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Johnny Bench has a hip replacement like no other

Updated: March 11, 2010, 4:47 PM ET
By Cam Martin

Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench says his career total for squats is in the neighborhood of 500,000. "Not counting when I'm reading my putts," the 62-year-old told Page 2. Bench, who's had two hip-replacement surgeries in the past six years, can afford to joke now because the chronic pain in his left hip -- "I went through sleepless nights, not being able to get through airports, not being able to get in and out of the car" -- was alleviated in February when he became the first person to receive ...

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