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
PS
25
CF
52
202
187
29
54
8
3
6
30
1
15
0
.289
.342
.460
.801
110
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
PS
NN2
30
CF
53
247
228
40
72
9
3
2
32
3
13
0
6
1
.316
.353
.408
.761
95
PC/PS
NN2
24
CF
52
228
205
32
47
3
4
2
26
1
17
1
5
.229
.291
.312
.604
56
PS
NN2
28
CF
45
177
168
22
37
6
1
1
25
0
9
0
.220
.260
.286
.546
55
PS
NN2
33
CF
48
201
179
27
52
10
4
1
31
2
22
0
0
.291
.368
.408
.776
114
PS
NN2
34
LF
43
173
159
12
39
3
0
1
17
1
11
0
3
.245
.294
.283
.577
73
31
CF
48
217
200
31
67
10
3
1
33
0
0
13
0
0
4
0
0
.335
.376
.430
.806
120
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
27
LF
58
257
244
33
76
12
8
0
36
2
12
8
1
.311
.344
.426
.770
102
MULT
MULT
29
CF
50
222
207
29
70
8
5
0
40
2
12
0
3
0
.338
.374
.425
.800
109
MULT
MULT
32
CF
77
330
303
46
90
13
5
0
40
2
0
23
0
0
0
4
0
1
.297
.347
.373
.720
102
14
8
CF
627
2648
2437
361
711
96
41
18
367
19
0
179
8
0
1
31
0
2
.292
.340
.387
.727
95
162 Game Average
684
630
93
184
25
11
5
95
7
0
46
35
0
0
8
0
6
.292
.340
.387
.727
95
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
579
2433
2228
330
648
89
32
18
340
19
0
174
0
0
1
30
0
2
.291
.342
.384
.726
95
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
14
57
56
6
11
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
.196
.196
.250
.446
35
 
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
536
2249
2054
311
605
84
30
17
319
16
168
0
0
27
0
1
.295
.348
.389
.737
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
70
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
163
1
South All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
34
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
-
14
57
56
6
11
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
.196
.196
.250
.446
35



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
.342
.354
12.6%
8.3%
0.0%
1.6%
.045
.137
PC/PS
NN2
228
.279
.351
7.5%
9.5%
0.9%
1.6%
.083
.131
PS
202
.363
.349
7.4%
8.6%
3.0%
1.9%
.171
.117
227
.359
.361
6.2%
0.0%
9.8%
1.8%
1.3%
.144
.124
257
.354
.355
4.7%
3.1%
10.0%
1.50
0.0%
1.1%
.115
.115
PS
NN2
177
.264
.336
5.1%
9.9%
0.6%
1.0%
.065
.097
MULT
MULT
222
.373
.363
5.4%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.087
.106
PS
NN2
247
.348
.360
5.3%
8.7%
0.8%
0.9%
.092
.109
217
.374
.344
6.0%
9.0%
0.5%
0.9%
.095
.102
MULT
MULT
330
.340
.334
7.0%
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
1.0%
.076
.101
PS
NN2
201
.369
.340
10.9%
8.8%
0.5%
1.0%
.117
.103
PS
NN2
173
.277
.317
6.4%
8.2%
0.6%
0.8%
.038
.092
14
8
2648
.339
.347
6.8%
9.1%
4.8%
8.7%
0.63
1.25
0.7%
1.1%
.095
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
2433
.339
.346
7.2%
9.1%
0.0%
9.6%
0.71
0.7%
1.1%
.093
.109
1
vs Latin Leagues
158
.386
.374
3.2%
11.1%
5.1%
8.6%
0.63
1.29
0.0%
1.1%
.144
.122
1
vs Major Leagues
57
.194
.290
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.054
.117
 
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
2249
.344
.347
7.5%
9.1%
0.8%
1.1%
.095
.109
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
115
.251
.344
3.5%
9.3%
0.9%
1.6%
.093
.129
3
East All Stars
12
.292
.355
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
9.6%
0.71
0.0%
0.0%
.083
.036
1
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
158
.386
.374
3.2%
11.1%
5.1%
8.6%
0.63
1.29
0.0%
1.1%
.144
.122
1
NNL All Stars II
13
.370
.279
0.0%
4.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.064
1
South All Stars
4
.230
.341
0.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.105
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
57
.194
.290
0.0%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.054
.117

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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, 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