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Richard Bengston

Richard Bengston

Positions: First Baseman, Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: 1954
High School: Richwoods HS (Peoria, IL)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (13th) of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft from Richwoods HS (Peoria, IL).

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1972 18 -1.2 Marion APPY Rk NYM 59 231 201 26 50 9 1 1 17 6 2 26 36 .249 .342 .318 .660 64 3 0 1
1973 19 -1.6 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM 110 436 362 51 97 22 2 7 51 0 3 61 76 .268 .378 .398 .776 144 5 5 3
1974 20 -1.5 Visalia CALL A NYM 97 347 297 34 76 10 3 5 36 0 3 42 72 .256 .350 .360 .710 107 2 3 1 4 0
1975 21 -0.5 Visalia CALL A NYM 113 427 378 48 101 18 1 14 71 3 2 40 69 .267 .336 .431 .767 163 9 1 4 4 3
1976 22 0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MON,NYM 134 521 455 58 103 18 1 7 39 1 1 54 77 .226 .310 .316 .627 144 3 5 4
1976 22 0.9 West Palm Beach FLOR A MON 102 385 334 44 78 12 0 7 32 1 1 42 51 .234 .322 .332 .654 111 3 3 3
1976 22 -1.1 Jackson TL AA NYM 32 136 121 14 25 6 1 0 7 0 0 12 26 .207 .276 .273 .549 33 0 2 1
5 Seasons 513 1962 1693 217 427 77 8 34 214 10 11 223 330 .252 .342 .367 .709 622 11 15 15 16 3
Rk (1 season) Rk 59 231 201 26 50 9 1 1 17 6 2 26 36 .249 .342 .318 .660 64 3 0 1
A (4 seasons) A 422 1595 1371 177 352 62 6 33 190 4 9 185 268 .257 .347 .383 .730 525 11 12 13 14 3
AA (1 season) AA 32 136 121 14 25 6 1 0 7 0 0 12 26 .207 .276 .273 .549 33 0 2 1
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB lgCS% PO
1972 18 Marion APPY Rk NYM OF 5 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.40
1972 18 Marion APPY Rk NYM 3B 3 6 1 4 1 0 .833 1.67
1972 18 Marion APPY Rk NYM 1B 10 84 81 2 1 9 .988 8.30
1972 18 Marion APPY Rk NYM C 43 350 324 15 11 2 .969 7.88 18
1973 19 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM OF 18 31 30 1 0 0 1.000 1.72
1973 19 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM SS 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
1973 19 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM 1B 2 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
1973 19 Pompano Beach FLOR A NYM C 91 589 540 37 12 6 .980 6.34 18
1974 20 Visalia CALL A NYM OF 44 97 86 6 5 0 .948 2.09
1974 20 Visalia CALL A NYM 1B 1 9 7 1 1 0 .889 8.00
1974 20 Visalia CALL A NYM C 37 214 185 20 9 2 .958 5.54 16
1975 21 Visalia CALL A NYM OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1975 21 Visalia CALL A NYM 3B 3 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
1975 21 Visalia CALL A NYM 1B 79 690 616 62 12 45 .983 8.58
1975 21 Visalia CALL A NYM C 10 58 52 2 4 2 .931 5.40 3
1976 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MON,NYM 1B 121 1143 1051 78 14 77 .988 9.33
1976 22 West Palm Beach FLOR A MON 3B 14 33 13 16 4 0 .879 2.07
1976 22 West Palm Beach FLOR A MON 1B 89 806 749 50 7 54 .991 8.98
1976 22 West Palm Beach FLOR A MON C 2 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 6.50 0
1976 22 Jackson TL AA NYM 1B 32 337 302 28 7 23 .979 10.31
5 Seasons 485 3339 3018 246 75 144 .978 6.73 55
1B (5 seasons) 1B 213 1934 1763 143 28 132 .986 8.95
C (5 seasons) C 183 1224 1114 74 36 12 .971 6.49 55
OF (4 seasons) OF 68 137 125 7 5 0 .964 1.94
3B (3 seasons) 3B 20 42 15 22 5 0 .881 1.85
SS (1 season) SS 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

Sabr ID: c8806a0a

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