Most intimidating pitchers
Louis Cardinals uniform surrounded by a pink background.Being the most valuable card in the entire set, it can be difficult to find in good condition.
Gibson’s card features two images: one close up of Gibson with a serious face in full color, as well as a smaller image of him following through on a pitch in black and white.It is also one of the most difficult to find in good condition since it was a short print.The card features a green tint that was common in the series, as well as another close up headshot of Gibson. Pitching almost 23 consecutive scoreless innings, Gibson was named to his first National League All-Star game.Despite a broken ankle that occurred late in the season, Gibson ended the 1962 season with over 200 strike-outs.Centering issues plague the card and the wood-grain borders usually show wear and chipping.
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.