Johnny Bench Home Run Collection - Career Postseason Home Run #9: October 21, 1976
Winning Bid: $425.00
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Johnny Bench Home Run Collection
1976 World Series, Home Run #2 in Game 4. - The Last World Series Home Run of Bench's Career
Leading 3-2 in the top of the ninth inning of Game 4 of the 1976 World Series, the Reds were confident that they would soon complete a sweep of the Yankees to secure a second straight World Championship. With one swing of the bat, Johnny Bench turned that confidence into near absolute certainty. Bench lines the first pitch he saw from Yankee reliever Dick Tidrow over the wall in left field for a three-run home run that gave the Reds a 6-2 lead. The Machine tacked on another run in the inning and, after the Yankees were retired in order in the bottom of the inning, the Reds were World Champions for the second year in a row, a title that cemented the Big Red Machine's place in the pantheon of the greatest teams in baseball history. The home run was the second of the game for Bench and part of an incredible World Series performance that resulted in the Reds' catcher taking home Series MVP honors. Bench's ninth inning home run in Game 4 of the 1976 World Series was his ninth career postseason home run and his fifth and last home run in World Series play.
Now, the Reds Hall of Fame's Johnny Bench Home Run Collection, gives you the opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind commemorative of this historic home run. Bench has signed and numbered 389 baseballs representing each of his career regular season home runs. In addition, Bench has signed and inscribed baseballs representing each of his postseason and All-Star game home runs. Each Official Major League baseball in the collection features the exclusive Reds Hall of Fame Johnny Bench Collection logo and is housed in a deluxe frame that includes an elegantly designed photograph that identifies the home run. By purchasing a home run from the Collection, you become the owner of that home run in perpetuity. A personalized Certificate of Ownership accompanies each home run and the designated name of the owner of the home run is listed on the Museum's online Johnny Bench Home Run Collection database.
Don't miss this chance to have your name forever associated with one of the indelible moments in the career of Baseball's Greatest Catcher. Place your bid today!
About Charity: Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
Driven by a mission to celebrate greatness, preserve history, and provide inspiration, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is the place where the story of Reds baseball comes alive each day. Established in 1958, the Hall of Fame has grown into a 15,000 square foot interactive, educational, and entertaining museum that showcases some of the rarest and most important artifacts in Reds history, dating back to 1869. Located on Joe Nuxhall Way at Great American Ball Park, home of the Reds, the museum is open year round and has become a destination location for Reds and baseball fans everywhere.
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