|Born: November 20, 1897|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Died: April 3, 1953 (aged 55)|
|April 25, 1923, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 16, 1935, for the Boston Braves|
|Earned run average||4.03|
|Career highlights and awards|
Lawrence James Benton (November 20, 1897 – April 3, 1953) was an American baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of thirteen seasons (1923–1935) with the Boston Braves, New York Giants and Cincinnati Reds. He was the National League wins leader in 1928 with New York. For his career, he compiled a 128–128 record in 455 appearances, with a 4.03 ERA and 670 strikeouts.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors) Warning: Template:Baseballstats cube= parameter should be updated to a numeric value.
- Larry Benton at Find a Grave
|This biographical article relating to an American baseball pitcher born in the 1890s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|