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Johnny Lee Bench

The Life of Johnny Bench(1947-

Johnny was born on 12-7-47 in Oklahoma city,Oklahoma.He had 3 other siblings and and there mom and dad is Ted and Katy Bench.Johnny was an all state in basketball and baseball for binger high school and he was the valedictorian of his graduating class, which was in 1965.
Johnny was drafted to the cinncinati reds in the amateur draft of 1965.After two years in the minor leagues he signed with the major leagues where he played with the likes of Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, and Tony Perez.Where they went to two world series victories.

During Johnnys 17 seasons for the reds.He helped lead them to two world series victories and four national league pennants.He won ten straight golden gloves.He hit .553 and two home runs, drove in six runs, and threw out the only attemped base stealer to win the series mvp in 1976
Johnny hit a total of 389 home runs, played a total of 2158 games, he appeared at the plate a total of 8674 times,  he was hit by a pitch a total of 19 times, he had a total of 90 sacrifice hits, he had a total 891 walks, he scored a total of 1091 points.
Johnny was a 14 time nbl all star who helped lead the cinncinati reds to 2 world series in 75,76 Johnny was inducted into the hall of fame in 1989 and he had his jersey number retired by the the cinncinati reds, which for who he played for 17 seasons with a long side pete rose from 1967-1978.
Did you know that Johnny bench led the nl twice in home runs and rbi 3 times, 2-time regular season mvp(1970,72) with cinncinati, world series mvp in 1976.Johnny Lee Bench is currently retired.