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Where thousands once celebrated Bob Gibson, riots and rifles left a scar on North Omaha​

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Bob Gibson gets off the lane

A day after leading St. Louis to the 1964 World Series title, Bob Gibson arrives at Omaha's Eppley Airifield to begin a day of celebration in his honor. He was met on the runway by his family, including brother and mentor, Josh, second from the right.

Ron Boone

Ron Boone in 1963.

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