Learn more about new Hall of Famer Joe Gordon at SABR’s BioProject

Newly selected Hall of Famer Joe Gordon is one of over 900 ballplayers with a full biography available online through SABR’s BioProject. A former second baseman, Gordon was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday by a 12-member Veterans Committee comprised of Hall members and baseball historians that studied pre-1943 players. Gordon is best known as a member of the New York Yankees, for whom he played from 1938 to 1946, although he was also a part of the Cleveland Indians team that won the World Series in 1948.

Newly selected Hall of Famer Joe Gordon is one of over 900 ballplayers with a full biography available online through SABR’s BioProject. A former second baseman, Gordon was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday by a 12-member Veterans Committee comprised of Hall members and baseball historians that studied pre-1943 players. Gordon is best known as a member of the New York Yankees, for whom he played from 1938 to 1946, although he was also a part of the Cleveland Indians team that won the World Series in 1948. Gordon has the distinction of being selected for every All-Star Game from 1939 to 1949, except for 1944 and 1945, when he served in the Army during World War II. Gordon retired from baseball in 1950. His full biography (along with that of hundreds of other players) is available through SABR’s online BioProject by clicking here. The Baseball Biography Project is an ongoing effort to produce comprehensive biographical articles on every person who ever played or managed in the major leagues, as well as any other person who touched baseball in a significant way.



Originally published: December 9, 2008. Last Updated: December 9, 2008.

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