Hall of Fame ace Bob Gibson dies at 84

Gibson spent 17 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals winning two World Series.

Posted: Oct 4, 2020 2:17 PM

WKTV - Major League Baseball fans are mourning the loss of hall of fame pitcher, Bob Gibson, who died at the age of 84.

Gibson was battling pancreatic cancer.

The hall of famer spent 17 seasons in the big leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals winning two Cy Young awards and two World Series Most Valuable Player awards during his career.

He was well known for his fierce competitiveness in big moments. He set a World Series record of 8 consecutive complete games, seven consecutive wins and 17 strikeouts in a game and three complete game wins.

Gibson was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981.

The ace will be remembered as one of the game's greatest competitors.

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