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Reading Baseball: Bob Gibson's Angell

Bob Gibson
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Bob Gibson

Hall of Fame Pitcher Bob Gibson is a legendary figure in the St. Louis Cardinals organization and across baseball.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson looks at a renowned essay written by Roger Angell, who recently passed away. The piece offered a unique perspective on Gibson’s intimidating personality.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, the author of Growing Up With Clemente and editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader, now available in paperback.

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