Bruce Benedict Stats

Bruce Benedict was born on Thursday, August 18, 1955, in Birmingham, Alabama. Benedict was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 18, 1978, with the Atlanta Braves. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bruce Benedict baseball stats page.

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"My teammates have nicknamed me 'Retriever.' All I ever seem to be doing is going back to the screen (to get the knuckleballs he was missing)." - Bruce Benedict (1981)

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Bruce Bendict Autograph on a 1983 Fleer Baseball Card (#130 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1983fle01' title='1983 Fleer Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Bruce Bendict Autograph on a 1983 Fleer Baseball Card (#130 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Bruce Edwin Benedict
Nickname:
Retriever
Born On:
08-18-1955  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Birmingham, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Millard High School (Omaha, NE)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
08-18-1978 (Age 23)
Last Game:
09-11-1989
Draft:
1976 : 5th Round (99th)

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Bruce Benedict Pitching Stats

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Bruce Benedict Hitting Stats

1978 23 Braves 22 52 3 13 2 0 0 0 1 6 2 6 0 0 0 0 .250 .328 .288
1979 24 Braves 76 204 14 46 11 0 0 0 15 33 3 18 2 2 0 4 .225 .331 .279
1980 25 Braves 120 359 18 91 14 1 2 0 34 28 8 36 13 1 1 11 .253 .308 .315
1981 26 Braves 90 295 26 78 12 1 5 1 35 33 4 21 5 3 3 8 .264 .341 .363
1982 27 Braves 118 386 34 95 11 1 3 1 44 37 9 40 7 3 3 10 .246 .315 .303
1983 28 Braves 134 423 43 126 13 1 2 0 43 61 16 24 4 3 1 12 .298 .385 .348
1984 29 Braves 95 300 26 67 8 1 4 0 25 34 3 25 1 4 1 9 .223 .301 .297
1985 30 Braves 70 208 12 42 6 0 0 0 20 22 1 12 4 2 1 8 .202 .279 .231
1986 31 Braves 64 160 11 36 10 1 0 0 13 15 1 10 4 1 2 9 .225 .298 .300
1987 32 Braves 37 95 4 14 1 0 1 0 5 17 0 15 2 0 0 2 .147 .277 .189
1988 33 Braves 90 236 11 57 7 0 0 0 19 19 1 26 5 2 0 2 .242 .296 .271
1989 34 Braves 66 160 12 31 3 0 1 0 6 23 4 18 2 0 1 1 .194 .299 .231
12 Years 982 2,878 214 696 98 6 18 2 260 328 52 251 49 21 13 76 .242 .320 .299

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Bruce Benedict Fielding Stats

1978 Braves C 22 16 423 96 4.4 95 81 14 1 1 0 16 11 .990 6.06
1979 Braves C 76 69 1,758 385 5.1 379 344 35 6 3 8 65 22 .984 5.82
1980 Braves C 120 111 2,906 585 4.9 578 502 76 7 6 11 76 44 .988 5.37
1981 Braves C 90 86 2,319 484 5.4 477 404 73 7 7 9 83 48 .986 5.55
1982 Braves C 118 111 2,983 680 5.8 675 602 73 5 9 9 92 43 .993 6.11
1983 Braves C 134 128 3,320 836 6.2 829 738 91 7 12 4 123 55 .992 6.74
1984 Braves C 95 95 2,460 546 5.7 541 504 37 5 2 2 85 25 .991 5.94
1985 Braves C 70 67 1,698 353 5.0 349 314 35 4 1 1 65 24 .989 5.55
1986 Braves C 57 49 1,287 282 4.9 280 252 28 2 1 1 27 18 .993 5.87
1987 Braves C 35 28 768 188 5.4 186 165 21 2 3 1 36 10 .989 6.54
1988 Braves C 89 76 1,953 443 5.0 438 384 54 5 3 4 63 33 .989 6.06
1989 Braves C 65 56 1,467 403 6.2 401 361 40 2 2 5 41 28 .995 7.38
C Totals 971 892 23,342 5,281 5.4 5,228 4,651 577 53 50 55 772 361 .990 6.05
12 Years 971 892 23,342 5,281 5.4 5,228 4,651 577 53 50 55 772 361 .990 6.05

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Bruce Benedict Miscellaneous Stats

1978 Braves 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 8.7 52.0 - - -
1979 Braves 1 3 .250 1 0 n/a 0.0 11.3 13.6 - - -
1980 Braves 3 3 .500 0 1 n/a 179.5 10.0 10.6 - - -
1981 Braves 1 1 .500 0 0 n/a 59.0 14.0 8.4 - - -
1982 Braves 4 4 .500 1 0 n/a 128.7 9.7 8.8 - - -
1983 Braves 1 3 .250 0 0 n/a 211.5 17.6 9.8 - - -
1984 Braves 1 2 .333 0 0 n/a 75.0 12.0 12.0 - - -
1985 Braves 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 17.3 10.4 - - -
1986 Braves 1 0 1.000 7 0 n/a 0.0 16.0 12.3 - - -
1987 Braves 0 1 .000 3 0 n/a 95.0 6.3 19.0 - - -
1988 Braves 0 2 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 9.1 12.4 - - -
1989 Braves 0 0 .000 1 1 n/a 160.0 8.9 26.7 - - -
12 Years 12 20 .375 16 3 n/a 159.9 11.5 11.1 - - -

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Bruce Benedict Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 Atlanta Braves 20 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Atlanta Braves 20 $21,000.00 - -
1980 Atlanta Braves 20 $30,000.00 - -
1981 Atlanta Braves 20 Undetermined Stats -
1982 Atlanta Braves 20 Undetermined - -
1983 Atlanta Braves 20 Undetermined Stats -
1984 Atlanta Braves 20 Undetermined - -
1985 Atlanta Braves 20 $545,000.00 - -
1986 Atlanta Braves 20 $565,000.00 - -
1987 Atlanta Braves 20 $615,000.00 - -
1988 Atlanta Braves 20 $665,000.00 - -
1989 Atlanta Braves 20 $395,000.00 - -
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