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Butch Benton  

Butch Benton  

Played: 1977-1991 ... MLB: 1978-1985

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Proper Name:
Alfred Lee Benton
High Level:
MLB (1978-1985)
pos:
c (559) ... of (50) ... 1b (20) ... 3b (7) ... 2b (1)
Height:
6-1
Weight:
190
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Born:
age:
65.038
place:
Drafted:
New York Mets  -  1975  -  1 - 6 (June-Reg)more
Signing Bonus:
$ 30,000
draft posit:
C
MLB Debut:
TBC#:
8726
MLBAM ID:
Retrosheet:
Speed
44
Power
52
Contact
58
XBH
58
RBIs
51
Runs
44
Hitting
51
Durability
45
Team
.475
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year team name league level org age   # pos   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1977 Lynchburg Mets Caro A+ nyn 19 -- c 59 233 40 80 18 4 3 46 4 3 19 27 6 0 3 0 0 115 261 25 55 .343 .402 .494 .896 .236 .150 .374 7.28 10.34 1.42 77.67
1977 Jackson Mets Tex AA nyn 19 -- c 60 181 18 52 13 0 3 18 1 1 17 21 8 0 1 0 0 74 207 16 36 .287 .372 .409 .781 .215 .122 .310 8.21 10.14 1.24 60.33
1977 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 19 -- c 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -- 0.00 100.00 -- --
1978 Jackson Mets Tex AA nyn 20 -- c 106 360 49 99 31 2 6 44 14 6 44 61 2 2 6 0 0 152 414 39 60 .275 .352 .422 .774 .292 .147 .311 10.63 14.73 1.39 60.00
1978 New York Mets NL MLB nyn 20 15 c 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 2 .500 .600 .500 1.100 .000 .000 .500 0.00 0.00 -- --
1979 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 21 -- c 94 313 39 62 9 1 3 25 13 1 18 54 5 3 1 0 0 82 340 13 49 .198 .252 .262 .514 .160 .064 .230 5.29 15.88 3.00 104.33
1980 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 22 -- c 67 240 36 63 15 2 5 34 3 6 6 36 5 8 3 0 0 97 262 22 41 .263 .291 .404 .696 .154 .142 .287 2.29 13.74 6.00 48.00
1980 New York Mets NL MLB nyn 22 19 c 12 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 24 0 1 .048 .167 .048 .214 .095 .000 .059 8.33 16.67 2.00 --
1981 Iowa Oaks Amer AAA chn 23 -- c 70 203 25 41 8 1 6 20 2 1 15 35 2 1 1 2 0 69 222 15 26 .202 .262 .340 .602 .217 .138 .215 6.76 15.77 2.33 33.83
1982 Iowa Cubs Amer AAA chn 24 -- c 85 291 36 96 17 4 11 57 6 3 11 45 2 8 2 1 0 154 314 32 64 .330 .356 .529 .885 .247 .199 .359 3.50 14.33 4.09 26.45
1982 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 24 9 c 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 .000 .000 .167 0.00 14.29 -- --
1983 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA mon 25 -- c 125 460 66 137 29 2 9 51 5 6 12 41 4 0 0 0 0 197 476 40 97 .298 .321 .428 .750 .154 .130 .312 2.52 8.61 3.42 51.11
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 -- c 109 350 38 98 20 0 6 41 10 9 8 45 2 4 0 3 0 136 364 26 72 .280 .300 .389 .689 .134 .109 .308 2.20 12.36 5.63 58.33
1985 Maine Guides IL AAA cle 27 -- c 48 187 16 53 10 1 2 30 2 1 7 15 3 1 2 2 0 71 200 13 40 .283 .317 .380 .696 .139 .096 .297 3.50 7.50 2.14 93.50
1985 Cleveland Indians AL MLB cle 27 9 c 31 67 5 12 4 0 0 7 0 0 3 9 0 1 2 2 1 16 73 4 8 .179 .208 .239 .447 .104 .060 .200 4.11 12.33 3.00 --
1991 Toledo Mud Hens IL AAA det 33 -- c 9 30 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 31 0 4 .133 .161 .133 .295 .000 .000 .190 0.00 29.03 -- --
1977 AAA / A+ / AA Total -- NYN -- -- -- 120 415 58 132 31 4 6 64 5 4 36 49 14 0 4 0 0 189 469 41 91 .318 .388 .455 .843 .227 .137 .346 7.68 10.45 1.36 69.17
1978 AA Total -- NYN -- -- -- 106 360 49 99 31 2 6 44 14 6 44 61 2 2 6 0 0 152 414 39 60 .275 .352 .422 .774 .292 .147 .311 10.63 14.73 1.39 60.00
1978 MLB Total -- NYN -- -- -- 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 2 .500 .600 .500 1.100 .000 .000 .500 0.00 0.00 -- --
1979 AAA Total -- NYN -- -- -- 94 313 39 62 9 1 3 25 13 1 18 54 5 3 1 0 0 82 340 13 49 .198 .252 .262 .514 .160 .064 .230 5.29 15.88 3.00 104.33
1980 AAA Total -- NYN -- -- -- 67 240 36 63 15 2 5 34 3 6 6 36 5 8 3 0 0 97 262 22 41 .263 .291 .404 .696 .154 .142 .287 2.29 13.74 6.00 48.00
1980 MLB Total -- NYN -- -- -- 12 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 24 0 1 .048 .167 .048 .214 .095 .000 .059 8.33 16.67 2.00 --
1981 AAA Total -- CHN -- -- -- 70 203 25 41 8 1 6 20 2 1 15 35 2 1 1 2 0 69 222 15 26 .202 .262 .340 .602 .217 .138 .215 6.76 15.77 2.33 33.83
1982 AAA Total -- CHN -- -- -- 85 291 36 96 17 4 11 57 6 3 11 45 2 8 2 1 0 154 314 32 64 .330 .356 .529 .885 .247 .199 .359 3.50 14.33 4.09 26.45
1982 MLB Total -- CHN -- -- -- 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 .000 .000 .167 0.00 14.29 -- --
1983 AAA Total -- MON -- -- -- 125 460 66 137 29 2 9 51 5 6 12 41 4 0 0 0 0 197 476 40 97 .298 .321 .428 .750 .154 .130 .312 2.52 8.61 3.42 51.11
1984 AAA Total -- DET -- -- -- 109 350 38 98 20 0 6 41 10 9 8 45 2 4 0 3 0 136 364 26 72 .280 .300 .389 .689 .134 .109 .308 2.20 12.36 5.63 58.33
1985 AAA Total -- CLE -- -- -- 48 187 16 53 10 1 2 30 2 1 7 15 3 1 2 2 0 71 200 13 40 .283 .317 .380 .696 .139 .096 .297 3.50 7.50 2.14 93.50
1985 MLB Total -- CLE -- -- -- 31 67 5 12 4 0 0 7 0 0 3 9 0 1 2 2 1 16 73 4 8 .179 .208 .239 .447 .104 .060 .200 4.11 12.33 3.00 --
1991 AAA Total -- DET -- -- -- 9 30 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 31 0 4 .133 .161 .133 .295 .000 .000 .190 0.00 29.03 -- --
Total MLB (4 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- 51 99 6 16 4 0 0 10 0 0 5 14 2 1 2 2 2 20 109 4 12 .162 .213 .202 .415 .091 .040 .184 4.59 12.84 2.80 --
Total Minors (10 yrs) -- Minors -- -- -- -- 833 2849 364 785 170 17 54 366 60 37 157 390 40 27 19 8 0 1151 3092 241 544 .276 .320 .404 .724 .192 .128 .302 5.08 12.61 2.48 52.76
Total AL (1 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- 31 67 5 12 4 0 0 7 0 0 3 9 0 1 2 2 1 16 73 4 8 .179 .208 .239 .447 .104 .060 .200 4.11 12.33 3.00 --
Total NL (3 yrs) -- NL -- -- -- -- 20 32 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 2 0 0 0 1 4 36 0 4 .125 .222 .125 .347 .063 .000 .148 5.56 13.89 2.50 --
Total AAA (9 yrs) -- AAA -- -- -- -- 608 2075 257 554 108 11 42 258 41 27 77 281 24 25 9 8 0 810 2210 161 393 .267 .300 .390 .690 .167 .123 .291 3.48 12.71 3.65 49.40
Total AA (2 yrs) -- AA -- -- -- -- 166 541 67 151 44 2 9 62 15 7 61 82 10 2 7 0 0 226 621 55 96 .279 .359 .418 .776 .266 .139 .311 9.82 13.20 1.34 60.11
Total A+ (1 yrs) -- A+ -- -- -- -- 59 233 40 80 18 4 3 46 4 3 19 27 6 0 3 0 0 115 261 25 55 .343 .402 .494 .896 .236 .150 .374 7.28 10.34 1.42 77.67
Fielding Statistics
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year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1978 New York Mets NL MLB nyn 20 c 1 0 7.0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 -- 1.000 4.0 0.57 5.14 0.6 25.0 4
1978 Jackson Mets Tex AA nyn 20 c 97 0 0.0 672 91 19 13 782 763 0 0 -- .976 7.9 -- -- 72.4 91.5 1
1979 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 21 c 82 0 0.0 406 38 9 8 453 444 0 0 -- .980 5.4 -- -- 58.6 87.2 1
1980 New York Mets NL MLB nyn 22 c 8 0 46.0 27 2 2 0 31 29 5 1 83.33 .935 3.6 0.63 5.67 4.9 66.7 4
1980 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 22 c 39 0 0.0 220 23 5 4 248 243 0 0 -- .980 6.2 -- -- 28.1 58.2 2
1980 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 22 1b 5 0 0.0 33 2 2 4 37 35 0 0 -- .946 7.0 -- -- 3.6 7.5 4
1980 Tidewater Tides IL AAA nyn 22 of 8 0 0.0 6 1 0 0 7 7 0 0 -- 1.000 0.9 -- -- 5.8 11.9 4
1981 Iowa Oaks Amer AAA chn 23 c 64 0 0.0 353 40 14 3 407 393 0 0 -- .966 6.1 -- -- 47.4 91.4 2
1982 Chicago Cubs NL MLB chn 24 c 4 0 16.2 20 1 0 0 21 21 2 0 100.00 1.000 5.3 1.30 11.67 2.5 100.0 3
1982 Iowa Cubs Amer AAA chn 24 c 68 0 0.0 354 38 14 2 406 392 0 0 -- .966 5.8 -- -- 50.4 80.0 2
1983 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA mon 25 c 60 0 0.0 333 39 6 2 378 372 0 0 -- .984 6.2 -- -- 44.1 48.0 2
1983 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA mon 25 1b 8 0 0.0 43 3 2 2 48 46 0 0 -- .958 5.8 -- -- 5.9 6.4 5
1983 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA mon 25 of 29 0 0.0 28 2 0 0 30 30 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 -- -- 21.3 23.2 7
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 c 73 0 0.0 323 49 17 7 389 372 0 0 -- .956 5.1 -- -- 47.4 67.0 1
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 1b 7 0 0.0 46 4 1 2 51 50 0 0 -- .980 7.1 -- -- 4.5 6.4 3
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 2b 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 -- -- 0.6 0.9 4
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 3b 7 0 0.0 1 4 0 1 5 5 0 0 -- 1.000 0.7 -- -- 4.5 6.4 7
1984 Evansville Triplets Amer AAA det 26 of 13 0 0.0 10 2 3 0 15 12 0 0 -- .800 0.9 -- -- 8.4 11.9 9
1985 Cleveland Indians AL MLB cle 27 c 26 0 184.0 75 13 4 1 92 88 11 6 64.71 .957 3.4 0.48 4.30 16.0 83.9 3
1985 Maine Guides IL AAA cle 27 c 28 0 0.0 116 20 5 0 141 136 0 0 -- .965 4.9 -- -- 20.1 58.3 3
1991 Toledo Mud Hens IL AAA det 33 c 9 0 0.0 52 11 3 0 66 63 0 0 -- .955 7.0 -- -- 6.3 100.0 4
Total MLB (4 yrs) -- MLB -- -- c 39 0 253 126 16 6 1 148 142 18 7 72.00 .959 3.6 0.56 5.05 -- -- --
Total AAA (8 yrs) -- AAA -- -- c 423 0 0 2157 258 73 26 2488 2415 0 0 -- .971 5.7 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (3 yrs) -- AAA -- -- 1b 20 0 0 122 9 5 8 136 131 0 0 -- .963 6.6 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (1 yrs) -- AAA -- -- 2b 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (1 yrs) -- AAA -- -- 3b 7 0 0 1 4 0 1 5 5 0 0 -- 1.000 0.7 -- -- -- -- --
Total AA (1 yrs) -- AA -- -- c 97 0 0 672 91 19 13 782 763 0 0 -- .976 7.9 -- -- -- -- --
Yearly Positional Grid
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year category pos p pos c pos 1b pos 2b pos 3b pos ss pos lf pos cf pos rf pos of pos dh
1978 Minor 0 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 MLB 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 Minor 0 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 Minor 0 39 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
1980 MLB 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 Minor 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 Minor 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 MLB 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 Minor 0 60 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0
1984 Minor 0 73 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 13 0
1985 Minor 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 MLB 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 Minor 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0