Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
St. Louis N.L., 1959-1975
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 38° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Clark Brock (here, next to this marker); James Thomas Bell (here, next to this marker); Albert Fred Schoendienst (a few steps from this marker); George Harold Sisler (a few steps from this marker); Stanley Frank Musial (a few steps from this marker); Osborne "Ozzie" Smith (a few steps from this marker); Rogers Hornsby (a few steps from this marker); Enos Bradsher Slaughter (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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