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Raymond Adelphia "Silent Cal" Benge
Birth: Apr. 22, 1902
Jacksonville
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1997
Centerville (Leon County)
Leon County
Texas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He spent 12 seasons in the major leagues as a pitcher with the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Bees and Cincinnati Reds. He played collegiate baseball at Sam Houston State University before joining the big leagues. He made his major league debut on September 26, 1925 defeating the Philadelphia Phillies six to nothing. Over the next decade he appeared in 346 games winning 101 games and losing 130. Following his professional career he returned to Sam Houston State University where he served as the head coach from 1957 to 1968 compiling a 237 and 102 won-loss record. He led the Bearkats to six NAIA World Series appearances including a NAIA championship in 1963. He was inducted into Sam Houston State University's Hall of Honor in 1971. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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  Edna Barrett Benge (1918 - 1998)*
 
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Burial:
Concord Cemetery
Concord (Leon County)
Leon County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Sep 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15719401
Raymond Adelphia Silent Cal Benge
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Raymond Adelphia Silent Cal Benge
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Raymond Adelphia Silent Cal Benge
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Career Stats: 101 Wins, 130 Losses, 4.52 ERA, 655 SO's. Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Raymond "Silent Cat" Benge
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