Johnny Bench Speaker Profile
Johnny Bench Biography
Johnny Bench was born December 7, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and is a catcher who played in the Major Leagues for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983 and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Bench, a 14-time All-Star selection and a two-time National League Most Valuable Player, was a key member of The Big Red Machine, which won six division titles, four National League pennants, and two World Series championships. ESPN has called him the greatest catcher in baseball history.
Bench had 2048 hits for a .267 career batting average with 389 home runs and 1,376 RBI during his 17-year Major League career, all spent with the Reds. He retired as the career home run leader for catchers, a record which stood until surpassed by Carlton Fisk and the current record holder, Mike Piazza. In his career, Bench earned 10 Gold Gloves, was named to the National League All-Star team 14 times, and won two Most Valuable Player Awards. He led the National League three times in caught stealing percentage and ended his career with a .991 fielding percentage. Bench also won such awards as the Lou Gehrig Award (1975), the Babe Ruth Award (1976), and the Hutch Award (1981).
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Posted on 1 October 2015 | 12:45 pm
Hall of Famer Johnny Bench delivered a very inspirational keynote speech at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference breakfast on September 13th in Louisville, Kentucky. Not only was it a very good informational talk, but it also was incredibly entertaining for the audience to hear about his stories as a professional MLB player. In addition Read More
Posted on 15 July 2015 | 8:29 pm
Hall of Famer Johnny Bench has been announced as the keynote speaker for the International BoatBuilder’s Exhibition & Conference Breakfast that is happening this September 15 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The event will go from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and include a meal for everyone who attends, and all attendees are Read More
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 11:34 pm
Major League Baseball legend Johnny Bench has been named the special guest for the upcoming RBI Miami fifth annual Snowball Classic to be held on Saturday, January 31at the Coleman Theatre Ballroom at 5:30 p.m. The event includes a reception and dinner as well as live and silent auctions. Some of the items that will Read More
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