Pudge and Bench Together in Texas - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/10/02

Pudge and Bench Together in Texas

The only two catchers with 10 Gold Gloves and nine straight All-Star Game starts joined forces on Monday at the Ballpark in Arlington. Texas Rangers standout Ivan Rodriguez welcomed former Cincinnati great Johnny Bench. They were together when the Reds -- the only team Bench played for during his 17 year career (1967 - 1983) -- visited Texas for the first time.

There were plenty of friendly jabs before a pre-game ceremony during which Bench presented the player known as Pudge with his 2001 Gold Glove trophy. Rodriguez says that he grew up watching Bench catching, and there's nothing better than that guy.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.