Kirk Gibson
Kirk Harold Gibson
 
 
Born: May 28, 1957 in Pontiac, MI
57 years old
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'3" Wt: 215
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 1978 - (Round 1 / Pick 12)
- High School: Kettering (Waterford, MI)
- College/Univ: Michigan State University (1978)
- Visit Gibson's Managerial Page

Batting

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Multi-Team Years
R
H
K
AL
22.1
LF
39
-2.2
-1.3
-0.6
-2.3
-1.9
1.8
-0.2
-0.1
0.7
1.6
-3.1
-2.4
-4.7
-0.2
-1.2
2.6
5.4
-0.9
AL
23.1
CF
189
-0.6
-1.8
6.2
-3.1
-0.7
-3.3
0.2
3.9
7.9
-22.8
-6.0
-5.8
-6.8
0.1
-22.1
1.2
6.8
-3.2
AL
24.1
RF
313
14.3
20.7
30.9
11.0
18.3
1.3
1.6
2.3
10.2
-26.2
15.0
-8.2
11.6
0.5
-26.5
11.4
13.0
3.4
AL
25.1
CF
294
5.1
3.9
11.3
7.3
-2.0
5.9
0.5
0.3
7.3
-4.1
4.3
0.3
4.5
-0.3
-2.5
4.4
8.8
-1.2
AL
26.1
DH
467
6.8
-14.5
6.9
45.4
-23.8
-6.2
6.3
4.1
21.4
-36.8
-2.1
15.2
6.7
1.7
-8.4
6.3
5.5
2.6
AL
27.1
RF
611
38.6
12.0
66.1
85.4
-12.1
-0.1
6.5
13.0
54.1
-21.2
25.1
13.2
30.4
5.1
0.3
19.7
23.3
5.0
AL
28.1
RF
670
35.7
15.8
66.6
86.5
-15.1
14.4
1.6
10.2
50.8
-45.9
25.7
13.4
37.0
1.8
-15.6
18.8
17.3
7.3
AL
29.1
RF
521
29.4
4.6
40.3
85.1
-7.1
-7.7
-0.5
13.6
35.7
-28.3
24.3
22.8
26.5
4.1
6.6
24.2
24.9
8.0
AL
30.1
LF
568
27.0
7.6
33.5
62.0
-11.2
8.6
0.9
4.1
25.9
-29.4
24.2
20.9
29.5
1.8
4.2
14.1
15.7
3.3
NL
31.1
LF
632
47.4
19.7
60.8
82.8
1.3
0.2
-3.2
14.7
41.1
-31.6
37.7
21.3
44.7
3.8
2.8
12.0
8.2
6.3
NL
32.1
LF
292
0.3
-8.9
-0.6
24.8
-10.3
-4.8
0.2
3.9
8.2
-12.8
-1.1
9.8
-0.3
0.7
2.2
5.7
5.6
1.9
NL
33.1
CF
359
12.9
-0.1
2.6
30.2
-4.5
4.0
-2.2
0.8
2.8
-14.2
6.5
7.9
11.1
1.3
-0.8
16.5
14.5
6.3
AL
34.1
LF
540
8.5
-11.9
2.7
47.3
-13.2
-12.3
2.4
6.5
14.6
-23.3
6.1
21.1
10.2
2.7
7.1
8.2
7.2
3.5
NL
35.1
RF
60
-3.1
-3.4
-4.3
-1.8
-0.8
-2.7
-0.4
1.0
-0.8
-3.3
-5.1
-2.1
-5.5
-0.3
-4.0
1.9
2.4
0.3
AL
36.1
DH
454
6.5
-3.0
8.9
19.5
-9.1
1.6
4.2
0.7
11.9
-20.1
-0.9
2.3
6.2
0.7
-10.2
7.4
9.1
1.5
AL
37.1
DH
382
15.9
0.7
37.5
38.5
-14.2
1.4
0.3
11.2
36.8
-10.3
4.4
5.6
8.3
0.4
-0.8
-2.3
-0.1
-2.2
AL
38.1
DH
265
4.2
-2.8
4.4
19.9
-8.3
2.0
0.9
0.8
7.2
-20.4
3.1
7.4
3.3
1.0
-5.5
4.5
4.5
1.3
17
4
     
6656
 
246.6
37.5
373.5
638.4
-114.6
4.2
19.1
91.0
336.0
-349.3
158.5
142.8
212.8
25.0
-74.3
156.7
171.9
43.2
 
   
R
H
K
12
   
RF
4773
 
180.5
42.0
312.1
455.2
-87.2
19.7
22.3
64.2
270.1
-264.0
114.2
84.7
152.6
16.8
-81.7
112.3
134.0
25.0
3
   
LF
1283
 
60.7
10.7
62.9
137.7
-13.5
-0.6
-5.2
19.3
52.1
-58.7
43.2
39.0
55.5
5.8
4.2
34.2
28.3
14.4
1
   
LF
540
 
8.5
-11.9
2.7
47.3
-13.2
-12.3
2.4
6.5
14.6
-23.3
6.1
21.1
10.2
2.7
7.1
8.2
7.2
3.5
1
   
RF
60
 
-3.1
-3.4
-4.3
-1.8
-0.8
-2.7
-0.4
1.0
-0.8
-3.3
-5.1
-2.1
-5.5
-0.3
-4.0
1.9
2.4
0.3


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