Behind the Plate by Johnny Bench - 1972

By George Kalinsky

Behind the Plate by Johnny Bench - 1972

Photographer, George Kalinsky, official lens-man for the New York Knicks and the author/subject is Johnny Bench, at 24 rated by experts as major league baseball's best catcher. The result is an intimate overview of the experiences that make up the life of a major league player, a book that not only explicitly demonstrates the way a catcher handles his job but one that gives an honest picture of the way a young superstar lives his life.
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