Baseball hero Kirk Gibson inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

When Kirk Gibson was a junior wide receiver for Michigan State University in the 1970s, his coach, Darryl Rogers, asked him if he wanted to be a top five pick in the NFL.

“I said, ‘Yeah, it would be great.’ And he said, “Go out for baseball.”

Gibson did and went on to a storied career in Major League Baseball, helping lead the Detroit Tigers to a World Championship in 1984 and becoming the 1988 National League MVP for the Los Angeles Dodgers after hitting a pinch-hit homer that’s become one of the most memorable moments in the history of the …read more

Source: Hudson

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