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Bob Gibson, fierce Hall of Fame ace for Cards, dies at 84

Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, the dominating St. Louis Cardinals pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday. He was 84.

The Cardinals confirmed Gibson's death shortly after a 4-0 playoff loss to San Diego ended their season. He had long been ill with pancreatic cancer in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.

Gibson's death came on the 52nd anniversary of perhaps his most overpowering performance, when he struck out a World Series record 17 batters in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series against Detroit.

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Leaders
AVG: P. Goldschmidt.304
HR: B. Miller7
RBI: T. Edman26
SB: K. Wong5
W: A. Wainwright5
ERA: A. Wainwright3.15
Saves: G. Gallegos4
K: A. Wainwright54
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Chi Cubs 3426.567-
Y-St. Louis 3028.5173
Y-Cincinnati 3129.5173
Y-Milwaukee 2931.4835
Pittsburgh 1941.31715
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .234 (22)
Runs: 240 (28)
Hits: 410 (29)
Home Runs: 51 (30)
Stolen Bases: 18 (27)
OBP: .323 (14)
SLG: .371 (27)
Total Bases: 650 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.90 (9)
Runs Allowed: 229 (5)
Saves: 13 (21)
Strikeouts: 464 (27)
OpBA: .216 (3)
OBP: .306 (10)
SLG: .380 (6)
Run Support: 4.57 (22)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/3 C. Martínez Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained left oblique)
9/28 A. Knizner Called Up from Minors
9/28 D. Ponce de Leon Called Up from Minors
9/27 N. Crismatt Sent to Minors
9/27 A. Dean Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained right elbow)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/25 J. Gant Right groin tightness (on 10-day IL)
9/24 C. Martínez Strained left oblique (10-day IL)
9/18 D. Hudson Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day IL)
9/14 A. Dean Strained right elbow (10-day IL)
9/11 G. Gallegos Strained right groin (10-day IL)
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