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Ben Wade

Benjamin Styron Wade

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: November 25, 1922 in Morehead City, North Carolina, US
Died: December 2, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, US

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
1940 17 -6.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B BRO 2 1 .667 2.17 5 29.0 20 8 7 6 0.897 6.2 1.9
1940 17 -6.7 New Bern COPL D 2 1 .667 2.25 4 28.0 20 8 7 6 0.929 6.4 1.9
1940 17 -7.3 Durham PIED B BRO 0 0 0.00 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0
1941 18 -9.4 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 4 5 .444 2.83 32 9 14 5 0 127.0 104 51 40 84 40 5 0 3 1.480 7.4 6.0 2.8 0.48
1942 19 -7.1 Syracuse IL AA CIN 2 11 .154 5.86 25 12 3 0 86.0 82 65 56 67 53 1 0 1 1.733 8.6 7.0 5.5 0.79
1946 23 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA PIT 16 11 .593 3.35 32 8 207.0 167 91 77 82 1.203 7.3 3.6
1946 23 -2.9 Anniston SEAL B PIT 15 4 .789 2.48 21 160.0 116 51 44 49 1.031 6.5 2.8
1946 23 -4.2 Birmingham SOUA AA PIT 1 7 .125 6.32 11 8 47.0 51 40 33 33 1.787 9.8 6.3
1947 24 -3.5 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 17 11 .607 4.33 36 239.0 306 130 115 73 1.586 11.5 2.7
1948 25 -1.7 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 14 10 .583 4.92 30 194.0 238 117 106 75 1.613 11.0 3.5
1949 26 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 18 8 .692 4.05 41 0 0 0 222.0 261 111 100 65 5 0 0 0 1.468 10.6 2.6 0.2 0.08
1949 26 -1.1 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 18 8 .692 3.86 38 217.0 253 102 93 59 1.438 10.5 2.4
1949 26 -4.8 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 0 0 12.60 3 0 0 0 5.0 8 9 7 6 5 0 0 0 2.800 14.4 10.8 9.0 0.83
1950 27 -3.9 Hollywood PCL AAA BRO 14 13 .519 3.67 40 36 13 4 248.0 222 118 101 83 156 6 5 4 1.230 8.1 3.0 5.7 1.88
1951 28 -2.4 Hollywood PCL AAA 16 6 .727 2.61 30 23 15 4 200.0 186 67 58 76 134 4 0 2 1.310 8.4 3.4 6.0 1.76
1955 32 2.3 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 7 8 .467 3.30 24 19 5 0 122.2 129 51 45 11 44 72 1 0 5 1.410 9.5 0.8 3.2 5.3 1.64
1956 33 4.5 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 13 18 .419 4.05 37 28 13 5 184.1 188 103 83 23 56 106 4 0 4 1.324 9.2 1.1 2.7 5.2 1.89
1957 34 5.5 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 9 10 .474 3.30 39 20 5 0 163.2 163 75 60 14 54 99 2 0 3 1.326 9.0 0.8 3.0 5.4 1.83
1958 35 5.9 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA PIT,BAL 2 4 .333 5.33 26 2 0 0 49.0 64 30 29 6 11 24 1 0 1 1.531 11.8 1.1 2.0 4.4 2.18
1958 35 5.9 Salt Lake City PCL AAA PIT 8
1958 35 5.9 Salt Lake City, Vancouver PCL AAA BAL,PIT 2 4 .333 5.33 26 2 0 0 49.0 64 30 29 6 11 24 1 0 1 1.531 11.8 1.1 2.0 4.4 2.18
1958 35 5.9 Vancouver PCL AAA BAL 18
1959 36 8.7 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 5 4 .556 4.50 24 5 0 0 64.0 59 37 32 9 24 33 4 0 2 1.297 8.3 1.3 3.4 4.6 1.38
1960 37 8.9 San Diego PCL AAA CHW 8 3 .727 4.23 48 5 115.0 114 59 54 17 45 1.383 8.9 1.3 3.5
1961 38 10.6 San Diego PCL AAA CHW 1 0 1.000 5.54 8 0 13.0 18 10 8 1 2 1.538 12.5 0.7 1.4
16 Seasons 148 123 .546 3.86 477 167 14 59 13 2263.2 2321 1123 971 81 847 722 28 5 25 1.399 9.2 0.3 3.4 2.9 0.85
Opn (3 seasons) Opn 29 36 .446 3.59 100 67 23 5 470.2 480 229 188 48 154 277 7 0 12 1.347 9.2 0.9 2.9 5.3 1.80
D (1 season) D 2 1 .667 2.25 4 28.0 20 8 7 6 0.929 6.4 1.9
B (2 seasons) B 15 4 .789 2.46 22 161.0 116 51 44 49 1.025 6.5 2.7
AA (6 seasons) AA 56 52 .519 4.38 172 29 14 8 0 910.0 1034 505 443 391 93 6 0 4 1.566 10.2 3.9 0.9 0.24
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 46 30 .605 3.75 179 71 28 8 694.0 671 330 289 33 247 352 15 5 9 1.323 8.7 0.4 3.2 4.6 1.43
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
1940 17 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-B BRO
1940 17 -6.7 New Bern COPL D
1940 17 -7.4 Durham PIED B BRO
1941 18 -8.8 Indianapolis AA AA CIN 32 45 44 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 10 .159 .159 .182 .341 8 0 1
1942 19 -7.3 Syracuse IL AA CIN 26 28 25 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .080 .115 .120 .235 3 1 1 2
1946 23 -3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA PIT 33 75 16 4 0 2 .213 .347 26
1946 23 -3.1 Anniston SEAL B PIT 22 64 15 3 0 2 .234 .375 24
1946 23 -4.2 Birmingham SOUA AA PIT 11 11 1 1 0 0 .091 .182 2
1947 24 -3.2 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 51 115 49 6 0 2 .426 .530 61
1948 25 -2.4 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 36 83 22 6 0 1 .265 .373 31
1949 26 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 41 89 0 15 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .169 .213 19 0 0
1949 26 -1.0 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 38 88 15 1 0 1 .170 .216 19
1949 26 -3.7 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
1950 27 -3.4 Hollywood PCL AAA BRO 40 100 86 3 15 0 0 1 5 0 3 19 .174 .202 .209 .412 18 0 11
1951 28 -2.2 Hollywood PCL AAA 30 80 71 2 10 0 0 1 4 0 0 23 .141 .141 .183 .324 13 0 9
1955 32 2.5 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 24 40 35 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 .229 .270 .257 .527 9 1 0 3 0
1956 33 4.7 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 38 66 64 10 17 3 0 6 12 0 1 22 .266 .277 .594 .871 38 2 0 1 0
1957 34 4.9 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 39 59 54 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 16 .130 .127 .148 .275 8 0 0 4 1
1958 35 6.7 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA PIT,BAL 27 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .077 .077 1 0 0 0 0
1958 35 6.7 Salt Lake City PCL AAA PIT 8
1958 35 6.7 Salt Lake City,Vancouver PCL AAA BAL,PIT 27 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 0 0 0
1958 35 6.7 Vancouver PCL AAA BAL 19
1959 36 7.8 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 24 17 16 1 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 .063 .063 .063 .125 1 0 1 0
1960 37 9.1 San Diego PCL AAA CHW 48 33 32 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .219 .242 .250 .492 8
1961 38 11.5 San Diego PCL AAA CHW 8 4 2 .500
16 Seasons 497 847 806 27 179 25 0 14 38 0 0 7 124 .222 .229 .303 .532 244 4 1 32 1
Opn (3 seasons) Opn 101 165 153 14 32 5 0 6 16 0 3 47 .209 .223 .359 .582 55 3 0 8 1
D (1 season) D
B (2 seasons) B 22 64 64 15 3 0 2 .234 .234 .375 .609 24
AA (6 seasons) AA 194 370 366 5 96 16 0 4 5 0 0 0 17 .262 .264 .339 .603 124 1 1 3
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 180 248 223 8 36 1 0 2 17 0 0 4 60 .161 .176 .184 .360 41 0 0 21 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
1940 17 Durham PIED B BRO P 1 0.00
1941 18 Indianapolis AA AA CIN P 32 39 5 31 3 5 .923 1.13
1942 19 Syracuse IL AA CIN P 25 17 2 14 1 1 .941 0.64
1946 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA PIT P 32 0.00
1946 23 Anniston SEAL B PIT P 21 0.00
1946 23 Birmingham SOUA AA PIT P 11 0.00
1947 24 Nashville SOUA AA CHC P 36 0.00
1948 25 Nashville SOUA AA CHC P 30 0.00
1949 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC P 41 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.02
1949 26 Nashville SOUA AA CHC P 38 0.00
1949 26 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC P 3 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
1950 27 Hollywood PCL AAA BRO P 40 56 9 43 4 4 .929 1.30
1951 28 Hollywood PCL AAA P 30 47 11 35 1 1 .979 1.53
1955 32 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT P 24 16 3 13 0 0 1.000 0.67
1956 33 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT P 37 38 7 29 2 4 .947 0.97
1957 34 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT P 39 31 6 22 3 1 .903 0.72
1958 35 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA PIT,BAL P 26 10 2 7 1 0 .900 0.35
1958 35 Salt Lake City, Vancouver PCL AAA BAL,PIT P 26 10 2 7 1 0 .900 0.35
1959 36 Spokane PCL AAA LAD P 24 13 5 8 0 1 1.000 0.54
14 Seasons 417 268 50 203 15 17 .944 0.61
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1940 17 Durham Bulls Piedmont League B BRO
1940 17 New Bern Bears Coastal Plain League D
1941 18 Indianapolis Indians American Association AA CIN
1942 19 Syracuse Chiefs International League AA CIN
1946 23 Anniston Rams Southeastern League B PIT
1946 23 Birmingham Barons Southern Association AA PIT
1947 24 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA CHC
1948 25 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA CHC
1948 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1949 26 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA CHC
1949 26 Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League AAA CHC
1950 27 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League AAA BRO
1951 28 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1952 29 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1952-04-16 1952-09-27
1953 30 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1953-04-21 1953-09-27
1954 31 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1954-04-20 1954-08-05
1954 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 2 1954-08-08 1954-09-24
1955 32 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Opn PIT
1955 32 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1955-04-14 1955-06-12
1956 33 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Opn PIT
1957 34 Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Opn PIT
1958 35 Salt Lake City Bees Pacific Coast League AAA PIT 1
1958 35 Vancouver Mounties Pacific Coast League AAA BAL 2
1959 36 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1960 37 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA CHW
1961 38 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA CHW

Sabr ID: 76a68de5

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