Bob Gibson & The Hall Of Fame
Bob Gibson was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1981. He was awarded entry on his first ballot as he captured 337/401 votes cast.
His Hall of Fame plaque reads:
“Five-time 20-game winner. His 3,117 strikeouts made him only second pitcher to reach 3,000. First to fam 200 or more in a season nine times. Set NL mark with 1.12 ERA in 1968, hurling 15 shutouts. Twice World Series MVP, setting records for consecutive victories(7), consecutive complete games(8), and strikeouts in a game(17), and in a series(55). Voted NL MVP in 1968 and Cy Young Award winner in 1968 and 1970. Won nine Gold Glove awards.”