Bench to the Bench. Johnny your Bench. They were sayings a lot of kids in the early 1970s were saying. There was a lot of fun made with his last name. However, he was extremely dominating from 1970 to 1976 with the big red machine. Here it looks like Johnny just connected at the plate.
Back Facts: Convinced the Reds he needed a switch from the day to day catching chores last year and spent most of his time playing at First Base. MVP of the ’76 World Series.