RIP Bob Gibson

 
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:50 pm    Post subject: RIP Bob Gibson

One of the greatest pitcher in the history of the game, perhaps only second to Koufax in the pitching-dominant 60s.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:00 pm    Post subject:

Tough news. I figured he would struggle to see 2021 with the terrible disease he had and the late stage of the disease upon diagnosis. A true legend. RIP.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:10 pm    Post subject:

I never saw a pitcher work as fast as Gibson. He wouldn't pause between pitches, which kept batters off-balance. As Vin Scully once said, "Gibson pitches as if he's double parked."
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:40 pm    Post subject:

Gipson's fast ball clocked at 96mph. RIP Bullet Bob
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:32 pm    Post subject:

Definitely one of the greatest starting pitchers to ever set foot on a mound. RIP
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:44 pm    Post subject:

Rough day and year for the Cards, losing two HOFers and blowing the wild card series.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:31 am    Post subject:

This is what sucks about getting old, you lose your heroes. I still remember being at Busch stadium in 1967, watching Gibby, Brock, Maris and the rest of the team. We have lost one of the great owners in Augie Busch, a great base runner in Lou and now the most dominant pitcher in Gibby. Waino has probably pitched his last game and Yadi is soon for the HOF. This pandemic has detached me from sports, I still like discussing them with my friends but realize that sitting and watching them is wasting my time. Today’s athletes and sports associations have become uninteresting. Except football, scheme and strategy still matter.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:36 am    Post subject:

venturalakersfan wrote:
This pandemic has detached me from sports, I still like discussing them with my friends but realize that sitting and watching them is wasting my time. Today’s athletes and sports associations have become uninteresting. Except football, scheme and strategy still matter.


I agree with you on this.. I mean even teams etc I hate its just meh at this point. I still don't like them but I have no real investment.
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