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Triple Play: Dee Gordon, Chase Utley, Kirk Gibson

In this week’s edition, we look at a speedy infielder, another infielder who is slowing down, and more, including Alex Rodriguez’s milestone home run and an historic weekend for the Cardinals. Off we go: Who’s Hot? Dee Gordon, Miami Marlins Remember that horrendous start the Marlins had? Their manager was going to be fired at any minute and their terrible owner was going to...
Via i70baseball
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Tigers broadcaster Kirk Gibson is battling Parkinsons

Current Detroit Tigers broadcaster, former Arizona Diamondbacks manager, and all-time Tigers great Kirk Gibson is battling Parkinsons disease. The news was announced on Tuesday in a statement by Fox Sports Detroit. Here’s a quote from Gibson in the statement. “I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and have always maintained a strong belief that no matter the circumstances...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' A.J. Hinch rooting for Kirk Gibson in battle with Parkinson's

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has a history with Kirk Gibson, who announced publicly earlier this week that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.  When Hinch managed the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2009-2010, Gibson was his bench coach - and it was Gibson that assumed the role of manager when Arizona fired Hinch in 2010 (and held the position until late last season)....
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.21: Tigers at Twins

By now most of you will have heard the bad news that Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, which explains his absence from the broadcasting booth. Jason Beck has a collection of reactions to the news.  As Brad Ausmus says, “I can’t see Kirk Gibson folding up shop and crawling into a corner over this.” Best wishes to one of the most memorable Tigers from...
Via Tigers Weblog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Former Arizona Diamondbacks manager and MLB legend Kirk Gibson revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Gibson, who managed the Diamondbacks from 2010-2014 and returned to the broadcast booth with Fox Sports Detroit this season, has not called a game since Opening Day. We now know why. “I have faced many...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Some sad news is coming out of Detroit on Tuesday. Former MLB player and multiple-time World Series hero Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (via Detroit Free Press). In a statement announcing his diagnosis, Gibson had this to say: I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and have always maintained a strong belief that no matter the circumstances...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease Fox Sports Detroit reported Tuesday that Fox Sports Detroit broadcaster, former Major League player/manager and Michigan State baseball/football stud Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  Gibson was just added to the FSD broadcasts this season on a part-time color commentator, splitting time with Rod Allen and Jack Morris. The channel...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rival U of M falls to Michigan State baseball at Comerica Park

MSU’s Ryan Krill heads to 2nd base at Comerica Park Running neck and neck, Michigan and Michigan State baseball played within two runs of each other the entire game on the big stage of Comerica Park. Up until the eighth inning, the teams both switched the lead but stayed within one run. The Spartans topped U of M, 4-2, for their first matchup together since 2013. With just about...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson

About to wrap up a season that will see them finish with the worst record in baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks and new executive Tony La Russa have fired manager Kirk Gibson. Tony La Russa cleans house, as #Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell — HardballTalk (@HardballTalk) September 26, 2014 It’s been an incredibly disappointing...
Via Sportsnaut
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Burgundy reenacts famous sports calls on Dan Patrick Show (Video)

Will Ferrell appeared as Ron Burgundy on Thursday's episode of the Dan Patrick Show as part of his promotional tour for the upcoming release of Anchorman 2. As part of the appearance, Patrick asked "Burgundy" to reread the play-by-play calls of some of the most famous sports moments from the 1980s.Naturally, Burgundy's take on the calls of Kirk Gibson's 1984 World Series home run...
Via Holdout Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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