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Yogi Berra vs Johnny Bench Comparison

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Yogi Berra vs Johnny Bench Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Johnny Bench that includes stats, World Series, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position, Height, and Career Salary

Position

Yogi Berra – Catcher
Johnny Bench – Catcher

Height

Yogi Berra – 5’7″
Johnny Bench – 6’1″

Career Earnings

Yogi Berra – $728,625 (Approximately $5,475,929.14 in 2014)
Johnny Bench – $2,970,000 (Approximately $22,320,822.86 in 2014)

World Series and Seasons Played

World Series 

Yogi Berra – 10 (1947, 1949–1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962) (Won 3 more as a coach) images images images images images images images images images images
Johnny Bench – 2 (1975-1976) images images

Teams

Yogi Berra – 2 (Yankees and Mets) images images
Johnny Bench – 1 (Reds) images

Seasons Played

Yogi Berra – 19 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Johnny Bench – 17 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Yogi Berra – Yes (85.61% of vote in 1972)
Johnny Bench – Yes (96.42% of vote in 1989)

Number Retired

Yogi Berra – Yes (Yankees 8)
Johnny Bench – Yes (Reds 5)

MVP

Yogi Berra – 3 (1951, 1954, 1955) images images images
Johnny Bench – 2 (1970, 1972) images images

World Series MVP

Yogi Berra – 0
Johnny Bench – 1 (1976) images

Rookie of the Year

Yogi Berra – 0
Johnny Bench – 1 (1968) images

Gold Gloves

Yogi Berra – 0*
Johnny Bench – 10 images images images images images images images images images images

All Star Games

Yogi Berra – 18 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Johnny Bench – 14 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

League Leader in Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 0
Johnny Bench – 2 (1970, 1972) images images

League Leader in RBIs

Yogi Berra – 0
Johnny Bench – 3 (1970, 1972, 1974) images images images

* The Gold Glove Award didn’t start until 1957, which was right in the middle of Berra’s career.  There’s a good chance he would’ve won at least one during his career.

Regular Season Career Stats (Offense)

A baseball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A baseball next to both players means a tie.

Games

Yogi Berra – 2,120
Johnny Bench – 2,158 images

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 7,555
Johnny Bench – 7,658 images

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 8,359
Johnny Bench – 8,674 images

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .285 images
Johnny Bench – .267

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 358
Johnny Bench – 389 images

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 1,430 images
Johnny Bench – 1,376

Hits

Yogi Berra – 2,150 images
Johnny Bench – 2,048

Runs

Yogi Berra – 1,175 images
Johnny Bench – 1,091

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 321
Johnny Bench – 381 images

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .348 images
Johnny Bench – .342

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .482 images
Johnny Bench – .476

On-Base + Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .830 images
Johnny Bench – .817

WAR

Yogi Berra – 59.5
Johnny Bench – 75 images

Regular Season Career Stats (Defense)

A baseball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A baseball next to both players means a tie.

Games

Yogi Berra – 1,699
Johnny Bench – 1,742 images

Games Started

Yogi Berra – 1,641 images
Johnny Bench – 1,627

Innings 

Yogi Berra – 12,436 2/3
Johnny Bench -14,488 1/3 images

Fielding Percentage

Yogi Berra – .989
Johnny Bench -.990 images

Double Plays

Yogi Berra – 175 images
Johnny Bench – 127

Putouts

Yogi Berra – 8,738
Johnny Bench – 9,249 images

Errors

Yogi Berra – 110
Johnny Bench – 97 images

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Yogi Berra – 75 images
Johnny Bench – 45

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 259 images
Johnny Bench – 169

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 295 images
Johnny Bench – 188

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .274 images
Johnny Bench – .266

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 12 images
Johnny Bench – 10

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 39 images
Johnny Bench – 20

Hits

Yogi Berra – 71 images
Johnny Bench – 45

Runs

Yogi Berra – 41 images
Johnny Bench – 27

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .359 images
Johnny Bench – .335

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 10 images
Johnny Bench – 8

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .452
Johnny Bench – .527 images

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