benton
Stat Years
1977-1991  [mlb] 1978-1985
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (559) ... OF (50) ... 1B (20) ... 3B (7) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
1957-08-24 in Tampa, Florida   [62.322]
High School
Godby (Tallahassee,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #1 (#6 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.021)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [4] CHN [2] DET [2] CLE [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8726 ... retro id: bentb001 ... mlbam id: 110880
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-19c---159233408018434643192760300.343.402.494.89626111525.236.151.3747.2810.341.4277.71.1531.2
    1977Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-19c---160181185213031811172180100.287.372.409.7812077416.215.122.3108.2110.141.2460.31.4530.8
    1977Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-19c---111000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-20c---21063604999312644146446122600.275.352.422.77441415239.292.147.31110.6314.731.3960.01.4539.4
    1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn1520cL-S-E-P244120002000010000.500.600.5001.100520.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-21c---394313396291325131185453100.198.252.262.5143408213.160.064.2305.2915.883.00104.30.8821.0
    1980Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-22c---46724036631525343663658300.263.291.404.6952629722.154.141.2872.2913.746.0048.01.9134.9
    1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn1922cL-S-E-P41221010000002410001.048.167.048.2152410.095.000.0598.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-23c---57020325418162021153521120.202.262.340.6022226915.217.138.2156.7615.772.3333.82.7036.6
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-24c---6852913696174115763114528210.330.356.529.88531415432.247.199.3593.5014.334.0926.53.5033.3
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn924cL-S-E-P647010001000100000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.1670.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1983Wichita AerosAmerAAAmon-25c---71254606613729295156124140000.298.321.428.74947619740.154.130.3122.528.613.4251.11.8929.2
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-26c---8109350389820064110984524030.280.300.389.68936413626.134.109.3082.2012.365.6358.31.6526.5
    1985Maine GuidesILAAAcle-27c---94818716531012302171531220.283.317.380.6972007113.139.097.2973.507.502.1493.51.0024.5
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle927cL-S-E-P931675124007003901221.179.208.239.44773164.104.060.2004.1112.333.000.00.0033.3
    1991Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-33c---10930140000000910000.133.161.133.2943140.000.000.1900.0029.030.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)5199616400100051421222.162.213.202.415109204.091.040.1844.5912.842.800.00.0025.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)31675124007003901221.179.208.239.44773164.104.060.2004.1112.333.000.00.0033.3
    National League Totals (3 yrs)2032140003002520001.125.222.125.3473640.063.000.1485.5613.892.500.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals83328493647851701754366603715739040271980.276.320.404.72430921151241.192.128.3025.0812.612.4852.81.7530.7
    Minor: A+ Totals59233408018434643192760300.343.402.494.89626111525.236.151.3747.2810.341.4277.71.1531.2
    Minor: AA Totals166541671514429621576182102700.279.359.418.77762122655.266.139.3119.8213.201.3460.11.4536.4
    Minor: AAA Totals608207525755410811422584127772812425980.267.300.390.6902210810161.167.123.2913.4812.713.6549.41.9029.1
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)31675124007003901221.179.208.239.44773164.104.060.2004.1112.333.000.00.0033.3
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)1625130002002420001.120.241.120.3612930.080.000.1436.9013.792.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)47010001000100000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.1670.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Jackson MetsTexAA20C9700.0672911913782763.9767.900.0072.491.51
    1978New York MetsNLMLB20C100.04000441.0004.000.000.625.04
    1979Tidewater TidesILAAA21C8200.04063898453444.9805.400.0058.687.21
    1980Tidewater TidesILAAA22C3900.02202354248243.9806.200.0028.158.22
    1980Tidewater TidesILAAA221B500.0332243735.9467.000.003.67.54
    1980Tidewater TidesILAAA22OF800.06100771.0000.900.005.811.94
    1980New York MetsNLMLB22C800.0272203129.9353.600.004.966.74
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAA23C6400.035340143407393.9666.100.0047.491.42
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA24C6800.035438142406392.9665.800.0050.480.02
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB24C400.02010021211.0005.300.002.5100.03
    1983Wichita AerosAmerAAA25C6000.03333962378372.9846.200.0044.148.02
    1983Wichita AerosAmerAAA251B800.0433224846.9585.800.005.96.45
    1983Wichita AerosAmerAAA25OF2900.02820030301.0001.000.0021.323.27
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA26C7300.032349177389372.9565.100.0047.467.01
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA261B700.0464125150.9807.100.004.56.43
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA262B100.00100111.0001.000.000.60.94
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA263B700.01401551.0000.700.004.56.47
    1984Evansville TripletsAmerAAA26OF1300.0102301512.8000.900.008.411.99
    1985Maine GuidesILAAA27C2800.01162050141136.9654.900.0020.158.33
    1985Cleveland IndiansALMLB27C2600.07513419288.9573.400.0016.083.93
    1991Toledo Mud HensILAAA33C900.05211306663.9557.000.006.3100.04
    MLB Totals - (C)39001261661148142.9593.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)423002157258732624882415.9715.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)2000122958136131.9636.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)7001401551.0000.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)5000445305249.9421.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)9700672911913782763.9767.900.000.00.00
    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
    1978MLB-1---------
    1978Minor-97---------
    1979Minor-82---------
    1980MLB-8---------
    1980Minor-395------8-
    1981Minor-64---------
    1982MLB-4---------
    1982Minor-68---------
    1983Minor-608------29-
    1984Minor-73717----13-
    1985MLB-26---------
    1985Minor-28---------
    1991Minor-9---------
    Totals-5592017----50-