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BOB GIBSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 6

It’s an extremely lean day pitching-wise across the MLB slate, but we dug in to find some aces for you to keep an eye on. Check ’em out: Warm-Up Tosses Here’s a look at today’s “aces in isolation:” Michael Wacha (opposed by Cincinnati’s Michael Lorenzen), Zack Greinke (Philadelphia’s David Buchanan), and Joe Ross (Arizona’s Jeremy Hellickson). Wacha had one...
Via The Sports Post
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Two-Sport Creighton Star Bob Gibson Repeats as State's Best

For the second time Creighton product Bob Gibson ranks atop the Omaha World-Herald's "Top 100" athletes in state history, it was announced on Sunday after being updated from its original 2005 release.

DeGrom Extends Scoreless Streak, Mets Continue To Excite and Impress

What can anyone say about Jacob deGrom that we haven’t read or heard a thousand times already? Shall I tell you that he’s a grinder who pitches fearlessly no matter who’s digging in at the plate? Shades of Bob Gibson and Pedro Martinez. Fearless. Or that he’s always thinking and making adjustments as the game goes on and that the deGrom who finishes the game is better than...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Countdown to Cardinals: 45

Days until Opening Night, Cardinals vs. Cubs on ESPN: 45 First player/coach to wear #45: Gordon Jones (1954) Last player/coach to wear #45: Bob Gibson Player/coach to wear #45 in the most seasons: Gibson (17 total) Number of players/coaches to wear #45: 7 Last time not worn: Technically 1995, but only since Gibson was coaching that season.  So actually 1975 [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynn Joins Gibson, Dean in First-Half Win Success

Lance Lynn has his detractors, but they have been a lot quieter this season as the right-hander continues to rack up wins for the St. Louis Cardinals. On Wednesday night, the 27-year-old defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, winning his 10th game of the season in 19 starts and lowering his ERA to 3.14. (Lynn also has six losses and three no-decisions.) The Indiana native joined Adam Wainwright...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Evening With Bob Gibson’: A Cardinals Cash Grab?

Moments ago, an e-mail came through to the Cards Diaspora inbox with the subject: “An Evening With Bob Gibson”. Gibby? One of the all time greats? We’d like to have an evening with Bob Gibson. Turns out it wasn’t some super-awesome thank you from the Cardinals for our years of hard blogging. But instead an opportunity to spend a few hundred dollars at Busch Stadium when baseball...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Busch Stadium Events To Host Back-To-Back Evenings With Bob Gibson

Events to be held on July 16th & 17th at Busch Stadium with the Cardinals Hall of Fame Pitcher                 ST. LOUIS, MO (June 17, 2014) – Busch Stadium Events will be hosting back-to-back “Once in a Lifetime” events with St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson on Wednesday, July 16th and Thursday, July 17th at Busch Stadium. Wednesday night’s...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals celebrate 50th anniversary of 1964 championship

ST. LOUIS -- Lou Brock remembered September 1964 as a time when the St. Louis Cardinals began a salary drive. That's also when they started their path to the World Series championship. Brock and Game 7 winner Bob Gibson were among members of the team that beat the Yankees who were honored Monday before St. Louis opened an interleague series against New York. A half-century ago,...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cueto says he's baseball's best pitcher right now

CINCINNATI -- An announcer once said of Bob Gibson, "He is the luckiest pitcher in the world. Every time he pitches the other team doesn't score any runs." So that must make Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto the modern day Bob Gibson. Make that Lucky Johnny Cueto, because when he pitches the other team doesn't score any runs. Well, they don't score more than two runs, that's for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynn’s Milwaukee gem in historical context

Watching Monday night’s series opener in Milwaukee, one could never have guessed that the Brewers were off to their best start since 1987 while riding a nine-game winning streak. St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn surely did not care. Mixing an effective slider with a fastball that topped out at 95 mph, Lynn held the home team offense to just three hits over seven...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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