Charles Wesley Bennett
Positions: Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: November 21, 1854 in New Castle, PA
Debut: May 1, 1878 (Age 23.161, 373rd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1878 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Wolverines/Beaneaters/RubyLegs/Grays 1878-1893
Last Game: September 30, 1893 (Age 38.313)
Died: February 24, 1927 in Detroit, MI
Buried: Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, MI
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News -- January 2011
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