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Johnny Bench tests positive for COVID-19 and will not attend Hall of Fame ceremony

Johnny Bench tests positive for COVID-19 and will not attend Hall of Fame ceremony

Hall of Fame recipient Johnny Bench said he tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this year’s induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York.
Bench, 73, posted on Twitter Friday that he had the virus.
Fortunately, I have been vaccinated; otherwise the doctor said they would hospitalize me, ”Bench said.
Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker will be enshrined in the Hall festivities on Wednesday.
Bench was a two-time NL MVP, Rookie of the Year, 14-time All-Star, and 10-time Golden Globe for the Cincinnati Reds, while playing from 1967 to 1983.
Bench hit 389 career home runs and was a driving force for the Big Red Machine. He was the Most Valuable Player of the 1976 World Series when Cincinnati won the second of its consecutive championships. (ESPNDEPORTES)

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