(Hoot or Gibby)
born Pack Robert Gibson
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 189 lb.
Born: November 9, 1935 in Omaha, NE
High School: Tech HS (Omaha , NE)
School: Creighton University (Omaha , NE)
Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1957. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1959 (Age 23.157, 9,228th in MLB history) vs. LAD 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1959 season [*]
Team: Cardinals 1959-1975
Last Game: September 3, 1975 (Age 39.298) vs. CHC 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1981 (337/401 ballots).
View Bob Gibson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
About biographical information