Second only to the legendary Satchel Paige among Negro League players in  terms of fame and popularity, Josh Gibson is generally considered to be  the greatest hitter in the history of black baseball.  An almost  mythical figure, Gibson was often referred to as the “Black Babe Ruth”  during his playing days due to his tremendous power at the plate.
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Second only to the legendary Satchel Paige among Negro League players in terms of fame and popularity, Josh Gibson is generally considered to be the greatest hitter in the history of black baseball.  An almost mythical figure, Gibson was often referred to as the “Black Babe Ruth” during his playing days due to his tremendous power at the plate.

Visit his page today to wish him a Happy Birthday. http://www.thebaseballpage.com/history/josh-gibson