Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Tough Cards: Carpenter and Gibson

When I think about Chris Carpenter's success with the Cardinals, I compare him to Hall of Fame Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson.

Back in the day, Gibson was the kind of pitcher the manager threw out there and expected to win. With some pitchers, managers cross their fingers but Gibson wasn't one of those. The guy was flat out intimidating and he could pitch. He had a great fastball and wasn't afraid to pitch inside.

(Continue to Paul's Redbird Report)
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