St. Louis Cardinals Hall Of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson has died at the age of 84 yesterday (Friday) after a battling pancreatic cancer.
Gibson spent his entire 17-year career with the Cardinals.
Gibson who became known as Hoot or Gibby was named the World Series MVP in their 1964 and 67 championships.
He struck out a record 17 batters in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series against Detroit.
Week 6 in area high school football is in the books.
Some of the scores from last (Friday) night include Battle outlasting Moberly 37 to 36.
(Photo Credit To Eric Mattson)
The Mexico Bulldogs won their 8th consecutive Highway 54 Bowl over the Fulton Hornets 49 to 28.
Bowling Green by a touchdown 30 to 23 against North Callaway.
Missouri Military Academy defeated Louisiana 47-34.
California 43 Versailles 7.
Macon shut out South Shelby 50 to 0.
Centralia remains undefeated with a 50-12 victory against Cuba.
South Callaway big over Van-Far 62-12.
Jefferson City by a field 17 to 14 against Hickman.
Fayette blanked Paris 32-0.Montgomery County 42 Clopton 7.
Hallsville edged Marshall 28 to 26.
Helias 51 Capital City 6.
And Hannibal defeated Kirksville 47 to 14.
The St. Louis Cardinals had their season come to an end losing 4-0 to the San Diego Padres 4-0 in game 3 of the Wild Card round.
The Missouri Tigers football team will play their first road game of the season today against the 21st ranked Tennessee Volunteers.
Kickoff is at 11.