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Benny Distefano

Benito James Distefano

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: January 23, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York, US
High School: Lafayette HS (Brooklyn, NY)
School: Alvin Community College (Alvin, TX)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 16th round of the 1981 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Alvin Community College (Alvin, TX), the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2nd round of the 1981 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Alvin Community College (Alvin, TX) and the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2nd round of the 1982 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Alvin Community College (Alvin, TX).

Major League Stats / Japanese League Stats

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
1982 20 -1.0 Greenwood SALL A PIT 136 566 477 74 138 23 8 15 89 11 4 85 58 .289 .396 .465 .862 222 1 1 2 8
1983 21 -2.0 Lynn EL AA PIT 137 556 480 71 130 19 7 25 92 2 4 63 40 .271 .357 .496 .853 238 5 2 6 5
1984 22 -3.2 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 66 270 240 40 73 13 8 6 33 2 1 24 14 .304 .378 .500 .878 120 5 0 1 6
1985 23 -2.3 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 136 552 480 74 114 27 8 14 67 5 2 69 53 .238 .334 .415 .749 199 1 1 1 11
1986 24 -1.5 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 111 452 402 58 104 25 9 13 57 2 4 41 45 .259 .329 .463 .792 186 3 2 4 6
1987 25 -1.1 Vancouver PCL AAA PIT 130 527 431 67 120 20 4 15 77 7 6 77 53 .278 .402 .448 .850 193 15 0 4 7
1988 26 -0.4 Buffalo AA AAA PIT 135 550 482 69 127 26 1 19 63 6 5 50 58 .263 .344 .440 .784 212 12 1 5 6
1989 27 0.7 Buffalo AA AAA PIT 5 20 17 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 .235 .350 .294 .644 5 1 0 0 0
1991 29 3.1 Rochester IL AAA BAL 124 477 427 52 114 23 2 18 83 5 2 41 52 .267 .335 .457 .791 195 6 4 2 3 7
1992 30 3.4 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA SEA,HOU 32 125 110 13 32 6 2 0 15 1 1 12 15 .291 .368 .382 .750 42 3 2 0 1 0
1992 30 3.4 Calgary,Tucson PCL AAA HOU,SEA 32 125 110 13 32 6 2 0 15 1 1 12 15 .291 .368 .382 .750 42 3 2 0 1 0
1992 30 3.4 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 14 55 46 5 15 2 2 0 6 1 0 8 7 .326 .436 .457 .893 21 2 1 0 0 0
1992 30 3.4 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 18 70 64 8 17 4 0 0 9 0 1 4 8 .266 .314 .328 .642 21 1 1 0 1 0
1993 31 3.8 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 116 456 414 51 92 17 5 6 34 2 1 31 64 .222 .284 .331 .615 137 16 6 2 3 1
11 Seasons 1128 4551 3960 571 1048 200 54 131 613 43 30 495 455 .265 .352 .442 .794 1749 25 55 11 30 57
A (1 season) A 136 566 477 74 138 23 8 15 89 11 4 85 58 .289 .396 .465 .862 222 1 1 2 8
AA (1 season) AA 137 556 480 71 130 19 7 25 92 2 4 63 40 .271 .357 .496 .853 238 5 2 6 5
AAA (9 seasons) AAA 855 3429 3003 426 780 158 39 91 432 30 22 347 357 .260 .344 .429 .773 1289 25 49 8 22 44
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1982 20 Greenwood SALL A PIT 1B 133 1307 1184 104 19 102 .985 9.68
1983 21 Lynn EL AA PIT OF 130 255 231 11 13 1 .949 1.86
1983 21 Lynn EL AA PIT 1B 6 42 40 2 0 2 1.000 7.00
1984 22 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT OF 32 60 52 8 0 1 1.000 1.88
1984 22 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 1B 36 304 282 22 0 29 1.000 8.44
1985 23 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT OF 117 206 188 10 8 2 .961 1.69
1985 23 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 1B 22 195 187 8 0 18 1.000 8.86
1986 24 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT OF 58 93 85 6 2 0 .978 1.57
1986 24 Hawaii PCL AAA PIT 1B 56 517 479 31 7 39 .986 9.11
1987 25 Vancouver PCL AAA PIT OF 22 57 50 6 1 2 .982 2.55
1987 25 Vancouver PCL AAA PIT 1B 109 1058 992 61 5 85 .995 9.66
1988 26 Buffalo AA AAA PIT OF 134 249 231 15 3 3 .988 1.84
1988 26 Buffalo AA AAA PIT 1B 1 3 3 0 0 1 1.000 3.00
1989 27 Buffalo AA AAA PIT 1B 5 41 37 3 1 6 .976 8.00
1991 29 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 16 29 26 3 0 2 1.000 1.81
1991 29 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1B 84 663 621 37 5 59 .992 7.83
1992 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA SEA,HOU 1B 16 134 123 11 0 13 1.000 8.38
1992 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,SEA C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
1992 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA HOU,SEA OF 14 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 1.93
1992 30 Calgary, Tucson PCL AAA HOU,SEA OF 14 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 1.93
1992 30 Calgary, Tucson PCL AAA HOU,SEA 1B 16 134 123 11 0 13 1.000 8.38
1992 30 Calgary, Tucson PCL AAA HOU,SEA C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
1992 30 Tucson PCL AAA HOU 1B 14 0.00
1992 30 Calgary PCL AAA SEA OF 14 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 1.93
1992 30 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 1B 2 0.00
1992 30 Calgary PCL AAA SEA C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0
1993 31 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX OF 72 130 119 5 6 1 .954 1.72
1993 31 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 1B 42 392 364 23 5 43 .987 9.21
1993 31 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX C 2 13 12 0 1 0 .923 6.00 1
11 Seasons 1108 5775 5332 367 76 409 .987 5.14 1
1B (11 seasons) 1B 510 4656 4312 302 42 397 .991 9.05
OF (9 seasons) OF 595 1106 1008 65 33 12 .970 1.80
C (2 seasons) C 3 13 12 0 1 0 .923 4.00 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 58d49289

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