Robert Gibson

Robert Gibson (HM2GH7)

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N 38° 37.43', W 90° 11.627'

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St. Louis N.L., 1959-1975

Five-time 20-game winner, his 3,117 strikeouts made him only 2nd pitcher to reach 3,000. First to fan 200 or more in a season 9 times. Set N.L. mark with 1.12 ERA in 1968, hurling 13 shutouts. Twice World Series MVP, setting records for consecutive victories (7), consecutive complete games (8), and strikeouts in a game (17) and a series (35). Voted N.L. MVP in 1968 and Cy Young Award winner in 1968 and 1970. Won nine Gold Glove Awards.

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Bob Gibson
Unveiled April 18, 1998


This statue honors one of baseball's most competitive pitchers at the end of his famous follow-through. It was unveiled during the 30th anniversary year of "Gibby's" greatest season — 1968 — when he was 22-9 with a major league record 1.12 ERA, 28 complete games, and a league leading 13 shutouts and 268 strikeouts. Bob's 251 victories, 3117 strikeouts and 56 shutouts are the most in Cardinals' history.
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Year Placed1998
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 744298 N 4278770
Decimal Degrees38.62383333, -90.19378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.43', W 90° 11.627'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 25.8" N, 90° 11' 37.62" W
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