February 20, 2002 |
Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson was cited for assault after a case of possible road rage in Omaha. Authorities said the situation started Friday in traffic and ended about 10 miles away after a fist fight at an Interstate 80 gas station in Sarpy County. Miguel Sanchez alleged Gibson pulled out from a car lot and cut him off in traffic. Sanchez admitted he retaliated and cut Gibson off, but believed the altercation would end there.
November 14, 1996
Hamilton Camp, Judy Henske, the Limeliters' Alex Hassilev and the Monkees' Peter Tork will be among the singers performing at a wake on Saturday for folk singer Bob Gibson, who died in September. The 7 p.m. event will be held at the Ash Grove on the Santa Monica Pier, and will benefit the Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy Foundation. Information: (310) 656-8501.
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October 13, 1996
Bob Gibson, 64, a folk musician who co-wrote the hit song "Abilene." Gibson was a fixture on the folk scene in New York's Greenwich Village and in Chicago before moving to Portland, Ore., three years ago. Gibson's songs were recorded during the folk music boom of the 1960s by such groups as Peter, Paul & Mary, the Chad Mitchell Trio, the Kingston Trio and the Seekers.
March 12, 1995 |
It's been 20 years since Bob Gibson last stared down a hitter who dared crowd the plate and 10 years since he last put on a major league uniform. Well, The Glare is alive and well. The Hall of Fame pitcher is back with the St. Louis Cardinals, and if you want to see it just ask him about his specific duties. "Job descriptions are for writers," snorted Gibson, 58. "A coach is a coach is a coach, period.
June 30, 1989
They tell the story about a batter digging in against Dizzy Dean, taking his sweet time as he scratched away with his spikes, until finally Dean yelled in, "You all done? You comfortable? Well, you better call for the groundskeeper and get a shovel because that's where they're gonna bury you." Ron Fairly, San Francisco Giants broadcaster, told the New York Times one about another St. Louis Cardinals fireballer, Bob Gibson. "Derrel Thomas went up against Gibson one time and held his hands up like this, calling time," Fairly said.
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May 16, 1989 |
Everyone knows who The Doc is. Bulldog. Roger the Rocket. The best pitchers of the era, right? Dwight Gooden, Orel Hershiser, Roger Clemens. We all know who The Big Train was. Matty. The Meal Ticket. Gibby. Tom Terrific. Sandy. Big D. Great pitchers of the ages. Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Carl Hubbell, Bob Gibson, Seaver, Koufax, Don Drysdale. And, then, of course, there was/is The Dutchman. Who? You ask. Dutch Leonard? Dutch Reuther? No, we're talking here about a real Dutchman.