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About Bob Gibson
The late American baseball layer Bob Gibson will be remembered for his illustrious career, where he spent 17 years playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, in the Major League Baseball. He retired in September 1975, with a great deal of accolades and honors to his credit. He began playing for the Cardinals in 1959 and was utilized mainly in the pitcher position.
His father, Pack Gibson, died three months before his birth. Victoria Gibson is his mum’s name. He had five senior brothers and two senior sisters.
His first marriage, to Charline, lasted from 1957 to 1974 – the union produced a child. In 1979, the ex-baseball pitcher tied the knot with Wendy and had two children with her. His children are namely Annette, Ray, and Christopher.
Gibson studied at Omaha Technical High School, where he took part in a variety of sporting activities including basketball, track, and baseball. He earned an athletic scholarship from the Creighton University in Nebraska – there, he majored in sociology.
He received many honors during and after his playing days. For instance, he won the World Series with the Cardinals in 1964 and 1967. He won the Gold Glove on nine occasions.
His induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame happened in 1981.
The ex-baseball player’s death was a result of pancreatic cancer, which he battled for over a year. He passed away, in October 2020, at the age of 52.
Gibson’s number 45 jersey was retired by the Cardinals in September of 1975. In 2014, he became an inductee of the Cardinals’ Hall of Fame Museum.
He jointly authored the memoir, “Pitch by Pitch” alongside Lonnie Wheeler
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Bob Gibson's Popularity
Bob Gibson was a famous American professional baseball player, pitcher, coach, who was born on November 9, 1935. As a person born on this date, Bob Gibson is listed in our database as the 39th most popular celebrity for the day (November 9) and the 71st most popular for the year (1935).
People born on November 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Bob Gibson is the 1475th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Bob Gibson's birthday, Bob Gibson is the 11924th most famous American and ranks 31st in famous people born in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
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