Bennie Tate

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Bennie Tate
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Catcher
Born: (1901-12-03)December 3, 1901
Whitwell, Tennessee
Died: October 27, 1973(1973-10-27) (aged 71)
West Frankfort, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 29, 1924, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
July 28, 1934, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .279
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 173
Teams

Henry Bennett Tate (December 3, 1901 – October 27, 1973) was a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators (1924–30), Chicago White Sox (1930–32), Boston Red Sox (1932) and Chicago Cubs (1934).

He helped the Senators win the 1924 World Series and the 1925 American League pennant.

Tate was born in Whitwell, Tennessee. In 10 seasons he played in 566 games and had 1,560 at bats, 144 runs, 435 hits, 68 doubles, 16 triples, 4 home runs, 173 RBI, 5 stolen bases, 118 walks, .279 batting average, .330 on-base percentage, .351 slugging percentage, 547 total bases and 34 sacrifice hits.

He died in West Frankfort, Illinois, at the age of 71.

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