This was one of our favorite episodes on The Ellen DeGeneres Show! If you didn't catch it when it first aired please watch it here. Who else could finally get George Clooney to come on the show but Joe Morgan & Johnny Bench!
Today the focus is on Johnny Bench. To start the day we wanted to list a few facts of one of the amazing player who was a part of "The Big Red Machine."
- Johnny Bench holds the record for most Reds grand slams with 11, most home runs with 389 and most RBI’s with 1,376.
- In his 13th consecutive season, Johnny Bench set a ML record by catching 100 or more games.
- Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989.
- All-Star (14): 1968-80, 1983
- MVP 1970, 1972
- Rookie of the Year 1968
- Gold Glove (10): 1968-1977
This is just the beginning of day filled with facts, images and even a video with George Clooney on the Ellen Degeneres Show! So check back later for more on Johnny Bench! Hope you enjoy!