Has Kirk Gibson Been Lying Brian Williams Style? UPDATE: Probably Not

Back in ESPN's heyday for quality, the late 90s/early 00's, the network produced a show called Classic Battle Lines where great games were broken down SportsCentury style. One of my favorite episodes of this absolutely wonderful show highlights the first game of the 1988 World Series. The Kirk Gibson Game. » 3/06/15 10:54am 3/06/15 10:54am

Remembering a Miracle in the Early Days of Sports Video Games

The score was 4 to 3, two outs in the ninth, when I woke up on the couch. No one was on base. "I don't need to see this," I said. "Nah, stick around," Dad said. I had two games that day, the World Series on TV, and Hardball! on my Commodore 64. If the Los Angeles Dodgers didn't win one, I'd make them win the other. » 10/15/13 8:12pm 10/15/13 8:12pm

25 Years Later, Kirk Gibson's Homer Is More Than Just A Highlight

It's more than the ball sailing over the head of a dejected Jose Canseco and into the seats in right, Gibson limping around the bases, pumping his fist. The iconic images last just seconds. But if you want to know why Kirk Gibson's home run, hit 25 years ago today, is one of baseball's greatest feats, and if you've… » 10/15/13 4:00pm 10/15/13 4:00pm

Kirk Gibson And Dusty Baker Are Already Feuding Like Schoolgirls

We're still more than three weeks from the start of the MLB regular season, but that completely nonexistent heated rivalry between the Diamondbacks and the Reds is already starting to simmer. Yesterday, before their Cactus League cage match, managers Kirk Gibson and Dusty Baker met at home plate to exchange lineup… » 3/05/13 4:50pm 3/05/13 4:50pm