Ray Benge

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Ray Benge
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Pitcher
Born: (1902-04-22)April 22, 1902
Jacksonville, Texas
Died: June 27, 1997(1997-06-27) (aged 95)
Centerville, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 26, 1925 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
June 2, 1938 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Win–loss record 101–130
Earned run average 4.52
Strikeouts 655
Teams

Raymond Adelphia Benge (April 22, 1902 – June 27, 1997) was a pitcher for the Cleveland Indians (1925–26), Philadelphia Phillies (1928–32 and 1936), Brooklyn Dodgers (1933–35), Boston Bees (1936) and Cincinnati Reds (1938). He led the National League in Home Runs Allowed (24) and Earned Runs Allowed (139) in 1929.

In 12 seasons he had a 101–130 Win-Loss record, 346 Games (249 Started), 102 Complete Games, 12 Shutouts, 65 Games Finished, 19 Saves, 1,875 ⅓ Innings Pitched, 2,177 Hits Allowed, 1,108 Runs Allowed, 941 Earned Runs Allowed, 132 Home Runs Allowed, 598 Walks, 655 Strikeouts, 30 Hit Batsmen, 14 Wild Pitches, 8,278 Batters Faced and a 4.52 ERA.

He died in Centerville, Texas at the age of 95.

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