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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)


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
12
1930
1945
7.4
1
1941
1941
3.6
3
1936
1946
1.0
1
1940
1940
0.9
3
1942
1946
0.5
Center Field Yrs First Last
9
1937
1946
9.2
10
1932
1946
8.2
3
1930
1934
1.2
1
1930
1930
1.1
1
1930
1930
0.9

Right Field Yrs First Last
4
1934
1939
2.9
5
1932
1936
2.5
1
1940
1940
2.3
3
1932
1934
2.2
4
1939
1944
2.0
Shortstop Yrs First Last
9
1935
1946
10.2
7
1935
1942
7.6
8
1930
1942
4.1
3
1930
1932
2.5
1
1943
1943
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
3
1930
1943
6.1
3
1932
1934
3.4
7
1937
1946
3.4
4
1934
1942
2.5
1
1946
1946
0.9
Third Base Yrs First Last
9
1931
1945
7.1
4
1940
1946
5.6
1
1940
1940
5.3
5
1937
1944
4.4
3
1938
1943
1.4
First Base Yrs First Last
11
1934
1946
21.2
7
1930
1936
12.7
1
1940
1940
2.4
2
1940
1941
1.9
1
1936
1936
1.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
17
1930
1946
57.1
5
1932
1936
0.7
3
1937
1939
0.7
1
1930
1930
0.4
1
1930
1930
0.3
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
10
1934
1945
29.4
6
1931
1943
17.1
4
1933
1936
11.5
8
1937
1945
10.8
4
1942
1945
10.7
2
1940
1941
9.4
5
1938
1943
8.7
6
1937
1945
8.2
5
1938
1946
7.5
3
1930
1932
6.6
4
1932
1935
5.5
5
1932
1936
5.1
7
1933
1945
4.4
4
1942
1946
4.1
6
1937
1946
3.2
2
1934
1935
3.1
2
1931
1936
3.0
4
1930
1940
3.0
3
1940
1946
2.8
3
1934
1938
2.7
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1945
1946
0.9
5
1936
1946
0.5
2
1930
1931
0.5
3
1937
1944
0.5
1
1932
1932
0.4
3
1940
1946
0.3
1
1934
1934
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1934
1934
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
2
1942
1943
0.2
1
1944
1944
0.2
1
1940
1940
0.2
1
1934
1934
0.1
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1935
1935
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.1
1
1932
1932
0.1
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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