Johnny Bench Autograph Signing Event
September 5, 2012
Authentic Sports Collectibles will be welcoming Hall of Famer and legendary Cincinnati Reds Catcher Johnny Bench to Carmel City Center on Wednesday, September 19 for an Autograph Signing Event. The event will take place at 6 p.m.
In 2003, owner Dominique Ball began Authentic Sports Collectibles as baseball card shop in Carmel. For the past several years, Ball has been supplying sports memorabilia to other retailers in the area and arranging signing events with famous sports figures at various locations. In Carmel City Center, Dominique is excited to have a retail presence again where he carries autographed photos and jerseys, dirt from stadiums, game-used items and much more. Ball is excited to have a signing event in honor of legendary baseball catcher Johnny Bench.
Legendary major league baseball catcher Johnny Bench played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967-1983. During his time at the Reds, Bench was a 14-time all-star selection, a two-time National League Most Valuable Player, a key member of The Big Red Machine, which won six division titles, four National League Pennants, and two World Series championships. Bench was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, is undoubtedly the greatest catcher ever as stated by the Sporting News in late 1998, in which Johnny was named the 16th greatest player of all time. Then, in 1999 Johnny received baseball’s esteemed honor of selection to the All Century Team on October 24.
Authentic Sports Collectibles is located at 715 Hanover Place in Carmel City Center. Pricing can be determined by calling (317) 554-9906 and (317) 696-8285. Limit one (1) autograph per ticket. Items will be available for purchase in the store if attendees do not bring their own.
Attendees of the signing event are encouraged to arrive early as a crowd is expected.