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Johnny BenchBatting Stat Details
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Johnny Bench
PositionsC-1742, 3B-195, 1B-146, OF-111Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohnny Lee Bench
Height6-1Weight208BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 7,1947 [71.344]PlaceOklahoma City,Oklahoma
High SchoolBinger-Oney (Binger,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTony Robello
MLB DebutAugust 28,1967 [19.265]Awards17Awards Voting11-939
TBC Player ID8702Retrosheet IDbencj101MLBAM ID110849
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections

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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (C) in 1968 ... The Cincinnati Reds retired his #5 on August 11,1984
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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
19672626100.0200676.900020501-26--------------26--
196815413990.3136151888.3708136012-154-----------14555130-4
196914813591.2130131887.81102130041-147-----------35879323
197015815296.214861093.7501148004-13912--1------811134-311
197114814698.61412795.3200141005-14112--3------216758-2--
1972147147100.01380993.9000138135-1298--4------51339----
197315114998.713221788.72001342213-1344--1------248441-11-
197416015898.814721292.5101148227-1375--36------954024---1
197514213695.812062284.56001204111-1219---------259517-221
197613512391.1105123077.89031052511-1281---------4325633163
197714213494.410883476.16021084220-1354--1------1136054941
197812010789.276134165.81201792821-10711----------56042247
197913012596.211351786.95001131110-1262----------236926651
19801149886.081162974.61501853212-105--------2--420591739
1981524484.63281571.280037435-738-------1---405312
198211910890.876114264.71001772822-18--107----21-21413020-4
19831107366.441374460.034036611318-532--42----322706-2619
Totals2156200092.8174415637182.81330231785335516801742146001950000831857156483791273556
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1967CIN26938622.163.207.256.46214-927-311--1----25--3--11-63350.001
1968CIN154607564244.275.311.433.743155-981088240215771----11318-8-228-82245829.2710
1969CIN148592532259.293.353.487.840156210689812312617261-1-14497-7-4-7-90434747.787
1970CIN158671605355.293.345.587.932177193687235445181710----8549-5--111-148826655.4115
1971CIN148609559235.236.296.420.716132-85877-182271791--2239487-10---2-61382362.304
1972CIN147653538291.270.379.541.920145-8177422224024114111-610023-23-2-121125626349.6018
1973CIN151646552234.252.344.424.768139-9518771173241095--1348314-161-110-102435942.1617
1974CIN160708621315.280.363.507.870174-1011784538233141162---128015-913-4-129626748.067
1975CIN142606530275.283.359.519.878150182973-3912811782-12776512-1222-81110575351.8211
1976CIN135552465183.234.348.394.741109168662224116844----8816-1222-4-74284637.846
1977CIN142563494267.275.348.540.889136-691455-3423117842-1218588-921-73109535648.629
1978CIN120451393190.260.340.483.823102261358-1712315611-13135010-61116-73343946.589
1979CIN130538464213.276.364.459.824128-871176319-221534----9678111--34-80334741.256
1980CIN114407360174.250.327.483.810902541044212-2414712---7412-6-2-4-68392957.355
1981CIN5219617887.309.369.489.8585533953418-8431--2--173-4--1--25131252.002
1982CIN119439399158.258.320.396.7161031741064116-13103-----9372-61-12-38162242.113
1983CIN110334310134.255.308.432.74179950446-15212453--2-9241-7-----54233142.594
Totals:2156866576503636.267.341.475.8172044221252148110422380243882051126011112771368901351154101911905137465372147.53134
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
19677219173630330.4741723.53-43--0.0--22-211129132292454.7
19684079612718413713340.691511313.2711534--0.0--10111629517344492819012161.1
19693658611716212213270.7271056.67417192-2.3--1213112659612937311829765.2
197042910213519213312470.70121508.0032134--0.0--11162232617847342622010767.3
19714178213719817014140.692010718.6931815--0.0--1392529737239453022111466.0
19723978414017312114380.811811415.7921531111.2-120111325736343471820510865.5
19734188316517012115340.972212817.1921738212.4--12102233748230363623310269.6
19744369015918714913250.85131389.4231826--0.0--9131832797545433222612065.3
197537810811715310318320.76121329.0931624--0.0--1417132455713725141947671.9
1976351951041521205270.6898410.7111317--0.0--169111641643247201579961.3
19773549511214710611300.76109610.42318182-2.1--1314142050623835131738666.8
197828483871148614140.7697611.8411221111.2--78141240512427181326965.7
1979334731131481065370.76111169.48-1720314.1--178172354513434231709165.1
19802676487116859220.7597012.86-1316--0.0--512101641512631111356866.5
198112421495443560.9143611.11-59--0.0--7-617152491114693467.0
1982290581051278814250.83148616.28-915--0.0--17582748442431281498364.2
1983221388796749130.91134926.531610--0.0--7351748452622101255868.3
Totals554412771858240917941874280.77202161712.49272343501140.9011921612253809798735365673542810145765.9
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1967CIN269325728.0000
1968CIN1546072136731.4601
1969CIN1485922418334.4443
1970CIN1586712609737.3154
1971CIN1486092118037.9114
1972CIN1476532718732.1065
1973CIN1516462448334.0242
1974CIN16070829010837.2456
1975CIN1426062468333.74113
1976CIN1355522146228.97112
1977CIN1425632286729.3913
1978CIN1204511765229.5544
1979CIN1305382217333.0343
1980CIN1144071525234.2141
1981CIN52196781417.9500
1982CIN1194391574428.0310
1983CIN1103341183227.1201

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1967CIN269386519---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1968CIN15460756431962--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1969CIN14859253249864594316744-240.10203.3815132.532.20313910.2666.1072.8827.1211.8661.544.05----
1970CIN15867160554102---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1971CIN1486095594882-261610432-70.0440.66440.660.66111315.3850.0061.5438.4615.3853.851.15----
1972CIN14765353810084218126531-20.0320.31110.150.157911.1150.0066.6733.3327.7822.220.31----
1973CIN1516465528383-5929301416-80.0950.77530.770.46222821.4347.4649.1550.8523.7328.571.2422100.0
1974CIN16070862180903181083-3-40.0330.42320.420.2871030.0055.5655.5644.4416.6740.000.56----
1975CIN142606530651082--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1976CIN13555246581952--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1977CIN14256349458951191546-8-10.0310.181-0.180.0071553.3378.9578.9521.0531.586.670.1811100.0
1978CIN12045139350831291910819-10.06-0.00--0.000.0091850.0062.0765.5234.4827.595.560.2222100.0
1979CIN1305384646773-1497772141112-330.28132.421262.231.12476618.1844.3051.6848.329.4050.006.135240.0
1980CIN11440736041642--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1981CIN521961781721---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1982CIN1194393993758---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1983CIN1103343102438---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1970-08-09Chris PelekoudasCall at HP
1971-09-07Harry WendelstedtCall at HP
1974-08-04Dick StelloBalls and strikes
1975-06-15Art WilliamsCall at 1B
1976-07-10John KiblerCalled third strike
1979-06-16Eric GreggBalls and strikes
6 ejection(s) listed