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George Gibson

George C. Gibson (Moon)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: July 22, 1880 in London, Ontario, Canada (All Transactions)
Debut: July 2, 1905 (Age 24.345)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1905 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Giants 1905-1918

Final Game: August 20, 1918 (Age 38.029)
Died: January 25, 1967 in London, Ontario, Canada
Buried: Campbell Cemetery, Komoka, Ontario, Canada
Relatives: Father-In-Law of Bill Warwick
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 25, 2014 6:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #1403. Al Martin… #1404. Ossie Vitt… #1405. Carson Bigbee… #1406. GEORGE GIBSON… #1407. Daryl Spencer… #1408. Mickey Morandini… #1409. Ethan Allen… 

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1905 24 PIT NL 46 156 135 14 24 2 2 2 14 2 15 17 .178 .270 .267 .536 58 36 2 4 2
1906 25 PIT NL 81 282 259 8 46 6 1 0 20 1 16 31 .178 .225 .208 .434 33 54 0 7 2
1907 26 PIT NL 113 413 382 28 84 8 7 3 35 2 18 32 .220 .261 .301 .562 75 115 3 10 *2/3
1908 27 PIT NL 143 517 486 37 111 19 4 2 45 4 19 32 .228 .260 .296 .557 78 144 2 10 *2
1909 28 PIT NL 150 571 510 42 135 25 9 2 52 9 44 26 .265 .326 .361 .686 109 184 2 15 *2
1910 29 PIT NL 143 544 482 53 125 22 6 3 44 7 47 31 .259 .333 .349 .681 93 168 6 9 *2
1911 30 PIT NL 100 347 311 32 65 12 2 0 19 3 29 16 .209 .281 .260 .541 49 81 2 5 2 MVP-17
1912 31 PIT NL 95 331 300 23 72 14 3 2 35 0 20 16 .240 .290 .327 .616 69 98 1 10 2
1913 32 PIT NL 48 136 118 6 33 4 2 0 12 2 1 10 8 .280 .341 .347 .689 101 41 1 7 2
1914 33 PIT NL 102 313 274 19 78 9 5 0 30 4 27 27 .285 .359 .354 .713 118 97 5 7 2
1915 34 PIT NL 120 395 351 28 88 15 6 1 30 5 2 31 25 .251 .313 .336 .649 98 118 1 13 *2
1916 35 PIT NL 33 91 84 4 17 2 2 0 4 0 3 7 .202 .239 .274 .512 57 23 1 3 2
1917 36 NYG NL 35 91 82 1 14 3 0 0 5 1 7 2 .171 .236 .207 .443 38 17 0 2 2
1918 37 NYG NL 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 355 2 0 0 /2
14 Yrs 1213 4189 3776 295 893 142 49 15 345 40 3 286 270 .236 .295 .312 .607 81 1178 26 102
162 Game Avg. 162 559 504 39 119 19 7 2 46 5 38 36 .236 .295 .312 .607 81 157 3 14
PIT (12 yrs) 1174 4096 3692 294 878 138 49 15 340 39 3 279 268 .238 .296 .314 .610 82 1159 26 100
NYG (2 yrs) 39 93 84 1 15 4 0 0 5 1 7 2 .179 .242 .226 .468 46 19 0 2

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1905 24 PIT NL 46 156 -6 -0 0 0 3 -4 -0.4 5 1 0.1 .490 .497 0.1 0.3 1 2
1906 25 PIT NL 81 282 -19 0 0 0 5 -14 -1.8 9 -5 -0.8 .478 .489 -0.7 0.5 -5 2
1907 26 PIT NL 113 413 -10 0 0 0 7 -3 -0.5 13 10 1.0 .496 .497 1.1 0.8 10 *2/3
1908 27 PIT NL 143 517 -11 -0 0 3 9 1 0.0 17 18 1.9 .501 .501 1.5 1.5 15 *2
1909 28 PIT NL 150 571 6 -1 0 3 10 18 2.2 19 36 4.1 .514 .513 3.6 1.6 33 *2
1910 29 PIT NL 143 544 -3 -1 0 3 9 8 1.0 17 25 2.6 .507 .506 2.2 1.4 22 *2
1911 30 PIT NL 100 347 -20 -0 0 3 6 -11 -1.3 11 -0 -0.2 .488 .493 -0.4 0.9 -3 2 MVP-17
1912 31 PIT NL 95 331 -12 1 0 2 6 -4 -0.4 10 7 0.6 .496 .498 0.5 0.8 5 2
1913 32 PIT NL 48 136 1 0 0 2 2 5 0.6 4 10 1.0 .512 .504 0.8 0.5 8 2
1914 33 PIT NL 102 313 7 -0 0 1 5 12 1.4 10 22 2.4 .514 .509 2.3 0.7 21 2
1915 34 PIT NL 120 395 0 1 0 0 7 8 0.9 12 20 2.2 .508 .506 2.3 0.8 20 *2
1916 35 PIT NL 33 91 -4 0 0 1 2 -1 -0.2 3 2 0.1 .495 .499 0.0 0.3 1 2
1917 36 NYG NL 35 91 -5 -0 0 1 1 -3 -0.3 3 0 -0.1 .491 .498 -0.2 0.3 -1 2
1918 37 NYG NL 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 1 0.1 .517 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /2
14 Seasons 1213 4189 -76 0 0 19 70 13 1.2 132 146 15.1 .501 .502 13.3 10.3 127
PIT (12 yrs) 1174 4096 -72 0 0 18 69 15 1.5 130 145 15.1 .502 .502 13.4 10.0 127
NYG (2 yrs) 39 93 -4 -0 0 1 1 -2 -0.3 3 1 0.0 .493 .498 -0.1 0.3 -0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1909 ❍ 28 PIT NL WS DET W 7 26 25 2 6 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 .240 .269 .320 .589 8 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 7 26 25 2 6 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 .240 .269 .320 .589 8 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1905 PIT NL 24 C 44 263 200 54 9 4 .966 5.77 .963 6.20 8 42 40 49% 45%
1906 PIT NL 25 C 81 446 336 97 13 10 .971 5.35 .970 6.25 13 79 72 48% 45%
1907 PIT NL 26 C 109 642 499 125 18 12 .972 5.72 .971 5.98 14 86 86 50% 45%
1907 PIT NL 26 1B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .985 10.60
1908 PIT NL 27 C 140 764 607 136 21 10 .973 5.31 .971 5.92 4 123 92 43% 46%
1909 PIT NL 28 C 150 862 655 192 15 9 .983 5.65 .965 6.27 10 123 138 53% 45%
1910 PIT NL 29 C 143 850 633 203 14 8 .984 5.85 .973 6.30 8 155 137 47% 44%
1911 PIT NL 30 C 98 581 452 117 12 16 .979 5.81 .966 6.44 10 110 94 46% 44% MVP-17
1912 PIT NL 31 C 94 591 484 101 6 11 .990 6.22 .969 6.31 12 88 80 48% 44%
1913 PIT NL 32 C 48 219 182 34 3 4 .986 4.50 .970 6.29 0 55 21 28% 44%
1914 PIT NL 33 C 101 96 64 497 358 126 13 8 .974 4.79 .970 6.31 10 97 78 45% 44%
1915 PIT NL 34 C 118 115 91 710 551 134 25 14 .965 5.81 .975 6.20 8 110 86 44% 46%
1916 PIT NL 35 C 29 27 20 181 140 39 2 2 .989 6.17 .974 6.30 3 33 25 43% 44%
1917 NYG NL 36 C 35 26 19 145 116 27 2 4 .986 4.09 .975 5.98 1 15 12 44% 44%
1918 NYG NL 37 C 4 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 .975 5.25 0 1 1 50% 44%
14 Seasons C 1194 264 194 6753 5214 1386 153 112 .977 5.53 .970 6.21 101 1117 962 46% 45%
1 Season 1B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 .985 10.60
14 Seasons TOT 1195 264 194 6755 5216 1386 153 112 .977 5.52 .970 6.21 101 1117 962 46% 45%
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1911 NL (17, 6%)
0.06 Career Shares (1081st)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1909 NL  3.6 (9th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1908 NL  1.5 (4th)
1909 NL  1.6 (5th)
1910 NL  1.4 (3rd)
Career  10.3 (200th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1909 NL  19.6 (8th)
1911 NL  19.4 (4th)

Def. Games as C s c a p y
1907 NL  109 (1st)
1908 NL  140 (1st)
1909 NL  150 (1st)
1910 NL  143 (1st)
1911 NL  98 (3rd)
1912 NL  94 (4th)
1914 NL  101 (4th)
1915 NL  118 (2nd)
Career  1,194 (75th)

Putouts as C s c a p y
1907 NL  499 (1st)
1908 NL  607 (2nd)
1909 NL  655 (2nd)
1910 NL  633 (2nd)
1911 NL  452 (3rd)
1912 NL  484 (3rd)
1915 NL  551 (2nd)

Assists as C s c a p y
1907 NL  125 (2nd)
1908 NL  136 (5th)
1909 NL  192 (3rd)
1910 NL  203 (1st)
1911 NL  117 (5th)
1915 NL  134 (3rd)
Career  1,386 (13th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
1907 NL  18 (4th)
1908 NL  21 (2nd)
1915 NL  25 (1st)
Career  153 (71st)

Double Plays Turned as C s c a p y
1906 NL  10 (1st)
1907 NL  12 (3rd)
1908 NL  10 (5th)
1911 NL  16 (1st)
1912 NL  11 (5th)
1915 NL  14 (3rd)
Career  112 (33rd)

Passed Balls s c a p y
1906 NL  13 (2nd)
1907 NL  14 (2nd)
1909 NL  10 (4th)
1911 NL  10 (3rd)
1912 NL  12 (1st)
1914 NL  10 (4th)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
1908 NL  123 (1st)
1909 NL  123 (3rd)
1910 NL  155 (1st)
1914 NL  97 (5th)
1915 NL  110 (1st)
Career  1,117 (20th)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
1907 NL  86 (2nd)
1908 NL  92 (5th)
1909 NL  138 (1st)
1910 NL  137 (1st)
1911 NL  94 (3rd)
1914 NL  78 (5th)
1915 NL  86 (2nd)
Career  962 (10th)

Caught Stealing %s c a p y
1905 NL  48.8 (4th)
1906 NL  47.7 (5th)
1907 NL  50.0 (2nd)
1909 NL  52.9 (1st)
1912 NL  47.6 (4th)
Career  46.3 (68th)

Range Factor/Game as C s c a p y
1908 NL  5.31 (5th)
1910 NL  5.85 (5th)
1912 NL  6.22 (3rd)
1915 NL  5.81 (4th)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
1906 NL  .971 (4th)
1907 NL  .972 (4th)
1908 NL  .973 (4th)
1909 NL  .983 (1st)
1910 NL  .984 (1st)
1911 NL  .979 (2nd)
1912 NL  .990 (1st)
1914 NL  .974 (4th)

Oldest s c a p y
1915 NL  born 1880-07-22 (8th)
1916 NL  born 1880-07-22 (7th)
1917 NL  born 1880-07-22 (5th)
1918 NL  born 1880-07-22 (4th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1449), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 20 (744), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (102nd), 15.1 career WAR/15.1 7yr-peak WAR/15.1 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

Transactions

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Name and misspellings: George C. gearge George goerge Moon Gibson

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