Kirk Gibson

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Birthday
28, 1957
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI

About

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.

Before Fame

He was a member of the World Series Champion Detroit Tigers in 1984.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

Married JoAnn Sklarski in 1985 and the couple had three children together.

Associated With

Tommy Lasorda managed the 1988 World Series Champion Dodgers team.