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Kirk Gibson

Kirk Harold Gibson (Gibby)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: May 28, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan, US
High School: Waterford-Kettering HS (Waterford , MI)
School: Michigan State University (East Lansing , MI)

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (12th) of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Michigan State University (East Lansing , MI).

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Minors Batting

4 Seasons15461253385132209188935364170.248.336.420.7562249152
A (1 season)A542041752742548401312254.240.328.451.78079304
AAA (3 seasons)AAA1004083585890155104922242116.251.339.405.7441456112
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

3 Seasons1202402177162.9331.87


201053ArizonaNLMLBARI1 of 21626597.401
201154ArizonaNLMLBARI1 of 11629468.580
201255ArizonaNLMLBARI1 of 11628181.500
201356ArizonaNLMLBARI1 of 11628181.500
201457ArizonaNLMLBARI1 of 21626498.395
5 Seasons810385425.475

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

197821Lakeland TigersFlorida State LeagueADET
197922Evansville TripletsAmerican AssociationAAADET
197922Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11979-09-081979-09-30
198023Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11980-04-101980-06-16
198124Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11981-04-091981-10-04
198225Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11982-04-091982-07-08
198326Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11983-04-051983-10-02
198427Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11984-04-031984-09-28
198528Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11985-04-081985-10-06
198629Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11986-04-071986-10-05
198730Toledo Mud HensInternational LeagueAAADET
198730Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11987-05-051987-10-04
198831Los Angeles DodgersNational LeagueMLBLAD11988-04-041988-09-30
198932Los Angeles DodgersNational LeagueMLBLAD11989-04-031989-07-22
199033Albuquerque DukesPacific Coast LeagueAAALAD
199033Los Angeles DodgersNational LeagueMLBLAD11990-06-021990-09-29
199134Kansas City RoyalsAmerican LeagueMLBKCR11991-04-081991-10-02
199235Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueMLBPIT11992-04-061992-05-02
199336Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11993-04-051993-09-28
199437Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11994-04-041994-08-11
199538Detroit TigersAmerican LeagueMLBDET11995-04-281995-08-10

Sabr ID: fcc986e9

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