Quotes by Bob Gibson

About Bob Gibson:

Robert "Bob" Gibson is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–75). Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot", Gibson tallied 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and a 2.91 earned run average (ERA) during his career. A nine-time All-Star and two-time World Series 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 Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The Cardinals retired his uniform number 45 in September 1975 and inducted him into the team Hall of Fame in 2014.

Author Bio

  • NameBob Gibson
  • DescriptionAmerican professional baseball player, pitcher, coach
  • BornNovember 9, 1935
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionBaseball Player
  • AwardsRawlings Gold Glove Award; Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award