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Josh Gibson
Joshua Gibson
 
 
Born: December 21, 1911 in Buena Vista, GA
Died: January 20, 1947 - 35 years old in Pittsburgh, PA
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'1" Wt: 220
Batting Ratings(?)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Player in 1972
- Buried: Allegheny Cemetery; Pittsburgh, PA

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
PC
NN2
21.5
C
 
55
215
197
53
80
14
5
14
60
3
15
 
0
3
 
.406
.448
.741
1.189
228
13.9
.501
MULT
-
22.5
C
 
58
237
213
45
68
17
4
12
52
2
0
22
0
 
0
1
1
0
0
 
.319
.386
.606
.991
184
9.8
.443
2
2
C
 
113
452
410
98
148
31
9
26
112
5
0
37
0
 
0
1
4
0
0
 
.361
.415
.671
1.086
205
11.7
.471
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
2
C
 
112
450
408
98
147
31
9
26
111
5
0
37
0
 
0
1
4
0
0
 
.360
.415
.672
1.086
205
11.7
.471
1
C
 
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.500
.500
.500
1.000
226
12.0
.461



Catcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
PB
SB
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
C
 
38
316.0
259
228
26
5
7
2
8
 
.981
.972
 
7.23
6.51
MULT
-
22.5
C
 
49
403.7
344
298
37
9
3
3
28
 
.974
.981
 
7.47
6.67
2
2
C
 
87
719.7
603
526
63
14
10
5
36
 
.977
.977
 
7.37
6.60



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
OF
 
9
74.0
17
15
2
0
1
 
1.000
.956
 
2.07
1.90
MULT
-
22.5
OF
 
4
33.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.969
 
1.09
1.84
2
1
OF
 
13
107.0
21
19
2
0
1
 
1.000
.959
 
1.77
1.88



Left Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
LF
 
7
56.0
9
8
1
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
1.45
1.67
MULT
-
22.5
LF
 
3
24.0
3
3
0
0
0
 
1.000
.946
 
1.13
1.59
2
1
LF
 
10
80.0
12
11
1
0
0
 
1.000
.948
 
1.35
1.65



First Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
1B
 
4
25.0
34
29
2
3
1
 
.912
.975
 
11.16
10.40
MULT
-
22.5
1B
 
5
37.0
39
37
2
0
3
 
1.000
.985
 
9.49
10.85
2
1
1B
 
9
62.0
73
66
4
3
4
 
.959
.980
 
10.16
10.67



Third Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
3B
 
3
15.0
2
1
1
0
0
 
1.000
.933
 
1.20
2.70
MULT
-
22.5
3B
 
3
15.0
5
2
3
0
0
 
1.000
.929
 
3.00
2.87
2
1
3B
 
6
30.0
7
3
4
0
0
 
1.000
.930
 
2.10
2.78



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
NN2
21.5
RF
 
2
18.0
8
7
1
0
1
 
1.000
.960
 
4.00
1.76
1
1
RF
 
2
18.0
8
7
1
0
1
 
1.000
.960
 
4.00
1.76



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
MULT
-
22.5
CF
 
1
9.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.986
 
1.00
2.22
1
1
CF
 
1
9.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.986
 
1.00
2.22



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