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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
IND
20.5
C
 
43
180
157
27
46
6
3
8
30
1
21
 
0
2
 
.293
.376
.522
.899
145
8.5
.393
PC
NN2
21.5
C
 
56
219
201
53
81
14
5
14
60
3
15
 
0
3
 
.403
.444
.731
1.176
225
13.6
.496
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
 
45
197
176
46
64
9
5
8
52
9
0
19
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.364
.426
.608
1.034
172
11.4
.456
PC
NN2
24.5
C
 
38
152
125
33
45
3
3
12
40
2
24
 
0
3
 
.360
.463
.720
1.183
214
13.6
.502
HG
NN2
25.5
C
 
24
109
94
36
41
11
5
10
44
2
13
 
1
1
 
.436
.509
.979
1.488
295
20.9
.610
HG
NN2
26.5
C
 
32
136
112
35
41
9
3
7
36
1
20
 
0
4
 
.366
.462
.688
1.150
211
13.8
.485
9
2
C
 
346
1441
1266
318
446
78
30
84
364
22
0
150
0
 
0
3
22
0
0
 
.352
.422
.660
1.082
194
11.7
.465
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
5
C
 
102
435
376
109
139
28
10
30
129
3
0
46
0
 
0
2
11
0
0
 
.370
.441
.737
1.178
216
13.3
.490
5
C
 
244
1006
890
209
307
50
20
54
235
19
0
104
0
 
0
1
11
0
0
 
.345
.414
.628
1.042
185
11.0
.454



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
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
 
39
324.0
265
234
26
5
7
2
8
 
.981
.973
 
7.22
6.53
MULT
-
22.5
C
 
54
441.7
385
333
42
10
4
3
30
 
.974
.980
 
7.64
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
6.17
HG
NN2
25.5
C
 
22
196.7
127
114
11
2
2
1
1
 
.984
.977
 
5.72
6.26
HG
NN2
26.5
C
 
31
241.3
175
154
20
1
2
0
1
 
.994
.975
 
6.49
6.15
9
2
C
 
274
2273.7
1732
1497
200
35
24
11
67
 
.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
.965
 
1.44
1.81
PC
NN2
21.5
OF
 
9
74.0
17
15
2
0
1
 
1.000
.957
 
2.07
1.90
MULT
-
22.5
OF
 
4
33.0
4
4
0
0
0
 
1.000
.965
 
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
.964
 
0.38
1.99
HG
NN2
26.5
OF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.955
 
1.13
1.95
7
2
OF
 
50
395.0
63
56
5
2
1
 
.968
.962
 
1.39
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
.955
 
1.51
1.58
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
.941
 
1.13
1.57
PC
NN2
24.5
LF
 
3
9.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.962
 
0.00
1.80
HG
NN2
26.5
LF
 
1
8.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.952
 
1.13
1.80
6
2
LF
 
40
312.0
47
42
4
1
0
 
.979
.954
 
1.33
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
10.38
MULT
-
22.5
1B
 
6
44.0
52
49
3
0
3
 
1.000
.986
 
10.64
10.81
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
10.35
HG
NN2
25.5
1B
 
1
9.0
11
10
1
0
0
 
1.000
.987
 
11.00
10.71
HG
NN2
26.5
1B
 
2
14.0
19
17
2
0
0
 
1.000
.984
 
12.21
10.77
6
2
1B
 
27
202.3
233
208
17
8
15
 
.966
.982
 
10.01
10.54



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
.934
 
1.20
2.72
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
HG
NN2
25.5
3B
 
1
1.7
2
0
1
1
0
 
.500
.932
 
5.40
2.82
4
2
3B
 
8
35.7
11
3
7
1
0
 
.909
.926
 
2.52
2.77



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
.955
 
0.00
1.58
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
.954
 
0.60
1.85
4
1
RF
 
8
67.0
14
12
1
1
1
 
.929
.954
 
1.75
1.75



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
2.29



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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