Outfielder best known for his infamous walk-off home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Dennis Eckersley in game one of the 1988 World Series, helping propel the Dodgers to a 5-game series victory.
He was a member of the World Series Champion Detroit Tigers in 1984.
He was named MVP of the National League in 1988, and in 2011, he was named NL Manager of the Year with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Married JoAnn Sklarski in 1985 and the couple had three children together.
Tommy Lasorda managed the 1988 World Series Champion Dodgers team.
Kirk Gibson Age
How old is Kirk Gibson? He was born in 1957, he is 65 years old.
Kirk Gibson Height & Weight
How tall is Kirk Gibson? He stands 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Kirk Gibson Wiki
|Famous as||Baseball Player|
|Age||65 years old|
|Birthday||May 28, 1957|
|Height||approx. 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
Quotes by Kirk Gibson
Now here I am almost 52 years old, it’s really easy. I’m way more at peace. But when you’re a competitor, and you’re as intent on becoming the best in the world as I was, it comes with consequences.— Kirk Gibson
Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.— Kirk Gibson
I was kind of a volatile personality, very intense. Because of that, I drew some criticism and people would say things about me, and my parents had tried to defend me. I would just tell them don’t worry about it. Our day will come.— Kirk Gibson
If you’re a manager you can’t get frustrated and be emotional. You have to continue to steer the ship, you can’t let go of the wheel because who knows where it will go then.— Kirk Gibson
There was a perception of me, and I earned it because I was really intense, really gruff. I treated certain people poorly at times. It was because of who I was. It was almost my strength. I came in all business. I tried to find ways to fit in with that demeanor, but it’s not easy.— Kirk Gibson