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Baseball"s greatest catcher, Johnny Bench

Jay H. Smith

Baseball"s greatest catcher, Johnny Bench

by Jay H. Smith

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Published by Creative Education/Childrens Press in Mankato, Minn] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bench, Johnny, 1947- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bench, Johnny, 1947-,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the outstanding baseball catcher known as the Little General because of his team leadership and strategy.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Jay H. Smith.
      SeriesThe Allstars
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.B35 S63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4901560M
      ISBN 100871915898
      LC Control Number76046283
      OCLC/WorldCa2524800

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      A generous assortment of three (HOF) Johnny Bench signed baseballs highlights this lot. Each baseball was signed by Johnny Bench, considered by many to be the “Greatest Catcher” in professional baseball history. Johnny signed each baseball in blue ink pen with an inscription. Johnny Bench celebrates 70 today. - Happy birthday to the greatest catcher of all time! Sign In. Register. The picture of him holding like 7 baseballs in one hand is impressive and probably scared women World wide Image: Happy birthday to the greatest catcher of all time! No question about it. One of my favorite Reds memories.

      Nov 05,  · I Just Sat On a Plane Next to Baseball’s Greatest Hitter, Pete Rose–And Got 5 Powerful Leadership Lessons This exclusive (and unplanned) sit down with baseball legend Pete Rose yielded some homerun insights. For a time in the s Bench was a commercial spokesman for Krylon paint, featuring a memorable catchphrase: "I'm Johnny Bench, and this is Johnny Bench's bench." In , Bench starred as Joe Boyd/Joe Hardy in a Cincinnati stage production of the musical Damn Yankees, which also included Gwen Verdon and Gary Sandy.


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