Overview:George "Mooney" Gibson: Canadian Catcher for the Deadball Era Pirates - Canadian-born George "Moon" Gibson (1880-1967) grew up playing baseball on the sandlots around London, Ontario, before going on to star with the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. In an era known for tough, defensive catchers, Gibson was an ironman and set records for endurance. He helped the Pirates defeat Ty Cobb and the Detroit Tigers to win their first World Series in 1909. Gibson built a reputation as a smart player and had a knack for helping develop young pitchers.He played with and against some of the biggest names in the game and counted Cobb, Honus Wagner and John McGraw among his friends. Post-career he held numerous coaching and managing roles in New York, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Washington and Chicago. This first biography of Gibson covers the career of one of Canada's greatest ball players and the last Canadian to manage full-time in the Major Leagues.

This book is on page /dab2ca502f3ba773ca68bf5353ad5292/book/1603725644-9781476679693. It was written by the following authors: Jr., Martin Healy, Richard C. Armstrong. Book George "Mooney" Gibson: Canadian Catcher for the Deadball Era Pirates, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Biography, Sports Books. The book was published on 2020-05-30 00:00:00. It has 214 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download George "Mooney" Gibson: Canadian Catcher for the Deadball Era Pirates has PDF format and is called george-mooney-gibson-canadian-catcher-for-the-deadball-era-pirates.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our rapidsport.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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