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Bob Gibson (Pack Robert Gibson)

Bob Gibson, American sportscaster, retired professional baseball player. Achievements include Pitching a no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates, August 14, 1971. Recipient National League Cy Young award, 1968, 1970, Golden Glove award, 1965-1973; named National League Most Valuable Player, 1968, World Series Most Valuable Player, 1964, 1967; named to National League All-Star Team, 1962, 65-70, 72, The Baseball Hall of Fame, 1981.

Background

  • Gibson, Bob was born on November 9, 1935 in Omaha. Son of Pack Gobson and Victoria Gibson.

  • Education

    • Student, Creighton University.

    Career

    • Pitcher St. Louis Cardinals, 1959-1975. Coach New York Mets, 1981-1982, Atlanta Braves, 1982-1984. Broadcaster KMOX Sports Division, St. Louis.

      Special advisory to American League president Gene Budig Major League Baseball, 1998. Special advisory St. Louis Cardinals.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include Pitching a no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates, August 14, 1971.

    Works

    • Co-author (with Lonnie Wheeler): Stranger to the Game: The Autobiography of Bob Gibson, 1996. (with Reggie Jackson & Lonnie Wheeler) Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher and a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk About How the Game Is Played, 2009.

    Connections

    • Married Wendy Nelson. Children: Annette, Renee.
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    Born November 9, 1935
    • 1959 - 1975
      Pitcher St. Louis Cardinals
    • 1981 - 1982
      coach New York Mets
    • 1982 - 1984
      coach New York Mets
    • 1998
      special advisory to American League president, Gene Budig Major League Baseball