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)


Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
PBG
NN2
20
RF
2
-0.7
3
3.5
PBG
IND
22
CF
5
2.6
PS
NN2
23
CF
2
-0.9
30
2.2
PC/PS
NN2
24
CF
35
1.5
17
-3.8
PS
25
CF
52
26
CF
57
0.5
1
27
LF
34
24
PS
NN2
28
CF
1
1
43
MULT
MULT
29
CF
1
-0.2
47
10.6
2
0.1
PS
NN2
30
CF
53
5.6
31
CF
1
-0.7
47
1.5
MULT
MULT
32
CF
3
-0.7
64
-4.3
10
-1.9
PS
NN2
33
CF
1
-0.1
5
-2.1
43
-13.0
1
0.1
PS
NN2
34
LF
24
-0.4
9
-4.8
11
0.8
14
8
CF
6
-1.0
69
-4.8
509
2.3
45
-1.2
 
Team Lg Pos
1
34
1
vs Major Leaguers
6
-0.3
8
-1.6
14
Negro Leagues
6
-1.0
35
-4.8
503
2.6
37
0.4
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants
RF
2
-0.7
5
2.6
3
3.5
12
Philadelphia Stars
CF
6
-1.0
32
-3.4
486
-2.1
14
0.6
1
Pittsburgh Crawfords
-
8
0.4
17
-3.8
3
East All Stars
CF
1
-0.7
1
0.5
2
-0.4
1
Algonoderos de UniĆ³n Laguna
LF
34
1
NNL All Stars II
CF
3
1.2
1
South All Stars
-
1
0.4
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
-
6
-0.3
8
-1.6

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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