St. Louis Cardinals nice Bob Gibson is combating pancreatic most cancers.
The St. Louis Put up-Dispatch stated the 83-year-old Corridor of Famer was recognized with the most cancers a number of weeks in the past and revealed the information Saturday to the opposite residing Corridor of Famers.
Gibson’s longtime agent, Dick Zitzmann, instructed the Put up-Dispatch that Gibson has visited The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and has been hospitalized in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, for the previous two weeks. Zitzmann stated chemotherapy is prone to start Monday in Omaha.
The newspaper stated the information turned public Saturday evening when Corridor of Famer Jack Morris, broadcasting a Minnesota Twins recreation, spoke of it, having acquired his notification. The Cardinals’ entrance workplace additionally was notified.
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Gibson was 251-174 with a 2.91 ERA in 17 seasons with the Cardinals from 1959 to 1975. The precise-hander led St. Louis to World Sequence titles in 1964 and 1967, and the Nationwide League pennant in 1968. He was 7-2 in 9 World Sequence begins.