Andy Benes

American former professional baseball player.

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University of Evansville

Private university in Evansville, Indiana.

Private university in Evansville, Indiana.

Front Oval in the Spring of 2005.
Harlaxton Manor in 2005

Andy Benes, MLB pitcher, #1 overall draft pick (1988)

Sapporo Dome in Japan serves as home ballpark for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, a professional baseball team playing in Nippon Professional Baseball.

Alan Benes

American former professional baseball pitcher.

American former professional baseball pitcher.

Sapporo Dome in Japan serves as home ballpark for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, a professional baseball team playing in Nippon Professional Baseball.

Benes is the younger brother and former teammate of former major league pitcher Andy Benes, the older brother of former minor league pitcher Adam Benes, and the uncle of former minor league pitcher Drew Benes.

Evansville Central High School

Public high school on the north side of Evansville, Indiana.

Public high school on the north side of Evansville, Indiana.

Andy Benes (born 1967), Major League Baseball player

Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, one of the oldest independent boarding schools in the United States

Evansville Lutheran School

Private, Lutheran parochial elementary school located in Evansville, Indiana, in the United States.

Private, Lutheran parochial elementary school located in Evansville, Indiana, in the United States.

Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, one of the oldest independent boarding schools in the United States

Andy Benes1977 Professional baseball player for the major leagues

Wichita Wranglers

The Wichita Wranglers were a minor league baseball team based in Wichita, Kansas.

The Wichita Wranglers were a minor league baseball team based in Wichita, Kansas.

Andy Benes was selected as the league's Pitcher of the Year in 1989.

Mookie Betts hits a pitch by swinging his bat

Baseball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Demonstration sport for the seventh time.

Demonstration sport for the seventh time.

Mookie Betts hits a pitch by swinging his bat

Andy Benes, P

Timlin after winning the 2007 World Series

Mike Timlin

American former professional baseball relief pitcher.

American former professional baseball relief pitcher.

Timlin after winning the 2007 World Series

When he was traded to St. Louis in 2000, uniform number 40 was already in use by Andy Benes, so Timlin changed to uniform number 50.

Bagwell in 2009

Jeff Bagwell

American former professional baseball first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston Astros.

American former professional baseball first baseman and coach who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Houston Astros.

Bagwell in 2009
Bagwell at bat for the Astros
Bagwell posing with a group of fans
Bagwell (left) and Biggio (right)

He would hit another three home runs with six walks in nine August games before a pitch from Andy Benes fractured his left hand on August 10 and ended his season in the same manner the season before.

Juan González (baseball)

Puerto Rican former Major League Baseball outfielder.

Puerto Rican former Major League Baseball outfielder.

González was rated the league's No. 4 prospect by Baseball America, behind Ray Lankford, Andy Benes and José Offerman.

Scott Boras

American sports agent, specializing in baseball.

American sports agent, specializing in baseball.

Boras with the Midland Cubs in 1977

Since then, Boras clients regularly pushed draft compensation higher, starting with $247,500 for Andy Benes in 1988; a $1.01 million guarantee for Ben McDonald in 1989, including a $350,000 bonus; a $1.2 million guarantee, including a $500,000 bonus for Todd Van Poppel in 1990; $1.55 million for Brien Taylor in 1991; continuing through $8.5 million for J. D. Drew in 1998 and $9.5 million for Mark Teixeira in 2001.