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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: 213
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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
30
127
112
25
33
8
1
6
25
0
11
1
3
.295
.363
.545
.908
154
PC
IND
20
C
44
184
161
28
49
8
3
8
31
1
21
0
2
.304
.385
.540
.925
138
PC
NN2
21
C
61
239
217
55
87
14
5
16
65
3
19
0
3
.401
.449
.733
1.182
216
PC/HG
22
C
65
270
240
55
76
19
4
14
59
4
28
1
1
.317
.390
.604
.995
176
PC
23
C
47
207
185
48
69
10
5
9
56
9
20
0
2
.373
.434
.627
1.061
169
PC
NN2
24
C
39
158
131
35
48
3
4
12
44
2
24
0
3
.366
.465
.725
1.190
202
HG
NN2
25
C
38
177
152
56
61
13
7
18
68
2
23
1
1
.401
.483
.934
1.417
263
HG
NN2
26
C
41
177
146
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
.377
.474
.733
1.207
217
HG
MULT
27
C
34
152
125
38
48
4
3
14
52
4
24
3
.384
.483
.800
1.283
244
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
0
1
.309
.429
.543
.972
182
MULT
31
C
77
338
278
101
123
23
9
20
112
5
59
1
0
0
.442
.541
.806
1.347
267
HG
32
C
54
219
192
42
65
6
6
10
50
3
27
0
0
0
.339
.420
.589
1.009
176
HG
33
C
45
184
156
33
52
7
5
7
38
0
27
0
1
.333
.432
.577
1.009
194
HG
NN2
34
C
48
188
169
35
54
11
3
13
48
0
17
0
2
.320
.382
.651
1.033
195
16
3
C
692
2903
2501
660
899
146
62
175
775
37
369
4
29
0
.359
.443
.677
1.120
202
162 Game Average
680
585
155
210
34
15
41
181
9
86
1
7
0
.359
.443
.677
1.120
202
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Homestead Grays
C
436
1843
1566
439
569
92
41
116
520
18
256
3
18
0
.363
.454
.697
1.150
213
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
255
1056
932
221
328
54
21
59
254
19
112
1
11
.352
.422
.645
1.067
181
1
South All Stars
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
345



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
HG
EAS
66
.503
.369
4.5%
8.7%
10.6%
1.8%
.417
.144
HG
EAS
127
.401
.323
8.7%
7.7%
4.7%
1.0%
.250
.107
PC
IND
184
.406
.345
11.4%
7.8%
4.3%
1.3%
.236
.127
PC
NN2
239
.503
.327
7.9%
6.4%
6.7%
1.1%
.332
.121
PC/HG
270
.447
.332
10.4%
7.7%
5.2%
0.8%
.288
.095
PC
207
.462
.352
9.7%
8.8%
4.3%
1.5%
.254
.131
PC
NN2
158
.504
.352
15.2%
8.9%
7.6%
1.6%
.359
.123
HG
NN2
177
.579
.341
13.0%
8.2%
10.2%
1.4%
.533
.127
HG
NN2
177
.510
.340
15.3%
9.3%
6.2%
1.5%
.356
.126
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%
9.5%
4.7%
1.1%
.234
.095
MULT
338
.594
.350
17.5%
9.6%
5.9%
0.7%
.363
.099
HG
219
.459
.338
12.3%
8.5%
4.6%
0.9%
.250
.100
HG
184
.464
.327
14.7%
8.6%
3.8%
0.8%
.244
.086
HG
NN2
188
.461
.332
9.0%
8.5%
6.9%
0.9%
.331
.088
16
3
2903
.490
.339
12.7%
8.4%
6.0%
1.1%
.318
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Homestead Grays
1843
.504
.338
13.9%
8.8%
6.3%
1.1%
.333
.105
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1056
.464
.340
10.6%
7.8%
5.6%
1.2%
.293
.118
1
South All Stars
4
.668
.300
25.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James