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They were two of the greatest catchers in the history of major-league Baseball.

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Q: Why are Johnny Bench and Yogi Berra in the hall of fame?
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What year was Johnny Bench and yogi berra put into the hall of fame?

Yogi Berra was inducted in 1972 and Johnny Bench was inducted in 1989.

Is yogi berra in the baseball hall of fame?

Of course he is.

When was Yogi Berra inducted into the Hall of Fame?

1972, his second year of eligibility.

Names of NY Yankees catchers in hall of fame?

Bill Dickey and Yogi Berra.

What was Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra's pitching record?

Yogi Berra was not a pitcher. He was a Hall of Fame catcher and could also play the outfield. Yogi started one game at third base and one at first base during his career.

How many hits did Johnny Bench have?

The Hall Of Fame catcher, Johnny Bench had 2048 hits during his 17 year career.

Was Johnny bench elected to the hall of fame in his first year of elegibility?

Johnny Bench was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989, his first elegible year, appearing on 96% of the ballots.

What teammates of Yogi Berra are in the Hall of Fame?

There are several including Joe DiMaggio, Whitey Ford and Mickey Mantle and, probably a few others.

Who is the youngest hall of fame baseball player to win MVP?

Johnny Bench

How can the New York Yankees retire the number 8 twice?

Bill Dickey's number 8 was retired after Yogi Berra already wore number 8. Yogi Berra went on to put together a Hall of Fame career as well. Hence number 8 was retired twice.

What team did Johnny Bench play for?

Johnny Bench played his entire career for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 through 1983, and was Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1989.

What players wore number 8 New York Yankees?

C Benny Bengough 1929 C Johnny Grabowski 1929 C/Man Bill Dickey 1930-43, 46 OF Johnny Lindell 1944-45 C Aaron Robinson 1945, 47 OF Frank Colman 1946 C/Man/Coa Yogi Berra 1948-64, 76-85 On July 22, 1972, number 8 was retired in honor of Hall of Fame Catcher Yogi Berra

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