Ex-Spartan Gibson Named NL Manager of the Year

Ex-Spartan Gibson Named NL Manager of the Year

It was a great first season for Michigan State product Kirk Gibson as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The former two-sport Spartan star guided Arizona to a worst-to-first finish this season, and he was rewarded for his efforts by being named the NL Manager of the Year on Wednesday. Gibson received 28 of the 32 first-place votes. Read the full story on ESPN.com.

Under Gibson, the Diamondbacks made terrific improvements, particularly in the bullpen, and went 94-68 this season after going 65-97 in 2010.

Advertisement

BTN Plus on BTN2Go

BTN Plus on BTN2Go

all times ET
Today
1:28 PMNebraska at RutgersWatch
1:57 PMPurdue at MarylandWatch
2:18 PMNebraska at MinnesotaWatch
2:26 PMPurdue Grand PrixWatch
2:50 PMMichigan St. at NorthwesternWatch
2:57 PMIowa at MinnesotaWatch
3:03 PMIndiana at Ohio St.Watch
3:05 PMEast Carolina at MichiganWatch

Watch hundreds of live non-televised Big Ten events via BTN Plus on BTN2Go.