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Johnny Bench’s 1,000th Game

  • 1974
  • Milestones & Records

Johnny Bench plays in his 1,000th game

Astros 6, Reds 1 in Houston

June 24, 1974: Johnny Bench played in his 1,000th game. He ended his career playing in 2,158 games. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.