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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The show includes Images from iconic photographers Jerry Schatzberg, Fernand Fonssagrives, Rankin, Ralph Gibson, Bob Gruen, Ted Allan, Horst P.
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 tenth disc includes the companion program "The Making of Baseball," featuring in-depth conversations (from PBS's "Charlie Rose" show) between Charlie Rose and Ken Burns, Yogi Berra, Bob Gibson, Bob Costas and Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson.
The 32 institutions of higher learning that are members of the three conferences have been in existence for over 100 years and have produced some of the sporting world's most famous athletes, including such legendary names as Deacon Jones, Edwin Moses, Walter Payton, Jerry Rice, Lou Brock, Althea Gibson, Bob Hayes, Willie Brown and Willis Reed.