Josh Gibson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
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
21
C
67
254
230
57
90
15
5
16
67
4
0
20
0
0
0
4
0
0
.391
.440
.709
1.149
209
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
52
231
204
56
77
13
5
11
63
10
1
25
2
1
0
2
0
0
.377
.445
.652
1.097
178
24
C
51
211
178
53
70
7
4
18
67
7
30
0
0
3
0
0
.393
.481
.781
1.262
218
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
NN2
25
C
39
183
156
60
65
13
7
20
73
2
0
25
0
1
1
.417
.500
.974
1.474
272
PC
20
C
52
218
194
39
60
9
3
8
38
1
22
0
0
2
.309
.380
.510
.890
127
HG
IND
19
C
48
201
183
39
57
14
4
8
42
0
0
13
3
1
4
.311
.360
.563
.923
158
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
26
C
42
178
147
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
0
0
.374
.471
.728
1.199
210
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
HG
33
C
45
184
156
33
52
7
5
7
38
0
27
0
1
.333
.432
.577
1.009
194
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
28
C
23
112
94
33
43
7
4
11
38
3
18
6
0
0
.457
.545
.968
1.513
286
HG
EAS
18
C
16
66
60
15
25
2
1
7
25
0
3
0
3
.417
.444
.833
1.278
215
16
6
C
775
3260
2810
753
1025
170
70
199
881
47
1
414
12
5
4
31
1
0
.365
.447
.688
1.134
204
162 Game Average
681
587
157
214
36
15
42
184
12
14
87
35
101
1
6
2
0
.365
.447
.688
1.134
204
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
746
3123
2690
711
973
163
66
188
837
44
1
397
6
5
4
31
1
0
.362
.444
.681
1.125
202
1
vs Latin Leagues
22
108
92
32
43
7
4
11
38
3
16
6
0
0
.467
.546
.989
1.535
292
1
vs Major Leagues
7
29
28
10
9
0
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
0
.321
.345
.321
.666
61
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Homestead Grays
C
455
1923
1641
457
597
98
44
120
542
18
0
260
3
3
19
0
.364
.452
.697
1.148
211
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
284
1175
1036
256
366
61
21
68
292
25
0
126
2
1
12
.353
.424
.650
1.074
183
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
Azules de Veracruz
C
22
108
92
32
43
7
4
11
38
3
16
6
0
0
.467
.546
.989
1.535
292
1
South All Stars
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
302



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
201
.406
.321
6.5%
7.5%
1.5%
1.1%
4.33
6.61
4.0%
1.1%
.251
.111
PC
218
.397
.350
10.1%
0.7%
0.0%
7.8%
3.7%
1.2%
.201
.122
254
.490
.326
7.9%
0.0%
6.4%
6.3%
1.1%
.317
.119
MULT
MULT
278
.457
.328
10.8%
0.0%
7.7%
5.4%
0.8%
.297
.093
MULT
231
.473
.353
10.8%
1.2%
0.9%
8.9%
12.50
9.00
4.8%
1.5%
.275
.130
211
.531
.354
14.2%
0.4%
0.0%
8.9%
32.14
8.5%
1.7%
.388
.127
HG
NN2
183
.595
.344
13.7%
8.2%
0.0%
0.1%
63.00
10.9%
1.6%
.558
.132
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
112
.632
.353
16.1%
5.4%
9.4%
3.00
9.8%
1.2%
.511
.127
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
6
3260
.494
.340
12.7%
8.5%
1.2%
1.7%
10.00
59.43
6.1%
1.1%
.323
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
3123
.490
.339
12.7%
8.4%
0.7%
1.0%
17.17
64.59
6.0%
1.1%
.319
.110
1
vs Latin Leagues
108
.642
.353
14.8%
9.4%
5.6%
10.2%
2.67
0.92
10.2%
1.2%
.522
.127
1
vs Major Leagues
29
.325
.381
3.4%
8.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Homestead Grays
1923
.502
.338
13.5%
8.8%
0.8%
0.5%
12.67
123.88
6.2%
1.1%
.333
.106
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1175
.467
.341
10.7%
7.9%
0.4%
0.7%
27.50
17.08
5.8%
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
Azules de Veracruz
108
.642
.353
14.8%
9.4%
5.6%
10.2%
2.67
0.92
10.2%
1.2%
.522
.127
1
South All Stars
4
.642
.325
25.0%
4.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.100

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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