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Bob GibsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1975 MLB Years: 1959-1975
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-528Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Gibson
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 9,1935 [82.314]PlaceOmaha,Nebraska
High SchoolTech (Omaha,NE)
CollegeCreighton University (Omaha,NE)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB DebutApril 15,1959 [23.158]
OrganizationsSLN [17] Awards18Awards Voting10-508
TBC Player ID11867Retrosheet IDgibsb101MLBAM ID114756
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for St. Louis Cardinals in 1965,1967-1975 ... Threw a no-hitter on August 14,1971 against the Pittsburgh Pirates ... The St. Louis Cardinals retired his #45 on September 1, 1975
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts83Walks56Hittable69SO/BB73vsPower69Hitting78Durability87Team.531Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln58S/R23353.331394213075.2773528439484011.539.160.484.645.711.23.3753.55
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31S/R24365.61271215203086.2976154748693011.6710.070.734.987.171.44.3333.68
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST2513123.243527810231211.01869176131191668161.447.920.555.077.071.39.5203.58
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST2615132.853230215521233.217484741595208110101.156.700.583.668.012.19.5363.02
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST271893.393633314220254.222411096199620461131.267.920.673.397.212.13.6673.13
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST2819123.014036417231287.02501069625862456091.177.830.782.697.672.85.6133.02
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST2920123.073836220611299.02431101023410327081111.167.311.023.108.132.62.6253.33
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3021122.443535020500280.02109076207822512051.036.740.642.507.222.88.6362.76
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST311372.982424010200175.0151625810401473131.097.750.512.057.553.68.6502.34
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST322291.1234340281300304.2198493811622684070.855.850.321.837.924.32.7101.77
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3320132.183535028400314.02518476129526942101.107.190.342.727.712.83.6062.30
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST342373.123434023300294.026211110213882745141.198.020.402.698.393.11.7672.29
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3516133.043131020500245.22159683147618510071.187.880.512.786.782.43.5522.70
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3619112.463434023400278.02268376148820810231.137.320.452.856.732.36.6332.54
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3712102.772525013100195.0159716012571426131.117.340.552.636.552.49.5452.83
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45ST3811133.83333309100240.0236111102241041292351.428.850.903.904.841.24.4584.17
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45S/R393105.04221481042109.012066611062606041.679.910.835.124.950.97.2314.50
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2511742.9152848246255562163880.032791420125825713363117108131021.197.600.603.107.222.33.5910.37
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2511742.9152848246255562163880.032791420125825713363117108131021.197.600.603.107.222.33.591-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14102.913027314310220.0186807115761776161.197.600.603.107.222.33.5830.37

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln58p2321261320010001001000.115.115.192.3075227.188.077.077.1330.0037.040.000.000.0066.67
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31p244028451001000701000.179.179.214.3936129.238.035.036.1750.0024.140.000.000.0020.00
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p254066413501100032313201.197.236.318.55421675.273.121.167.2454.0030.677.671.3366.0046.15
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p264276112000250042836101.263.321.342.66326290.383.079.132.3044.4431.117.002.2238.0010.00
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p2741871218313200083505001.207.274.368.642327100.306.161.253.2898.0035.004.383.0029.0038.89
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p28409681531040033816100.156.188.208.396204107.254.052.083.1802.8035.5112.670.000.0026.67
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p29421041425205192032618300.240.261.404.665427119.263.164.212.2922.5221.858.674.2020.8028.00
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p3046100112040183233507100.200.221.270.491275111.292.070.110.2192.7031.5311.670.90100.0025.00
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p3127607800030082606000.133.235.133.3688074.235.000.133.18710.8135.143.250.000.000.00
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p32359431650061173217101.170.233.223.456215110.254.053.128.2166.3629.094.570.000.0031.25
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p3337118112960185233605101.246.262.322.584387127.341.076.127.2652.3628.3512.000.79118.0024.14
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p34401091433312190282506104.303.347.404.751446124.373.101.156.3396.4520.163.131.6154.5018.18
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p353187515012101032412202.172.204.264.46823395.206.092.138.2143.1625.268.002.1143.5020.00
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p36341031220605120112502000.194.202.398.6004111106.205.204.204.2720.9423.5825.004.7220.6055.00
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p37256581200281131702101.185.217.277.49418271.213.092.138.2264.2323.945.672.8232.5016.67
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p38338161741060131901201.210.233.284.51723587.266.074.099.2353.4521.846.330.000.0029.41
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p392228150004003904200.179.242.179.4215037.238.000.107.2058.1124.323.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter59613281322744452414413106341587218013.206.243.301.544400731489.276.095.145.0004.2327.876.591.6155.3326.64
Average MLB - Per 162 games16236136741217394317113220504.206.243.301.54410920405.276.095.145.0004.2327.876.591.6155.3326.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23P13-75610221816.8891.230.21-----2161.98.4
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P27-86714-321211.0000.780.24-----4067.517.5
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P35-2111435245149.9611.400.23-----4087.522.7
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P32-2331835365653.9461.660.23-----4276.219.8
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P36-25427285-6055.9171.530.22-----4187.822.2
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P40-2872436646660.9091.500.21-----40100.024.7
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P38-2992733316360.9521.580.20-----4290.523.6
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P35-2802628245654.9641.540.19-----4676.121.6
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P24-1751923--42421.0001.750.24-----2788.914.9
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P34-3042128125049.9801.440.16-----3597.121.0
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P35-3142132355653.9461.510.17-----3794.621.6
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P34-2942232435854.9311.590.18-----4085.021.0
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35P31-2451039315249.9421.580.20-----31100.019.1
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36P34-2781246135958.9831.710.2116964.0534100.021.8
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37P25-1951124223735.9461.400.189660.0625100.015.4
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38P33-2402026244846.9581.390.19-----33100.020.5
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln39P22-109615322421.8750.950.19-----22100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P528-38792914844246817775.9491.470.20251562.5115280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2313----------
1960St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2427----------
1961St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2535----------
1962St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2632----------
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2736----------
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2840----------
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2938----------
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3035----------
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3124----------
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3234----------
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3335----------
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3434----------
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3531----------
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3634----------
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3725----------
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3833----------
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3922----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1964St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB28213.0032027.023983101.157.670.002.6710.333.880.00.667
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31301.0033027.014352600.704.670.001.678.675.200.001.000
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB32211.6733027.018543500.816.000.001.3311.678.750.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs721.89909800081.05501701792000.896.110.001.8910.225.410.00.778

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2839120000000300000.222.222.222.444209.333.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB31311110011001200000.091.167.364.5314112.000.273.3648.3316.672.008.3311.00100.00
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3238210012001200000.125.222.500.722419.000.375.50011.1122.222.0011.118.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs928440023002700000.143.200.357.55710230.105.214.2866.6723.333.506.6714.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1981New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Pitching Coach1034162.39818.55Joe Torre
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46Pitching Coach1628973.549--1Joe TorreLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl47Pitching Coach1628874.5433.02Joe Torre
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl48Pitching Coach1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln59Pitching Coach1436281.43422.54Joe Torre,Mike Jorgensen
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [18]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1964MLB Player of the Month (September) ... World Series MVP2
1965National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1
1966National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1
1967National League Gold Glove (Pitcher) ... World Series MVP2
1968MLB Player of the Month (July) ... MLB Player of the Month (June) ... National League Cy Young Award ... National League Gold Glove (Pitcher) ... National League Most Valuable Player5
1969National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1
1970MLB Player of the Month (August) ... National League Cy Young Award ... National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)3
1971National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1
1972National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1
1973National League Gold Glove (Pitcher)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1957-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.