November 20, 1897|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Died: April 3, 1953
|April 25, 1923, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 16, 1935, for the Boston Braves|
|Earned run average||4.03|
|Career highlights and awards|
Lawrence James Benton (November 20, 1897 – April 3, 1953) was an American baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of thirteen seasons (1923–1935) with the Boston Braves, New York Giants and Cincinnati Reds. He was the National League wins leader in 1928 with New York. For his career, he compiled a 127–128 record in 455 appearances, with a 4.03 ERA and 670 strikeouts.
- "Larry Benton (1897 - 1953) - Find A Grave Memorial". Retrieved 18 December 2016.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Larry Benton at Find a Grave
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