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Sam Gibson

Inducted as a player in 2003

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Born: August 5, 1899 in King, NC
Died: January 31, 1983 in High Point, NC

Teams (Years Played)

  • San Francisco Seals (1931; 1934-44)
  • Portland Beavers (1933)
  • Oakland Oaks (1945)

Notes: Named to the PCL All-Centennial Team for the 1903-57 Era...In his first PCL season in 1931, Gibson led the league in shutouts, wins, strikeouts and ERA...Posted the best winning percentage among PCL pitchers in 1935 and 1937...Later led the PCL in ERA again in 1939...Member of four PCL Championship teams, the 1931, 1935, 1943 and 1944 San Francisco Seals...Pitched in 131 Major League games between 1926 and 1932 for the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees and New York Giants.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team G GS CG SHO SV W L IP H R ER K BB ERA
1931 San Francisco 41 nbsp; 31 5   28 12 337.0 338 108 93 204 59 2.48
1933 Portland 33 nbsp; 16 3   15 14 234.0 248 118 104 132 60 4.00
1934 San Francisco 47 nbsp; 26 3   21 17 313.0 297 116 103 171 74 2.96
1935 San Francisco 38 nbsp; 18 0   22 4 252.0 269 122 97 121 48 3.46
1936 San Francisco 39 nbsp; 29 3   18 15 298.0 297 115 93 172 70 2.81
1937 San Francisco 35 nbsp; 20 5   19 8 260.0 263 102 82 146 55 2.84
1938 San Francisco 38 35 24 6 0 23 12 284.0 243 96 84 151 59 2.66
1939 San Francisco 34 31 23 4 1 22 9 265.0 242 96 66 136 51 2.24
1940 San Francisco 35 35 20 5 0 14 14 263.0 245 106 83 126 57 2.84
1941 San Francisco 22 22 12 1 0 13 7 163.0 150 73 60 72 41 3.31
1942 San Francisco 34 34 25 9 0 20 12 249.0 277 84 77 87 41 2.78
1943 San Francisco 20 16 7 1 0 6 5 125.0 122 41 34 34 27 2.45
1944 San Francisco 18 17 8 1 0 4 8 114.0 124 51 50 27 26 3.95
1945 San Francisco 18 6 2 0 1 2 3 65.0 76 37 23 17 14 3.18
Totals (14 seasons) 452 196 261 46 2 227 140 3,222 3,191 1,265 1,049 1,596 682 2.93