Kirk Gibson to auction off iconic HR bat

Updated: October 19, 2010, 6:57 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The image is among the most famous in baseball history: the injured Kirk Gibson barely able to walk to the plate in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, then somehow mustering the strength to hit one over the fence to give the Los Angeles Dodgers the victory.

Few baseball video clips are more familiar than that of Gibson limping around the bases, pumping his fist in triumph in front of a delirious home crowd in one of the greatest moments in Los Angeles sports ...

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