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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
159
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
240
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
202
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
223
195
43
67
7
6
10
50
3
28
0
0
0
0
0
.344
.426
.595
1.021
176
MULT
33
C
48
198
165
37
58
7
5
8
40
0
32
4
0
1
.352
.457
.600
1.057
202
34
C
49
191
174
34
55
12
3
13
52
0
0
16
1
3
0
1
0
0
.316
.374
.644
1.017
183
17
8
C
913
3870
3328
886
1218
207
79
239
1046
54
1
503
32
14
8
30
1
0
.366
.450
.691
1.141
202
162 Game Average
687
591
157
216
37
14
42
186
13
15
89
41
16
2
5
2
0
.366
.450
.691
1.141
202
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
790
3299
2850
744
1032
169
72
195
878
44
1
411
1
14
7
30
1
0
.362
.444
.677
1.121
200
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
477
2004
1713
470
623
100
45
125
564
18
268
8
5
18
0
.364
.451
.694
1.145
207
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
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
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
.320
6.5%
7.5%
0.4%
16.84
4.0%
1.1%
.251
.111
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
.341
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
223
.463
.341
12.6%
0.0%
8.5%
4.5%
0.9%
.251
.102
MULT
198
.467
.329
16.2%
8.7%
4.0%
0.8%
.248
.094
191
.444
.339
8.4%
0.5%
9.3%
16.00
6.8%
0.9%
.328
.094
17
8
3870
.496
.346
13.0%
8.9%
5.4%
5.2%
3.19
12.48
6.2%
1.1%
.325
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
3299
.487
.340
12.5%
8.5%
2.0%
1.3%
11.00
24.27
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
2004
.497
.341
13.4%
8.9%
6.2%
1.1%
.330
.110
5
Pittsburgh Crawfords
1261
.468
.341
10.3%
7.9%
5.6%
1.2%
.293
.115
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
.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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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