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 Leaderboards

Runs
Year R Rnk
38.6
6
35.7
6
29.4
7
47.4
2
Career
246.6
228
Hits
Year H Rnk
20.7
7
19.7
10
Total Bases
Year TB Rnk
66.1
8
66.6
5
40.3
10
60.8
9
Sec Bases
Year SecB Rnk
85.4
5
86.5
4
85.1
3
62.0
12
82.8
5
Career
638.4
118
Singles
Year 1B Rnk
18.3
11
Doubles
Year 2B Rnk
14.4
3
           
Triples
Year 3B Rnk
6.3
1
6.5
4
4.2
9
Homeruns
Year HR Rnk
13.0
13
13.6
9
14.7
7
11.2
10
Career
91.0
213
Extra Bases
Year XB Rnk
54.1
5
50.8
7
41.1
12
36.8
8
Career
336.0
195
Strikeouts
Year K Rnk
On Base
Year OnB Rnk
25.7
13
37.7
4
Walks
Year BB Rnk
21.3
12
           
Outs
Year Outs Rnk
37.0
10
44.7
4
Hit By Pitch
Year HBP Rnk
5.1
5
4.1
10
3.8
11
Career
25.0
233
BB/K
Year BB/K Rnk
Stolen Bases
Year SB Rnk
11.4
9
19.7
9
18.8
11
24.2
4
Career
156.7
115
Stolen Base Att
Year SBA Rnk
13.0
10
23.3
9
24.9
12
Career
171.9
114
SB/Att
Year SB% Rnk
3.4
10
5.0
9
7.3
5
8.0
3
6.3
6
6.3
2
3.5
12
Career
43.2
51
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James