Gene Benson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Gene Benson



Eugene Henry Fowlkes Benson

Born Eugene Henry Fowlkes
Born: October 2, 1913 in Pittsburgh, PA
Died: April 6, 1999 in Philadelphia, PA
          (85 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• High School: West Philadelphia HS (Philadelphia, PA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
PBG
NN2
20
RF
5
20
19
0
6
1
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
.316
.350
.368
.718
106
PBG
IND
22
CF
5
20
19
0
5
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.263
.300
.263
.563
59
PS
NN2
23
CF
32
127
110
17
32
5
0
0
15
2
16
0
1
.291
.381
.336
.717
82
PC/PS
NN2
24
CF
52
228
205
32
47
3
4
2
26
1
17
1
5
.229
.291
.312
.604
56
PS
25
CF
52
202
187
29
54
8
3
6
30
1
15
0
.289
.342
.460
.801
108
26
CF
59
227
209
43
64
8
5
4
38
3
0
14
0
0
0
4
0
0
.306
.350
.450
.800
102
27
LF
58
257
244
33
76
12
8
0
36
2
12
8
1
.311
.344
.426
.770
101
PS
NN2
28
CF
45
177
168
22
37
6
1
1
25
0
9
0
.220
.260
.286
.546
55
MULT
MULT
29
CF
50
222
207
29
70
8
5
0
40
2
12
0
3
0
.338
.374
.425
.800
109
PS
NN2
30
CF
53
246
225
38
71
9
3
2
37
3
16
5
.316
.361
.409
.770
98
31
CF
43
194
179
27
60
3
5
0
28
0
0
11
0
4
0
0
.335
.374
.408
.782
116
MULT
MULT
32
CF
74
313
287
42
86
9
3
0
46
2
0
22
0
0
0
4
0
1
.300
.350
.352
.701
102
PS
NN2
33
CF
47
197
176
25
51
10
3
1
30
2
21
0
0
.290
.365
.398
.763
111
PS
NN2
34
LF
43
173
159
12
39
3
0
1
17
1
11
0
3
.245
.294
.283
.577
71
14
8
CF
618
2603
2394
349
698
85
40
17
372
19
0
178
8
0
1
30
0
1
.292
.341
.382
.723
94
162 Game Average
682
628
91
183
22
10
4
98
6
0
47
35
0
0
8
0
41
.292
.341
.382
.723
94
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
574
2405
2201
323
640
78
32
17
345
19
0
173
0
0
1
30
0
1
.291
.343
.378
.721
94
1
vs Latin Leagues
34
158
153
25
52
6
8
0
26
0
5
8
.340
.361
.484
.844
111
1
vs Major Leagues
10
40
40
1
6
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.150
.150
.175
.325
-1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RF
10
40
38
0
11
1
0
0
4
0
2
0
0
.289
.325
.316
.641
82
12
Philadelphia Stars
CF
531
2221
2027
304
597
73
30
16
324
16
167
0
27
0
.295
.348
.384
.732
97
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
25
115
107
17
23
3
2
1
12
1
4
1
3
.215
.250
.308
.558
46
3
East All Stars
CF
4
12
12
1
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.250
.250
.333
.583
72
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
LF
34
158
153
25
52
6
8
0
26
0
5
8
.340
.361
.484
.844
111
1
NNL All Stars II
CF
3
13
13
1
5
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
.385
.385
.385
.769
166
1
South All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
41
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
-
10
40
40
1
6
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.150
.150
.175
.325
-1



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PBG
NN2
20
.343
.326
5.0%
7.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.053
.092
PBG
IND
20
.278
.330
5.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.097
PS
NN2
127
.343
.355
12.6%
8.4%
0.0%
1.6%
.045
.136
PC/PS
NN2
228
.279
.351
7.5%
9.5%
0.9%
1.6%
.083
.131
PS
202
.363
.351
7.4%
8.7%
3.0%
1.9%
.171
.118
227
.359
.361
6.2%
0.0%
9.8%
1.8%
1.3%
.144
.124
257
.354
.356
4.7%
3.1%
10.1%
1.50
0.0%
1.1%
.115
.116
PS
NN2
177
.264
.335
5.1%
9.8%
0.6%
1.0%
.065
.096
MULT
MULT
222
.373
.363
5.4%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.106
PS
NN2
246
.354
.358
6.5%
9.0%
0.8%
0.9%
.093
.109
194
.366
.343
5.7%
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.073
.092
MULT
MULT
313
.336
.330
7.0%
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.052
.090
PS
NN2
197
.365
.340
10.7%
8.9%
0.5%
1.0%
.108
.102
PS
NN2
173
.277
.320
6.4%
8.5%
0.6%
0.8%
.038
.093
14
8
2603
.337
.347
6.8%
9.1%
4.8%
4.1%
0.63
185.12
0.7%
1.1%
.090
.108
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
2405
.337
.346
7.2%
9.0%
0.0%
0.6%
328.91
0.7%
1.1%
.088
.108
1
vs Latin Leagues
158
.386
.375
3.2%
11.1%
5.1%
8.6%
0.63
1.30
0.0%
1.1%
.144
.123
1
vs Major Leagues
40
.148
.299
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.2%
.025
.102
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
40
.310
.328
5.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.026
.095
12
Philadelphia Stars
2221
.342
.347
7.5%
9.1%
0.7%
1.1%
.089
.107
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
115
.251
.344
3.5%
9.3%
0.9%
1.6%
.093
.129
3
East All Stars
12
.292
.358
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
9.6%
0.71
0.0%
0.0%
.083
.038
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
158
.386
.375
3.2%
11.1%
5.1%
8.6%
0.63
1.30
0.0%
1.1%
.144
.123
1
NNL All Stars II
13
.370
.277
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.064
1
South All Stars
4
.230
.325
0.0%
4.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.100
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
40
.148
.299
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
1.2%
.025
.102

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James