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Baseball

Title:

Retired Outfielder, Detroit Tigers & Los Angeles Dodgers

Travels From:

Michigan

Fee Range:

$10,001 - $20,000

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Kirk Gibson Booking Agency Profile

Call PFP Sports Talent Agency at 1.800.966.1380 if you would like to contact a Kirk Gibson booking agent for a speaking engagement, personal appearance, product endorsement or corporate event. Retired baseball player, Kirk Gibson, is best known for his clutch home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series. Today Gibson is currently the bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gibson played right fielder for the Detroit Tigers from 1983 to 1985. He helped lead the Tigers to the 1984 World Series championship.

In the 1988 World Series, the L.A Dodgers against the Oakland Athletics, Gibson saw only a single plate appearance in the series, but it was one of the most memorable and oft-replayed in baseball history. He had severely injured both legs during the League Championship Series and had a stomach virus. He was not expected to play at all. In Game 1 on October 15, 1988, Gibson hobbled up to the plate with Scully commenting, "Look who's coming up!" He was facing Dennis Eckersley. Gibson quickly got behind in the count, 0-2, but received a few outside pitches from Eckersley to work to a 3–2 count. On the sixth pitch of his at bat, a ball, Davis stole second. The A's could have walked Gibson to face Steve Sax, but chose to pitch to him. With an awkward, almost casual swing, Gibson used pure upper-body strength to smack a 3–2 backdoor slider over the right-field fence. He hobbled around the bases and pumped his fist as his teammates stormed the field. The Dodgers won the game, 5–4.

The home run was so memorable that it was included as a finalist in a Major League Baseball contest to determine the sport's "Greatest Moment of All-Time." For years after the fact, it was regularly used in This Week in Baseball's closing montage sequence. An edited audio of Scully's 1988 call has been used in 2005 post-season action, in a TV ad featuring a recreational softball game, with a portly player essentially re-enacting that entire moment as he hits the softball over the right field fence to win the game. It was in competition on ESPN's SportsCenter for the Greatest Sports Highlight of All-Time.

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Join Two-Time World Series Champ and Baseball Manager Kirk Gibson at City of Industry, CA Autograph Signing – Apr 15

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – Join two-time World Series champ and National League Manager of the Year Kirk Gibson at the City of Industry, CA autograph signing on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Kirk Gibson will make an appearance between 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to meet and greet fans and sign autographs and memorabilia. ... read more

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