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Bob Gibson at a USAFE clinic, 1972
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: June 25, 2019
Lloyd Borguss ©Stars and Stripes
Wiesbaden, West Germany, January, 1972: St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson demonstrates a grip during a USAFE baseball clinic at Wiesbaden Air Base. Gibson posted a 2.91 career earned run average during his 17-year career, winning 251 games and earning a plaque in the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y.
Read two Stars and Stripes stories about the USAFE clinic:
Gibson: Having a black manager in majors 'way overdue'
Gibson, Bench, Reichle sparkle at USAFE clinic quiz session