Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Vernon A. Benson

Vernon A. Benson

Year Inducted: 1978
Category: Baseball


- Varsity Baseball
- Signed Professional Baseball Contract with Philadelphia Phillies in 1943, Traded to St. Louis in 1947, Played in Minor Leagues 1951-53. Managed in Minor Leagues for 5 1/2 years, Became Cardinal Coach in 1961, Remaining Until 1964 When Cardinals Won World Series. Coached with New York Yankees in 1965 and part of 1966, Joined Cincinnati Reds As Coach, Staying Through End of 1969 Season. Returned to Cardinals 1970-75. Joined Atlanta Braves for 1976-77 Seasons. In 1978 Managed Syracuse AAA Team for International League Toronto Blue Jays.

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January 2

Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64

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January 9

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72

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January 11

Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165

Swimming Men at Queens 37-166

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January 12

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83

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January 16

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87

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January 18

Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR

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January 19

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82

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January 23

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 65-73

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January 25

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 30

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

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