The Backstop Boys: The Greatest Catchers Of All-Time

Sports | 5/17/19

Josh Gibson Could Have Broken The Color Barrier

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Gibson posted an absurd 1.026 OPS and .624 in the Negro Leagues. Playing for the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords, Gibson hit an impressive .350 during his career.

Unfortunately, he never played in the big leagues, passing away a few months before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier.