Josh Gibson May have been the Greatest Home-Run Hitter Ever Print E-mail
Written by Liz Banks   
Friday, 01 July 2016

GibsonJosh Gibson May have been the Greatest Home-Run Hitter Ever

An article by SF Gate

The stories about Josh Gibson carry a mythical, Babe-like aura.

There was the time Gibson hit a line drive inches above pitcher Satchel Paige's head during a game at Yankee Stadium -- and the ball zoomed over the center-field wall. Or the time Gibson knocked a speaker off the roof at old Comiskey Park with a searing shot to right-center. Or the many times Gibson's blasts scattered kids perched in trees beyond the center-field fence at Griffith Stadium, a good 500 feet from home plate.

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