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Johnny Bench

Johnny Lee Bench (Little General) (twitter: @Johnny_Bench5)

Positions: Catcher, Third Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 197 lb.

Born: December 7, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US
High School: Anadarko HS (Anadarko, OK)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft from Anadarko HS (Anadarko, OK).

Major League Stats


Minors Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
196517-4.12 Teams2 LgsA-WRkCIN68214531312.248.34674
196517RedsFLILWRkCIN
196517-4.1TampaFLORACIN68214531312.248.34674
196618-4.82 Teams2 LgsA-AAACIN9935001031602200000.294.529185000
196618-4.8PeninsulaCARLACIN9835010316022.294.529185
196618-7.8BuffaloILAAACIN10000000000000000
196719-6.7BuffaloILAAACIN9837034439891722368212168.259.297.520.818179005
3 Seasons265934908392454634768212168.270.285.482.767438005
WRk (1 season)WRk
A (2 seasons)A16656456415629124.277.277.459.736259
AAA (2 seasons)AAA9937034439891722368212168.259.297.520.818179005
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGCGChPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBlgCS%PO
196517TampaFLORACINC57444399405.9897.70
196719BuffaloILAAACINOF7108020.8001.14
196719BuffaloILAAACIN3B925111220.9202.56
196719BuffaloILAAACIN1B1550001.0005.00
196719BuffaloILAAACINC836325537096.9867.5111
2 Seasons1571116976122186.9846.9911
C (2 seasons)C1401076952110146.9877.5911
1B (1 season)1B1550001.0005.00
3B (1 season)3B925111220.9202.56
OF (1 season)OF7108020.8001.14
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

YearAgeTmLgLevAff
196517FIL RedsFlorida Instructional LeagueWRkCIN
196517Tampa TarponsFlorida State LeagueACIN
196618Buffalo BisonsInternational LeagueAAACIN
196618Peninsula GraysCarolina LeagueACIN
196719Buffalo BisonsInternational LeagueAAACIN
196719Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11967-08-281967-09-29
196820Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11968-04-131968-09-29
196921Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11969-04-071969-10-02
197022Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11970-04-061970-10-01
197123Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11971-04-051971-09-28
197224Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11972-04-151972-10-04
197325Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11973-04-051973-09-30
197426Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11974-04-041974-10-02
197527Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11975-04-071975-09-28
197628Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11976-04-081976-10-03
197729Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11977-04-091977-10-02
197830Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11978-04-061978-10-01
197931Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11979-04-041979-09-28
198032Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11980-04-091980-10-05
198133Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11981-04-081981-10-03
198234Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11982-04-051982-10-02
198335Cincinnati RedsNational LeagueMLBCIN11983-04-041983-09-29

Sabr ID: aab28214

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