Joseph Lowell Gordon (Flash)
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: February 18, 1915 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Jefferson HS (Portland, OR)
School: University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1936. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 1938 (Age 23.059, 6,834th in MLB history) vs. BOS 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1938 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Indians 1938-1950
Last Game: September 30, 1950 (Age 35.224) vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 14, 1978 in Sacramento, CA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 2009.
View Joe Gordon Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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