Alex Gordon

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Birthday
10, 1984
Birthplace
Lincoln, NE
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Lincoln, NE

About

Gold Glove and Fielding Bible Award-winning outfielder drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2005. He helped lead the Royals to a World Series appearance in 2014 and a World Series Championship in 2015.

Before Fame

He won the Brooks Wallace Award, Dick Howser Trophy, and Golden Spikes Award while playing for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Trivia

His rookie baseball card was accidentally issued prematurely by Topps, making existing copies of the cards worth thousands of dollars.

Family Life

He married Lincoln, Nebraska native Jamie Gordon in 2008. He has two sons, Max and Sam.

Associated With

He hit a two-run homer off of Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander on opening day of 2008.