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Vern Benson

American baseball player, coach, manager

Vernon Adair Benson (September 19, 1924 – January 20, 2014) was an American baseball player. He was an infielder/outfielder, coach, scout and interim manager in American Major League Baseball.

Vern Benson
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Benson in 1971
Third Baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1924-09-19)September 19, 1924
Granite Quarry, North Carolina
Died: January 20, 2014(2014-01-20) (aged 89)
Granite Quarry, North Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Right
debut
July 31, 1943, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last appearance
May 30, 1953, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average.202
Hits21
At bats104
Teams

As player

As manager

As coach

Benson died on January 20, 2014 in Granite Quarry, North Carolina from natural causes at the age of 89.[1]

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