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Fred Bennett

James Fred Bennett (Red)

Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: March 15, 1902 in Atkins, AR (All Transactions)
Debut: April 13, 1928 (Age 26)
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Browns 1928-1931

Final Game: July 28, 1931 (Age 29)
Died: May 12, 1957 in Atkins, AR
Buried: Atkins City Cemetery, Atkins, AR
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1928 26 SLB AL 7 8 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .375 .625 60 3 0 0 /O9
1931 29 PIT NL 32 97 89 6 25 5 0 1 7 0 7 4 .281 .333 .371 .704 91 33 0 1 O9/7
2 Yrs 39 105 97 6 27 6 0 1 7 0 0 7 6 .278 .327 .371 .698 88 36 0 1
162 Game Avg. 162 436 403 25 112 25 0 4 29 0 29 25 .278 .327 .371 .698 88 150 0 4
PIT (1 yr) 32 97 89 6 25 5 0 1 7 0 7 4 .281 .333 .371 .704 91 33 0 1
SLB (1 yr) 7 8 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .375 .625 60 3 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1928 26 SLB AL 7 8 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .492 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,700 /O9
1931 29 PIT NL 32 97 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 3 -1 -0.1 .488 .498 0.1 -0.3 1 O9/7
2 Seasons 39 105 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.5 3 -1 -0.1 .489 .498 0.1 -0.3 1 $2,700
PIT (1 yr) 32 97 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 3 -1 -0.1 .488 .498 0.1 -0.3 1
SLB (1 yr) 7 8 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .492 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $2,700

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1928 SLB AL 26 OF 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .975 2.40
1928 SLB AL 26 RF 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .975 2.00
1931 PIT NL 29 OF 21 19 17 41 36 3 2 0 .951 1.86 .973 2.48
1931 PIT NL 29 RF 19 18 16 40 36 2 2 0 .950 2.00 .969 2.33
1931 PIT NL 29 LF 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 .980 2.20
2 Seasons OF 22 19 17 43 38 3 2 0 .953 1.86 .973 2.48
2 Seasons RF 20 18 16 42 38 2 2 0 .952 2.00 .969 2.32
1 Season LF 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 .980 2.20
2 Seasons TOT 22 19 17 43 38 3 2 0 .953 1.86 .973 2.48
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary Sources Notes/Other Sources
192826St. Louis Browns$2,700Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts
Career to date (may be incomplete)$2,700
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: James Fred Red Bennett

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