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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)


Fielding
Glossary
Catcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
MRS
NNL
18
1
HG
EAS
18
30
26
138.2
54
13
1
1
1
7
.985
.978
4.35
5.56
0.6
4.3
1.3
-0.7
HG
IND
19
38
38
323.0
211
31
3
6
1
13
.988
.973
6.74
5.93
2.6
8.2
1.7
0.9
PC
IND
20
36
33
282.0
183
23
4
2
1
8
.981
.983
6.57
6.68
0.3
1.0
-2.5
2.8
PC
NvM
20
3
3
21.0
7
2
0
0
1
2
1.000
.990
3.86
7.27
-0.7
-31.6
0.4
-1.1
PC
NN2
21
48
389.0
278
35
5
9
3
15
.984
.972
7.24
6.52
-2.1
-5.3
-0.1
-1.9
EAS
EWA
21
1
0
2.0
1
0
1
0
1
0
.500
.929
4.50
6.88
-0.1
-45.9
-0.1
0.0
PC
NN2
22
56
463.2
348
47
10
5
4
32
.975
.979
7.67
6.80
1.0
2.2
0.1
1.0
HG
IND
22
1
3.0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1.000
.991
6.00
6.37
-0.1
-30.9
-0.1
0.0
EAS
EWA
22
1
1
6.0
7
2
0
1
0
1
0
2
1.000
1.000
13.50
11.00
0.4
71.6
0.4
0.0
PC
NN2
23
34
32
281.0
200
31
2
2
1
6
.991
.980
7.40
6.46
0.6
2.0
1.2
-0.7
WES
EWA
23
1
1
11.0
8
1
1
0
1
0
2
0
.900
.950
7.36
7.89
-0.4
-38.2
-0.4
-0.0
PC
NLC
23
7
7
61.0
39
5
0
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
6.49
6.97
0.4
6.5
0.4
0.0
PC
NN2
24
40
38
342.1
196
30
10
2
2
11
.958
.976
5.94
6.19
5.3
15.4
0.0
5.2
EAS
EWA
24
1
0
5.0
7
0
0
0
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
12.60
6.50
-0.7
-144.6
0.0
-0.7
HG
NN2
25
36
36
321.2
205
23
4
5
1
2
.983
.977
6.38
6.20
-1.3
-4.2
-0.8
-0.5
HG
NN2
26
43
40
345.1
211
28
2
2
0
1
.992
.974
6.23
6.14
3.0
8.7
1.5
1.5
EAS
EWA
26
1
1
1.000
6.35
HG
NN2
27
27
HG
NLP
27
2
HG
NLC
27
5
EAS
EWA
27
2
2
17.0
13
3
0
0
0
0
0
3
1.000
.968
8.47
7.94
0.0
2.3
0.0
0.0
VEZ
MEX
28
22
VEZ
MEX
29
94
HG
NN2
30
43
HG
WS
30
4
29.0
24
6
2
2
1
8
.938
.947
9.31
8.88
0.7
22.5
1.0
-0.3
EAS
EWA
30
2
2
18.0
21
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
.958
.974
11.50
9.25
0.2
11.8
0.2
0.0
HG
NN2
31
62
499.1
283
31
5
1
5
0
12
.984
.971
5.66
6.08
0.3
0.6
-1.2
1.5
SAS
NSA
31
1
9.0
3
2
0
1
0
0
1
1.000
1.000
5.00
7.41
0.2
17.7
0.2
0.0
HG
WS
31
6
58.2
45
5
5
1
0
0
3
.909
.913
7.67
6.09
-0.3
-4.3
-0.3
0.0
EAS
EWA
31
1
1
8.0
6
1
0
0
0
0
2
1.000
1.000
7.88
6.88
0.1
13.1
0.1
0.0
HG
NN2
32
42
HG
WS
32
5
45.0
31
0
0
0
2
3
1.000
1.000
6.20
5.56
-0.2
-3.4
-0.2
-0.0
EAS
EWA
32
1
1
8.0
3
2
0
0
0
0
1
1.000
1.000
5.63
4.76
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
HG
NN2
33
36
HG
WS
33
4
4
35.0
18
1
1
0
0
1
.950
.968
4.89
3.80
-0.5
-13.2
-0.5
0.0
HG
NN2
34
42
EAS
EWA
34
2
2
12.0
5
4
0
0
0
0
3
3
1.000
.962
6.75
6.62
0.9
74.3
0.9
0.0
17
7
781
268
3734.2
2409
328
57
40
25
1
134
8
.980
.975
6.60
6.34
10.3
2.8
3.4
6.9


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
IND
19
8
8
70.0
11
1
0
0
1.000
.960
1.54
1.94
-1.4
-19.8
-1.3
-0.1
PC
IND
20
31
29
253.0
36
3
2
0
.951
.961
1.39
1.49
-0.5
-2.0
-1.2
0.7
PC
NvM
20
6
3
37.0
7
1
2
0
.800
.850
1.95
1.30
1.3
34.6
0.8
0.4
PC
NN2
21
8
62.0
8
2
0
0
1.000
.950
1.45
1.64
-0.2
-2.6
-1.0
0.8
PC
NN2
22
3
24.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.939
1.13
1.54
-0.6
-26.7
-0.5
-0.1
EAS
EWA
22
1
0
3.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
2.50
-0.5
-171.6
-0.5
0.0
PC
NN2
24
1
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.955
0.00
1.80
-1.1
-123.2
-1.0
-0.1
HG
NN2
25
1
1
9.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.944
2.00
1.65
0.3
35.7
0.4
-0.1
HG
NN2
26
1
1
8.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.946
1.13
1.76
-0.2
-27.3
-0.2
-0.0
HG
NN2
30
1
HG
NN2
31
1
6.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.937
1.50
1.70
-0.1
-12.5
-0.0
-0.1
9
3
62
43
481.0
69
7
5
0
.938
.949
1.42
1.58
-3.0
-6.2
-4.5
1.5


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
21
4
25.0
29
2
3
1
.912
.974
11.16
10.43
0.8
30.7
0.8
PC
NN2
22
6
44.0
49
3
0
3
1.000
.986
10.64
10.82
0.7
15.0
0.7
PC
NN2
23
8
7
70.1
67
6
3
6
.961
.983
9.34
10.45
1.2
16.9
1.2
PC
NN2
24
6
6
40.0
36
3
2
5
.951
.982
8.78
10.47
0.4
9.2
0.4
HG
NN2
25
1
1
9.0
10
1
0
0
1.000
.987
11.00
10.92
0.3
33.5
0.3
HG
NN2
26
2
2
14.0
17
2
0
0
1.000
.985
12.21
10.78
1.0
68.7
1.0
HG
NN2
27
1
HG
NN2
28
1
HG
NN2
30
1
HG
NN2
32
2
HG
NN2
33
2
HG
NN2
34
3
12
2
37
16
202.1
208
17
8
15
.966
.983
10.01
10.58
4.2
21.0
4.2


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
EAS
18
1
0
7.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.958
2.57
1.97
0.4
61.5
0.5
-0.1
HG
IND
19
1
1
9.0
2
2
0
1
1.000
.942
4.00
1.93
1.3
149.2
0.2
1.1
PC
IND
20
3
1
15.0
1
1
1
0
.667
.955
1.20
1.58
-0.3
-21.7
-0.9
0.5
PC
NN2
21
4
31.0
7
1
0
1
1.000
.962
2.32
1.77
1.4
45.7
1.1
0.3
PC
NN2
23
3
3
25.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.939
1.44
1.75
-0.5
-19.2
-0.2
-0.2
PC
NN2
24
2
2
15.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.951
0.60
1.80
-1.3
-83.5
-1.1
-0.1
HG
NN2
30
2
HG
NN2
31
10
68.0
14
2
1
0
.941
.931
2.12
1.54
2.6
37.8
2.0
0.5
HG
NN2
32
6
HG
NN2
33
2
10
2
34
7
170.0
31
6
2
2
.949
.943
1.96
1.68
3.7
21.8
1.6
2.1


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
21
3
15.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.928
1.20
2.67
-0.9
-62.2
-0.9
PC
NN2
22
3
15.0
2
3
0
0
1.000
.931
3.00
2.83
0.1
3.8
0.1
PC
NN2
23
1
0
6.0
2
1
0
1
1.000
.922
4.50
2.79
-0.1
-20.7
-0.1
PC
NN2
24
1
0
4.0
0
2
0
0
1.000
.910
4.50
2.72
0.7
177.0
0.7
HG
NN2
25
1
0
1.2
0
1
1
0
.500
.929
5.40
2.83
0.4
261.6
0.4
HG
NN2
26
3
3
20.0
0
3
1
0
.750
.927
1.35
2.52
-0.3
-14.5
-0.3
HG
NN2
34
1
7
2
13
3
61.2
5
11
2
1
.889
.926
2.34
2.68
-0.1
-2.4
-0.1


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
HG
EAS
18
1
HG
NN2
32
1
HG
NN2
33
1
HG
NN2
34
2
4
1
5


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
IND
19
2
1
14.0
3
0
1
0
.750
.974
1.93
2.31
-0.2
-12.8
-0.1
-0.1
PC
NN2
22
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.980
1.00
2.16
-0.7
-74.1
-0.6
-0.0
PC
NN2
24
1
1
9.0
4
0
1
0
.800
.959
4.00
2.31
1.1
120.1
1.1
-0.1
3
2
4
2
32.0
8
0
2
0
.800
.972
2.25
2.27
0.2
7.3
0.4
-0.2


Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
1
0
1.2
0
0
0
0
.953
0.00
2.58
1
1
1
0
1.2
0
0
0
0
.000
.953
0.00
2.58



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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