Daniel Joseph Petry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers California Angels Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox. He helped the Tigers win the 1984 World Series. He was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1985. Kirk Harold Gibson is an American former Major League Baseball player and current manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks. As a player, Gibson was an outfielder who batted and threw left-handed. Gibson was born in Pontiac, Michigan on May 28, 1957.