Johnny Bench’s Fantastic Autograph
If a player could teach a ‘How To Sign’ class, Johnny Bench could easily be the professor.
His signature is crisp, clear, and almost perfectly executed each time. In fact, of all of the Bench signatures I have seen both in person and online, I have to say that I have never seen a bad one.
Written in a very clean script, his autograph is easy to read while offering just enough flare to bring a smile to the recipient’s face.
I once read that as a kid growing up, Bench used to practice his signature repeatedly so he got accustomed to the same look and feel each and every time he signed. He took a lot of pride in his signature, and wanted the recipients to be pleased with what he offered.
I have two in my collection, and if I have my way, more will follow.
Here is just one example of the perfection that Bench offers up: