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Johnny Bench

Johnny Bench was raised in Oklahoma. An outstanding baseball player, he survived a bus accident in high school that killed one of his teammates. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds and in 1967 was named National League "Rookie of the Year." A two-time National League MVP, he is considered by many to be the best "all around" catcher in baseball ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Baseball Bunch
The Baseball Bunch Himself - Host
(1982)
1994 MLB All-Star Game
1994 MLB All-Star Game Himself - Field Reporter
(1994)

Filmography

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 2012 Easy Rider 2: The Ride Home
MLB Scout
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Pool Waiter
- I Left My Heart in Cincinnati (1973) ... Pool Waiter
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Captain of the Guards
- The Catafalque (1971) ... Captain of the Guards
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

A catcher and his body are like the outlaw and his horse. He's got to ride that nag till it drops. See more »

Trivia:

Catcher/Third Baseman/First Baseman/Outfielder with the Cincinnati Reds (1967-1983). See more »

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Hands

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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