"I can throw out any man alive." - 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!

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