Vernon Louis Gomez (Goofy)
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 173 lb.
Born: November 26, 1908 in Rodeo, CA
High School: Richmond HS (San Francisco, CA) (All Transactions)
Debut: April 29, 1930 (Age 21.154, 6,068th in MLB history) vs. WSH 4.0 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1930 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Senators 1930-1943
Last Game: May 30, 1943 (Age 34.185) vs. CHW 4.2 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 5 BB, 3 ER, L
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1972.
View Lefty Gomez Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: February 17, 1989 in Greenbrae, CA
Buried: Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, CA
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