If you collect Bob Gibson baseball cards then you’re aware of one simple fact:
“Hoot” was one of the most intimidating pitchers to ever grace the mound in Major League Baseball.
An Omaha, Nebraska native, Gibson began his professional sports career playing basketball under contract with the Harlem Globetrotters, and baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals before ultimately deciding to pursue baseball.
During his 17 years with the St. Louis Cardinals, Gibson racked up 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and an overall ERA of 2.91. A nine time All-Star, Gibson also won two World Series Championships, two Cy Young Awards and one National League MVP award.
Here is a list of the 18 Bob Gibson cards that any serious collector should pursue.