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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
215
HG
IND
19
C
39
163
146
31
42
11
2
7
35
0
12
3
1
4
.288
.346
.534
.880
146
PC
IND
20
C
44
184
161
28
49
8
3
8
31
1
21
0
2
.304
.385
.540
.925
139
21
C
62
241
219
55
88
14
5
16
65
3
0
19
0
0
0
3
0
0
.402
.450
.731
1.180
216
MULT
MULT
22
C
67
278
246
56
79
20
4
15
60
4
0
30
0
1
1
0
0
.321
.397
.618
1.015
186
MULT
23
C
48
213
190
51
73
12
5
9
57
9
1
21
0
1
0
2
0
0
.384
.445
.642
1.088
176
24
C
40
161
134
37
50
3
4
12
45
3
24
0
0
3
0
0
.373
.468
.724
1.192
203
HG
NN2
25
C
38
177
152
56
61
13
7
18
68
2
23
1
1
.401
.483
.934
1.417
263
26
C
42
178
147
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
0
0
.374
.471
.728
1.199
210
MULT
27
C
36
161
130
39
49
4
4
14
56
4
0
27
0
2
0
3
1
0
.377
.481
.792
1.273
239
HG
NN2
28
1B
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
41
MULT
30
C
54
224
182
47
57
7
2
10
54
2
0
41
0
2
0
1
0
0
.313
.439
.538
.978
182
MULT
MULT
31
C
78
342
281
101
124
23
9
20
112
5
60
0
1
0
0
0
.441
.541
.801
1.342
263
MULT
32
C
55
223
195
43
67
7
6
10
50
3
28
0
0
0
0
0
.344
.426
.595
1.021
176
HG
33
C
45
184
156
33
52
7
5
7
38
0
27
0
1
.333
.432
.577
1.009
194
34
C
50
194
174
35
55
11
3
13
48
0
0
18
1
0
0
2
0
0
.316
.380
.638
1.018
193
16
5
C
715
2993
2575
675
926
153
64
177
794
38
1
383
4
5
4
30
1
0
.360
.443
.675
1.118
201
162 Game Average
678
583
153
210
35
15
40
180
10
18
87
41
101
1
7
2
0
.360
.443
.675
1.118
201
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Homestead Grays
C
445
1879
1600
445
578
95
42
117
530
18
257
3
3
19
0
.361
.451
.693
1.143
210
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
256
1060
934
222
329
54
21
60
255
19
114
1
11
.352
.423
.648
1.071
184
9
East All Stars
C
12
44
33
5
13
2
1
0
7
1
0
10
1
4
0
0
1
0
.394
.523
.515
1.038
216
1
West All Stars
C
1
6
5
3
4
2
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
.800
.833
1.200
2.033
404
1
South All Stars
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
366



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
HG
EAS
66
.503
.349
4.5%
8.2%
10.6%
1.8%
.417
.135
HG
IND
163
.385
.321
7.4%
7.4%
1.8%
1.1%
4.00
6.66
4.3%
1.1%
.247
.109
PC
IND
184
.407
.345
11.4%
7.8%
0.8%
9.31
4.3%
1.2%
.236
.124
241
.502
.326
7.9%
0.0%
6.4%
6.6%
1.1%
.329
.121
MULT
MULT
278
.457
.328
10.8%
0.0%
7.7%
5.4%
0.8%
.297
.093
MULT
213
.471
.353
9.9%
0.0%
9.0%
4.2%
1.5%
.258
.129
161
.507
.352
14.9%
0.0%
8.9%
7.5%
1.6%
.351
.122
HG
NN2
177
.579
.341
13.0%
8.2%
10.2%
1.4%
.533
.127
178
.507
.345
15.2%
9.4%
6.2%
1.5%
.354
.128
MULT
161
.527
.342
16.8%
0.0%
8.7%
8.7%
1.7%
.415
.111
HG
NN2
4
.382
.350
50.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.122
MULT
224
.450
.329
18.3%
0.0%
9.6%
4.5%
1.0%
.225
.094
MULT
MULT
342
.591
.351
17.5%
0.0%
9.6%
5.8%
0.6%
.359
.099
MULT
223
.463
.341
12.6%
0.0%
8.5%
4.5%
0.9%
.251
.102
HG
184
.464
.327
14.7%
8.6%
3.8%
0.8%
.244
.086
194
.456
.330
9.3%
0.5%
8.4%
18.00
6.7%
0.9%
.322
.086
16
5
2993
.488
.338
12.8%
8.5%
1.9%
1.5%
5.75
103.32
5.9%
1.1%
.315
.109
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Homestead Grays
1879
.500
.339
13.7%
8.8%
1.8%
0.6%
4.00
171.02
6.2%
1.1%
.331
.105
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1060
.466
.339
10.8%
7.8%
5.7%
1.2%
.296
.117
9
East All Stars
44
.419
.317
22.7%
8.9%
2.3%
10.8%
10.00
0.93
0.0%
0.5%
.121
.080
1
West All Stars
6
.767
.382
16.7%
16.5%
0.0%
7.2%
2.29
0.0%
1.0%
.400
.078
1
South All Stars
4
.668
.286
25.0%
4.5%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.075

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