Bob Gibson

1935 - 2020

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Robert Gibson (born Pack Robert Gibson; November 9, 1935 – October 2, 2020) was an American professional baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–1975). Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot" (after actor Hoot Gibson), Gibson tallied 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and a 2.91 earned run average (ERA) during his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Gibson has received more than 1,660,519 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bob Gibson is the 29th most popular baseball player, the 8,682nd most popular biography from United States and the 26th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Bob Gibson ranks 29 out of 70Before him are Randy Johnson, Rogers Hornsby, Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Carl Yastrzemski, and Roger Clemens. After him are Derek Jeter, Tom Seaver, Mariano Rivera, Hank Greenberg, Ernie Banks, and Manny Ramirez.

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Among people born in 1935, Bob Gibson ranks 356Before him are Adnan Badran, Mal Anderson, Anaid Iplicjian, Don McCullin, Peter de Klerk, and Rudi Hoffmann. After him are Justin Francis Rigali, Larry Williams, Kazimierz Paździor, Jim Hall, Carol Shields, and Dorothy Provine. Among people deceased in 2020, Bob Gibson ranks 480Before him are Barbara Windsor, Birol Ünel, Gordon Haskell, Derek Fowlds, Abdul Qadir Bajamal, and Tommy Docherty. After him are Ulla Pia, Vaughan Jones, Wallace Roney, Jack Sherman, Jimmy McLane, and Tom Seaver.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Gibson ranks 8,682 out of 15,968Before him are Garth Brooks (1962), Jeffrey Williams (1958), Debra Hill (1950), Chris Barnes (1967), Regina Hall (1970), and Aida Turturro (1962). After him are Chris Broderick (1970), Rebecca Gayheart (1971), Lou Harrison (1917), Fritz Weaver (1926), David Thompson (1953), and Hailee Steinfeld (1996).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Bob Gibson ranks 26Before him are Randy Johnson (1963), Rogers Hornsby (1896), Frank Robinson (1935), Reggie Jackson (1946), Carl Yastrzemski (1939), and Roger Clemens (1962). After him are Derek Jeter (1974), Tom Seaver (1944), Hank Greenberg (1911), Ernie Banks (1931), Mark McGwire (1963), and Greg Maddux (1966).