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!