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Don BessentTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1958 MLB Years: 1955-1958
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-108Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFred Donald Bessent
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 13,1931PlaceJacksonville,Florida
Death DateJuly 7,1990 [59.116]
High SchoolLee (Jacksonville,FL)
MLB DebutJuly 17,1955 [24.126]
OrganizationsBRO [3] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID8785Retrosheet IDbessd101MLBAM ID110951
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks43Hittable61SO/BB49vsPower61Hitting6Durability50Team.563Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46Rel24812.7024222108363.0511919721291001.147.250.992.984.121.38.8893.88
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46Rel25432.50380380021979.0632322531524001.187.150.573.525.901.68.5713.05
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46Rel26135.73270270016044.0582828519241001.7511.861.023.894.911.26.2504.14
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46Rel27103.3319019000024.024149317130001.688.881.116.294.810.761.0005.11
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1473.331082106104512210.1196847820881186001.358.360.853.755.031.34.6671.36
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1373.3389287104512186.2172706917711056001.308.290.823.425.061.48.650-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.3319019000024.024149317130001.688.881.116.294.810.761.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1573.331132111104713220.0204888121921236001.358.360.853.755.031.34.6821.36

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46p242420120002000803001.100.100.100.2002023.167.000.000.0910.0034.780.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46p253818020001000501101.111.105.111.2162020.143.000.000.0950.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro46p26274010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2260.000.000.000.000.000.00
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan46p27192000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter108441500030001405102.114.111.114.2255050.161.000.000.0000.0028.000.000.000.000.00
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter89421500030001304102.119.116.119.2355047.167.000.000.0000.0027.660.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter192000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162662800050002108203.114.111.114.2258075.161.000.000.0000.0028.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24P24-63111--12121.0000.500.19-----24100.015.7
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25P38-7938111211.9170.290.14-----38100.024.7
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26P27-4464--10101.0000.370.23-----27100.017.5
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27P19-2426-2881.0000.420.33-----19100.012.3
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P108-2101229134241.9760.380.20-----1080.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2424----------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2538----------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2627----------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2719----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB24000.003003.1301101.298.100.002.702.701.000.00.000
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB25101.8020010.0823501.107.200.002.704.501.670.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs101.35505000013.31102046001.137.430.002.704.051.500.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2522010001001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs53010001001200000.333.500.333.8331041.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1952-12-02Selected by Dodgers from Yankees in the minor league draft. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.