P Ben Flowers #23
Age: 27 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Great
03/10/1953
P BEN FLOWERS #23 - AGE: 27 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 50 50 50 55
Movement 55 60 55 55
Control 40 45 40 45
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 60 60
Curveball 70 70
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 92-94 Mph
Stamina 55
Suggested Role Borderline SP
Type Groundball Pitcher
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
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:Fair
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$23,000
Signed Through:1953 Season
Major Service:4 Years, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:4 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1948, 6th Pick in Round 2
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 4.44 2.4 93
1950 Baltimore - MLB 25 33 31 11 14 1 4.06 235.0 226 124 106 19 99 91 12 1 1.38 .260 3.98 3.9 105
1951 Baltimore - MLB 26 24 24 13 8 0 3.17 178.2 146 77 63 13 73 71 10 4 1.23 .229 3.77 2.8 124
1952 Baltimore - MLB 27 24 24 18 4 0 2.36 190.1 148 58 50 11 62 81 12 5 1.10 .227 3.10 3.7 148
Total MLB 112 107 55 34 1 3.61 815.1 721 382 327 61 339 311 43 14 1.30 .244 3.85 12.7 116
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 POSTSEASON 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+
1952 Baltimore - MLB 27 3 3 2 0 0 1.96 23.0 22 5 5 1 8 13 2 0 1.30 .280 2.65 0.6 179
Total MLB 3 3 2 0 0 1.96 23.0 22 5 5 1 8 13 2 0 1.30 .280 2.65 179.0
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 33 31 9 33 4 48 6 .875 235.0 1.61 -1.4 .854
1951 Baltimore - MLB P 24 24 3 26 1 31 2 .935 178.2 1.46 +0.5 .924
1952 Baltimore - MLB P 24 24 13 30 1 45 2 .956 190.1 2.03 +0.9 .992
TOTAL P 112 107 34 128 10 176 14 .920 815.1 1.79 +0.7 .921
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.
09/26/1950 Injured (Back stiffness), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (55); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 40 (45).
04/13/1951 Injured (Hamstring soreness), day-to-day for 5 days.
06/15/1951 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Houston Drillers with 8 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
07/07/1951 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Seattle Emeralds with 5 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/29/1951 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Los Angeles Pobladores with 2 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
08/25/1951 Injured (Shoulder inflammation), out for 3 weeks.
09/18/1951 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Montreal Habitants with 3 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (65); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 40 (45).
04/18/1952 Injured (Forearm tendinitis), out for one week.
04/22/1952 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another one week.
06/21/1952 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Montreal Habitants with 3 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
06/29/1952 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Houston Drillers with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
08/23/1952 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the San Francisco Seagulls with 1 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
09/09/1952 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Los Angeles Pobladores with 5 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
09/29/1952 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Chicago Hawks with 5 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
10/21/1952 Injured (Sore hamstring), day-to-day for 1 day.
10/26/1952 Wins the 1952 World Series with the Baltimore Lords.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (55); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 40 (45).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year W Rank
1952 18 8
Year L Rank
1950 14 10
Year Win. % Rank
1949 .619 10
1952 .818 1
Year WP Rank
1949 9 1
Year ERA Rank
1952 2.36 6
Year BABIP Rank
1951 .229 3
1952 .227 2
Year HR/9 Rank
1952 0.52 8
Year H/9 Rank
1951 7.35 4
1952 7.00 5
Year QSP Rank
1952 .750 6
Year SHO Rank
1949 4 5
1951 4 2
1952 5 2
Year GB% Rank
1951 0.50 6
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