Watch: Johnny Bench introduced as first-base coach for Savannah Bananas

The Savannah Bananas celebrate Saturday night after defeating the Morehead City Marlins for the league championship.
The Savannah Bananas celebrate Saturday night after defeating the Morehead City Marlins for the league championship.
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The Savannah Bananas - the self-proclaimed "World Famous Baseball Circus" - visited Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida, and had a very special guest coaching first base during their game against the Party Animals - none other than Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Reds and Big Red Machine great Johnny Bench.

A tweet Sunday from the announcer for the collegiate summer baseball team based in Savannah, Georgia, with video of Bench being introduced:

From @TheSavBananas via Twitter:

In December - on his 74th birthday - Bench shared video of his tour of Cincinnati from the 1980s.

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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Johnny Bench introduced as first-base coach for Savannah Bananas