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Johnny Bench

Johnny BenchAKA John Lee Bench

Born: 7-Dec-1947
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hall of Fame catcher

Father: Ted Bench
Mother: Katy Bench
Wife: Vickie Chesser (m. 1975, div. 1976)
Wife: Elizabeth Benton (m. Feb-1997)
Son: Bobby (b. Dec-1989)

    High School: Binger High School, Binger, OK

    Endorsement of Novartis
    4-H Club
    American Cancer Society
    Muscular Dystrophy Association
    NL Rookie of the Year 1968
    National League MVP 1970
    National League MVP 1972
    World Series MVP 1976
    Baseball Hall of Fame 1989
    Cherokee Ancestry

    Cincinnati Reds (1967-83)

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Author of books:
Catch You Later: The Autobiography of Johnny Bench (1979, memoir, with William Brashler)

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