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Ben Flowers

Bennett Flowers

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: June 15, 1927 in Wilson, North Carolina, US
Died: February 18, 2009 in Wilson, North Carolina, US
High School: Charles L. Coon HS (Wilson, NC)
School: Barton College (Wilson, NC)

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1945 18 -4.9 Roanoke PIED B BOS 15 8 .652 3.36 34 169.0 167 74 63 59 1.337 8.9 3.1
1946 19 -6.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-D BOS 5 5 .500 3.40 13 98.0 83 44 37 40 1.255 7.6 3.7
1946 19 -5.9 Wilson COPL D 1 4 .200 4.50 6 42.0 42 27 21 15 1.357 9.0 3.2
1946 19 -6.2 Roanoke PIED B BOS 4 1 .800 2.57 7 56.0 41 17 16 25 1.179 6.6 4.0
1948 21 -3.0 Roanoke PIED B BOS 11 13 .458 3.13 37 236.0 185 102 82 153 1.432 7.1 5.8
1949 22 -2.1 Scranton EL A BOS 11 9 .550 3.35 32 20 164.0 141 72 61 112 1.543 7.7 6.1
1950 23 -3.5 Louisville AA AAA BOS 3 4 .429 3.39 33 1 1 0 77.0 68 38 29 46 49 1 0 3 1.481 7.9 5.4 5.7 1.07
1951 24 -0.5 Scranton EL A BOS 17 8 .680 3.26 22 27 218.0 200 97 79 79 1.280 8.3 3.3
1952 25 -4.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs Opn-AA BOS 13 16 .448 3.62 36 30 13 3 226.0 211 94 91 89 114 2 0 3 1.327 8.4 3.5 4.5 1.28
1952 25 -5.7 San Diego PCL Opn 11 10 .524 3.18 26 23 13 3 167.0 149 61 59 62 114 2 0 3 1.263 8.0 3.3 6.1 1.84
1952 25 -1.5 Birmingham SOUA AA BOS 2 6 .250 4.88 10 7 59.0 62 33 32 27 1.508 9.5 4.1
1954 27 0.7 Louisville AA AAA BOS 11 12 .478 3.57 32 22 12 2 179.0 187 89 71 15 49 97 2 0 1 1.318 9.4 0.8 2.5 4.9 1.98
1955 28 0.2 Buffalo IL AAA DET 12 9 .571 2.24 27 20 17 3 173.0 145 53 43 8 58 126 5 0 4 1.173 7.5 0.4 3.0 6.6 2.17
1957 30 2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Opn NYY,BRO 11 12 .478 3.76 32 27 11 1 191.1 201 98 80 10 49 9 120 4 1 6 1.307 9.5 0.5 2.3 5.6 2.45
1957 30 1.5 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 1 4 .200 4.91 8 5 1 0 29.1 37 20 16 1 9 21 2 0 0 1.568 11.4 0.3 2.8 6.4 2.33
1957 30 2.7 Denver AA AAA NYY 10 8 .556 3.56 24 22 10 1 162.0 164 78 64 9 40 9 99 2 1 6 1.259 9.1 0.5 2.2 5.5 2.48
1958 31 3.4 Denver AA AAA NYY 6 14 .300 5.49 37 28 8 1 182.0 222 129 111 19 62 10 106 4 0 8 1.560 11.0 0.9 3.1 5.2 1.71
1959 32 4.4 Richmond IL AAA NYY 2 6 .250 3.64 35 15 2 1 131.0 115 65 53 12 41 4 72 4 0 5 1.191 7.9 0.8 2.8 4.9 1.76
1960 33 5.1 Richmond IL AAA NYY 4 2 .667 3.21 31 0 0 0 56.0 49 23 20 5 15 1 46 2 0 2 1.143 7.9 0.8 2.4 7.4 3.07
13 Seasons 121 118 .506 3.51 401 190 64 11 2100.1 1974 978 820 69 852 24 730 24 1 32 1.346 8.5 0.3 3.7 3.1 0.86
Opn (2 seasons) Opn 12 14 .462 3.44 34 28 14 3 196.1 186 81 75 1 71 135 4 0 3 1.309 8.5 0.0 3.3 6.2 1.90
D (1 season) D 1 4 .200 4.50 6 42.0 42 27 21 15 1.357 9.0 3.2
B (3 seasons) B 30 22 .577 3.14 78 461.0 393 193 161 237 1.367 7.7 4.6
A (2 seasons) A 28 17 .622 3.30 54 47 382.0 341 169 140 191 1.393 8.0 4.5
AA (1 season) AA 2 6 .250 4.88 10 7 59.0 62 33 32 27 1.508 9.5 4.1
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 48 55 .466 3.67 219 108 50 8 960.0 950 475 391 68 311 24 595 20 1 29 1.314 8.9 0.6 2.9 5.6 1.91
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1945 18 -5.2 Roanoke PIED B BOS 34 64 10 2 0 0 .156 .188 12
1946 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B BOS
1946 19 -5.7 Wilson COPL D
1946 19 -6.4 Roanoke PIED B BOS
1948 21 -3.0 Roanoke PIED B BOS 37 85 12 1 0 0 .141 .153 13
1949 22 -2.4 Scranton EL A BOS 32 59 10 3 0 0 .169 .220 13
1950 23 -4.5 Louisville AA AAA BOS 33 17 13 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 0 3
1951 24 -0.8 Scranton EL A BOS 33 88 15 7 0 0 .170 .250 22
1952 25 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs Opn-AA BOS 36 80 75 3 7 1 0 1 4 0 2 29 .093 .117 .147 .264 11 0 3
1952 25 -5.2 San Diego PCL Opn 26 60 55 3 6 0 0 1 4 0 2 29 .109 .140 .164 .304 9 0 3
1952 25 -1.6 Birmingham SOUA AA BOS 10 20 1 1 0 0 .050 .100 2
1953 26 -2.3 Baltimore IL AAA PHI 5
1954 27 0.8 Louisville AA AAA BOS 32 67 63 7 10 1 2 0 6 0 2 23 .159 .185 .238 .423 15 1 0 2 0
1955 28 -0.3 Buffalo IL AAA DET 28 62 57 4 9 1 0 0 3 0 2 29 .158 .183 .175 .359 10 0 2 1
1957 30 2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Opn NYY,BRO 33 79 68 3 9 1 0 0 2 0 2 30 .132 .157 .147 .304 10 0 0 9 0 0
1957 30 0.8 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 8 11 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .300 .300 .600 3 0 0 1 0
1957 30 2.6 Denver AA AAA NYY 25 68 58 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 2 26 .103 .133 .121 .254 7 0 8 0 0
1958 31 3.8 Denver AA AAA NYY 37 70 63 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 34 .048 .077 .095 .172 6 0 5 0 0
1959 32 4.0 Richmond IL AAA NYY 35 37 31 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 15 .129 .206 .129 .335 4 0 3 0 0
1960 33 5.4 Richmond IL AAA NYY 31 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 1 0
14 Seasons 406 714 671 22 90 17 2 2 19 0 0 14 169 .134 .152 .174 .326 117 1 0 28 1 0
Opn (2 seasons) Opn 34 71 65 3 9 0 0 1 4 0 2 33 .138 .164 .185 .349 12 0 0 4 0
D (1 season) D
B (3 seasons) B 71 149 149 22 3 0 0 .148 .148 .168 .315 25
A (2 seasons) A 65 147 147 25 10 0 0 .170 .170 .238 .408 35
AA (1 season) AA 10 20 20 1 1 0 0 .050 .050 .100 .150 2
AAA (8 seasons) AAA 226 327 290 19 33 3 2 1 15 0 0 12 136 .114 .149 .148 .297 43 1 0 24 1 0
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 lgCS% PO
1945 18 Roanoke PIED B BOS P 34 0.00
1948 21 Roanoke PIED B BOS P 37 0.00
1949 22 Scranton EL A BOS P 32 0.00
1950 23 Louisville AA AAA BOS P 33 20 3 15 2 2 .900 0.55
1951 24 Scranton EL A BOS P 22 0.00
1952 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs Opn-AA BOS P 36 36 6 30 0 2 1.000 1.00
1952 25 San Diego PCL Opn P 26 36 6 30 0 2 1.000 1.38
1952 25 Birmingham SOUA AA BOS P 10 0.00
1954 27 Louisville AA AAA BOS P 32 54 15 39 0 0 1.000 1.69
1955 28 Buffalo IL AAA DET P 27 45 16 25 4 1 .911 1.52
1957 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Opn NYY,BRO P 32 43 14 27 2 3 .953 1.28
1957 30 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO P 8 10 2 7 1 0 .900 1.13
1957 30 Denver AA AAA NYY P 24 33 12 20 1 3 .970 1.33
1958 31 Denver AA AAA NYY P 37 50 8 41 1 1 .980 1.32
1959 32 Richmond IL AAA NYY P 35 35 3 29 3 2 .914 0.91
1960 33 Richmond IL AAA NYY P 31 14 3 10 1 1 .929 0.42
12 Seasons 388 297 68 216 13 12 .956 0.73
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: ae5a9e6c

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