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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
18.5
C
 
16
66
60
15
25
2
1
7
25
0
3
 
0
3
 
.417
.444
.833
1.278
204
13.7
.497
HG
EAS
19.5
C
 
29
122
108
23
31
6
1
6
23
0
10
 
1
3
 
.287
.353
.528
.881
156
7.5
.386
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
 
63
260
233
50
72
18
4
12
54
4
0
25
0
 
0
1
1
0
0
 
.309
.378
.575
.953
173
9.3
.430
PC
-
23.5
C
 
44
193
172
43
61
8
4
8
48
9
0
19
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.355
.419
.587
1.006
167
10.9
.448
PC
NN2
24.5
C
 
37
148
121
33
42
3
3
12
39
2
24
 
0
3
 
.347
.455
.719
1.174
215
13.2
.498
6
2
C
 
244
1004
891
217
311
51
18
59
249
18
0
96
0
 
0
2
15
0
0
 
.349
.414
.645
1.059
190
11.1
.458
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
3
C
 
46
190
170
38
57
8
2
13
49
0
0
13
0
 
0
1
6
0
0
 
.335
.386
.635
1.021
173
9.5
.425
4
C
 
198
814
721
179
254
43
16
46
200
18
0
83
0
 
0
1
9
0
0
 
.352
.420
.648
1.068
194
11.5
.465



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
1
0
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
1
0
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
.976
 
4.35
5.45
HG
EAS
19.5
C
 
24
208.0
145
125
19
1
3
0
3
 
.993
.972
 
6.23
5.60
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
 
54
441.7
385
333
42
10
4
3
30
 
.974
.980
 
7.64
6.77
PC
-
23.5
C
 
34
288.0
233
200
31
2
1
1
5
 
.991
.983
 
7.22
6.54
PC
NN2
24.5
C
 
28
235.3
166
137
19
10
0
2
6
 
.940
.977
 
5.97
6.18
6
2
C
 
194
1627.7
1256
1077
150
29
16
9
59
 
.977
.977
 
6.78
6.33



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
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
.966
 
1.09
1.82
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
5
2
OF
 
26
199.0
30
28
2
0
1
 
1.000
.959
 
1.36
1.96



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
 
6
44.0
52
49
3
0
3
 
1.000
.986
 
10.64
10.83
PC
-
23.5
1B
 
8
70.3
76
67
6
3
6
 
.961
.983
 
9.34
10.45
PC
NN2
24.5
1B
 
6
40.0
41
36
3
2
5
 
.951
.980
 
8.78
10.33
4
1
1B
 
24
179.3
203
181
14
8
15
 
.961
.982
 
9.79
10.51



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
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
.941
 
1.13
1.58
PC
NN2
24.5
LF
 
3
9.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.960
 
0.00
1.78
4
2
LF
 
17
125.0
15
14
1
0
0
 
1.000
.951
 
1.08
1.74



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
2.83
PC
NN2
24.5
3B
 
1
4.0
2
0
2
0
0
 
1.000
.906
 
4.50
2.66
3
1
3B
 
7
34.0
9
3
6
0
0
 
1.000
.925
 
2.38
2.75



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
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
.955
 
0.60
1.84
3
1
RF
 
7
58.0
13
12
1
0
1
 
1.000
.953
 
2.02
1.77



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
.983
 
1.00
2.20
2
2
CF
 
2
16.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.986
 
1.13
2.29



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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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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