Joe Gibbon

College Career

Ole Miss (1953-1957)

• All-American, basketball (’56)

• All-SEC, basketball (’56, ‘57)

• SEC Most Valuable player, basketball (’57)

• Scored 1601 points in college basketball career

• All-SEC baseball (’57)


Pro Baseball Career

Pittsburgh Pirates (1960-1965)

• World Series champions (’60)

New York Giants (1966-1968)

Cincinnati Reds (1971)

Houston Astros (1972)


Did You Know?

Playing basketball for Ole Miss in 1957, Joe Gibbon was second in the nation in scoring average with 30 points per game.

Facebook Likes

News & Updates

  • ClevelandC Spire Ferriss: Lots of quality candidates

    For a Mississippi team to go deep into college baseball’s post-season, somebody is going to have to go on a tear starting soon — like im…


    It is time to once again announce the winner of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy emblematic of the most outstanding collegiate baseball playe…

Rick & Orley’s Writings


© Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame