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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
18
C
33
123
111
20
42
3
2
9
37
0
8
1
3
.378
.425
.685
1.110
164
HG
IND
19
C
48
201
183
39
57
14
4
8
42
0
13
1
4
.311
.360
.563
.923
161
PC
20
LF
70
294
265
54
85
13
6
8
50
1
26
1
2
.321
.384
.506
.889
133
21
C
69
264
240
61
95
15
7
18
74
4
0
20
0
0
0
4
0
0
.396
.442
.742
1.184
217
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
187
MULT
23
C
52
231
204
56
77
13
5
11
63
10
1
25
0
1
0
2
0
0
.377
.445
.652
1.097
178
24
C
51
211
178
53
70
7
4
18
67
7
30
0
0
3
0
0
.393
.481
.781
1.262
218
HG
NN2
25
C
39
183
156
60
65
13
7
20
73
2
25
2
1
1
.417
.500
.974
1.474
271
26
C
47
200
166
53
61
11
4
13
54
2
0
29
0
0
1
4
0
0
.367
.464
.717
1.181
202
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
28
C
23
112
94
33
43
7
4
11
38
3
18
6
0
0
.457
.545
.968
1.513
286
VEZ
MEX
29
C
94
434
358
100
134
31
3
33
124
7
75
25
1
0
.374
.484
.754
1.238
203
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
181
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
264
MULT
32
C
55
225
194
43
67
9
6
10
51
3
31
0
3
0
0
0
1
.345
.436
.608
1.044
178
MULT
33
C
51
211
174
38
59
7
5
8
41
0
36
4
0
1
.339
.452
.575
1.027
193
34
C
50
192
175
34
55
12
3
13
52
0
0
16
1
3
0
1
0
0
.314
.372
.640
1.012
180
17
8
C
917
3886
3337
887
1219
209
79
239
1048
54
1
510
32
17
8
30
1
1
.365
.450
.690
1.141
201
162 Game Average
687
590
157
215
37
14
42
185
13
15
90
41
14
2
5
2
3
.365
.450
.690
1.141
201
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
794
3315
2859
745
1033
171
72
195
880
44
1
418
1
17
7
30
1
1
.361
.444
.676
1.120
199
2
vs Latin Leagues
116
542
450
132
177
38
7
44
162
10
91
31
1
0
.393
.496
.802
1.299
220
1
vs Major Leagues
7
29
28
10
9
0
0
0
6
0
1
0
0
.321
.345
.321
.666
59
 
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
176
12
Homestead Grays
C
481
2020
1722
471
624
102
45
125
566
18
275
11
5
18
0
1
.362
.452
.692
1.143
206
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
C
304
1261
1117
275
396
65
26
70
311
25
0
130
2
12
.355
.423
.647
1.070
183
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
222
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
220
1
South All Stars
C
1
4
3
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
.667
.750
.667
1.417
283
1
North All Stars
C
1
5
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
.333
.600
.333
.933
179



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
123
.460
.364
6.5%
8.5%
7.3%
1.7%
.306
.144
HG
IND
201
.406
.318
6.5%
7.5%
0.4%
17.03
4.0%
1.1%
.251
.110
PC
294
.406
.350
8.8%
8.1%
2.7%
0.9%
.185
.110
264
.502
.327
7.6%
0.0%
6.5%
6.8%
1.1%
.346
.120
MULT
MULT
278
.457
.327
10.8%
0.0%
7.7%
5.4%
0.8%
.297
.093
MULT
231
.473
.353
10.8%
0.0%
8.9%
4.8%
1.5%
.275
.130
211
.531
.354
14.2%
0.0%
8.9%
8.5%
1.7%
.388
.127
HG
NN2
183
.586
.344
13.7%
8.1%
10.9%
1.6%
.558
.133
200
.501
.349
14.5%
0.0%
9.5%
6.5%
1.6%
.349
.131
MULT
161
.527
.342
16.8%
0.0%
8.6%
8.7%
1.7%
.415
.111
112
.632
.353
16.1%
5.4%
9.4%
3.00
9.8%
1.2%
.511
.127
VEZ
MEX
434
.540
.381
17.3%
11.3%
5.8%
8.5%
3.00
1.33
7.6%
1.1%
.380
.125
MULT
224
.450
.330
18.3%
0.0%
9.6%
4.5%
1.0%
.225
.095
MULT
MULT
342
.591
.350
17.5%
0.0%
9.6%
5.8%
0.6%
.359
.099
MULT
225
.463
.345
13.8%
0.0%
8.4%
4.4%
0.9%
.263
.103
MULT
211
.458
.330
17.1%
8.8%
3.8%
0.8%
.236
.095
192
.441
.340
8.3%
0.5%
9.3%
16.00
6.8%
0.9%
.326
.096
17
8
3886
.495
.346
13.1%
8.9%
5.4%
5.2%
3.19
12.51
6.2%
1.1%
.325
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
3315
.486
.341
12.6%
8.5%
2.0%
1.3%
11.00
24.34
5.9%
1.1%
.315
.111
2
vs Latin Leagues
542
.560
.375
16.8%
10.9%
5.7%
8.8%
2.94
1.25
8.1%
1.1%
.409
.125
1
vs Major Leagues
29
.325
.385
3.4%
8.7%
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Memphis Red Sox
4
.469
.330
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.113
12
Homestead Grays
2020
.496
.341
13.6%
8.9%
6.2%
1.1%
.329
.110
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1261
.468
.341
10.3%
7.9%
5.6%
1.2%
.293
.115
9
East All Stars
44
.419
.313
22.7%
8.8%
2.3%
10.8%
10.00
0.92
0.0%
0.5%
.121
.081
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
.375
16.8%
10.9%
5.7%
8.8%
2.94
1.25
8.1%
1.1%
.409
.125
1
South All Stars
4
.642
.341
25.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.105
1
North All Stars
5
.353
.330
40.0%
10.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.043

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