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Vern Benson

Benson in 1971
Third Baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1924-09-19)September 19, 1924
Granite Quarry, North Carolina
Died: January 20, 2014(2014-01-20) (aged 89)
Granite Quarry, North Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 31, 1943 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1953 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average     .202
Hits     21
At bats     104
Teams

As player

As manager

As coach

Vernon Adair Benson (September 19, 1924 – January 20, 2014) was an American baseball player. He was an infielder/outfielder, coach, scout and interim manager in American Major League Baseball.

Benson died on January 20, 2014 in Granite Quarry, North Carolina from natural causes at the age of 89.


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