The veteran southpaw was obtained by the San Francisco Giants on December 1, 1965. Joe has an excellent fastball and was the Intenational League strikeout leader in 1959. With Juan Marichal injured late in the season Joe stepped in to the Giant's rotation and won several key games.
Joseph Charles Gibbon
College: University of Mississippi
Uniform Number: 28
Fact: December 1, 1965: Traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with Ozzie Virgil to the San Francisco Giants for Matty Alou.