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John Van Benschoten

John Van Benschoten 38 P

Tucson Padres

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: John Wesley Van Benschoten
  • Age: 37 (April 14, 1980)
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2001, PIT)
  • MLB Debut: 08/18/2004
  • School: Kent State
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John Van Benschoten Awards and Honors

John Van Benschoten  38 P

John Van Benschoten
  • Full Name: John Wesley Van Benschoten
  • Born: April 14, 1980
  • Age: 37
  • Birthplace: San Diego, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (2001, PIT)
  • School: Kent State
  • MLB Debut: 08/18/2004
Signed by the San Diego Padres as a Minor League free agent on July 15, 2011. ... Signed by the New York Yankees as a Minor League free agent on April 3, 2010. ... Signed by the Chicago White Sox as a Minor League free agent on Dec. 5, 2008. ... Made Major League debut on Aug. 18, 2004. ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2001 First-Year Player Draft out of Kent State University. ... Led Division I with 31 homers in 2001 while also serving as Kent State's closer. ... Was a member of the 2003 U.S. Olympic Qualifying Team.