Robert E. Benish
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 11", Weight 200 lb.
First-baseman Bob Benish twice topped 100 RBI, including 1946, when he hit .355 for Troy.
Benish also managed in the minors for six seasons and pitched during his managerial career. He was suspended along with catcher Bob Odenheimer for the first 60 days of the 1949 season due to an attack on umpire Ben Smith on August 29, 1948.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1947||Troy (AL) Trojans||Alabama State League||58-80||7th||Detroit Tigers|
|1948||Troy Tigers||Alabama State League||83-41||1st||Detroit Tigers||Lost in 1st round|
|1949||Helena Seaporters||Cotton States League||8th||none||replaced John McPherson June 19|
|1950||Thomasville Tigers||Georgia-Florida League||55-81||8th||Detroit Tigers|
|1951||Wausau Timberjacks||Wisconsin State League||57-62||6th||Detroit Tigers||none|
|1952||Hot Springs Bathers||Cotton States League||--||none||--||replaced by James Hogan July 9|