Statue of Johnny Bench to be unveiled in September

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A statue of former Reds catcher and Hall of Famer Johnny Bench is set up to be unveiled in September.

The statue will show Bench in the middle of throwing a baseball. It will be placed in front of the Reds Hall of Fame.

Johnny Bench played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967-1983. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989, his first year of eligibility.

The statue is scheduled to be unveiled September 17.

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