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Johnny Bench
Johnny Lee Bench (Little General)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 208 lb.

MLB Debut August 28, 1967
Final Game September 29, 1983
Born December 7, 1947 in Oklahoma City, OK

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1967 19 CIN NL   66   87    5   10   2   2   1    3   0   0    3   22  .115  .141  .218  .360   19   1   2   1   0   0  
 1968 20 CIN NL  157  586   59  140  35   3  11   54   0   3   18  101  .239  .264  .365  .629  214   1   4   1   3  18  
 1969 21 CIN NL  155  594   93  173  29   3  34   92   5   5   44  105  .291  .347  .522  .869  310   0   1   2   7  12  MVP-9
 1970 22 NYN NL  162  634  120  187  35   7  54  151   0   0   59   97  .295  .350  .628  .978  398   0   9   6   0  23  MVP-2
 1971 23 NYN NL  158  590   85  143  19   1  29   94   0   1   56   91  .242  .306  .425  .732  251   0   4   1   0  16  MVP-16
 1972 24 NYN NL  162  602   99  150  18   4  35  105   0   0   89  110  .249  .342  .467  .809  281   0   8   6   0  13  MVP-6
 1973 25 NYN NL  162  600   67  138  19   1  19   73   3   1   85  104  .230  .323  .360  .683  216   0   5   3   0  20  MVP-21
 1974 26 NYN NL  162  622   85  171  34   0  34  119   0   0   63   98  .275  .341  .494  .834  307   0   6   2   2  17  MVP-3
 1975 27 NYN NL  159  589   75  147  41   3  25   92   7   0   59  120  .250  .321  .457  .778  269   0   6   1   6  15  MVP-12
 1976 28 NYN NL  147  500   72  119  29   1  18   73   9   0   94   97  .238  .359  .408  .767  204   0   6   6   4  15  MVP-14
 1977 29 NYN NL  151  544   70  144  44   1  33  127   0   0   55  108  .265  .328  .531  .860  289   0   7   6   0   8  MVP-10
 1978 30 NYN NL  120  407   63  100  15   1  29   75   0   0   41   82  .246  .313  .501  .815  204   1   2   2   0  10  
 1979 31 NYN NL  133  461   67  125  23   0  19   94   3   0   52   64  .271  .342  .445  .787  205   0   4   1   0  17  
 1980 32 NYN NL  112  346   52   87  14   0  30   68   1   1   33   72  .251  .319  .552  .871  191   0   2   0   2   9  
 1981 33 NYN NL  104  269   33   81  11   1  12   51   0   0   25   30  .301  .357  .483  .840  130   1   3   2   0   5  
 1982 34 NYN NL  109  407   43  113  26   0   5   53   0   2   38   64  .278  .336  .378  .715  154   0   4   0   0  17  
 1983 35 NYN NL   89  300   47   92  15   1  20   57   0   0   24   40  .307  .357  .563  .920  169   0   1   4   0  14  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons     2308 8138 1135 2120 409  29 408 1381  28  13  838 1405  .261  .329  .468  .797 3811   4  74  44  24 229
 Per 162 games        571   80  149  29   2  29   97   2   1   59   99                          267   0   5   3   2  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1967 19 CIN NL  11    2   1.0   3   0   0  .000   0   10    9  .900    7    3  .700  C    2(-3)e3  -103   
 1968 20 CIN NL  29   50   2.9   2   0   0  .000   6   73   54  .740   39   30  .565  C    2(-3)e5  -115   
 1969 21 CIN NL  32  104   6.4   5   1   0  .200   6   78   57  .731   13   10  .565  C    1(-4)e4    29   
 1970 22 NYN NL  28  132   7.5   1   1   0 1.000   9   97   76  .784   10   15  .400  C    1(-4)e7    47   
 1971 23 NYN NL  27   74   4.3   3   2   0  .667   4   87   68  .782   22   15  .595  C    1(-4)e5    10   
 1972 24 NYN NL  25   99   5.7   0   0   0  .000   7   89   68  .764   18    6  .750  C    1(-4)e2  -111   
 1973 25 NYN NL  29   70   3.9   0   0   0  .000   1   82   65  .793    5   11  .312  C    1(-4)e1   -91   
 1974 26 NYN NL  28  103   5.9   0   0   0  .000   5   85   71  .835   15   17  .469  C    1(-4)e2   -36   
 1975 27 NYN NL  36   87   5.1   2   0   0  .000   9   69   55  .797   40   26  .606  C    1(-4)e3  -100   
 1976 28 NYN NL  31   78   5.3   3   1   0  .333   3   71   61  .859   52   19  .732  C    1(-3)e1    26   
 1977 29 NYN NL  38   96   6.3   6   1   0  .167  10   82   59  .720   50   31  .617  C    1(-3)e3   -29   
 1978 30 NYN NL  42   62   5.3   4   1   1  .250   7   50   37  .740   36   29  .554  C    2(-3)e1    -9   
 1979 31 NYN NL  31   68   5.2   2   0   0  .000   9   67   51  .761   25   19  .568  C    1(-3)e1   -36   
 1980 32 NYN NL  28   58   5.9  16   4   0  .250   3   42   36  .857   57   19  .750  C    1(-1)e3    60   
 1981 33 NYN NL  39   46   6.4  21   6   1  .286   5   29   20  .690   40   23  .635  C    2(+2)e3   -18   
 1982 34 NYN NL  40   48   4.2   7   2   0  .286   8   56   44  .786  122   48  .718  C    3(+2)e3    -1   
 1983 35 NYN NL  48   54   6.6   6   2   0  .333  17   40   27  .675   87   41  .680  C    4(+2)e16  180   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 17 Seasons         1241   5.3  81  21   2  .259 109 1107  858  .775  638  362  .638                 -22   8
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 51.3 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1967 19 CIN NL  C    64   217    6    0    0 1.000   22  272.2  7.36
 1968 20 CIN NL  C   156   995   58    6    5  .994  155 1386.0  6.84
 1969 21 CIN NL  C   153   964   46    6    5  .994  150 1359.1  6.69
 1970 22 NYN NL  C   162  1199   58    9    7  .993  161 1446.2  7.82  GG
                 3B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1971 23 NYN NL  C   158  1054   48    3    9  .997  151 1378.0  7.20  GG
                 1B    4    26    1    1    5  .964    3   24.0 10.12
                 3B    1     0    2    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  9.00
 1972 24 NYN NL  C   147   902   43    3   10  .997  139 1250.1  6.80
                 3B   27    24   38    4    5  .939   23  185.2  3.01
                 1B    2     8    0    0    2 1.000    0    8.0  9.00
 1973 25 NYN NL  C   157  1063   44    1    4  .999  149 1359.1  7.33
                 3B   15     9   13    0    2 1.000   13  100.1  1.97
                 1B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1974 26 NYN NL  C   156   942   61    2    8  .998  150 1352.2  6.67  GG
                 3B   13     6   22    3    0  .903   12   94.0  2.68
 1975 27 NYN NL  C   156   874   53    9    5  .990  149 1350.1  6.18  GG
                 LF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   13.0  2.08
                 1B    1    10    3    0    2 1.000    1    8.0 14.62
 1976 28 NYN NL  C   145   915   62    3    6  .997  136 1266.0  6.95  GG
 1977 29 NYN NL  C   150   970   57   10    2  .990  137 1256.2  7.36
 1978 30 NYN NL  C   115   731   47    5    0  .994   98  890.1  7.86
                 1B    5    43    2    2    6  .957    5   40.0 10.12
 1979 31 NYN NL  C   128   720   39    8    2  .990  113 1046.1  6.53
                 1B    3    21    0    1    2  .955    3   18.0 10.50
 1980 32 NYN NL  C    96   544   40    3    8  .995   82  763.2  6.88
 1981 33 NYN NL  C    75   305   37    4    4  .988   46  478.0  6.44
                 1B   11    68   13    1    6  .988   10   82.1  8.85
 1982 34 NYN NL  C   103   594   72    8    4  .988   98  901.2  6.65
 1983 35 NYN NL  C    84   431   56   17    1  .966   73  684.1  6.40
                 1B    1    10    1    0    1 1.000    1    8.0 12.38
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1967 WS    CIN BOA   L    7  14  1  4  0  0  1   3  0  4  .286  .286  .500  0
 1971 NLCS  NYN LAN   L    3  10  1  2  0  0  1   1  0  0  .200  .200  .500  0
 1976 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    4  15  0  1  0  0  0   0  1  3  .067  .125  .067  0
 1979 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    5  22  2  8  3  0  0   3  0  6  .364  .364  .500  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1967  CIN  103-59   Larry Cupp
 1968  CIN   72-90   Alan Boodman
 1969  CIN   83-79   Alan Boodman
 1970  NYN  100-62   Ray Cappocchi
 1971  NYN  104-58   Ray Cappocchi
 1972  NYN   80-82   Ray Cappocchi
 1973  NYN   79-83   Ray Cappocchi
 1974  NYN   61-101  Chris Colucci, Jon Fellows
 1975  NYN   67-95   Jon Fellows
 1976  NYN   95-67   Jon Fellows
 1977  NYN   95-67   Jon Fellows
 1978  NYN   82-80   Jon Fellows
 1979  NYN  107-55   Jon Fellows
 1980  NYN   76-86   Jon Fellows
 1981  NYN   81-81   Jon Fellows
 1982  NYN   80-82   Jon Fellows
 1983  NYN   82-80   Jon Fellows

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