Gibson, Josh

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Gibson, Josh

(Joshua Gibson) 1911–47, American baseball player, b. Buena Vista, Ga. A catcher and the long-time batterymate of Satchel PaigePaige, Satchel
(Leroy Paige) , 1906–82, American baseball player, b. Mobile, Ala. He began pitching in 1924, joined his first professional team two years later, and became a star in the Negro leagues during the 1930s.
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, Gibson was called "the Babe Ruth of the Negro Leagues." Playing 17 years for the Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays, he is said to have hit 84 home runs one season and perhaps 800 in his career, and to be the only man to have hit a fair ball out of New York's Yankee Stadium. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.

Gibson, (Joshua) Josh

(1911–47) baseball player; born in Buena Vista, Ga. As a catcher for the Pittsburgh Crawfords and Homestead Grays of the 1930s and 1940s black baseball leagues, he was known as "the black Babe Ruth." One of the most powerful homerun hitters in the game's history (he is unofficially credited with almost 800), he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1972.
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event Beards: A Social History Listen to an absorbing talk, led by hair-stylist Joshua Gibson, and fashion historian Caroline Cox on the subject of beards throughout the period of the Weimar Republic, including their recent resurgence into popular culture.
Joshua Gibson takes a little break from the jumping
Los negros no eran desconocidos; segregados, humillados, jugaban en las Ligas Negras, en estadios pobres, maltrechos, con escaso publico, con salarios bajos, pero muchos jugadores de las Mayores los respetaban: Honus Wagner, considerado el mejor shortstop de la historia, se enorgullecia de que lo compararan con Raymond Dandridge; Babe Ruth disfrutaba los duelos de batazos largos con Joshua Gibson, en los que ganaba casi siempre el negro.
The 45 graduates include Cody Abraham, Kristian Allard, Cassidy Archer, Natalie Atchley, Bryce Baldwin, Tyler Cone, Devin Cordova, Joshua Deaver, Rio Espinosa, Elizabeth Garrett, Joshua Gibson, Kyle Gilbert, Tiffany Henry, Kristina Hidalgo, Joshua Jones, Charlie Karpins, Madison Lindsay, William Marchbanks, Justin Matthews, Christopher McConnell, Brandon McManus, Jacelyn McManus, Katie Mendez, Taran Meng, Taylor Morisette, Torsten Motzkus, Dalton Murry, Trevor Parker, Alexandra Price, Zachary Price, Brittney Schooley, Kayla Sharp, Ryan Shelton, Joshua Smith, Jacob Thompson, Julia Tow, Britney Tressel, Kelsie Waggener, Briana Wibbens, Jordan Winters, Terry Wolfe Jr, John Wooton II, Sean Wyne, Nathan Zoon and Samantha Zoon.
Others through include Kevin Nelson and Michael Laws of Plains Farm, Shildon's Nathan Phillips, Joshua Gibson and James Farrer of Sunderland, and Lambton Street's Daniel Woods.
Joshua Gibson, nine, from Barry, won for his cheeky shot of a pig during a day out at the Amelia Trust in the Vale of Glamorgan.
El Delta es el parque de la epoca de Dihigo, de Angel Castro, Daniel Coyota Rios, Ramon El Profesor Bragana, Lazaro Salazar, Luis Molinero Montes de Oca, Epitacio La Mala Torres, Jesus Cochihuila Valenzuela, Santos Amaro, Tom Lefty Glover, Raymond Mamerto Dandrige, Joshua Gibson, Manuel Cocaina Garcia, Memo Garibay, Beto Avila, Adolfo Luque, Sal El Barbero Manglie, El Chorejas Bravo, Basilio El Brujo Rosell, Alfonso La Tuza Ramirez, Alberto Romo Chavez, Guillermo Huevito Alvarez, Felipe Montemayor, Memo Luna, Roberto Ortiz, Pedro Charolito Orta, Francisco El Panchillo Ramirez, Angel Castro, Jose Zacatillo Guerrero y muchos mas.
BEARDS: A SOCIAL HISTORY: Listen to an absorbing talk lead by hair stylist Joshua Gibson, and fashion historian Caroline Cox on the subject of beards throughout the period of the Weimar Republic including their recent resurgence into popular culture.