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JOHNNY BENCH

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1965-1983
Positions
C-1742, 3B-195, 1B-146, OF-111
Born
December 7, 1947  (66.267)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 208
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Binger-Oney  (Binger,OK)
College:
 
Drafted:
Cincinnati Reds:  1965-2-36 (June-Reg) 
Signed by
Full Name
Johnny Lee Bench 
TBC Player ID
8702
MLB Debut
August 28, 1967  (19.265)
Speed
23
Contact
35
Patience
62
Batting
54
Power
88

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YearLeagueAward Description 
1968MLB-NLNational League Rookie of the Year 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #16) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1969MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #13) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1970MLB-NLNational League Most Valuable Player 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1971MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1972MLB-NLNational League Most Valuable Player 
 MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1973MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #10) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1974MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #4) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1975MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #4) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1976MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
 MLBWorld Series Most Valuable Player 
1977MLB-NLNL Gold Glove Award (C) 
 MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #21) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1978MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1979MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #23) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1980MLB-NLNL MVP (Voting Rank: #17) 
 MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1983MLB-NLPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (NL) 
1989MLBElected to Hall of Fame (431 votes - 96.42%) 


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