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Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 426 of 981 players
Benton
Alfred Lee Benton
Born: August 24, 1957 at Tampa, Fla.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.01 Weight: 195

Butch Benton was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on August 24, 2008, and September 12, 2009.

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First Mets game: September 14, 1978
Last Mets game: October 4, 1980





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
15September 14, 1978October 1, 1978
19June 5, 1980October 5, 1980
15,+19

Butch Benton also played for the following teams:
Sold by the New York Mets to the Chicago Cubs on April 6, 1981.

Minor League Batting Record
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1975Marion (Rookie)45145253611121818--384100055.248.379.347
1976Wausau (A)1204314310514186348--7886507145.244.336.326
1977Lynchburg (A)59233408018434619--2764303115.343.494.402
1977Jackson (AA)60181185213031817--218110174.287.409.372
1977Tidewater (AAA)11000000001000000.000.000.000
1978Jackson (AA)106360499931264444--61214626152.275.422.352
1979Tidewater (AAA)9431339629132518--5451313182.198.262.252
1980Tidewater (AAA)6724036631525346--365368397.263.404.291

Butch Benton played for the following teams in the Mets organization:
  • Marion Mets 1975; Wausau Mets 1976; Tidewater Tides 1977; Jackson Mets 1977, 1978; Lynchburg Mets 1977; Tidewater Tides 1979, 1980
Games played by position
1976: Wausau (A): Catcher 89, First Base 3
1977: Jackson (AA): Catcher 47; Lynchburg (A): Catcher 48
1978: Jackson (AA): Catcher 97
1979: Tidewater (AAA): Catcher 82
1980: Tidewater (AAA): Catcher 39, Outfield 8, First Base 5







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