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Trivia Quiz - Johnny Bench-The Greatest Catcher Ever?


Ten questions on Hall of Fame Catcher Johnny Bench, who was perhaps the greatest catcher ever.

Quiz Number: 4249
Date Submitted: January 10, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 53.3 percent
Times Taken: 85 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Johnny L Bench

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Johnny Bench The Greatest Catcher Ever
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1. Where was Johnny Bench born?
  A.   Cincinnati, Ohio
  B.   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  C.   Houston, Texas
  D.   St.Louis. Missouri

2. How many times did Johnny Bench win the National League MVP Award?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

3. How many times did Johnny Bench win a Gold Glove?
  A.   12
  B.   15
  C.   10
  D.   14

4. How many times was Johnny Bench voted onto the All-Star team?
  A.   10
  B.   15
  C.   17
  D.   14

5. Johnny Bench was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989 along with what other baseball great, who also spent his entire career with the same team?
  A.   Jim Rice
  B.   Mike Schmidt
  C.   Carl Yastrzemski
  D.   Fred Lynn

6. Johnny Bench spent his entire 17-year career with the Cincinnati Reds. Which team actually drafted him in 1965?
  A.   Cincinnati Reds
  B.   Chicago Cubs
  C.   New York Mets
  D.   Boston Red Sox

7. What was the name of the Minor League team that he played two seasons for before being called up to the Big Leagues?
  A.   Louisville Pirates
  B.   Alaska Goldpanners
  C.   St.Louis Browns
  D.   Buffalo Bisons

8. Johnny Bench once caught a ball bare-handed during a game to prove to his starting pitcher that his Fastball was no longer "poppin." Who was the pitcher that Johnny was teaching this lesson to?
  A.   Jim Maloney
  B.   Jim Bunning
  C.   Manny Sarmiento
  D.   Larry Rothschild

9. Johnny Bench is 1/8 Native American. Which Native American group is it?
  A.   Apache
  B.   Chippewa
  C.   Choctaw
  D.   Sioux

10. What is Johnny Bench's middle name?
  A.   Lane
  B.   Louis
  C.   Leonard
  D.   Lee


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