Monday, September 17, 2012

1976 Topps Bob Gibson

St. Louis Cardinals CTNW Favorites #3

Bob Gibson retired at the end of the 1975 season. Over his career he appeared in 9 All Star games, getting the start in his final appearance in 1972. He won the Cy Young in 1970 and in 1968 won both the Cy Young and MVP award. That year he went 22-9 with 13 shutouts and a gaudy 1.12 ERA. He pitched in 9 World series games. He was 7-2 with 8 complete games. Not only was he an intimidating pitcher but he could hit and play the field. He had 5 home runs in both 1965 and 1972. He was also a Gold Glove winner for 9 consecutive seasons.

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