On this date in 1976, Robin Roberts is elected to the Hall of Fame.
"When I was with Houston at the end of my career, Bob Gibson walked up to me one day when I was running in the outfield. He asked me why I didn't quit and said what a shame it was that I was ruining a great career and just trying to hang on. Years later, I saw Bob Gibson doing the same thing."
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