Johnny Bench: A Legend in His Own Way

The little general, as he was sometime called, was no doubt one of the best catchers of all-time; especially behind the plate, where he revolutionized the catching position defensively. He was the one to start catching the pitch with one hand, which is now what every catcher does. One has got to think that Bench had amazing hands, well his palms were so big that he could hold a whole seven baseballs at once! Johnny Bench, the man who changed the game behind the plate.


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