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BOB GIBSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Cardinals great Lou Brock has leg partially amputated due to infection

Lou Brock, one of the most beloved players in the history of the St. Louis Cardinals, has reportedly had his left amputated just below the knee due to an infection relative to a diabetic condition. First reported by St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Rick Hummel, Brock, 76, is recovering well and actively participating in therapy. He is taking steps with a walker and will be fitted for a...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

So Good MLB had To Lower The Mound

#OnThisDay in 1968, @Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson set a World Series record with 17 strikeouts. #Postseason #STLCards pic.twitter.com/Gv8hsm4hhE — Getty Images Sport (@GettySport) October 2, 2015
Via Cardinals Diaspora
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Greinke Vs. Gibson: Why Zack’s Understated, Yet Historically Stingy Summer Would Make Bob Proud

Tuesday night, Zack Greinke turned in a spectacularly great outing, both in timing and effect. His 7.1 innings of five hit, one run baseball carried his Los Angeles Dodgers over their hated divisional rivals in the San Francisco Giants to stretch the distance in their divisional lead to a more comfortable 5.5 games. Greinke’s performance also pulled them to within a game of a...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 6

By Brandon Warne 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...
Via The Sports Post
August 06, 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
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