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Al Benton AS-2WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1934-1952

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Biography Data
Positions: P-455
Proper Name: John Alton Benton
Born: March 18, 1911
Place Noble, Oklahoma
Death April 14, 1968 (57.027)
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 18,1934 (23.031)
TBC Player ID:8725
Career Activity
Organizations:PHA, DET, CLE, BOS

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  • Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Purchased by Red Sox from San Diego (PCL).
    Purchased by Sacramento (PCL) from Indians.
    Purchased by Indians from Tigers.
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Released by Tigers.
    Purchased by Tigers from Athletics.

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