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Bob Gibson
Photo Credit: lonepine
Age: 80
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: 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

Robert "Bob" Gibson (born November 9, 1935) 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. Wikipedia

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From this profile you will find 31 photos, 81 lists, 16 albums, 155 songs, 41 film credits, 13 news stories, and key facts about Bob Gibson!

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Bob Gibson is a member of the following lists: Living people, 1935 births, Major League Baseball announcers, Cy Young Award winners, Major League Baseball players with retired numbers, National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees, Sportspeople of multiple sports, Major League Baseball pitchers, African-American baseball players and Gold Glove Award winners.

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MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1959 STL 21 26 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 10 0.115 0.115 0.192
1960 STL 40 28 4 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 0.179 0.179 0.214
1961 STL 40 66 4 13 5 0 1 10 0 3 23 0.197 0.236 0.318
1962 STL 42 76 11 20 0 0 2 5 0 4 28 0.263 0.321 0.342
1963 STL 41 87 12 18 3 1 3 20 0 8 35 0.207 0.274 0.368
1964 STL 40 96 8 15 3 1 0 4 0 3 38 0.156 0.188 0.208
1965 STL 42 104 14 25 2 0 5 19 2 3 26 0.240 0.261 0.404
1966 STL 46 100 11 20 4 0 1 8 3 3 35 0.200 0.221 0.270
1967 STL 27 60 7 8 0 0 0 3 0 8 26 0.133 0.235 0.133
1968 STL 35 94 3 16 5 0 0 6 1 7 32 0.170 0.233 0.223
1969 STL 37 118 11 29 6 0 1 8 5 3 36 0.246 0.262 0.322
1970 STL 40 109 14 33 3 1 2 19 0 8 25 0.303 0.347 0.404
1971 STL 31 87 5 15 0 1 2 10 1 3 24 0.172 0.204 0.264
1972 STL 34 103 12 20 6 0 5 12 0 1 25 0.194 0.202 0.398
1973 STL 25 65 8 12 0 0 2 8 1 3 17 0.185 0.217 0.277
1974 STL 33 81 6 17 4 1 0 6 0 3 19 0.210 0.233 0.284
1975 STL 22 28 1 5 0 0 0 4 0 3 9 0.179 0.242 0.179
Career 596 1328 132 274 44 5 24 144 13 63 415 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1959 STL 21 9 75 6 10 2 2 0.889
1960 STL 40 12 86 7 14 0 3 1.000
1961 STL 40 27 211 14 35 2 4 0.961
1962 STL 42 30 233 18 35 3 6 0.946
1963 STL 41 33 254 27 28 5 0 0.917
1964 STL 40 36 287 24 36 6 4 0.909
1965 STL 42 36 299 27 33 3 1 0.952
1966 STL 46 35 280 26 28 2 4 0.964
1967 STL 27 24 175 19 23 0 0 1.000
1968 STL 35 34 304 21 28 1 2 0.980
1969 STL 37 35 314 21 32 3 5 0.946
1970 STL 40 34 294 22 32 4 3 0.931
1971 STL 31 31 245 10 39 3 1 0.942
1972 STL 34 34 278 12 46 1 3 0.983
1973 STL 25 25 195 11 24 2 2 0.946
1974 STL 33 33 240 20 26 2 4 0.958
1975 STL 22 14 109 6 15 3 2 0.875
Career 596 482 - 291 484 42 46 -

MLB Pitching Statistics

Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1959 STL 3-5 3.33 13 9 2 1 0 75 77 35 28 39 48
1960 STL 3-6 5.61 27 12 2 0 0 86 97 61 54 48 69
1961 STL 13-12 3.24 35 27 10 2 1 211 186 91 76 119 166
1962 STL 15-13 2.85 32 30 15 5 1 233 174 84 74 95 208
1963 STL 18-9 3.39 36 33 14 2 0 254 224 110 96 96 204
1964 STL 19-12 3.01 40 36 17 2 1 287 250 106 96 86 245
1965 STL 20-12 3.07 38 36 20 6 1 299 243 110 102 103 270
1966 STL 21-12 2.44 35 35 20 5 0 280 210 90 76 78 225
1967 STL 13-7 2.98 24 24 10 2 0 175 151 62 58 40 147
1968 STL 22-9 1.12 34 34 28 13 0 304 198 49 38 62 268
1969 STL 20-13 2.18 35 35 28 4 0 314 251 84 76 95 269
1970 STL 23-7 3.12 34 34 23 3 0 294 262 111 102 88 274
1971 STL 16-13 3.04 31 31 20 5 0 245 215 96 83 76 185
1972 STL 19-11 2.46 34 34 23 4 0 278 226 83 76 88 208
1973 STL 12-10 2.77 25 25 13 1 0 195 159 71 60 57 142
1974 STL 11-13 3.83 33 33 9 1 0 240 236 111 102 104 129
1975 STL 3-10 5.04 22 14 1 0 2 109 120 66 61 62 60
Career 251-174 - 528 482 255 56 6 - 3279 1420 1258 1336 3117

Songs

155 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Yes I See 2005
2 Dink's Song (Fare Thee Well)
3 Fare Thee Well
4 Well, Well, Well 2005
5 Fare Thee Well - LP Version
6 Fog Horn
7 John Henry 2005
8 Wayfaring Stranger 1996
9 Super Skier 2010
10 A Wayfaring Stranger
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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