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Bruce Benedict

Bruce Edwin Benedict

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: August 18, 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
School: University of Nebraska at Omaha (Omaha, NE)

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 5th round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Nebraska at Omaha (Omaha, NE).

Major League Stats


Register 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
1976 20 -1.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-Rk-A ATL 62 229 190 27 52 3 0 1 21 1 2 30 19 .274 .378 .305 .683 58 2 3 4 2 0
1976 20 0.0 Kingsport APPY Rk ATL 17 75 63 10 18 1 0 0 4 0 1 10 5 .286 .392 .302 .693 19 1 1 0
1976 20 -0.8 Greenwood WCRS A ATL 21 65 54 7 13 1 0 1 10 1 0 7 6 .241 .333 .315 .648 17 1 2 1
1976 20 -2.9 Savannah SOUL AA ATL 24 89 73 10 21 1 0 0 7 0 1 13 8 .288 .398 .301 .699 22 2 1 1 1 0
1977 21 -1.6 Savannah SOUL AA ATL 124 459 395 56 108 15 0 7 40 7 3 51 43 .273 .367 .365 .732 144 8 4 1
1978 22 -2.7 Richmond IL AAA ATL 111 407 348 41 97 13 0 2 34 2 2 44 31 .279 .361 .333 .694 116 4 5 6
1978 22 -5.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 22 58 52 3 13 2 0 0 1 0 0 6 6 .250 .328 .288 .616 15 0 0 0 0 2
1979 23 -5.3 ATL NL MLB ATL 76 241 204 14 46 11 0 0 15 1 3 33 18 .225 .331 .279 .610 57 4 0 2 2 3
1980 24 -0.8 Richmond IL AAA ATL 3 10 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .300 .600 3 0 0 0
1980 24 -4.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 120 402 359 18 91 14 1 2 34 3 3 28 36 .253 .308 .315 .623 113 11 1 13 1 8
1981 25 -3.4 ATL NL MLB ATL 90 339 295 26 78 12 1 5 35 1 1 33 21 .264 .341 .363 .704 107 8 3 5 3 4
1982 26 -2.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 118 436 386 34 95 11 1 3 44 4 4 37 40 .246 .315 .303 .618 117 10 3 7 3 9
1983 27 -1.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 134 492 423 43 126 13 1 2 43 1 3 61 24 .298 .385 .348 .733 147 12 1 4 3 16
1984 28 -0.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 95 340 300 26 67 8 1 4 25 1 2 34 25 .223 .301 .297 .598 89 9 1 1 4 3
1985 29 0.3 ATL NL MLB ATL 70 237 208 12 42 6 0 0 20 0 1 22 12 .202 .279 .231 .510 48 8 1 4 2 1
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
1986 30 1.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 64 182 160 11 36 10 1 0 13 1 0 15 10 .225 .298 .300 .598 48 9 2 4 1 1
1987 31 2.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 37 114 95 4 14 1 0 1 5 0 1 17 15 .147 .277 .189 .466 18 2 0 2 0 0
1988 32 3.9 ATL NL MLB ATL 90 262 236 11 57 7 0 0 19 0 2 19 26 .242 .296 .271 .567 64 2 0 5 2 1
1989 33 4.6 ATL NL MLB ATL 66 186 160 12 31 3 0 1 6 0 0 23 18 .194 .299 .231 .530 37 1 1 2 0 4
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 982 3289 2878 214 696 98 6 18 260 12 20 328 251 .242 .320 .299 .619 860 76 13 49 21 52
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 300 1105 943 124 260 31 0 10 95 10 7 125 94 .276 .366 .340 .707 321 2 15 13 9 0
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1282 4394 3821 338 956 129 6 28 355 22 27 453 345 .250 .332 .309 .641 1181 78 28 62 30 52
AA (2 seasons) Minors 148 548 468 66 129 16 0 7 47 7 4 64 51 .276 .372 .355 .727 166 2 9 5 2 0
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 114 417 358 41 100 13 0 2 34 2 2 44 32 .279 .359 .332 .692 119 4 5 6
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1976 20 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A-Rk ATL C 60 357 298 49 10 4 .972 5.78 8
1976 20 Kingsport APPY Rk ATL C 17 126 98 25 3 0 .976 7.24 5
1976 20 Greenwood WCRS A ATL C 20 110 93 12 5 3 .955 5.25 2
1976 20 Savannah SOUL AA ATL C 23 121 107 12 2 1 .983 5.17 1
1977 21 Savannah SOUL AA ATL C 123 895 770 112 13 9 .985 7.17 7
1978 22 Richmond IL AAA ATL C 109 652 592 56 4 5 .994 5.94 4
1978 22 ATL NL MLB ATL C 22 141.0 96 81 14 1 1 .990 6.06 4.32 0 16 11 41%
1979 23 ATL NL MLB ATL C 76 586.0 385 344 35 6 3 .984 5.82 4.99 8 65 22 25%
1980 24 Richmond IL AAA ATL C 3 15 10 5 0 0 1.000 5.00 0
1980 24 ATL NL MLB ATL C 120 969.0 585 502 76 7 6 .988 5.37 4.82 11 76 44 37%
1981 25 ATL NL MLB ATL C 90 773.0 484 404 73 7 7 .986 5.55 5.30 9 83 48 37%
1982 26 ATL NL MLB ATL C 118 994.0 680 602 73 5 9 .993 6.11 5.72 9 92 43 32%
1983 27 ATL NL MLB ATL C 134 1107.0 836 738 91 7 12 .992 6.74 6.19 4 123 55 31%
1984 28 ATL NL MLB ATL C 95 820.0 546 504 37 5 2 .991 5.94 5.69 2 85 25 23%
1985 29 ATL NL MLB ATL C 70 566.0 353 314 35 4 1 .989 5.55 4.99 1 65 24 27%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1986 30 ATL NL MLB ATL C 57 429.0 282 252 28 2 1 .993 5.87 4.91 1 27 18 40%
1987 31 ATL NL MLB ATL C 35 256.0 188 165 21 2 3 .989 6.54 5.31 1 36 10 22%
1988 32 ATL NL MLB ATL C 89 651.0 443 384 54 5 3 .989 6.06 4.92 4 63 32 34%
1989 33 ATL NL MLB ATL C 65 489.0 403 361 40 2 2 .995 7.38 6.17 5 41 28 41%
MLB (12 seasons) MLB C 971 7781.0 5281 4651 577 53 50 .990 6.05 5.38 55 772 360 32%
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 295 1919 1670 222 27 18 .986 6.41 19
All Levels (14 Seasons) C 1266 7781.0 7200 6321 799 80 68 .989 6.05 5.62 74 772 360 32%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1993 37 Danville APPY Rk ATL 1 of 1 68 38 30 .559
1994 38 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1 of 1 136 73 63 .537
1995 39 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1 of 1 142 59 83 .415
1996 40 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 1 of 2 141 82 59 .582
4 Seasons 487 252 235 .517
AA (2 seasons) 278 132 146 .475
Rk (1 season) 68 38 30 .559
AAA (1 season) 141 82 59 .582

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1976 20 Kingsport Braves Appalachian League Rk
1976 20 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League A
1976 20 Savannah Braves Southern League AA
1977 21 Savannah Braves Southern League AA
1978 22 Richmond Braves International League AAA
1978 22 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1978-08-18 1978-10-01
1979 23 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1979-04-13 1979-09-30
1980 24 Richmond Braves International League AAA
1980 24 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1980-04-22 1980-10-05
1981 25 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1981-04-10 1981-09-20
1982 26 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-03
1983 27 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-01
1984 28 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 29 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1985-04-13 1985-10-05
1986 30 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1986-04-18 1986-10-05
1987 31 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1987-04-09 1987-09-27
1988 32 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1988-04-05 1988-10-02
1989 33 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1989-04-13 1989-09-11

Sabr ID: e6dd7e57

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