Bob Gibson

By Devyn J.

Who is bob gibson?

Bob Gibson is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St.Louis Cardinals.  He has a amazing pitch that can strike players out.

  • Bob Gibson was a great Basketball player in college at Creighton during the mid to late 1950s.  Gibson averaged 22 points per game.  He also played with the famous Harlem Globetrotters during 1957-58 before he became a full time baseball player.

Gibson has that amazing pitch that can strike players out.  He threw a no hitter during the 1971 season.  Batters feared to step up at the plate against the scowling, Bob Gibson.  Gibson was the first pitcher in almost 50 years to finish with 3,000 strikes!!

Bob Gibson is a two time World Series champion, he also won two CY Young awards.  In 1968, he won the National League Most Valuable Player( MVP) award!

In 1981, he was elected to the baseball Hall Of Fame in is first year of eligibility!  He was also elected to the team Hall Of Fame.  He retired in 1975 at the age of 40.  So I hope you like the story of Bob Gibson's life.