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Johnny Bench

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  • A former Phils GM elected to the Hall

     
    The man who stood and cried as he handed out the 2008 World Series rings in April of 2009 to the Phillies was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Expansion Era Committee. Pat Gillick, the man behind the......
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • Cornerstone at third base

    Brooks Robinson's peers believe his defense wasn't just one of the Orioles' defining characteristics. His play at third base was the defining characteristic, they say. "The Orioles were built on having great defense, and Brooks was the cornerstone,"...
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
  • Top Series belonged to Brooks

    Gather 'round, young'uns, I got something to tell you about a ballplayer of some years past just in case your daddy didn't get around to filling you in. It was on this exact date and day of the week 20 years ago that they rang down the final curtain on a...