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University City in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bob Gibson

Born November 9, 1935

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Bob Gibson Marker
Inscription.  Robert Gibson, once a Harlem Globetrotter, pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1959 until he retired in 1975. Known for his fastball, he struck out 3,117 batters. In his 1968 MVP season, Bob Gibson pitched 28 complete games and 13 shutouts while setting a National League record with a 1.12 E.R.A. Pitching in three World Series, Gibson was the MVP of the Cardinals' two championships. His series records include seven consecutive complete game wins and 17 strikeouts in one game. Winner of nine Gold Gloves and two Cy Young Awards. He was also a feared hitter. In 1981 Bob Gibson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 1993 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.345′ N, 90° 18.211′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of Westgate Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6352 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Auguste Chouteau (a few steps from this marker); Betty Grable (a few steps from this marker); William Burroughs (a few steps from this marker); Harry Caray (a few steps from this marker); Henry Shaw (a few steps from this marker); Shelley Winters (a few steps from this marker); Pierre Laclede (a few steps from this marker); Grace Bumbry (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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