1981 HEADLINE: Bob Gibson Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame
Bob Gibson has the reputation as one of the toughest players to ever take to the pitching mound. And his numbers are equally as tough! In seventeen seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, Gibson composed a 251-174 record. He has a career ERA of 2.91 alongside 3,117 strikeouts. Gibson was a 8-time All-star, 2-time Cy Young award winner, league MVP, 9-time Gold Glove winner, and a 2-time World Series champion.
Gibson was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his first ballot. He collected 337 of 401 votes cast.