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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
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
HG
NN2
28
1B
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
41
HG
NN2
25
C
38
177
152
56
61
13
7
18
68
2
23
1
1
.401
.483
.934
1.417
263
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
24
C
51
211
178
53
70
7
4
18
67
7
30
0
0
3
0
0
.393
.481
.781
1.262
217
26
C
42
178
147
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
0
0
.374
.471
.728
1.199
210
21
C
64
246
223
56
89
15
5
16
66
3
0
19
0
0
0
4
0
0
.399
.446
.726
1.173
215
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
HG
EAS
18
C
16
66
60
15
25
2
1
7
25
0
3
0
3
.417
.444
.833
1.278
215
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
HG
33
C
45
184
156
33
52
7
5
7
38
0
27
0
1
.333
.432
.577
1.009
194
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
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
PC
IND
20
C
45
189
166
29
51
9
3
8
32
1
21
0
2
.307
.385
.542
.927
139
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
IND
19
C
48
201
183
39
57
14
4
8
42
0
0
13
3
1
4
.311
.360
.563
.923
158
16
5
C
742
3109
2679
706
968
163
66
186
831
43
1
394
6
5
4
31
1
0
.361
.444
.680
1.124
202
162 Game Average
679
585
154
211
36
14
41
181
11
15
86
34
101
1
7
2
0
.361
.444
.680
1.124
202
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Homestead Grays
C
454
1917
1637
453
593
98
44
118
537
18
0
258
3
3
19
0
.362
.450
.692
1.142
210
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
274
1138
1001
245
356
61
21
68
285
24
0
124
2
1
12
.356
.427
.662
1.090
187
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
201
.406
.321
6.5%
7.5%
1.5%
1.1%
4.33
6.61
4.0%
1.1%
.251
.111
PC
IND
189
.408
.345
11.1%
7.7%
0.8%
9.42
4.2%
1.2%
.235
.124
246
.498
.326
7.7%
0.0%
6.4%
6.5%
1.1%
.327
.120
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%
8.8%
33.25
8.5%
1.7%
.388
.128
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
3109
.490
.339
12.7%
8.4%
0.9%
1.1%
13.00
65.10
6.0%
1.1%
.318
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Homestead Grays
1917
.500
.338
13.5%
8.8%
1.5%
0.6%
4.33
154.07
6.2%
1.1%
.330
.105
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1138
.472
.340
10.9%
7.8%
0.5%
0.7%
27.00
17.46
6.0%
1.2%
.307
.118
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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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