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+ Played in Major Leagues 1999-2010


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Biography Data
Positions: P-296
Proper Name: Kristin James Benson
Born: November 7, 1974 (41.260)
Place Kennesaw, Georgia
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 188 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)
College: Clemson University
Drafted: 1996 -- 1st round (1st overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 9,1999 (24.153)
Service Time:9.000 (2009)
TBC Player ID:1006
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2010-03-15 - Arizona Diamondbacks - More
Prospect Ranks:[1999]MLB #59 PIT #3 [1998]MLB #7 [1997]MLB #8 PIT #1
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.65m) by Arizona Diamondbacks. Minor league contract
Organizations:PIT, NYN, BAL, PHI, TEX, ARI
Signed by:George Swain
Relationship(s):Married to Anna Benson, Model

Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (36.07%) -- Slider (28.28%) -- Fastball (18.44%) -- Changeup (9.02%) -- Curveball (8.20%)
Fastball Velocity: [2010] - 88.77


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  • Awards for Kris Benson
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    1996NCAA1st Team College All-AmericanSPAward History
    1996NCAAAtlantic Coast Conference All-ConferencePAward History
    1996NCAAAtlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year Award History
    1996NCAABaseball America College Player of the Year Award History
    1996NCAADick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year) Award History

    Links to other sites

    MLB.Com - Kris Benson @ Razzball


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