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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
   
HG
EAS
18
C
 
16
66
60
15
25
2
1
7
25
0
3
 
0
3
 
.417
.444
.833
1.278
207
.498
HG
EAS
19
C
 
29
122
108
23
31
6
1
6
23
0
10
 
1
3
 
.287
.353
.528
.881
154
.386
PC
IND
20
C
 
43
180
157
27
46
6
3
8
30
1
21
 
0
2
 
.293
.376
.522
.899
145
.394
PC
NN2
21
C
 
57
223
205
53
81
14
5
14
61
3
15
 
0
3
 
.395
.436
.717
1.153
219
.487
-
-
22
C
 
64
265
235
52
72
18
4
12
54
4
0
28
0
 
0
1
1
0
0
 
.306
.383
.570
.953
172
.430
PC
-
23
C
 
45
197
176
46
64
9
5
8
52
9
0
19
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.364
.426
.608
1.034
172
.456
PC
NN2
24
C
 
38
152
125
33
45
3
3
12
40
2
24
 
0
3
 
.360
.463
.720
1.183
213
.502
HG
NN2
25
C
 
24
109
94
36
41
11
5
10
44
2
13
 
1
1
 
.436
.509
.979
1.488
295
.610
HG
NN2
26
C
 
32
136
112
35
41
9
3
7
36
1
20
 
0
4
 
.366
.462
.688
1.150
212
.485
HG
-
27
C
 
34
152
125
38
48
4
3
14
52
4
0
24
0
 
0
0
3
0
0
 
.384
.483
.800
1.283
257
.545
HG
NN2
28
1B
 
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
 
0
0
 
.000
.500
.000
.500
45
.380
11
2
C
 
383
1606
1399
359
494
82
33
98
417
26
0
179
0
 
0
3
25
0
0
 
.353
.428
.669
1.097
199
.471
Per 162 Games
 
162
679
592
152
209
35
14
41
176
11
0
76
0
 
0
1
11
0
0
 
.353
.428
.669
1.097
199
.471
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
7
C
 
137
591
503
148
187
32
13
44
181
7
0
72
0
 
0
2
14
0
0
 
.372
.452
.750
1.202
225
.504
5
C
 
246
1015
896
211
307
50
20
54
236
19
0
107
0
 
0
1
11
0
0
 
.343
.413
.624
1.037
184
.452



Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
PC
NN2
23.5
RP
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.7
4
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
10
 
21.60
24
3.000
0.0
10.0
0.00
1
1
 
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1.7
4
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
10
21.60
24
3.000
0.0
10.0
0.00



Catcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
PB
SB
   
RF
HG
EAS
18.5
C
 
16
138.7
68
54
13
1
1
1
7
 
.985
.975
 
4.35
5.37
HG
EAS
19.5
C
 
24
208.0
145
125
19
1
3
0
3
 
.993
.972
 
6.23
5.60
PC
IND
20.5
C
 
24
184.0
159
139
17
3
2
1
6
 
.981
.990
 
7.63
7.19
PC
NN2
21.5
C
 
40
326.0
267
235
27
5
7
2
9
 
.981
.973
 
7.23
6.54
MULT
-
22.5
C
 
55
450.7
391
337
44
10
4
3
32
 
.974
.980
 
7.61
6.80
PC
-
23.5
C
 
35
295.0
240
206
32
2
2
1
5
 
.992
.983
 
7.26
6.54
PC
NN2
24.5
C
 
29
244.3
168
138
20
10
1
2
6
 
.940
.977
 
5.82
6.18
HG
NN2
25.5
C
 
22
196.7
127
114
11
2
2
1
1
 
.984
.978
 
5.72
6.29
HG
NN2
26.5
C
 
31
241.3
175
154
20
1
2
0
1
 
.994
.976
 
6.49
6.14
HG
-
27.5
C
 
34
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
10
2
C
 
310
2284.7
1740
1502
203
35
24
11
70
 
.980
.978
 
6.72
6.38



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HG
EAS
19.5
OF
 
5
43.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.968
 
0.84
2.14
PC
IND
20.5
OF
 
23
188.0
32
27
3
2
0
 
.938
.966
 
1.44
1.82
PC
NN2
21.5
OF
 
10
80.0
17
15
2
0
1
 
1.000
.957
 
1.91
1.89
MULT
-
22.5
OF
 
4
33.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.965
 
1.09
1.81
PC
-
23.5
OF
 
3
25.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.950
 
1.44
2.02
PC
NN2
24.5
OF
 
5
24.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.963
 
0.38
1.98
HG
NN2
26.5
OF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.954
 
1.13
1.94
7
2
OF
 
51
401.0
63
56
5
2
1
 
.968
.962
 
1.37
1.89



Left Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HG
EAS
19.5
LF
 
4
36.0
3
3
0
0
0
 
1.000
.969
 
0.75
1.96
PC
IND
20.5
LF
 
22
179.0
31
27
3
1
0
 
.968
.956
 
1.51
1.57
PC
NN2
21.5
LF
 
7
56.0
9
8
1
0
0
 
1.000
.949
 
1.45
1.66
MULT
-
22.5
LF
 
3
24.0
3
3
0
0
0
 
1.000
.942
 
1.13
1.57
PC
NN2
24.5
LF
 
3
9.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.963
 
0.00
1.79
HG
NN2
26.5
LF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.950
 
1.13
1.78
6
2
LF
 
40
312.0
47
42
4
1
0
 
.979
.954
 
1.33
1.64



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
10.38
MULT
-
22.5
1B
 
6
44.0
52
49
3
0
3
 
1.000
.986
 
10.64
10.82
PC
-
23.5
1B
 
8
70.3
76
67
6
3
6
 
.961
.983
 
9.34
10.46
PC
NN2
24.5
1B
 
6
40.0
41
36
3
2
5
 
.951
.980
 
8.78
10.33
HG
NN2
25.5
1B
 
1
9.0
11
10
1
0
0
 
1.000
.987
 
11.00
10.70
HG
NN2
26.5
1B
 
2
14.0
19
17
2
0
0
 
1.000
.983
 
12.21
10.77
HG
-
27.5
1B
 
1
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
HG
NN2
28.5
1B
 
1
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
8
2
1B
 
29
202.3
233
208
17
8
15
 
.966
.982
 
10.01
10.53



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
IND
20.5
RF
 
1
9.0
1
0
0
1
0
 
.000
.956
 
0.00
1.60
PC
NN2
21.5
RF
 
3
24.0
8
7
1
0
1
 
1.000
.960
 
3.00
1.75
PC
-
23.5
RF
 
3
25.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.941
 
1.44
1.74
PC
NN2
24.5
RF
 
2
15.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.953
 
0.60
1.85
4
1
RF
 
9
73.0
14
12
1
1
1
 
.929
.954
 
1.60
1.75



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
.935
 
1.20
2.72
MULT
-
22.5
3B
 
3
15.0
5
2
3
0
0
 
1.000
.929
 
3.00
2.84
PC
NN2
24.5
3B
 
1
4.0
2
0
2
0
0
 
1.000
.904
 
4.50
2.65
HG
NN2
25.5
3B
 
1
1.7
2
0
1
1
0
 
.500
.931
 
5.40
2.82
4
2
3B
 
8
35.7
11
3
7
1
0
 
.909
.926
 
2.52
2.77



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HG
EAS
19.5
CF
 
1
7.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.989
 
1.29
2.42
MULT
-
22.5
CF
 
1
9.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.981
 
1.00
2.18
2
2
CF
 
2
16.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.985
 
1.13
2.28



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
PC
-
23.5
P
 
1
1.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
2.56
1
1
P
 
1
1.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
 
0.00
2.56



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