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Johnny Bench - Awards And Accomplishments

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1967 Named Minor League Player of the Year by Sporting News
1968 Named Rookie of the Year by Sporting News and Baseball Writers' Association of America
1968-77 Earned ten Gold Glove awards
1968-80 Named to All-Star team fourteen times
1970 Named National League Most Valuable Player and Major League Player of the Year
1972 Named National League Most Valuable Player
1975-76 Cincinnati Reds World Series Champions
1976 World Series Most Valuable Player
1983 Cincinnati Reds establish Johnny Bench Scholarship Fund
1989 Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
1996 His No. 5 jersey is retired by the Cincinnati Reds
1998 Named greatest catcher ever by Sporting News
1999 Selected by fans to the All-Century team
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