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Record-Breaking Pitcher Bob Gibson

The former Cardinal was a record-breaking baseball player in the 1960's, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981. He's just written his autobiography, which explores his rise from the Omaha projects to the major leagues, and being an early black ballplayer. The book is called "Stranger to the Game."


Other segments from the episode on October 6, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 6, 1994: Interview with David Paymer; Review of R.E.M.'s album "Monster"; Interview with Bob Gibson; Review of Harold Bloom's book "The Western Canon."


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