Lot 9087: Bob Gibson 1967 St. Louis Cardinals Signed Player Contract (World Series MVP)
21st February 2019
Contract, signed “Robert Gibson,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.5 x 11, September 2, 1966. National League uniform player's contract in which Bob Gibson agrees to render "skilled services as a baseball player during the year 1967" for the St. Louis Cardinals, for a salary of $60,000. Signed at the conclusion in ink by Bob Gibson, National League President Warren Giles, and St. Louis General Manager Bob Howsam. In fine condition. In 1967, Gibson would make history as World Series MVP, pitching three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series against the Boston Red Sox. Gibson gave up just three runs in 27 innings, notching 26 strikeouts along the way, in what is remembered as one of the most dominant postseason pitching performances in baseball history.
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