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Joe GordonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1938-1950 MLB Years: 1938-1950
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1519, 1B-30, SS-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Lowell Gordon
Height5-10Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 18,1915PlaceLos Angeles,California
Death DateApril 14,1978 [63.055]
High SchoolJefferson (Portland,OR)
CollegeUniversity of Oregon (Eugene,OR)
MLB DebutApril 18,1938 [23.059]
OrganizationsNYA [7] CLE [4] Awards1Awards Voting8-525
TBC Player ID12025Retrosheet IDgordj101MLBAM ID114967
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on September 8,1940
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power92Contact38XBH87RBIs36Runs68Hitting64Durability93Team.615Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya62b23127458831172472597113567233000.255.340.502.84223056520.255.247.386.37810.7713.851.294.8118.3247.86
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya62b24151567921613252811111107557240015.284.370.506.87628765648.276.222.356.39611.578.800.764.3220.2540.37
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya62b251556161121733210301031885257360012.281.340.511.85131572677.270.230.331.3797.688.421.104.4320.5341.62
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya62b2615658810416226724871097280410016.276.358.466.82427457665.285.190.315.38110.8312.031.113.6124.5035.19
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya62b2714753888173294181031267995170022.322.409.491.90026451625.365.169.327.42312.6415.201.202.8829.8929.48
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya62b28152543821352851769479875270018.249.365.413.77822450650.262.164.339.37515.0811.540.772.6231.9437.04
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya62b3111237635791501147254972420014.210.308.338.64612726431.232.128.250.31211.3716.711.472.5534.1832.91
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42b32155562891532762993736249110016.272.346.496.84227962626.256.224.342.3849.907.830.794.6319.3840.52
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42b331445509615421432124527768330016.280.371.507.87827957633.271.227.373.40212.1610.740.885.0617.1937.01
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42b34148541741361832084568333440020.251.355.407.76222041632.238.156.307.35913.135.220.403.1627.0530.15
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle42b3511936859871211957415644230010.236.340.429.76915832429.223.193.353.35313.0510.260.794.4319.3736.78
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter156657079141530264522539758960759702294100159.268.357.466.82326575696536.269.198.336.00011.6110.740.923.8722.5637.19
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter10003686596100018638153617684848150819300097.271.358.467.82517213774216.280.196.332.00011.4112.051.063.6324.0937.70
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter56620213185307814100358211227819410110062.262.354.463.8179361922320.249.201.343.00011.988.360.704.3120.2136.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625909515827526101967973340016.268.357.466.82327559676.269.198.336.00011.6110.740.923.8722.5637.19

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya232B126--2904503198771740.9605.87------12799.282.9
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya242B151--37046128116859831.9675.50------151100.0100.0
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya252B155--37450523116902879.9755.67------155100.0100.6
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya262B131--33239732109761729.9585.56------15684.085.1
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya261B30--22417435245241.9848.03------15619.219.5
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya272B147--35444228121824796.9665.41------147100.095.5
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya282B152--40749029114926897.9695.90------152100.098.7
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya312B108--2813461787644627.9745.81------11296.470.1
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle322B155--34146618110825807.9785.21------155100.0100.6
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle332B144--3304362397789766.9715.32------144100.092.9
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33SS2--23-1551.0002.50------1441.41.3
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle342B145--29743015123742727.9805.01------14898.094.2
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle352B105--2242831669523507.9694.83------11988.268.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B1519--36004706260116085668306.9705.47------15190.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B30--22417435245241.9848.03------300.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--23-1551.0002.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya23---126-------
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya24---151-------
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya25---155-------
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya26--30131-------
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya27---147-------
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya28---152-------
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya31---108-------
1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32---155-------
1948Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33---1442------
1949Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34---145-------
1950Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle35---105-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1938New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB23415362016101300000.400.438.7331.17111316.455.333.4676.2518.753.006.2515.0050.00
1939New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24414120001000200000.143.143.143.2862014.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1941New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB26514271115007000000.500.667.9291.59613321.462.429.92933.330.000.004.7614.0042.86
1942New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27521121000000700000.095.095.143.2383121.143.048.0480.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
1943New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB28517241012003300000.235.350.471.8218220.231.236.41215.0015.001.005.0017.0050.00
1948Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB33622340012101200000.182.217.318.5357123.158.136.2274.358.702.004.3522.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 6 yrs2910312255141620121700000.243.322.427.7494410115.256.184.32010.4314.781.423.4825.7540.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1956Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Assistant Coach1548272.53215.05Bucky Harris
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle43Manager1537776.50314.54 
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44Manager1548965.5785.02 
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45Manager1547678.49421.04 
1960Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Manager1547183.46126.06 
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBMLBkc146Manager16161100.37947.59 
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca54Manager1626993.42628.04 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1942American League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1960-08-03TradeTraded by Indians to Tigers for Jimmy Dykes. 
1950-10-27Released by Indians. 
1946-10-11TradeTraded by Yankees to Indians for Allie Reynolds. 
1936-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.