- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 190 lb.
- High School Glendowie College
Ben Thompson was one of five players 18 years or younger on the New Zealand national team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers, alongside Jimmy Boyce, Jason Matthews, Jacob Curry and Kyle Glogoski. Only Glogoski was younger. He was one of three pitchers New Zealand did not use in the tournament; Curry and Ben Hughlon were the others. Thompson had previously played for New Zealand in the 18U Oceania Championship.