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Reading Baseball: Why I Loved Hating Bob Gibson

The St. Louis Cardinals organization has been rocked by the recent deaths of Hall of Famers and fan favorites Lou Brock and Bob Gibson.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson pays homage to Gibson, who was known for his intimidating pitching style and his strained relationship with sports reporters.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, author of Growing Up With Clemente and editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader.