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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
5
1
3
.378
.425
.685
1.110
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
20
C
52
218
194
39
60
9
3
8
38
1
22
0
0
2
.309
.380
.510
.890
127
21
C
67
254
230
57
90
15
5
16
67
4
0
20
0
0
0
4
0
0
.391
.440
.709
1.149
209
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
186
MULT
23
C
52
231
204
56
77
13
5
11
63
10
1
25
2
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
0
25
0
1
1
.417
.500
.974
1.474
272
26
C
42
178
147
47
55
11
4
11
50
2
27
0
4
0
0
.374
.471
.728
1.199
210
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
208
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
182
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
263
MULT
32
C
55
223
195
43
67
7
6
10
50
3
28
0
0
0
0
0
.344
.426
.595
1.021
176
HG
33
C
45
184
156
33
52
7
5
7
38
0
27
0
1
.333
.432
.577
1.009
194
34
C
50
194
174
35
55
11
3
13
48
0
0
18
1
0
0
2
0
0
.316
.380
.638
1.018
193
17
7
C
886
3751
3219
858
1176
202
74
234
1017
54
1
494
42
5
6
31
1
0
.365
.451
.692
1.143
203
162 Game Average
686
589
157
215
37
14
43
186
12
14
90
44
101
1
6
2
0
.365
.451
.692
1.143
203
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
763
3180
2741
716
990
164
67
190
849
44
1
402
11
5
5
31
1
0
.361
.444
.678
1.121
201
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
284
1175
1036
256
366
61
21
68
292
25
0
126
2
1
12
.353
.424
.650
1.074
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
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
123
.460
.351
6.5%
0.7%
4.1%
8.2%
1.60
7.3%
1.7%
.306
.138
HG
IND
201
.406
.321
6.5%
7.5%
1.5%
1.1%
4.33
6.61
4.0%
1.1%
.251
.111
PC
218
.397
.350
10.1%
0.7%
0.0%
7.8%
3.7%
1.2%
.201
.122
254
.490
.326
7.9%
0.0%
6.4%
6.3%
1.1%
.317
.119
MULT
MULT
278
.457
.328
10.8%
0.0%
7.7%
5.4%
0.8%
.297
.093
MULT
231
.473
.353
10.8%
1.2%
0.9%
8.9%
12.50
9.00
4.8%
1.5%
.275
.130
211
.531
.354
14.2%
0.4%
0.0%
8.9%
32.14
8.5%
1.7%
.388
.127
HG
NN2
183
.595
.344
13.7%
8.2%
0.0%
0.1%
63.00
10.9%
1.6%
.558
.132
178
.507
.345
15.2%
9.4%
6.2%
1.5%
.354
.128
MULT
161
.527
.342
16.8%
0.0%
8.7%
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
.375
17.3%
11.1%
5.8%
8.6%
3.00
1.30
7.6%
1.1%
.380
.123
MULT
224
.450
.329
18.3%
0.0%
9.6%
4.5%
1.0%
.225
.094
MULT
MULT
342
.591
.351
17.5%
0.0%
9.6%
5.8%
0.6%
.359
.099
MULT
223
.463
.341
12.6%
0.0%
8.5%
4.5%
0.9%
.251
.102
HG
184
.464
.327
14.7%
8.6%
3.8%
0.8%
.244
.086
194
.456
.330
9.3%
0.5%
8.4%
18.00
6.7%
0.9%
.322
.086
17
7
3751
.498
.344
13.2%
8.8%
2.7%
3.2%
4.83
43.02
6.2%
1.1%
.327
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
3180
.489
.339
12.6%
8.4%
1.1%
1.0%
10.09
59.89
6.0%
1.2%
.317
.111
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
1175
.467
.341
10.7%
7.9%
0.4%
0.7%
27.50
17.08
5.8%
1.2%
.296
.117
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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