A day late but still…

It was a 23 years ago yesterday that Kirk Gibson went all Willis Reed and took Eck deep to give the Dodgers a win in game one. Kirk was all beat up and not expected to play, but he stepped up to pinch hit and then as Vin Skully put it, “High fly ball into right field, she i-i-i-is… gone!”.

Gibson was a beast, just look at his rookie card.
He looks like he is saying “What the f$#% did you just say?”

Kirk has become a top manager.
He still looks pretty tough even with out the long hair and mustache.

Even if he leads the D-backs to a WS he will always be best remembered for one of the biggest homeruns in baseball history.



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