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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kirk Harold Gibson
Stat Years
1978-1995  [mlb] 1979-1995
Height/Weight
6-3 / 215
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (1359) ... DH (327) ... P (27)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1957-05-28 in Pontiac, Michigan   [62.237]
Death
High School
Waterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)
Colleges
Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #1 (#12 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-09-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.103)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [13] LAN [3] KCA [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11862 ... retro id: gibsk001 ... mlbam id: 114752
Relations
Father of Cam Gibson
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1978Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-21of---154175274254840131225430400.240.328.451.7792047917.406.211.29110.7826.472.4521.93.9240.5
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-22of---28932750801359422023411061100.245.326.398.72436913027.312.153.3409.2129.813.2436.32.4433.8
    1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet2322ofL-S-E-P21238393014331300000.237.256.395.65139154.184.158.2352.567.693.0038.02.5644.4
    1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet2323ofL-S-E-P35117523462191647104511200.263.303.440.7431897712.217.177.3015.2923.814.5019.44.7626.1
    1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet2324ofL-S-E-P4832904195113940175186421219.328.369.479.84831313923.255.151.3935.7520.453.5632.22.8824.2
    1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet2325ofL-S-E-P569266347416283597254111122.278.341.444.78529411826.267.166.3038.5013.951.6433.22.7235.1
    1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet2326dh-ofL-S-E-P612840160911291551143539645432.227.320.414.73446716636.347.187.25911.3520.561.8126.73.2139.6
    1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet2327ofL-S-E-P714953192150231027912996310383664.282.363.516.87961127460.390.234.30210.3116.861.6319.74.4240.0
    1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet2328ofL-S-E-P8154581961673752997304711375310165.287.364.518.88267030171.398.231.32510.6020.451.9320.04.3342.5
    1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet2329ofL-S-E-P91194418411811228863466810771448.268.371.492.86352121741.442.224.29013.0520.541.5715.85.3734.8
    1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-30p---10281000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-30p---10617240003104300000.235.381.235.6162140.294.000.28619.0514.290.750.00.000.0
    1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet2330ofL-S-E-P101284879513525324792677111751485.277.372.489.86156823852.396.212.31712.5020.601.6520.34.2338.5
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2331ofL-S-E-P11150542106157281257631473120737148.290.377.483.86063226254.378.193.32711.5518.991.6421.73.9634.4
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2332ofL-S-E-P1271253355482928123355520255.213.312.368.6802929319.328.155.23611.9918.841.5728.13.0835.2
    1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-33of---13514662014104300020.429.556.7861.34218113.714.357.50022.2216.670.7514.05.5650.0
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2333ofL-S-E-P13893155982200838262396530204.260.345.400.74535912628.340.140.30310.8618.111.6739.42.2334.2
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3034ofL-S-E-P141324628110917616551846910361239.236.341.403.74454018639.346.167.27012.7819.071.4928.92.9635.8
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2535ofL-S-E-P15165661100253131201001.196.237.304.54160172.196.108.2145.0020.004.0028.03.3318.2
    1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet2336dhL-S-E-P16116403621051861362156448740342.261.337.432.76945417437.303.171.3019.6919.161.9831.02.8635.2
    1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet2337dh-ofL-S-E-P17983307191172237245426932532.276.358.548.90638218142.397.272.28010.9918.061.6414.46.0246.2
    1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet2338dhL-S-E-P1870227375912293592336130236.260.358.449.80726510223.366.189.31412.4523.021.8525.23.4039.0
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)163557989851553260542558702847871812856123567272.268.352.463.81566562686569.355.195.30110.7919.311.7922.73.8336.6
    American League Totals (13 yrs)130946327791249204512117232126856810334919455354.270.352.472.82453132188466.356.202.30210.6919.441.8222.03.9737.3
    National League Totals (4 yrs)3261166206304563441477210150252124111918.261.348.427.7751343498103.348.166.29511.1718.761.6826.53.2833.9
    Minor League Totals1825348513220918893536417091520.247.335.419.75461322447.352.172.32510.4427.732.6629.72.9435.6
    Minor: A+ Totals54175274254840131225430400.240.328.451.7792047917.406.211.29110.7826.472.4521.93.9240.5
    Minor: AAA Totals128359589015510492224211661120.251.338.404.74240914530.326.153.34210.2728.362.7635.92.4433.3
    Detroit Tigers Totals (12 yrs)11774170698114018745195668194644999304318435045.273.354.480.83447732002427.358.207.30610.4519.481.8621.44.0937.5
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (3 yrs)310111020029356342142699147240123111917.264.353.433.7861283481101.356.169.29911.4618.711.6326.43.2734.5
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)1324628110917616551846910361239.236.341.403.74454018639.346.167.27012.7819.071.4928.92.9635.8
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)165661100253131201001.196.237.304.54160172.196.108.2145.0020.004.0028.03.3318.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Lakeland TigersFSLA+21OF5200.0115261123117.9512.300.0037.796.34
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAA22OF6500.0100591114105.9211.600.0047.873.03
    1979Detroit TigersALMLB22OF1000.01500015151.0001.500.006.283.37
    1980Detroit TigersALMLB23OF4900.0122110124123.9922.500.0030.296.16
    1980Detroit TigersALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.013
    1981Detroit TigersALMLB24OF6700.0142140147143.9732.100.0061.580.73
    1981Detroit TigersALMLB24DH900.0000000.0000.000.008.310.86
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB25OF6400.0167413172171.9942.700.0039.592.84
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB25DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.55.87
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB26OF5400.0116230121118.9752.200.0033.342.24
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB26DH6600.0000000.0000.000.0040.751.61
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB27OF13900.02454122261249.9541.800.0085.893.32
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB27DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.08
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB28OF14400.02861110298287.9632.000.0089.493.51
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB28DH800.0000000.0000.000.005.05.27
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB29OF11400.0190221194192.9901.700.0070.495.82
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB29DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.53.414
    1987Toledo Mud HensILAAA30P2700.01021313431.9121.100.0019.396.46
    1987Detroit TigersALMLB30OF12100.0253670266259.9742.100.0074.794.53
    1987Detroit TigersALMLB30DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.53.110
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31OF14800.03116123329317.9642.100.0091.998.71
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32OF7000.0146332152149.9802.100.0043.898.64
    1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA33OF300.0201032.6670.700.002.160.06
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33OF8100.0191411196195.9952.400.0050.091.04
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34OF9400.0162340169165.9761.800.0058.071.24
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34DH3000.0000000.0000.000.0018.522.72
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35OF1300.02510026261.0002.000.008.081.39
    1993Detroit TigersALMLB36OF3200.0760107776.9872.400.0019.827.67
    1993Detroit TigersALMLB36DH7600.0000000.0000.000.0046.965.51
    1994Detroit TigersALMLB37OF3800.0763108079.9882.100.0033.038.84
    1994Detroit TigersALMLB37DH5600.0000000.0000.000.0048.757.11
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB38OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.71.412
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB38DH6300.0000000.0000.000.0043.890.01
    MLB Totals - (OF)123900252341631226272564.9762.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)32700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)68001025101117107.9151.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)27001021313431.9121.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)5200115261123117.9512.300.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor---------52-
    1979MLB---------10-
    1979Minor---------65-
    1980MLB---------491
    1981MLB---------679
    1982MLB---------644
    1983MLB---------5466
    1984MLB---------1396
    1985MLB---------1448
    1986MLB---------1144
    1987MLB---------1214
    1987Minor27----------
    1988MLB---------148-
    1989MLB---------70-
    1990MLB---------81-
    1990Minor---------3-
    1991MLB---------9430
    1992MLB---------13-
    1993MLB---------3276
    1994MLB---------3856
    1995MLB---------163
    Totals27--------1359327