Benjamin
Caywood
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: December 28, 1927 in Kingsbury
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1957   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1948 20 RIT SP    
1949 21 RIT SP    
1950 22 RIT SP    
1951 23 RIT SP    
1952 24 RIT SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1955 27 DEN SP $ 3,135,000  
1956 28 DEN SP $ 3,135,000  
1957 29 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
1958 30 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
1960 32 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1961 33 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1962 34 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1963 35 DEN SP $ 2,500,000  
1964 36 DEN SP $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,500,000  
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1948 20 RIT SP    
1949 21 RIT SP    
1950 22 RIT SP    
1951 23 RIT SP    
1952 24 RIT SP $ 300,000  
1953 25 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1954 26 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1955 27 DEN SP $ 3,135,000  
1956 28 DEN SP $ 3,135,000  
1957 29 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
1958 30 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 31 DEN SP $ 9,000,000  
1960 32 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1961 33 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1962 34 DEN SP $ 11,500,000  
1963 35 DEN SP $ 2,500,000  
1964 36 DEN SP $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 11,500,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1948 20 A   12 7 .632 21 21 3 1 0 144.7 155 55 9 46 107 3.42 .278 .333 .403 .736  
1949 21 AA   4 5 .444 13 13 0 0 0 75.7 80 38 8 27 78 4.52 .273 .334 .444 .778  
    A   5 4 .556 10 10 3 0 0 76.3 59 22 3 15 73 2.59 .209 .249 .291 .540  
1950 22 AAA   0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 5.0 11 6 4 1 9 10.80 .423 .444 .962 1.406  
    AA   10 6 .625 25 25 0 0 0 171.0 165 59 6 42 178 3.11 .250 .294 .356 .650  
1951 23 AAA   9 10 .474 25 25 2 2 0 154.3 175 64 11 31 143 3.73 .281 .315 .422 .737  
1952 24 RIT SP 4 3 .571 13 13 0 0 0 74.3 69 29 4 23 39 3.51 .246 .302 .384 .686 5.4
    AAA   5 8 .385 17 17 0 0 0 105.3 114 39 3 23 100 3.33 .270 .308 .360 .668  
1953 25 DEN SP 9 12 .429 33 33 0 0 0 184.0 185 78 19 33 113 3.82 .259 .299 .445 .744 11.5
1954 26 DEN SP 5 3 .625 23 23 0 0 0 126.7 128 47 5 37 82 3.34 .262 .319 .376 .695 8.1
1955 27 DEN SP 13 7 .650 34 34 1 1 0 183.3 206 87 9 47 119 4.27 .281 .325 .396 .721 9.4
1956 28 DEN SP 6 9 .400 31 31 0 0 0 173.3 216 75 5 25 106 3.89 .306 .333 .434 .767 9.1
1957 29 DEN SP 14 6 .700 33 33 1 1 0 200.7 182 68 2 18 151 3.05 .239 .261 .352 .613 18.5
1958 30 DEN SP 12 6 .667 33 33 1 0 0 196.3 164 63 1 21 162 2.89 .224 .257 .360 .616 17.7
1959 31 DEN SP 11 8 .579 35 33 0 0 0 208.3 197 65 5 32 189 2.81 .248 .281 .335 .616 17.6
1960 32 DEN SP 9 6 .600 23 23 0 0 0 128.7 139 42 6 11 94 2.94 .275 .297 .378 .675 9.9
1961 33 DEN SP 9 9 .500 27 27 0 0 0 159.0 153 59 8 20 128 3.34 .252 .278 .354 .632 11.0
1962 34 DEN SP 11 10 .524 26 26 0 0 0 124.7 149 65 8 19 100 4.69 .288 .320 .413 .734 3.5
1963 35 DEN SP 3 7 .300 33 33 0 0 0 116.0 112 46 8 32 84 3.57 .249 .308 .344 .652 6.3
1964 36 DEN SP 2 7 .222 38 24 0 0 1 93.7 111 62 16 14 65 5.96 .289 .319 .458 .778 0.0
13 Years Sim 108 93 .537 382 366 3 2 1 1969.0 2011 786 96 332 1432 3.59 .262 .298 .385 .683 128.0
3 Years AAA 14 18 .438 43 43 2 2 0 264.7 300 109 18 55 252 3.71 .280 .315 .411 .726  
2 Years AA 14 11 .560 38 38 0 0 0 246.7 245 97 14 69 256 3.54 .257 .307 .383 .690  
2 Years A 17 11 .607 31 31 6 1 0 221.0 214 77 12 61 180 3.14 .255 .305 .365 .671  
7 Years Minors 45 40 .529 112 112 8 3 0 732.3 759 283 44 185 688 3.48 .265 .310 .388 .698  
Season Average 8 7 .533 29 28 0 0 0 151.5 154 60 7 25 110 3.59 .262 .298 .385 .683  
Career Highs 14 12 .700 38 34 1 1 1 208.3 216 87 19 47 189 5.96 .306 .333 .458 .778  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1609 611 81 274 1015   .275 .307 .403 .710
vs LH   402 175 15 58 417   .221 .245 .327 .573
Home 50 50 .500 199 194 1 1 0 1044.0 1108 435 64 178 764 3.75 .271 .301 .405 .706
Away 58 43 .574 183 172 2 1 1 925.0 903 351 32 154 668 3.42 .252 .283 .362 .645
Mar/Apr 17 13 .567 63 63 0 0 0 345.3 347 127 14 51 263 3.31 .261 .288 .368 .656
May 19 16 .543 66 66 2 1 0 358.6 374 151 15 57 244 3.79 .267 .296 .380 .676
June 19 17 .528 62 62 0 0 0 316.6 333 132 21 46 275 3.75 .266 .292 .403 .695
July 10 12 .455 53 47 1 1 1 248.0 266 103 10 38 170 3.74 .270 .297 .401 .698
August 19 21 .475 60 58 0 0 0 296.0 293 133 15 66 207 4.04 .256 .296 .386 .682
Sep/Oct 24 14 .632 78 70 0 0 0 404.3 398 140 21 74 273 3.12 .255 .289 .379 .667
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1952 24 RIT SP 13 23 1 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 8 .261 .346 .304 .651 2.8 0.5
1953 25 DEN SP 33 58 5 10 3 0 0 2 0 0 4 27 .172 .226 .224 .450 2.2 0.0
1954 26 DEN SP 23 41 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 17 .073 .095 .098 .193 -1.5 0.0
1955 27 DEN SP 34 56 5 10 2 0 1 4 0 0 5 33 .179 .246 .268 .514 3.8 0.0
1956 28 DEN SP 31 52 3 10 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 23 .192 .189 .231 .419 2.0 0.0
1957 29 DEN SP 33 68 2 10 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 38 .147 .171 .162 .333 0.5 0.0
1958 30 DEN SP 33 54 2 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 24 .111 .155 .111 .266 -0.3 0.0
1959 31 DEN SP 35 66 3 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 32 .106 .143 .121 .264 -0.3 0.0
1960 32 DEN SP 23 43 5 4 1 0 0 6 0 0 4 15 .093 .170 .116 .286 -0.4 0.0
1961 33 DEN SP 27 48 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 17 .083 .120 .083 .203 -1.3 0.0
1962 34 DEN SP 26 37 4 5 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 17 .135 .154 .189 .343 0.9 0.0
1963 35 DEN SP 33 32 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 15 .094 .094 .094 .188 -1.1 0.0
1964 36 DEN SP 38 22 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .136 .174 .136 .310 0.1 0.0
13 Years Sim 382 600 35 81 14 0 1 37 0 0 29 273 .135 .174 .163 .337 7.3 0.5
162 Game Average 254 14 34 5 0 0 15 0 0 12 115 .135 .174 .163 .337 3.1  
Career Highs 38 68 5 10 3 0 1 6 0 0 5 38 .261 .346 .304 .651 3.8  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   417 26 53 11 0 1 27 0 0 21 188 .127 .168 .161 .328 2.1
vs LH   183 9 28 3 0 0 10 0 0 8 85 .153 .188 .169 .357 2.5
Home 199 278 17 33 6 0 1 17 0 0 19 134 .119 .174 .151 .325 1.7
Away 183 322 18 48 8 0 0 20 0 0 10 139 .149 .174 .174 .348 2.9
RISP   164 0 20 1 0 0 33 0 0 8 74 .122 .159 .128 .287 -0.9
Close/Late   9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.3
Mar/Apr 63 113 5 16 1 0 1 6 0 0 6 50 .142 .185 .177 .362 1.9
May 66 109 7 15 2 0 0 6 0 0 5 50 .138 .174 .156 .330 0.6
June 62 91 7 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 4 46 .121 .158 .154 .312 -0.2
July 45 82 2 9 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 42 .110 .141 .134 .275 -1.0
August 60 89 7 12 3 0 0 9 0 0 6 41 .135 .188 .169 .356 1.3
Sep/Oct 70 116 7 18 3 0 0 7 0 0 5 44 .155 .187 .181 .368 2.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1952 24 RIT SP P 13 13 74.3 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.57    
1953 25 DEN SP P 33 33 184.0 14 35 1 2 .980 2.40    
1954 26 DEN SP P 23 23 126.7 8 19 2 2 .931 1.92    
1955 27 DEN SP P 34 34 183.3 15 26 0 1 1.000 2.01    
1956 28 DEN SP P 31 31 173.3 13 28 2 4 .953 2.13    
1957 29 DEN SP P 33 33 200.7 12 38 1 2 .980 2.24    
1958 30 DEN SP P 33 33 196.3 11 38 1 1 .980 2.25    
1959 31 DEN SP P 35 33 208.3 15 38 2 2 .964 2.29    
1960 32 DEN SP P 23 23 128.7 7 21 2 3 .933 1.96    
1961 33 DEN SP P 27 27 159.0 9 33 1 3 .977 2.38    
1962 34 DEN SP P 26 26 124.7 4 19 3 1 .885 1.66    
1963 35 DEN SP P 33 33 116.0 10 18 3 1 .903 2.17    
1964 36 DEN SP P 38 24 93.7 4 14 0 2 1.000 1.73    
Career Totals   382 366 1969.0 125 337 18 24 .963 2.11    
Career Highs   38 34 208.3 15 38 3 4 1.000 2.40    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1957 29 DEN SP 2 0 1.000 7 7 0 0 0 38.0 25 6 0 5 22 1.42 .189 .219 .258 .477
1959 31 DEN SP 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.7 4 1 0 0 4 1.35 .174 .174 .217 .391
1960 32 DEN SP 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 4.7 8 2 0 0 2 3.86 .364 .364 .500 .864
1961 33 DEN SP 1 1 .500 3 3 0 0 0 16.0 17 6 0 4 9 3.38 .283 .328 .450 .778
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 2 .600 12 12 0 0 0 65.3 54 15 0 9 37 2.07 .228 .256 .325 .581
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1957 29 DEN SP 7 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167
1959 31 DEN SP 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1960 32 DEN SP 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1961 33 DEN SP 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career Post-Season Batting 12 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .048 .048 .048 .095
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1957-9-3.05
1958-7-2.89
1959-8-2.81
Wins
1957-9-14
Winning Pct
1955-10-.650
1957-3-.700
1958-8-.667
Games Started
CAR-33-366
Shutouts
1955-3-1
1957-5-1
Hits Allowed
1956-9-216
CAR-46-2011
Strikeouts
1959-8-189
Walks per 9IP
1953-10-1.6
1956-10-1.3
1957-2-0.8
1958-8-1.0
1959-5-1.4
CAR-29-1.5
Hits per 9IP
1958-7-7.5
WHiP
1957-7-1.00
1958-5-0.94
1959-7-1.10
OAVG
1958-7-.224
OOBP
1957-7-.261
1958-5-.257
1959-7-.281
OOPS
1957-9-.613
1958-7-.616
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 43    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 27    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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  1. Donald Ebron (950)
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  4. David Emerson (944)
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  6. Andrew Footman (935)
  7. Wilford Ferro (934)
  8. Juan Clay (934)
  9. William Bissonnette (932)
  10. Tommy Rehkop (924)
Similar Batters     What are Similarity Scores?

  1. Alfred Kubik (991)
  2. Daniel Shearin (986)
  3. Matthew Lord (986)
  4. James Whitehead (984)
  5. Orville Pink (984)
  6. Micheal Cisco (984)
  7. Richard Hereford (981)
  8. David Hayse (981)
  9. Kenneth Derrickson (979)
  10. Thomas Gallup (978)
History
Drafted in 2nd round, 27th overall pick, by Ritchford in 1948
Injured on 6/19/1948 with a Pulled Bicep Tendon, out for 4 weeks
Injured on 8/23/1948 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Injured on 6/26/1949 with a Sore Back, out for one week
Injured on 8/10/1949 with a Tender Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks
Had first career hit on 7/26/1952, off Hans Mammarskjold (DEN)
Earned first career win on 8/10/1952
Traded from Ritchford to Denton on 2/21/1953 (Going to RIT: C W. Vela. Going to DEN: P B. Caywood)
Injured on 5/22/1954 with a Strained Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 3-4 weeks
Hit first career homerun on 4/25/1955, off Andrew Footman (YAN)
Pitched PERFECT GAME against Oakton on 7/20/1957, striking out 8
Won Kennel Cup with Denton in 1957
Injured on 7/6/1960 with a Inflamed Bicep Tendon, out for 4 weeks
Injured on 8/21/1961 with a Strained Bicep Muscle, out for 6 weeks