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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
MRS
NNL
18
C
1
4
4
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
171
HG
EAS
18
C
32
119
107
20
40
3
2
9
37
0
8
5
1
3
.374
.422
.692
1.114
174
HG
IND
19
C
48
201
183
39
57
14
4
8
42
0
0
13
3
1
4
.311
.360
.563
.923
158
PC
IND
20
C
63
265
237
44
76
13
6
8
44
1
25
1
1
2
.321
.388
.527
.915
145
PC
NvM
20
LF
7
29
28
10
9
0
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
0
.321
.345
.321
.666
61
PC
NN2
21
C
66
252
228
57
89
15
5
16
67
4
20
0
4
.390
.440
.711
1.150
210
EAS
EWA
21
C
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
120
PC
NN2
22
C
65
272
240
56
76
19
4
15
59
4
30
1
1
.317
.395
.617
1.012
183
HG
IND
22
C
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
204
EAS
EWA
22
C
1
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
423
PC
NN2
23
C
44
194
168
48
62
11
4
10
57
10
24
2
0
2
.369
.448
.661
1.109
176
WES
EWA
23
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
PC
NLC
23
C
7
31
31
5
11
0
1
1
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
.355
.355
.516
.871
146
PC
NN2
24
C
50
208
175
51
68
7
4
18
66
6
30
0
0
3
.389
.478
.783
1.261
218
EAS
EWA
24
C
1
3
3
2
2
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
.667
.667
.667
1.333
194
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
HG
NN2
26
C
41
177
146
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
.377
.474
.733
1.207
212
EAS
EWA
26
C
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
HG
NN2
27
C
27
123
102
34
41
4
3
11
46
4
18
3
.402
.492
.824
1.315
248
HG
NLP
27
C
2
8
6
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
2
0
.167
.375
.667
1.042
155
HG
NLC
27
C
5
21
17
3
6
0
0
2
4
0
4
0
.353
.476
.706
1.182
231
EAS
EWA
27
C
2
9
5
1
1
0
1
0
4
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
1
0
.200
.444
.600
1.044
180
HG
NN2
28
1B
1
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
.000
.500
.000
.500
41
VEZ
MEX
28
C
22
108
92
32
43
7
4
11
38
3
16
6
0
0
.467
.546
.989
1.535
292
VEZ
MEX
29
C
94
434
358
100
134
31
3
33
124
7
75
25
1
0
.374
.484
.754
1.238
208
HG
NN2
30
C
48
198
162
44
53
7
2
10
52
1
35
1
.327
.447
.580
1.027
200
HG
WS
30
C
4
15
13
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
.077
.200
.077
.277
-25
EAS
EWA
30
C
2
11
7
1
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
4
0
2
0
0
0
0
.429
.636
.429
1.065
173
HG
NN2
31
C
69
302
249
93
116
22
9
20
109
4
52
1
0
0
.466
.560
.867
1.427
276
SAS
NSA
31
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
302
HG
WS
31
C
7
32
26
8
5
1
0
0
2
1
6
0
0
0
.192
.344
.231
.575
83
EAS
EWA
31
C
1
4
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.500
.333
.833
413
HG
NN2
32
C
49
197
177
39
59
6
6
9
48
3
20
0
.333
.401
.588
.989
164
HG
WS
32
C
5
22
15
3
6
0
0
1
2
0
7
0
0
0
.400
.591
.600
1.191
284
EAS
EWA
32
C
1
4
3
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.667
.750
1.000
1.750
319
HG
NN2
33
C
41
168
142
33
50
6
5
7
37
0
25
0
1
.352
.449
.613
1.062
203
HG
WS
33
C
4
16
14
0
2
1
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
.143
.250
.214
.464
73
HG
NN2
34
C
48
188
169
35
54
11
3
13
48
0
17
0
2
.320
.382
.651
1.033
195
EAS
EWA
34
C
2
6
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.333
.200
.533
105
17
7
C
904
3827
3290
873
1201
206
77
234
1029
54
1
498
43
5
7
31
1
0
.365
.449
.688
1.137
203
162 Game Average
686
590
156
215
37
14
42
184
12
14
89
43
101
1
6
2
0
.365
.449
.688
1.137
203
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
781
3256
2812
731
1015
168
70
190
861
44
1
406
12
5
6
31
1
0
.361
.442
.673
1.116
200
2
vs Latin Leagues
116
542
450
132
177
38
7
44
162
10
91
31
1
0
.393
.496
.802
1.299
224
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
1
Memphis Red Sox
C
1
4
4
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
171
12
Homestead Grays
C
471
1976
1688
462
612
99
45
122
554
18
0
265
8
4
19
0
.363
.450
.691
1.142
209
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
302
1251
1107
271
391
65
24
68
304
25
0
130
3
2
12
.353
.422
.640
1.062
181
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
2
Azules de Veracruz
C
116
542
450
132
177
38
7
44
162
10
91
31
1
0
.393
.496
.802
1.299
224
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
MRS
NNL
4
.469
.336
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.115
HG
EAS
119
.460
.351
6.7%
8.2%
4.2%
0.7%
1.60
11.54
7.6%
1.8%
.318
.139
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
265
.415
.344
9.4%
8.0%
0.4%
0.7%
25.00
11.63
3.0%
0.9%
.207
.109
PC
NvM
29
.325
.381
3.4%
8.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.110
PC
NN2
252
.490
.325
7.9%
6.5%
6.3%
1.1%
.320
.119
EAS
EWA
2
.466
.384
0.0%
4.2%
0.0%
9.9%
0.43
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.180
PC
NN2
272
.455
.330
11.0%
7.8%
5.5%
0.8%
.300
.094
HG
IND
2
.465
.301
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.104
EAS
EWA
4
.594
.221
0.0%
3.6%
0.0%
25.0%
0.14
0.0%
0.0%
.250
.074
PC
NN2
194
.475
.355
12.4%
8.7%
1.0%
0.9%
12.00
9.99
5.2%
1.5%
.292
.137
WES
EWA
6
.767
.382
16.7%
16.5%
0.0%
7.2%
2.29
0.0%
1.0%
.400
.078
PC
NLC
31
.405
.331
0.0%
8.6%
0.0%
2.1%
4.10
3.2%
1.7%
.161
.102
PC
NN2
208
.530
.353
14.4%
8.9%
0.0%
0.3%
32.59
8.7%
1.7%
.394
.128
EAS
EWA
3
.646
.427
0.0%
8.5%
0.0%
8.5%
1.00
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.097
HG
NN2
183
.595
.344
13.7%
8.2%
0.0%
0.1%
63.00
10.9%
1.6%
.558
.132
HG
NN2
177
.510
.345
15.3%
9.4%
6.2%
1.5%
.356
.128
EAS
EWA
1
.000
.322
0.0%
10.6%
6.4%
1.67
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.116
HG
NN2
123
.549
.343
14.6%
8.4%
8.9%
1.8%
.422
.113
HG
NLP
8
.426
.347
25.0%
10.2%
12.5%
2.8%
.500
.174
HG
NLC
21
.548
.338
19.0%
7.8%
9.5%
1.0%
.353
.076
EAS
EWA
9
.276
.338
33.3%
12.5%
0.0%
11.8%
1.06
0.0%
1.5%
.400
.105
HG
NN2
4
.382
.350
50.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.000
.122
VEZ
MEX
108
.642
.353
14.8%
9.4%
5.6%
10.2%
2.67
0.92
10.2%
1.2%
.522
.127
VEZ
MEX
434
.540
.375
17.3%
11.1%
5.8%
8.6%
3.00
1.30
7.6%
1.1%
.380
.123
HG
NN2
198
.474
.326
17.7%
9.6%
5.1%
1.0%
.253
.093
HG
WS
15
.163
.345
13.3%
7.7%
0.0%
1.3%
.000
.117
EAS
EWA
11
.412
.372
36.4%
12.2%
0.0%
9.6%
1.27
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.076
HG
NN2
302
.622
.358
17.2%
9.7%
6.6%
0.7%
.402
.105
SAS
NSA
4
.642
.325
25.0%
4.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.100
HG
WS
32
.318
.322
18.8%
10.2%
0.0%
0.0%
.038
.051
EAS
EWA
4
.377
.143
25.0%
5.3%
0.0%
10.5%
0.50
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.000
HG
NN2
197
.446
.344
10.2%
8.6%
4.6%
0.9%
.254
.104
HG
WS
22
.574
.310
31.8%
8.0%
4.5%
0.9%
.200
.061
EAS
EWA
4
.705
.344
25.0%
5.8%
0.0%
5.8%
1.00
0.0%
1.4%
.333
.161
HG
NN2
168
.485
.332
14.9%
8.6%
0.0%
330.50
4.2%
0.8%
.261
.089
HG
WS
16
.246
.270
12.5%
7.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.071
.053
HG
NN2
188
.461
.332
9.0%
8.5%
6.9%
0.9%
.331
.088
EAS
EWA
6
.306
.266
16.7%
6.7%
16.7%
7.5%
1.00
0.89
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.010
17
7
3827
.496
.344
13.0%
8.8%
2.4%
3.1%
5.30
42.02
6.1%
1.1%
.323
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
3256
.487
.339
12.5%
8.5%
1.0%
0.9%
11.33
57.60
5.8%
1.1%
.312
.110
2
vs Latin Leagues
542
.560
.371
16.8%
10.8%
5.7%
8.9%
2.94
1.22
8.1%
1.1%
.409
.124
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
1
Memphis Red Sox
4
.469
.336
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.115
12
Homestead Grays
1976
.499
.339
13.4%
8.8%
1.6%
0.5%
5.75
103.96
6.2%
1.1%
.329
.107
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1251
.465
.341
10.4%
7.9%
0.4%
0.7%
26.67
17.08
5.4%
1.2%
.286
.115
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
2
Azules de Veracruz
542
.560
.371
16.8%
10.8%
5.7%
8.9%
2.94
1.22
8.1%
1.1%
.409
.124
1
South All Stars
4
.642
.325
25.0%
4.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.100

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