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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Baseball Hall of Fame 2019: The best quotes from induction day

Baseball Six more players have entered the Hall of Fame.Roy Halladay, Mike Mussina, Edgar Martinez, Lee Smith, Harold Baines and Mariano Rivera were all enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday as part of the 2019 class. Here are some of the best quotes from induction dayHarold BainesThis slugger delivered a heartfelt message to his family members in attendance, including his wife and children."Your presence here today makes my journey complete."Harold Baines thanks his wife and children in his speech. #HOFWKND pic.twitter.com/tznJ2s162I— Network (@Network) July 21, 2019"As I mentioned, at the start of my speech, I'm not an emotional man, except when it comes to family," Baines said. "...While baseball often took me away from you for far too long, the game gave us special shared moments, memories like today. I'm very proud of the caring people you have become. Your presence here today makes my journey complete." Baines also spoke about his father, who he said taught him "how to approach life." "In the end, when you ask me why I never have been outspoken or said very much, think of my dad and the lessons he passed onto me many years ago, often as we were playing catch in the yard," Baines said. "As he told me, Words are easy, deeds are hard. Words can be empty, deeds speak loudest, and sometimes they echo forever." Related News[......]

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