P Ben Flowers #23
Age: 25 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Great
09/01/1950
P BEN FLOWERS #23 - AGE: 25 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
28 26 9-11 1 4.28 201.2 202 18 83 77 1.41 3.4
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 45 45 45 55
Movement 55 55 55 55
Control 40 40 35 45
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 55 60
Curveball 60 70
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 92-94 Mph
Stamina 50
Suggested Role Borderline SP
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 40
Defense 40
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 25
Stealing Ability: 25
Baserunning Inst.: 20
Sacrifice Bunt: 30
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
08/31/1950 @ CHH Loss, 7-10 X 4.0 7 7 1 0 2 Loss
08/26/1950 HOU Win, 4-2 X 7.0 4 1 1 2 2
08/21/1950 @ NYE Loss, 4-6 X 6.0 8 6 6 3 4 Loss
08/16/1950 BOS Loss, 1-2 X 9.0 7 2 2 4 4 Loss
08/12/1950 NYE Loss, 2-3 X 7.1 5 1 1 5 3
08/06/1950 @ HOU Win, 3-1 X 6.1 5 0 0 1 2 Win
08/01/1950 @ CHH Loss, 3-4 X 9.2 8 4 4 6 1 Loss
07/27/1950 MON Loss, 7-10 X 6.2 12 8 8 1 4 Loss
07/23/1950 TOR Win, 5-2 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Save
07/21/1950 @ BOS Win, 13-12 X 6.1 10 9 8 3 0
PERSONALITY
Flowers has a good head on his shoulders.
High: Greed, Intelligence
Birthday:04/12/1925
Born in:Mt. Gilead, NC
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:195 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$5,600
Signed Through:1950 Season
Major Service:2 Years, None
Service This Yr:143 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:1 Year
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1948, 6th Pick in Round 2
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1950 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 28 26 9 11 1 4.28 201.2 202 110 96 18 83 77 10 38.5 1 12 46.2
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 1 0 100.0 2 1 12.90 9.01 3.44 3.70 4.24 1.41 93 3.4 .266        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 224 54 4 2 4 29 25 21 2 3 3 .241 .323 .330 .653      
vs. RHB 555 148 29 4 14 81 58 56 5 4 1 .267 .334 .409 .743      
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1950 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
This Week 1 1 0 1 0 2.25 4.0 7 7 1 1 0 2  
Last Week 2 2 0 1 0 4.85 13.0 12 7 7 1 5 6  
April 3 3 3 0 0 4.50 24.0 24 13 12 0 11 9  
May 6 6 3 1 0 4.20 49.1 44 23 23 6 18 16  
June 5 5 0 4 0 3.93 36.2 36 21 16 5 17 21  
July 7 5 2 2 1 6.38 42.1 54 32 30 5 16 13  
August 7 7 1 4 0 2.74 49.1 44 21 15 2 21 18  
Spring Training 5 5 1 2 0 4.05 20.0 22 12 9 2 10 16  
Last Year 31 28 13 8 0 4.60 211.1 201 123 108 18 105 68  
Career 59 54 22 19 1 4.45 413.0 403 233 204 36 188 145  
Home 14 13 4 6 1 4.01 98.2 93 50 44 11 44 47  
Road 14 13 5 5 0 4.54 103.0 109 60 52 7 39 30  
Grass 28 26 9 11 1 4.28 201.2 202 110 96 18 83 77  
Day 15 13 6 4 1 3.18 107.2 91 40 38 4 43 44  
Night 13 13 3 7 0 5.55 94.0 111 70 58 14 40 33  
As Starter 26 26 9 11 0 4.17 198.1 197 106 92 18 81 74  
As Reliever / Substitution 2 0 0 0 1 10.80 3.1 5 4 4 0 2 3  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1949 Baltimore - MLB 24 31 28 13 8 0 4.60 211.1 201 123 108 18 105 68 9 4 1.45 .252 4.46 2.5 95
1950 Baltimore - MLB 25 28 26 9 11 1 4.28 201.2 202 110 96 18 83 77 10 1 1.41 .266 4.24 3.4 106
Total MLB 59 54 22 19 1 4.45 413.0 403 233 204 36 188 145 19 5 1.43 .259 4.35 5.8 100
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1948 Total - 23 16 15 6 4 0 3.82 99.0 95 46 42 6 45 91 0 0 1.41 .317 3.60 1.9 100
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1949 Baltimore - MLB P 31 28 9 39 4 52 4 .923 211.1 2.04 +0.7 .926
1950 Baltimore - MLB P 28 26 9 31 4 46 6 .870 201.2 1.79 -1.6 .841
TOTAL P 59 54 18 70 8 98 10 .898 413.0 1.92 -0.8 .888
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1948 Drafted in the 1948 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 6, 26th overall pick) by the Baltimore Lords, out of college (Arizona State).
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (65); Movement: 45 (55); Control: 35 (45).
03/18/1949 Injured (Sore elbow), day-to-day for 6 days.
04/12/1949 Named the #49 prospect in the MLB
05/13/1949 Pitches a 7-hit shutout against the Montreal Habitants with 1 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
06/19/1949 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Seattle Emeralds with 2 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
07/21/1949 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Toronto Hurons with 1 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
08/01/1949 Wins the MLB AABC Rookie of the Month Award.
09/21/1949 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Seattle Emeralds with 4 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
10/01/1949 Wins the MLB AABC Rookie of the Month Award.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 45 (55); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 35 (45).
05/02/1950 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Montreal Habitants with 1 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
07/16/1950 Injured (Mild calf strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
08/06/1950 Injured (Mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for 3 days.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year Win. % Rank
1949 .619 10
Year WP Rank
1949 9 1
Year SHO Rank
1949 4 5
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