Buena Vista's Josh Gibson, from Legend to Legendary

By Richard Harris

June 5, 2024

 The history of Buena Vista's most famous son has moved from legend to legendary.
 Josh Gibson, who played in the Negro Leagues, has long been described as one of the best baseball players of all time. However, as he played before the integration of the sport, his accomplishments were often overlooked.
 Now, with Major League Baseball's recent decision to integrate stats from the Negro Leagues into the official record book, the 6-1, 220-pound power-hitting catcher has taken his rightful place in history as one of the greatest - perhapsthe greatest - player of all time.
 Josh Gibson is now American Baseball's all-time leader in career batting average (.372), career slugging percentage (.718), and career OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage, 1.17...

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