Thursday, August 28, 2008

#664 Turn Back the Clock - 1968

Why this card is awesome: Because it's Big Bad Gibby. This is a great card for a great Hall of Famer.

Cool stat: Younger fans today don't realize just how awesome Gibson was in all facets of the game. Since 1901, just twice has a pitcher thrown 300+ innings and had an ERA+ of 250 or better. Gibson in 1968 and Walter Johnson in 1913. That's it. Think about how dominant a pitcher has to be to finish with an ERA so low over THREE HUNDRED innings.

Hall of Fame count: 41

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