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Kirk Gibson is selling memorabilia from the 1988 and 1984 World Series

Oct 18, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

Kirk Gibson Dodgers home run

This is weird: Kirk Gibson is selling his bat, helmet and uniform from the 1988 World Series, as well as his 1984 World Series MVP trophy in an auction.  There’s going to be a press conference tomorrow explaining why he’s doing so.

My first thought: man, the Diamondbacks probably need to give their employees raises.

My second thought: I suppose the Hall of Fame never wanted that stuff. Probably because it’s all Kirk Gibsony, and you can never get that out, really.

  1. Utley's Hair - Oct 18, 2010 at 5:07 PM

    Let me know when Joe Carter starts selling his 1993 stuff.

    • proudlycanadian - Oct 18, 2010 at 5:40 PM

      Say it ain’t so Joe!

    • proudlycanadian - Oct 18, 2010 at 7:53 PM

      Not only did Carter score the last run against Philadelphia in the 1993 World Series, he also made the last put out in the the 1992 World Series. He gave the 1992 ball to pitcher Mike Timlin who still has it.

      • Utley's Hair - Oct 18, 2010 at 8:08 PM

        Meh. I’m only interested in the 1993 stuff–I need some kindling for my fireplace.

  2. proudlycanadian - Oct 18, 2010 at 9:20 PM

    Pay Werth to get a shave and a haircut and use the hair as kindling.

    • Utley's Hair - Oct 18, 2010 at 10:44 PM

      The Phightins already used up all their not-so petty cash to grease Howard’s checkbook, so they can’t afford a barber for JDub.

  3. Old Gator - Oct 19, 2010 at 10:27 AM

    Sounds to me like Kirk was out drinking with Jose Canseco last night (and picking up the tab).

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