Johnny Bench Get to know the 72-year old baseball player Johnny Bench, before he got famous (e.g. Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1989 (431/447 ballots)). IMDB reports 1969 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special) was Johnny Bench's first TV appearance in 1969. BirthdayDecember 7, 1947NationalityAmericanName in PassportJohnny Lee BenchEthnicityEnglish (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is of English ethnicity. Johnny Bench was born on December 7, 1947 on a Sunday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Anadarko (Binger, OK)Younger Photos Credit: Pinterest.com Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Gary Nolan and Johnny Bench interview, 1968 Most popular video on Youtube Johnny Bench angry with Pete Rose Views: 222.680 Share your real life experiences with Johnny Bench here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!