Joe Gordon

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Joseph Lowell Gordon (February 18, 1915 – April 14, 1978), nicknamed "Flash" in reference to the comic-book character Flash Gordon, was an American second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians from 1938 to 1950. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

1991
When It Was a Game (1991) (TV Movie)
Himself

1949
Joe Gordon - Cleveland Indians Infielder

1949
1949 MLB All-Star Game (1949) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Second Baseman

1948
1948 World Series (1948) (TV Show)
Himself - Cleveland Indians Second Baseman

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Joe Gordon.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1938 NYY 127 458 83 117 24 7 25 97 11 56 72 0.255 0.340 0.502
1939 NYY 151 567 92 161 32 5 28 111 11 75 57 0.284 0.370 0.506
1940 NYY 155 616 112 173 32 10 30 103 18 52 57 0.281 0.340 0.511
1941 NYY 156 588 104 162 26 7 24 87 10 72 80 0.276 0.358 0.466
1942 NYY 147 538 88 173 29 4 18 103 12 79 95 0.322 0.409 0.491
1943 NYY 152 543 82 135 28 5 17 69 4 98 75 0.249 0.365 0.413
1946 NYY 112 376 35 79 15 0 11 47 2 49 72 0.210 0.308 0.338
1947 CLE 155 562 89 153 27 6 29 93 7 62 49 0.272 0.346 0.496
1948 CLE 144 550 96 154 21 4 32 124 5 77 68 0.280 0.371 0.507
1949 CLE 148 541 74 136 18 3 20 84 5 83 33 0.251 0.355 0.407
1950 CLE 119 368 59 87 12 1 19 57 4 56 44 0.236 0.340 0.429
Career 1566 5707 914 1530 264 52 253 975 89 759 702 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Joe Gordon.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1938 NYY 127 - 290 450 31 98 0.960
1939 NYY 151 - 370 461 28 116 0.967
1940 NYY 155 - 374 505 23 116 0.975
1941 NYY 156 - 556 414 36 144 0.964
1942 NYY 147 - 354 442 28 121 0.966
1943 NYY 152 - 407 490 29 114 0.969
1946 NYY 112 - 281 346 17 87 0.974
1947 CLE 155 - 341 466 18 110 0.978
1948 CLE 144 - 332 439 23 98 0.971
1949 CLE 148 - 297 430 15 123 0.980
1950 CLE 119 - 224 283 16 69 0.969
Career 1566 - 3826 4726 264 1196 -

First NameJoseph
Middle NameLowell
Last NameGordon
Full Name at BirthJoseph Lowell Gordon
Other NamesFlash
Age63 (age at death)
Date of BirthFebruary 18, 1915
BirthplaceLos Angeles, CA
Date of DeathApril 14, 1978
Location of DeathSacramento, CA
Height5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight180 lbs (81.6 kg)
Star SignAquarius
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolJefferson (Portland, OR)
UniversityUniversity of Oregon
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionSecond Baseman
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut18 April 1938
Last MLB Game30 September 1950
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 2009.

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