1975 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #208 – 1970 MVP’s w/Johnny Bench

1975 Topps Cincinnati Reds Teams Set – Card #208 – 1970 MVP’s w/Johnny Bench

1975 was the 25th anniversary of Topps baseball cards.  And in the set that year they issued cards to commemorate the MVP performances from that time.  As you could imagine, there are several Cincinnati Reds players featured in this little set, and Johnny Bench is honored twice.

This is the first of 2 cards featuring Johnny Bench and his amazing MVP campaigns.

In 1970, Bench won the MVP award capturing 22 of 24 first place votes.  He also was an All-star and Gold Glove winner in that season.  During the 1970 campaign, Bench hit .293 while collecting 177 hits.  He also compiled 45 home runs, 148 RBI while scoring 97 runs.

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