Kirk Gibson: The Heart of a Champion

Does anyone remember why the Detroit Tigers allowed Kirk Gibson to be lost to free agency after the magical 1987 season?

If there was any doubt that Jim Campbell and company made an awful mistake, Gibson showed everybody what a bonehead move it was less than a year later in the 1988 World Series while playing for the L.A. Dodgers.

Here is a candid interview with Gibson as he tells the story of his electrifying walk-off home run in Game One.

 

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