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Larry BentonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1923-1935 MLB Years: 1923-1935
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PositionsP-455Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLawrence James Benton
Height5-11Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 20,1897PlaceSt. Louis,Missouri
Death DateApril 3,1953 [55.134]
MLB DebutApril 25,1923 [25.156]
OrganizationsBSN [6] CIN [5] NY1 [4] Awards0Awards Voting1-37
TBC Player ID8727Retrosheet IDbentl101MLBAM ID110883
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for the New York Giants in 1928 and Cincinnati Reds in 1931
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks67Hittable48SO/BB54vsPower48Hitting46Durability85Team.428Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1923Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-S/R25594.993592610100128.01417871457423001.559.910.284.012.950.74.3574.02
1924Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-S/R26574.1530131740111128.01296359464414001.519.070.284.502.880.64.4174.30
1925Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-S/R271473.0931211016241183.01707263670492001.318.350.293.442.410.70.6674.14
1926Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-ST2814143.8543271612191231.22441139910811033001.409.480.393.154.001.27.5003.63
1927Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-ST29424.4811101301060.0723330327252001.6410.740.454.033.730.93.6674.19
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R291353.95292368152173.01838376954650001.379.520.472.813.381.20.7223.89
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST302592.734235728244310.0299106941471906001.198.670.412.062.611.27.7353.59
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny1-ST3111174.143930914373237.02761291091661631001.4210.480.612.322.391.03.3934.28
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny1-S/R32137.80844103130.0423126814161001.8712.602.404.204.801.14.2507.30
1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-S/R327125.123522139061177.2246124101745478001.6412.460.352.282.381.04.3684.24
1931Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-S/R3310153.35382315122102204.02409876653354101.4310.570.262.331.540.66.4003.93
1932Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19S/R346134.313521147072179.2201104861027351001.2710.070.501.351.751.30.3163.80
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19S/R3510113.7134191572102152.21607063536335001.289.430.292.121.950.92.4763.50
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin16Rel36016.5216115007229.05325211751002.0716.450.312.171.550.71.0003.95
1935Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-Rel37236.88290290019072.01036155624216001.7612.880.753.002.630.88.4004.56
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1271284.0345525819712213113222294.025591190102910969167047101.4110.030.432.712.630.97.4980.94
Boston Braves Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter44424.221798099363543802.08594203773332328120001.479.620.373.623.150.87.512-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter33524.201588672354409741.09004213472916815519101.4410.900.352.031.880.92.388-
New York Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter50343.6611892265161910750.0800349305472002348001.339.600.562.402.811.17.595-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12124.03442519121112220.0245114991066645001.4110.030.432.712.630.97.5000.94

Batting Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1923Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p2535314500000041304000.161.257.161.4185039.278.000.129.22010.2633.333.250.000.000.00
1924Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p2630334310000021002000.091.143.121.2644137.130.030.091.1345.4127.035.000.000.0033.33
1925Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p27325861420011032008000.241.279.276.55516269.368.035.103.2644.3528.996.670.000.0014.29
1926Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p28457831210040022516000.154.185.167.35213187.226.013.038.1722.3028.7412.500.000.008.33
1927Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p291118141004000513000.222.263.278.5415122.308.056.056.2580.0022.730.000.000.0025.00
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p2931504800030011418000.160.192.160.3528060.222.000.020.1741.6723.3314.000.000.000.00
1927Totals for NL-NL         4268512100700119211000.176.211.191.40213182.245.015.029.1961.2223.1719.000.000.008.33
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p3042112121621080051706000.143.179.179.358203123.168.036.080.1724.0713.823.400.000.0018.75
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p3141862910180011501000.105.115.151.26613288.114.046.058.1211.1417.0515.001.1486.0022.22
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny1-p32810230013001401000.300.364.600.9646112.400.300.400.4118.3333.334.008.3310.0033.33
1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-p32356211101050031302000.177.215.210.42513167.224.033.081.2004.4819.404.330.000.009.09
1930Totals for NL-NL         437231401180041703000.194.237.264.50119279.241.070.125.2315.0621.524.251.2772.0014.29
1931Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin-p33386621120010031302000.167.203.197.40013271.208.030.076.1924.2318.314.330.000.0018.18
1932Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19p34355481110010031105000.204.246.222.46812162.256.018.074.2234.8417.743.670.000.009.09
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19p3534534900020011412002.170.200.170.3709057.231.000.019.1801.7524.5614.000.000.000.00
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin16p36167020001000300000.286.286.286.572207.500.000.000.2660.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1935Boston BravesNLMLBbsn-p372920141001001402000.200.238.250.4885123.250.050.100.2304.3517.394.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter462738541221222421030181452002.165.202.195.39714416824.216.030.072.0003.6421.976.030.24369.0013.11
New York Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12225820363122200850116000.140.169.182.351476283.165.042.074.0002.8317.676.250.71129.0016.67
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter158242154431010001054111002.182.217.202.419494264.234.020.062.0003.7920.455.400.000.009.09
Boston Braves Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter182238194260010101277225000.176.222.202.424486277.261.026.080.0004.3327.806.420.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games162259194341115001163118001.165.202.195.397506289.216.030.072.0003.6421.976.030.24369.0013.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1923Boston BravesNLMLBbsn25P35-128533424238.9051.090.30-----35100.022.7
1924Boston BravesNLMLBbsn26P30-128330123433.9711.100.26-----30100.019.6
1925Boston BravesNLMLBbsn27P31-183639324845.9381.450.25-----3296.920.3
1926Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28P43-231343-146461.0001.070.20-----4595.628.3
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny129P29-1731033234543.9561.480.25-----3193.518.8
1927Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29P11-603101-1413.9291.180.22-----11100.07.1
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny130P42-3101569158584.9882.000.27-----42100.027.3
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny131P39-2371158377269.9581.770.29-----4195.125.8
1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P35-1771220113332.9700.910.18-----35100.022.7
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny132P8-3023-1551.0000.630.17-----8100.05.2
1931Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P38-2041048256058.9671.530.28-----38100.024.7
1932Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P35-179638214644.9571.260.25-----35100.022.7
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P34-152527213432.9410.940.21-----34100.022.4
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36P16-29-6-1661.0000.380.21-----16100.010.6
1935Boston BravesNLMLBbsn37P29-72212-114141.0000.480.19-----29100.019.0
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P455-2293934692233584562.9621.240.25-----4550.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1923Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2535----------
1924Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2630----------
1925Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2731----------
1926Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2843----------
1927New York GiantsNLMLBny12929----------
1927Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2911----------
1928New York GiantsNLMLBny13042----------
1929New York GiantsNLMLBny13139----------
1930Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3235----------
1930New York GiantsNLMLBny1328----------
1931Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3338----------
1932Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3435----------
1933Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3534----------
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3616----------
1935Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3729----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2027-06-12TradeTraded by Braves with Herb Thomas and Zack Taylor to Giants for Doc Farrell, Kent Greenfield and Hugh McQuillan. 
2022-07-30TradeTraded by Giants with Fred Toney and Cash to Braves for Hugh McQuillan. 
1930-05-21TradeTraded by Giants to Reds for Hughie Critz. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.