Gene Benson

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Eugene Henry Fowlkes Benson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Gene Benson played in the Negro Leagues from 1934 to 1948, spending most of career with the Philadelphia Stars. He was often cited as a mentor of young Jackie Robinson.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 3-time NNL All-Star (1940, 1945 & 1946)
  • NNL At-Bats Leader (1946)

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