Sam Bennett (baseball)

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Sam Bennett
Born: (1884-03-07)March 7, 1884
Austin, Texas
Died: January 30, 1969(1969-01-30) (aged 84)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1911, for the St. Louis Giants
Last appearance
1925, for the St. Louis Stars

Samuel "Sam" Bennett (March 7, 1884 – January 30, 1969) was an American baseball outfielder in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1911 to 1925 with several teams, but he played mostly with the St. Louis Giants.[2]

Bennett's wife traveled with him in 1914 when the Mohawk Giants made a tour of Indianapolis and Chicago.[3]


  1. ^ "Baseball in the Windy City" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, IN, July 27, 1912
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.
  3. ^ "Notes of the Game" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, Indiana, Saturday, July 18, 1914, Page 4, Column 6

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