Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

null Baseball The Cardinals took a hit over the weekend when Hall of Famer Bob Gibson announced he was battling pancreatic cancer.Gibson, 83, sent a memo to all living Hall of Famers that he was undergoing treatment for the disease, the St. Lo夜网论坛uis Post-Dispatch reported. Gibson's agent, Dick Zitzmann, also said that Gibson had visited Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and currently is hospitalized in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. He's expected to begin treatment for chemotherapy Monday.“We all know what a competitor he is,” Zitzmann said. News of Gibson's diagnosis broke Saturday night, when Hall of Famer Jack Morris received his notification while calling the Twins game.Gibson is considered one of the Cardinals' greatest pitchers. In his 17-season career, he won 251 games, finished 255 games, threw 56 shutouts, pitched 3,885 1/3 innings and had 3,117 strikeouts. All are Cardinals franchise records. Related News wrap: Cody Bellinger helps Dodgers top Red Sox on his birthday trade rumors: Here's who the Tigers could want from teams targeting Matthew Boyd Gibson pitched nine postseason games in three World Ser[......]

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