Gibson, Bob

Gibson, (Robert) Bob

(1935–  ) baseball pitcher; born in Omaha, Nebr. During his 17-year career with the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–75), the right-hander won 251 games and the league Most Valuable Player award in 1968; in that season, his earned-run average (1.12) was the fourth lowest in major league history. A ferocious competitor, he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1981.
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Shaun O'Brien (substituting for Mick Pluves), Dennis Chapman and Vinnie O'Neill were 23-9 winners over John Gibson, Bob Ridley and Richard Hill, of Marske, in the triples.
The full line-up was Ray Wood, Brian Gibson, Bob Parker, Ken Taylor, John Coddington, Gordon Low, Jimmy Kerray, Chris Balderstone, Derek Stokes, Massie and John Milner.
Front: Richard Marklow, Derek Howarth, Ann Dawes, Ann Jones, Eva Evans, Richard Venner, Carol Smith, Jayne Ashton, Jordanne Whiley; Richard Venner, Ann Dawes; Sue Howorth, Rob Bray, Guy Litherland, Liz Litherland, Peter Mockridge, Ann Dawes, Peter Adams, Derek Howorth; Derek Howorth, Ann Jones, Richard Venner; Alana Parsons, Derek Bradshaw, Jane Alderson; Andy Edon, Angela Edon, Peter Seymour-Mead, Alix Seymour-Mead, John Evison, Kate Evison, Roger Williams, Margaret Williams; Nick Pullen, Lee Gibson, Bob Malden, Brian Dick, Paul Berry, Matt Kendrick, Dan Wheeler
The three pitchers with the first name of Bob who tossed ten or more shutouts in one season are Bob Gibson, Bob Feller and Bob Lemon.