Cardinals Hall of Fame legend Bob Gibson passed away on October 2nd, 2020. One of the greatest pitchers of all-time, Gibson won an MVP award, 2 Cy Young awards and made 9 All-Star teams. He was also a 2x World Series MVP. He finished his career with 251 wins and 3117 strikeouts.
OTD in 1976: our friend “Goose” Gossage became the first pitcher in MLB history to earn a save wearing shorts #WhiteSox View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dick Allen (@dickallen_15)
Warm birthday wishes to my great #Phillies teammate Michael Jack Schmidt. For my money… the greatest third baseman in baseball history View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dick Allen (@dickallen_15)
Jimmy Wynn passed away last night. This SABR article was written by Mark Armour in 2014. Sometime during the 1967 baseball season, Houston Chronicle sportswriter John Wilson first referred to Houston Astros’ center fielder Wynn as the “Toy Cannon.” Wynn did not like the nickname at first, believing, justifiably, that it was yet another reference to his small…
Happy Birthday to my former #Phillies teammate & friend Ferguson Arthur Jenkins. Art by Jeff Baker @ Gypsy Oak View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dick Allen (@dickallen_15)