Larry Benton Stats

Larry Benton was born on Saturday, November 20, 1897, in St. Louis, Missouri. Benton was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1923, with the Boston 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 Larry Benton baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Lawrence James Benton
Nickname:
Larry
Born On:
11-20-1897  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Louis, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-03-1953 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Amberley, Ohio
Cemetery:
St. Joseph Old Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
04-19-1923 (Age 25)
Last Game:
08-16-1935
Draft:
Not Applicable

Larry Benton

Larry Benton Pitching Stats

1923 26 Braves 35 9 10 5 9 .357 4.99 1 0 0 128.0 561 141 71 78 4 57 - 42 3 4 0 -
1924 27 Braves 30 13 11 5 7 .417 4.15 4 0 1 128.0 555 129 59 63 4 64 - 41 4 3 0 -
1925 28 Braves 31 21 4 14 7 .667 3.09 16 2 1 183.1 773 170 63 72 6 70 - 49 2 2 0 -
1926 29 Braves 43 27 9 14 14 .500 3.85 12 1 1 231.2 996 244 99 113 10 81 - 103 3 7 0 -
1927 30 Braves 11 10 1 4 2 .667 4.48 3 0 0 60.1 269 72 30 33 3 27 - 25 2 2 0 -
1927 30 Giants 29 23 5 13 5 .722 3.95 8 1 2 173.0 736 183 76 83 9 54 - 65 0 2 0 -
1928 31 Giants 42 35 4 25 9 .735 2.73 28 2 4 310.1 1,263 299 94 106 14 71 - 90 6 0 0 -
1929 32 Giants 39 30 7 11 17 .393 4.14 14 3 3 237.0 1,019 276 109 129 16 61 - 63 1 0 0 -
1930 33 Giants 8 4 3 1 3 .250 7.80 1 0 1 30.0 147 42 26 31 8 14 - 16 1 0 0 -
1930 33 Reds 35 22 6 7 12 .368 5.12 9 0 1 177.2 801 246 101 124 7 45 - 47 8 0 0 -
1931 34 Reds 38 23 10 10 15 .400 3.35 12 2 2 204.1 878 240 76 98 6 53 - 35 4 1 1 -
1932 35 Reds 35 21 7 6 13 .316 4.31 7 0 2 179.2 745 201 86 104 10 27 - 35 1 0 0 -
1933 36 Reds 34 19 10 10 11 .476 3.71 7 2 2 152.2 645 160 63 70 5 36 - 33 5 3 0 -
1934 37 Reds 16 1 7 0 1 .000 6.52 0 0 2 29.0 143 53 21 25 1 7 - 5 1 0 0 -
1935 38 Braves 29 0 19 2 3 .400 6.88 0 0 0 72.0 333 103 55 61 6 24 - 21 6 1 0 -
13 Years 455 258 113 127 128 .498 4.03 122 13 22 2,297.0 9,864 2,559 1,029 1,190 109 691 - 670 47 25 1 -

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Larry Benton Hitting Stats

1923 26 Braves 35 31 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 - 13 4 - 0 - .161 .257 .161
1924 27 Braves 30 33 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 - 10 2 - 0 - .091 .143 .121
1925 28 Braves 32 58 6 14 2 0 0 0 1 3 - 20 8 - 0 - .241 .279 .276
1926 29 Braves 45 78 3 12 1 0 0 0 4 2 - 25 6 - 1 - .154 .185 .167
1927 30 Braves 11 18 1 4 1 0 0 0 4 0 - 5 3 - 1 - .222 .263 .278
1927 30 Giants 31 50 4 8 0 0 0 0 3 1 - 14 8 - 1 - .160 .192 .160
1928 31 Giants 42 112 12 16 2 1 0 0 8 5 - 17 6 - 0 - .143 .179 .179
1929 32 Giants 41 86 2 9 1 0 1 0 8 1 - 15 1 - 0 - .105 .115 .151
1930 33 Giants 8 10 2 3 0 0 1 0 3 1 - 4 1 - 0 - .300 .364 .600
1930 33 Reds 35 62 1 11 0 1 0 0 5 3 - 13 2 - 0 - .177 .215 .210
1931 34 Reds 38 66 2 11 2 0 0 0 1 3 - 13 2 - 0 - .167 .203 .197
1932 35 Reds 35 54 8 11 1 0 0 0 1 3 - 11 5 - 0 - .204 .246 .222
1933 36 Reds 34 53 4 9 0 0 0 0 2 1 - 14 2 - 1 2 .170 .200 .170
1934 37 Reds 16 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 3 0 - 0 0 .286 .286 .286
1935 38 Braves 29 20 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 - 4 2 - 0 0 .200 .238 .250
13 Years 462 738 54 122 12 2 2 0 42 30 - 181 52 - 4 2 .165 .202 .195

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Larry Benton Fielding Stats

1923 Braves P 35 9 384 42 1.2 38 5 33 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .905 2.67
1924 Braves P 30 13 384 34 1.1 33 3 30 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.32
1925 Braves P 31 21 550 48 1.5 45 6 39 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.21
1926 Braves P 43 27 695 46 1.1 46 3 43 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.79
1927 Braves P 11 10 181 14 1.3 13 3 10 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.94
1927 Giants P 29 23 519 45 1.6 43 10 33 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.24
1928 Giants P 42 35 931 85 2.0 84 15 69 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.44
1929 Giants P 39 30 711 72 1.8 69 11 58 3 7 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.62
1930 Giants P 8 4 90 5 0.6 5 2 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1930 Reds P 35 22 533 33 0.9 32 12 20 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .970 1.62
1931 Reds P 38 23 613 60 1.6 58 10 48 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.55
1932 Reds P 35 21 539 46 1.3 44 6 38 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.20
1933 Reds P 34 19 458 34 1.0 32 5 27 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .941 1.89
1934 Reds P 16 1 87 6 0.4 6 0 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.86
1935 Braves P 29 0 216 14 0.5 14 2 12 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.75
P Totals 455 258 6,891 584 1.3 562 93 469 22 33 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.20
13 Years 455 258 6,891 584 1.3 562 93 469 22 33 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.20

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Larry Benton Miscellaneous Stats

1923 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.74 2.95 4.01
1924 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.64 2.88 4.50
1925 Braves 1 0 1.000 0 1 n/a 0.0 2.9 58.0 0.70 2.41 3.44
1926 Braves 0 - - 0 2 n/a 0.0 3.1 19.5 1.27 4.00 3.15
1927 Braves 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 4.5 0.93 3.73 4.03
1927 Giants 0 - - 0 2 n/a 0.0 3.6 16.7 1.20 3.38 2.81
1928 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.6 14.0 1.27 2.61 2.06
1929 Giants 0 - - 0 2 n/a 86.0 5.7 10.8 1.03 2.39 2.32
1930 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 10.0 2.5 3.3 1.14 4.80 4.20
1930 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.8 12.4 1.04 2.38 2.28
1931 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.1 66.0 0.66 1.54 2.33
1932 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.9 54.0 1.30 1.75 1.35
1933 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 26.5 0.92 1.95 2.12
1934 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 7.0 0.71 1.55 2.17
1935 Braves 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 20.0 0.88 2.63 3.00
13 Years 1 0 1.000 0 7 n/a 369.0 4.1 17.6 0.97 2.63 2.71

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Larry Benton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1923 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1924 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1925 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1926 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1927 Boston Braves n/a Undetermined n/a -
1927 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1928 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1929 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1931 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1932 Cincinnati Reds 19 Undetermined n/a -
1933 Cincinnati Reds 19 Undetermined - -
1934 Cincinnati Reds 16 Undetermined - -
1935 Boston Braves 28 Undetermined - -
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