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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)


Teams
Team Lg Pos
EAS
18
C
2
13
7
0
.650
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
IND
19
C
2
34
21
1
.618
Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
IND
20
C
3
32
26
1
.552
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
21
C
2
47
35
2
.573
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
21
C
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
22
C
2
52
29
3
.642
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
IND
22
C
1
16
13
1
.552
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
22
C
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
23
C
1
48
23
3
.676
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
23
C
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NLC
23
C
1
4
3
0
.571
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
24
C
1
48
33
2
.593
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
24
C
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
25
C
1
54
18
1
.750
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
26
C
1
49
12
0
.803
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
26
C
1
1
1
0
.500
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
NN2
27
C
1
38
21
1
.644
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NLP
27
C
2
3
2
0
.600
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NLC
27
C
2
1
3
1
.250
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
27
C
1
1
1
0
.500
Yankee Stadium (New York, NY)
NN2
28
1B
1
42
20
0
.677
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
30
C
1
64
23
3
.736
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
30
C
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
30
C
1
2
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
31
C
1
78
23
1
.772
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
IND
31
C
2
2
0
0
1.000
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
WS
31
C
1
4
3
1
.571
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
EWA
31
C
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
32
C
1
63
29
3
.685
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
32
C
1
4
1
0
.800
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
32
C
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
33
C
1
47
25
3
.653
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
33
C
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
34
C
2
45
38
3
.542
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
34
C
2
1
1
0
.500
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
16
5
C
796
422
30
.654
10
2
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Homestead Grays
C
555
267
19
.675
7
2
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
231
149
11
.608
3
0
9
East All Stars
C
7
6
0
.538
0
0
1
West All Stars
C
1
0
0
1.000
0
0
1
South All Stars
C
2
0
0
1.000
0
0

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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