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Kirk Gibson

Biography

Outfielder most widely known for his infamous walk-off house work for the LA Dodgers against Dennis Eckersley in video game among the 1988 Globe Series, supporting propel the Dodgers to a 5-video game series triumph. He was an associate from the Globe Series Champ Detroit Tigers in 1984. He was called MVP from the Country wide Little league in 1988, and in 2011, he was called NL Supervisor of the entire year with the Az Diamondbacks. Wedded JoAnn Sklarski in 1985 as well as the couple got three children collectively. Tommy Lasorda handled the 1988 Globe Series Champ Dodgers team.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kirk Gibson
Date Of Birth May 28, 1957
Place Of Birth Pontiac, MI
Height 1.91 m
Profession Baseball Player
Education Waterford Kettering High School, Michigan State University
Nationality American
Spouse JoAnn Sklarski
Children Kirk Gibson Jr., Colleen Gibson, Kevin Gibson, Cam Gibson
Parents Bob Gibson, Barbara Gibson
Awards National League Most Valuable Player Award
Movies Major League Baseball: Memorable Moments
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 7th round (173rd overall) of the 1979 NFL Draft.
2Brother-in-law of former MLB Pitcher Dave Rozema.
3Finished 6th in voting for 1984 American League MVP for having .516 Slugging Percentage, 10 Triples, 29 Stolen Bases and being Hit by Pitch 8 times.
4Ranks 79th on MLB All-Time Strikeouts List with 1,285.
51984 American League Championship Series MVP for having .417 Batting Average (5 of 12), 2 Runs, 1 Double, 1 Home Run, 2 RBI, 2 Walks and 1 Stolen Base.
61988 National League MVP for having .377 On-base percentage, .483 Slugging Percentage, 106 Runs, 25 Home Runs, 120 Strikeouts, 237 Times on Base and being Hit by Pitch 7 times. Did not lead National League in any statistical category.
7Member of 1984 World Series Champion Detroit Tigers team. Member of 1987 American League Western Division Champion Detroit Tigers team. Member of 1988 World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers team. Member of 1992 National League Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates team.
8Outfielder for Detroit Tigers (1979-1987 and 1993-1995), Los Angeles Dodgers (1988-1990), Kansas City Royals (1991) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1992).


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Dodger Blue: The Championship Years2005VideoLA Dodgers
Beyond the Glory2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ABC News Nightline1999TV SeriesHimself - Ballplayer
Michigan & Trumbull1999DocumentaryHimself (Detroit Tigers)
Sunday Night Baseball1991-1995TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Tigers Designated Hitter / Himself - Detroit Tigers Center Fielder / Himself - Kansas City Royals Designated Hitter
1988 World Series Video: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland A's1988VideoHimself
1988 National League Championship Series1988TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Left Fielder
1987 American League Championship Series1987TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Tigers Left Fielder
1984 World Series1984TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Detroit Tigers Right Fielder
1984 American League Championship Series1984TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Tigers Right Fielder

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Former MLB Player / Himself - Detroit Tigers Designated Hitter
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself
Prime 92011TV SeriesHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself

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