Major league pitcher who is best known for his time with teams like the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals. He was named an All-Star in 1993 as a member of the Padres.
He pitched at the University of Evansville before becoming the first overall pick in the 1988 MLB Draft.
He threw the first pitch in the history of the Arizona Diamondbacks franchise in 1998.
His brother, Alan Benes, was a major league pitcher who was also his teammate on the St. Louis Cardinals.
He played under manager and legendary outfielder Lou Pinella as a member of the 1995 Seattle Mariners.