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Don Bessent    \buh-SENT\

Fred Donald Bessent (The Weasel)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: March 13, 1931 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: July 7, 1990 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States
High School: Jacksonville HS (Jacksonville, FL)

Major League Stats

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1950 19 -4.1 La Grange GAAL D NYY 22 7 .759 2.23 3.42 29 242.0 190 92 60 10 92 1.165 7.1 0.4 3.4
1951 20 -4.7 Norfolk PIED B NYY 11 2 .846 2.04 2.53 17 13 128.0 95 36 29 57 1.188 6.7 4.0
1953 22 -4.6 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 11 10 .524 4.32 4.86 31 17 5 2 150.0 153 81 72 11 71 65 2 1 2 1.493 9.2 0.7 4.3 3.9 0.92
1954 23 -3.4 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 12 13 .480 3.93 4.52 35 26 11 2 183.0 187 92 80 16 67 104 2 0 11 1.388 9.2 0.8 3.3 5.1 1.55
1955 24 -2.5 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 8 5 .615 3.58 3.83 16 14 7 1 108.0 109 46 43 4 35 2 52 2 0 5 1.333 9.1 0.3 2.9 4.3 1.49
1955 24 -4.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 8 1 .889 2.70 2.70 24 2 8 1 0 3 63.1 51 19 19 7 21 2 29 0 0 1 255 1.137 7.2 1.0 3.0 4.1 1.38
1956 25 -3.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 4 3 .571 2.50 2.61 38 0 21 0 0 9 79.1 63 23 22 5 31 6 52 0 0 4 324 1.185 7.1 0.6 3.5 5.9 1.68
1957 26 -1.6 BRO NL MLB BRO 1 3 .250 5.73 5.73 27 0 16 0 0 0 44.0 58 28 28 5 19 3 24 0 0 1 204 1.750 11.9 1.0 3.9 4.9 1.26
1958 27 -0.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 1 0 1.000 3.33 5.18 19 0 0 0 0 0 24.1 24 14 9 3 17 0 13 1 0 0 107 1.685 8.9 1.1 6.3 4.8 0.76
1959 28 0.3 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 7 5 .583 2.65 3.25 20 18 4 0 119.0 111 43 35 9 48 1 50 4 0 1 1.336 8.4 0.7 3.6 3.8 1.04
1960 29 1.8 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 9 12 .429 4.42 5.19 36 25 5 1 163.0 174 94 80 12 70 3 100 0 1 8 1.497 9.6 0.7 3.9 5.5 1.43
1961 30 2.4 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 8 5 .615 5.77 6.12 59 2 0 0 103.0 117 70 66 10 56 7 55 2 0 4 1.680 10.2 0.9 4.9 4.8 0.98
1962 31 2 Teams IL AAA CLE-BAL 3 3 .500 6.80 7.53 15 5 1 0 49.0 70 41 37 7 54 2 25 1 0 3 2.531 12.9 1.3 9.9 4.6 0.46
1962 31 4.6 Jacksonville IL AAA CLE
1962 31 4.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 14 7 .667 3.33 3.58 108 2 45 1 0 12 211.0 196 84 78 20 88 11 118 1 0 6 890 1.346 8.4 0.9 3.8 5.0 1.34
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 91 62 .595 3.63 4.30 258 120 33 6 1245.0 1206 595 502 79 550 15 451 13 2 34 1.410 8.7 4.0
All Levels (12 Seasons) 105 69 .603 3.59 4.20 366 122 45 34 6 12 1456.0 1402 679 580 99 638 26 569 14 2 40 890 1.401 8.7 3.9
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 58 53 .523 4.25 4.80 212 107 33 6 875.0 921 467 413 69 401 15 451 13 2 34 1.511 9.5 0.7 4.1 4.6 1.12
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1950 19 -4.6 La Grange GAAL D NYY 43 120 33 1 2 3 .275 .392 47
1951 20 -4.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 22 57 17 0 0 3 .298 .456 26
1953 22 -5.0 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 31 58 47 3 11 3 0 0 5 0 5 1 .234 .308 .298 .606 14 5 0 6
1954 23 -3.2 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 35 72 62 10 10 3 0 0 9 0 5 5 .161 .221 .210 .430 13 0 0 4 1
1955 24 -2.7 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 17 42 37 5 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 .189 .189 .297 .486 11 1 0 5 0
1955 24 -4.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 24 23 20 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 .100 .100 .100 .200 2 1 0 3 0 0
1956 25 -3.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 38 20 18 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .111 .105 .111 .216 2 1 0 1 1 0
1957 26 -2.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 27 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
1958 27 -1.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 19 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1959 28 0.4 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 23 45 39 3 12 2 0 0 9 0 0 8 .308 .308 .359 .667 14 0 6 0 3
1960 29 2.1 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 41 62 58 3 11 4 0 0 6 0 1 9 .190 .203 .259 .462 15 0 3 0 0
1961 30 3.5 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 60 24 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .087 .087 .087 .174 2 0 1 0
1962 31 4.6 2 Teams IL AAA CLE-BAL 15 19 15 4 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 .333 .444 .333 .778 5 0 1 0
1962 31 4.6 Jacksonville IL AAA CLE
1962 31 4.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 108 50 44 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 14 .114 .111 .114 .225 5 2 0 5 1 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 287 499 458 29 108 14 2 7 36 0 0 14 32 .236 .321 147 6 0 26 1 3
All Levels (12 Seasons) 395 549 502 30 113 14 2 7 39 0 0 14 46 .225 .303 152 8 0 31 2 3
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 222 322 281 29 58 13 0 1 36 0 0 14 32 .206 .243 .263 .507 74 6 0 26 1 3
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
1950 19 La Grange GAAL D NYY P 29
1951 20 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 17
1953 22 St. Paul AA AAA BRO P 31 35 6 28 1 5 .971 1.10
1954 23 St. Paul AA AAA BRO P 35 46 10 33 3 3 .935 1.23
1955 24 St. Paul AA AAA BRO P 16 27 9 17 1 2 .963 1.63
1955 24 BRO NL MLB BRO P 24 63.0 12 1 11 0 0 1.000 1.71 0.50
1956 25 BRO NL MLB BRO P 38 79.0 12 3 8 1 1 .917 1.25 0.29
1957 26 BRO NL MLB BRO P 27 44.0 10 6 4 0 0 1.000 2.05 0.37
1958 27 LAD NL MLB LAD P 19 24.0 8 2 6 0 2 1.000 3.00 0.42
1959 28 St. Paul AA AAA LAD P 20 26 7 16 3 3 .885 1.15
1960 29 St. Paul AA AAA LAD P 36 36 13 23 0 3 1.000 1.00
1961 30 Spokane PCL AAA LAD P 59 26 11 14 1 2 .962 0.42
1962 31 2 Teams IL AAA CLE-BAL P 15 6 1 4 1 0 .833 0.33
1962 31 Jacksonville IL AAA CLE
1962 31 Rochester IL AAA BAL
MLB (4 seasons) MLB P 108 210.0 42 12 29 1 3 .976 1.76 0.38
Minors (9 seasons) Minors P 258 202 57 135 10 18
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 366 210.0 244 69 164 11 21
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: d6a4ec33

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