Bench Johnny Lee
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Bench(bĕnch), Johnny Lee Born 1947.
American baseball player considered among the greatest catchers in history. In 16 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds (1967-1983), he was the National League's most valuable player twice (1970 and 1972).
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