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Josh Gibson, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1930
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2003
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Negro Leagues Baseball Player. Son of legendary slugger Josh Gibson. He and twin sister, Helen, were born on Pittsburgh's North Side, raised in the Hill District and graduated from Schenley High School. Followed father into the Negro Leagues. Batboy with the Pittsburgh Crawfords. Signed by the Youngstown Colts at the age of 17, spent time in the Canadian Provincial League. Played third base for the Homestead Grays 1949 to 1950. Broke ankle sliding into a base and never returned to playing ball. In 1994, founded the Josh Gibson Foundation, a nonprofit organization that offers mentoring programs. Died of complications from a fall in his Homewood home.  (bio by: Millennium Memorials) 
 
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  Josh Gibson (1911 - 1947)
 
Burial:
Homewood Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Millennium Memorials
Record added: Sep 18, 2003
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