Joe Gibbon

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Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Feb 20, 2019 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Feb 20, 2019 (83)

About

Former left-handed reliever and spot starter who won a World Series his rookie year with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1960. He went on to play for the San Francisco GiantsCincinnati Reds and Houston Astros.

Before Fame

He played baseball at Hickory High School in Mississippi.

Trivia

Used almost exclusively as a starter in 1961, he set career-highs in wins (13) and innings (195.1) while posting a solid 3.32 ERA.

Family Life

He had four sons and a daughter.

Associated With

Hall-of-Fame second baseman Joe Morgan was his teammate on the Cincinnati Reds.