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Charlie Bennett
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB Debut
May 1, 1878 for the Milwaukee Grays
Final game
September 30, 1893 for the Boston Beaneaters
Career Statistics
AVG     .256
HR     55
RBI     533
Career Highlights and Awards

Charles Wesley Bennett (November 21, 1854 in New Castle, PAFebruary 24, 1927 in Detroit, MI) was a catcher in Major League Baseball.

Bennett's career in baseball ended when he lost both his legs in a train accident.[1] When the Detroit Tigers opened their new ballpark in 1896, they named it Bennett Park in honor of him. [2]


  1. Kavanagh, Jack. Charlie Bennett. Retrieved October 10 2006.
  2. Selter, Ron. Bennett Park. Retrieved October 10 2006.

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