John Gibbons

John Michael Gibbons
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 187 lbs.
Born: June 8, 1962 in Great Falls, MT
Drafted: 1st round 1980 by the Mets
Departed: traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for
Craig Shipley, April 1988

 

Was considered for a time to be the catcher of the future for the Mets, but he wasn't quite able to seize the opportunity, and then Gary Carter became a Met. John became a minor-league manager after his playing career, and finally arrived in the majors for an extended stay when he became the skipper for the Toronto Blue Jays. John's 1987 TCMA Tidewater Tides card is shown here.  Four more cards displayed below.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G AB R  H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SB CS SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1984 *METS* 10 31 1  2  0  0  0   1  2  0  0 11  3   1   0  0 .171 .065 .065
1986 *METS*  8 19 4  9  4  0  1   1 16  0  0  5  3   0   0  0 .545 .842 .474
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CAREER TOTS 18 50 5 11  4  0  1   2 18  0  0 16  6   1   0  0 .316 .360 .220

 

MANAGERIAL RECORD (through ASB)

YEAR CLUB      G   W   L  PCT FINISH                    
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2004 Tor AL   50  20  30 .400   5th                     
2005 Tor AL  162  80  82 .494   3rd                     
2006 Tor AL  162  87  75 .537   2nd                     
2007 Tor AL  162  83  79 .512   3rd                     
2008 Tor AL   74  35  39 .473   4th                     
2013 Tor AL  162  74  88 .457   5th                     
2014 Tor AL  162  83  79 .512   3rd                     
2015 Tor AL  162  93  69 .574   1st *AL EAST CHAMPIONS* 
2016 Tor AL   91  51  40 .560   ---                     
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CAREER TOTS 1187 606 581 .511                           

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This is a list of the John Gibbons carsds that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1987 Donruss

1999 Blueline
Norfolk Tides

2008 Topps

2015 Topps Heritage

1985 Donruss #116
1985 TCMA Mets Postcards #19
1985 TCMA Tidewater Tides #15

1986 ProCards Tidewater Tides (Mets logo)
1986 ProCards Tidewater Tides
(Tides logo)
1986 TCMA Mets Postcards #14

1987 Donruss #626
1987 TCMA Tidewater Tides #10

1988 ProCards Albuquerque Dukes #260

1989 ProCards #1531

1990 CMC #236
1990 ProCards AAA Future Stars #304

1991 WIZ Mets #138

1999 Blueline Norfolk Tides #9

2000 Blueline Norfolk Tides #33

2001 Choice Norfolk Tides #30

2005 Topps Gold #296 (0604/2005)

2006 Topps #589
2006 Upper Deck #1212

2007 Topps #252

2008 Topps #556

2009 SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare All-Time Norfolk/Tidewater Tides (white deck, king of diamonds)

2014 Topps Heritage #158

2015 Topps Heritage #279

Other John Gibbons memorabilia in my collection:

early 1980s team-issued glossy photo (signed by autopen)
2011 Kansas City Royals game-worn batting practice jersey

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