Don Bessent Stats

Don Bessent was born on Friday, March 13, 1931, in Jacksonville, Florida. Bessent was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 17, 1955, with the Brooklyn Dodgers. 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 Don Bessent baseball stats page.

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Don Bessent
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Birth Name:
Fred Donald Bessent
Nickname:
The Weasel
Born On:
03-13-1931  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Jacksonville, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-07-1990 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Jacksonville, Florida
Cemetery:
Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida
High School:
Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
07-17-1955 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-27-1958
Draft:
Not Applicable
Don Bessent

Don Bessent Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1955 24 Dodgers 24 2 8 8 1 .889 2.70 1 0 3 63.1 255 51 19 19 7 21 2 29 1 0 0 -
1956 25 Dodgers 38 0 21 4 3 .571 2.50 0 0 9 79.1 324 63 22 23 5 31 6 52 4 0 0 -
1957 26 Dodgers 27 0 16 1 3 .250 5.73 0 0 0 44.0 204 58 28 28 5 19 3 24 1 0 0 -
1958 27 Dodgers 19 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.33 0 0 0 24.1 107 24 9 14 3 17 0 13 0 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
4 Years 108 2 45 14 7 .667 3.33 1 0 12 211.0 890 196 78 84 20 88 11 118 6 1 0 -
Don Bessent

Don Bessent Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1955 24 Dodgers 24 20 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 3 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100
1956 25 Dodgers 38 18 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 1 1 0 1 .111 .105 .111
1957 26 Dodgers 27 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
1958 27 Dodgers 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 108 44 1 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 14 5 1 0 2 .114 .111 .114
Don Bessent

Don Bessent Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1955 Dodgers P 24 2 190 12 0.5 12 1 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
1956 Dodgers P 38 0 238 12 0.3 11 3 8 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .917 1.25
1957 Dodgers P 27 0 132 10 0.4 10 6 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.05
1958 Dodgers P 19 0 73 8 0.4 8 2 6 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.96
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 108 2 633 42 0.4 41 12 29 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.75
4 Years 108 2 633 42 0.4 41 12 29 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.75
Don Bessent

Don Bessent Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1955 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 10.0 1.38 4.12 2.98
1956 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 18.0 1.68 5.90 3.52
1957 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.26 4.91 3.89
1958 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.76 4.81 6.29
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 14.7 1.34 5.03 3.75
Don Bessent

Don Bessent Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1955 Brooklyn Dodgers 46 Undetermined - Stats
1956 Brooklyn Dodgers 46 Undetermined - Stats
1957 Brooklyn Dodgers 46 Undetermined - -
1958 Los Angeles Dodgers 46 Undetermined - -


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