Josh Gibson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Josh Gibson



Joshua Gibson



Born: December 21, 1911 in Buena Vista, GA
Died: January 20, 1947 in Pittsburgh, PA
          (35 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 220
Biographical
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972
• Buried: Allegheny Cemetery (Pittsburgh, PA)
• Relatives: Jerry Gibson (Brother)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
HG
EAS
18
C
16
66
60
15
25
2
1
7
25
0
3
0
3
.417
.444
.833
1.278
198
HG
EAS
19
C
29
122
108
23
31
6
1
6
23
0
10
1
3
.287
.353
.528
.881
147
PC
IND
20
C
43
180
157
27
46
6
3
8
30
1
21
0
2
.293
.376
.522
.899
134
PC
NN2
21
C
57
223
205
53
81
14
5
14
61
3
15
0
3
.395
.436
.717
1.153
207
HG/PC
22
C
64
265
235
52
72
18
4
12
54
4
28
1
1
.306
.383
.570
.953
165
PC
23
C
45
197
176
46
64
9
5
8
52
9
19
0
2
.364
.426
.608
1.034
163
PC
NN2
24
C
38
152
125
33
45
3
3
12
40
2
24
0
3
.360
.463
.720
1.183
204
HG
NN2
25
C
24
109
94
36
41
11
5
10
44
2
13
1
1
.436
.509
.979
1.488
287
HG
NN2
26
C
32
136
112
35
41
9
3
7
36
1
20
0
4
.366
.462
.688
1.150
203
HG
MULT
27
C
34
152
125
38
48
4
3
14
52
4
24
3
.384
.483
.800
1.283
245
HG
NN2
28
1B
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
42
HG
30
C
52
213
175
46
54
7
2
10
52
2
37
1
0
1
.309
.429
.543
.972
182
MULT
31
C
77
338
278
101
123
23
9
20
112
5
59
0
1
0
0
.442
.541
.806
1.347
267
13
3
C
512
2157
1852
506
671
112
44
128
581
33
275
1
4
26
0
.362
.446
.678
1.123
201
162 Game Average
682
586
160
212
35
14
41
184
10
87
2
2
8
0
.362
.446
.678
1.123
201
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Homestead Grays
C
265
1138
953
295
362
62
24
74
344
14
167
1
3
15
0
.380
.474
.728
1.202
224
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
246
1015
896
211
307
50
20
54
236
19
107
1
11
.343
.413
.624
1.037
174
1
South All Stars
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
345



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
HG
EAS
66
.504
.369
4.5%
8.7%
10.6%
1.8%
.417
.144
HG
EAS
122
.390
.322
8.2%
7.7%
4.9%
1.0%
.241
.106
PC
IND
180
.397
.342
11.7%
7.8%
4.4%
1.3%
.229
.122
PC
NN2
223
.491
.328
6.7%
6.4%
6.3%
1.1%
.322
.121
HG/PC
265
.432
.332
10.6%
7.7%
4.5%
0.8%
.264
.094
PC
197
.452
.352
9.6%
8.8%
4.1%
1.5%
.244
.131
PC
NN2
152
.503
.350
15.8%
8.9%
7.9%
1.6%
.360
.120
HG
NN2
109
.610
.338
11.9%
8.3%
9.2%
1.3%
.543
.123
HG
NN2
136
.487
.339
14.7%
9.3%
5.1%
1.5%
.321
.125
HG
MULT
152
.542
.340
15.8%
8.4%
9.2%
1.8%
.416
.110
HG
NN2
4
.382
.347
50.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.121
HG
213
.452
.327
17.4%
0.5%
9.5%
37.00
4.7%
1.1%
.234
.095
MULT
338
.594
.349
17.5%
0.0%
0.0%
9.6%
5.9%
0.7%
.363
.098
13
3
2157
.489
.340
12.7%
8.4%
0.3%
0.0%
61.00
7.67
5.9%
1.2%
.315
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
9
Homestead Grays
1138
.521
.340
14.7%
9.0%
0.3%
0.0%
60.00
7.67
6.5%
1.1%
.348
.109
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1015
.453
.339
10.5%
7.8%
5.3%
1.2%
.281
.116
1
South All Stars
4
.668
.300
25.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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