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Kirk GibsonBatting Stat Details
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Kirk Gibson
PositionsOF-1359, DH-327, P-27Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKirk Harold Gibson
Height6-3Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 28,1957 [62.174]PlacePontiac,Michigan
High SchoolWaterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)
CollegeMichigan State University (East Lansing,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$150,000
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1979 [22.103]Awards10Awards Voting5-567
TBC Player ID11862Retrosheet IDgibsk001MLBAM ID114752
RelationshipsFather of Cam Gibson
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections

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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
197912866.784466.72118000------------62121--
1980514180.429102158.873030606---------110123-2-2202
1981836983.153142767.5932563013---------9111515612969-
1982696797.1612789.911062006---------42362-2----
198312810481.386243671.92220921503---------6621655-2711854
198414913489.9122152086.61302129606---------6519438712154
198515415198.113931391.6300141228---------8-11464-1--2
198611911798.31132695.0200113013---------4--1135--1--
198712812396.110951985.25001094010---------4--123--11-3
198815014697.312642285.33011283017-----------61375---11
1989716693.05751381.730258108----------10550-22--2
1990898089.95792571.9801644118-----------6218-1--26
199113212090.974125062.11110826139---------30276571115-133
1992161381.3123287.530014100----------13-----1-2
199311610287.988142578.4131091905---------761-337721245
1994988687.875122178.6120077803---------56--556931033
1995706390.05071677.1700541300---------63--14591122
Totals1635149091.1125914532780.01241291308815145000000000327811868384827558466439
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1979DET12393815.237.256.395.6519-514-3-11-------1--------41325.002
1980DET5118917577.263.303.440.74346234529621981-----310--4-112-1610662.502
1981DET83313290139.328.369.479.84895172116141139351--161181-41212-40162440.002
1982DET69294266118.278.341.444.78574-48113721628341--243252-41111-35142140.004
1983DET128467401166.227.320.414.734913551441212915123--1--8533-111454-51183335.298
1984DET149611531274.282.363.516.879150190-90-2310271665--1197636-13-836-91434847.259
1985DET154670581301.287.364.518.8821672962942375292153-1--87116-12-5310-97405741.2412
1986DET119521441217.268.371.492.86311817711662112289145--2239684-93714-86523460.477
1987DET128568487238.277.372.489.861135-8312714253241464--1-8718-81514-79384148.108
1988LAN150632542262.290.377.483.860157-10327765281251582--1-67314119-737-76373948.6812
1989LAN7129225393.213.312.368.67954135629282963--1--335574-2-2-28121642.863
1990LAN89359315126.260.345.400.74582154945-20-8332--1-139-63-3-2-38152339.472
1991KCA132540462186.236.341.403.74410927015551176168521---26931311-612-55282750.914
1992PIT16605617.196.237.304.54111-9-9---21--1---23-----1--55-100.00-
1993DET116454403174.261.337.432.7691052681157218613102-1---34441212-4-3-62184429.039
1994DET98382330181.276.358.548.90691249841-1722311561-1134423791325-72432959.727
1995DET70265227102.260.358.449.80859336729-1229531--1923339613-2-35142140.003
Totals:1635665657982686.268.352.463.815155321984150834322605425514673324311747071872651199612356087040446646.4494
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
19792831312102-1.08-60.00114--0.0----375-64-151060.0
198012945434126961.05-360.00-76--0.0--936161479164552965.5
1981196647062447111.1396813.241139--0.0--83233423714146983474.2
198218941796954871.142623.232815--0.0--1652535208131881093973.6
19833119699116977120.852832.41-623--0.0--87334825152833181367963.3
1984382103124155155--0.8041333.0112137--0.0--1693171361236383017510462.7
1985418137136145136810.9451403.5711331--0.0--187427232222835251938868.7
1986317107921181099-0.7881097.3421023--0.0--72365025162824221367464.8
1987345117971311121450.7451283.9141229--0.0--68354937183624151537567.1
198838612012514110621140.8981107.2731726972180.8-17105326938133740221679962.8
1989197557171456201.005628.0611114401172.7-511123311613102314954766.9
199023365631055915310.604805.001515381058.5-1163263226132623131066263.1
19913521031191308812300.9298310.842527723169.9-7173345629153739191549561.8
1992431218135351.381911.111139375.0-341576242-25680.6
199329687871226731240.713973.0921219661975.9115102243830203533171248559.3
19942416974986012260.762872.3011328581084.121282233523142425181056761.0
1995167615254351090.9664712.771107471377.0-622153015519144693765.1
Totals423012851362158312081742010.867313405.452416531642711833.2376156634166802004003904052351915103065.0
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1979DET123912325.0021
1980DET51189662334.8540
1981DET833131294131.78143
1982DET692941143429.8284
1983DET1284671626037.04143
1984DET1496112509236.80272
1985DET1546702639636.50252
1986DET1195212158439.07312
1987DET1285682359540.43203
1988LAN15063226310640.30242
1989LAN712921063533.02111
1990LAN893591325944.70162
1991KCA1325401948141.75131
1992PIT166018633.3331
1993DET1164541706236.47114
1994DET983821537146.4143
1995DET702651093733.9462

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1979DET12393813---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1980DET5118917510451--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1981DET8331329018642--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1982DET6929426625411--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1983DET12846740153964--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1984DET149611531631038--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1985DET154670581711375--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1986DET119521441681077--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1987DET128568487711175--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1988LAN15063254273120723851442943436302280574233.7730347.941795928.329.34859114024.5647.8060.4639.5418.2837.1166.932129.5
1989LAN71292253355521100652448187156111211953.7712141.44713124.3210.6238249622.3845.0959.2740.7317.0039.3166.7817317.6
1990LAN893593153965390356533814411712531772.5210729.81703419.509.4732144827.9049.6162.5737.4315.9539.5149.3011-0.0
1991KCA13254046269103622051273932375310226203624.0823543.521164421.488.1573796323.4743.6757.7342.2717.0137.5967.043239.4
1992PIT166056312-23514590393526-453.922846.6712320.005.008411023.6446.8161.7038.3016.6040.9175.003133.3
1993DET1164544034487417361001735275250164113123.8217738.99894019.608.8158775121.8443.2657.6642.3415.8441.5468.7231516.1
1994DET98382330426931481883598210245161112673.8816041.88662417.286.2847763825.2443.0859.6240.3814.1841.8569.9023417.4
1995DET7026522733613104259944312120011181673.9310138.11341412.835.2828839927.8238.2957.4942.5111.6141.8563.0219-0.0
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1986-07-29Ted HendryCall at HP (Bumped umpire)
1988-09-16Jim QuickCalled third strike
1989-06-09Joe WestCalled third strike
1990-07-27Gary DarlingCalled third strike (Threw bat)
1995-07-27Jim EvansCalled third strike (Bumped umpire)
2003-08-10Doug EddingsHigginson ejection
2011-04-12Bob DavidsonBalls and strikes
2011-05-29DJ ReyburnBalk call
2011-06-05Rob DrakeIntentional HBP
2013-04-20Chad FairchildCalled third strike
2013-06-11Clint FaganIntentional HBP
2013-09-05Tom HallionCall at HP
2013-09-08Tom HallionCall at 1B (Reversed)
2014-06-16Ted BarrettReplay ruling
2014-07-18Cory BlaserBalls and strikes
2014-08-02Ron KulpaReplay ruling
16 ejection(s) listed