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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alfred Lee Benton
Stat Years
1977-1991  [mlb] 1978-1985
6-1 / 190
Right / Right
C (559) ... OF (50) ... 1B (20) ... 3B (7) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1957-08-24 in Tampa, Florida   [64.105]
High School
Godby (Tallahassee,FL)
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #1 (#6 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.021)
Service Time
NYN [4] CHN [2] DET [2] CLE [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8726 ... retro id: bentb001 ... mlbam id: 110880
Pitch Repertoire
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Season Batting Totals

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1985Maine GuidesILAAAAAA-27---94818716531012302171531220.283.317.380.6972007113.139.097.2973.507.502.1493.51.0024.5
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLB927Log - Sp - Ext931675124007003901221.
2 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

Butch Benton Batting Log for 1985

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April 1985
1985-04-081CLEDETALL 4-5Box | PBP121ph9-11----------1------------.
1985-04-102CLEDETALL 1-8Box | PBP222c---------------------------.
1985-04-134CLENYAALL 3-6Box | PBP323ph1-11-----------------------.
1985-04-145CLENYAALL 1-2Box | PBP424c8133----------2------------.
1985-04-177CLEBALALL 3-6Box | PBP525pr-c---------------------------.
1985-04-188CLEBALALW 11-5Box | PBP626ph9-1----------1----1--------.
1985-04-199CLENYAALW 2-1Box | PBP727c8133-11-------1------------.
1985-04-2010CLENYAALL 2-5Box | PBP828ph9-11-11--------------------.222.222.300.522
1985-04-2313CLEDETALL 3-4Box | PBP929ph5-11-----------------------.
1985-04-2414CLEDETALW 7-6Box | PBP1030c8143-11---1------1---------.
1985-04-2717CLEBALALW 10-4Box | PBP1131c81441231--2---1------------.294.353.316.669
1985-04-2919CLEKCAALL 2-3Box | PBP1232c8133-----------------------.250.300.273.573
May 1985
1985-05-0423CLETEXALW 3-1Box | PBP1333c8133-22---1----------------.304.348.320.668
1985-05-0725CLECHAALL 4-7Box | PBP1434c---------------------------.304.348.320.668
1985-05-0826CLECHAALL 0-4Box | PBP1535c8133-----------------------.269.308.286.593
1985-05-1027CLETEXALL 2-5Box | PBP1636c8133-----------------------.
1985-05-1128CLETEXALW 4-1Box | PBP1737c81431121--1--1----1--------.250.313.286.598
1985-05-1229CLETEXALW 6-0Box | PBP1838c8144111-------1------------.250.306.282.588
1985-05-1330CLECHAALL 0-8Box | PBP1939c8133----------1------------.
1985-05-1431CLECHAALL 1-2Box | PBP2040c8143-121--------1----------.238.310.267.576
1985-05-1633CLEKCAALL 1-7Box | PBP2141c8133---------------1-------.
1985-05-1835CLEBOSALW 4-1Box | PBP2242c8143------1--12------------.
1985-05-2339CLETORALL 5-6Box | PBP2343c9121------1------1---------.
1985-05-2440CLETORALL 6-7Box | PBP2444c---------------------------.
1985-05-2642CLETORALL 5-6Box | PBP2545c91441121-------------------.
1985-05-2743CLEMILALW 8-0Box | PBP2646c9144111--------------------.
1985-05-2844CLEMILALL 2-3Box | PBP2747c9133-----------------------.
1985-05-2945CLEMILALL 2-7Box | PBP2848c9133-----------------------.
June 1985
1985-06-0248CLETORALW 5-4Box | PBP2949c8122-----------------------.
1985-06-0753CLESEAALL 4-6Box | PBP3050c9111-----------------------.
1985-06-1558CLEOAKALL 6-8Box | PBP3151c9111-----------------------.
31 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG)