Bob Gibson Speaker Profile
Hall of Fame Pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
Bob Gibson Biography
Hall of Famer, Bob Gibson born November 9, 1935 and is aretired pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the++St. Louis Cardinals++ (1959-1975). Nicknamed "Hoot" and"Gibby", Gibson tallied 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and a 2.91 earnedrun average (ERA) during his career. A nine-time All-Star and two-time WorldSeries champion, he won two Cy Young Awards and the 1968 National League (NL)Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. In 1981, he was elected to the Baseball Hallof Fame in his first year of eligibility.
The pinnacle of Gibson's career was 1968, when he set amodern baseball record by posting a 1.12 ERA for the season, then followed thatby recording 17 strikeouts during Game 1 of the 1968 World Series. Over thecourse of his career, Gibson became known for his fierce competitive nature andthe intimidation factor he used against opposing batters. Gibson threw ano-hitter during the 1971 season, but began experiencing swelling in his knee insubsequent seasons. After retiring as a player in 1975, Gibson later served aspitching coach for his former teammate Joe Torre. At one time a specialinstructor coach for the ++St. Louis Cardinals++, Gibson was later selected for theMajor League Baseball All-Century Team in 1999.
In the eight seasons from 1963 to 1970, Gibson won 156 games and lost 81, for a.658 winning percentage. He won nine Gold Glove Awards, was awarded theWorld Series MVP Award in 1964 and 1967, and won Cy Young Awards in 1968 and1970.
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 9:18 pm
Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson will be meeting with fans and signing autographs at the 2014 Fanatics Authentic Philadelphia Sports Spectacular in Oaks, Pennsylvania on October 19, 2014. Gibson, one of the best pitches to ever grace the mound in a big league stadium, will be making his appearance on Sunday, October 19. Admission to the event is free, and the prices for the Bob Gibson...[Read More]
Posted on 3 June 2013 | 5:24 pm
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Bob Gibson and former Dallas Cowboys great Bill Bates will be signing autographs at a sports-card and memorabilia show June 15 at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N.Central Ave. Bob Gibson, a standout pitcher for the St.Louis Cardinals, will sign from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m. Gibson tallied 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and a 2.91earned run average (ERA) during...[Read More]
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