Sid Gordon

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Birthday
13, 1917
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 17, 1975 (57)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1917
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 17, 1975 (57)

About

MLB outfielder and third baseman who hit 202 home runs in his 13-year career.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, where he honed his baseball skills on the sandlots.

Trivia

He was considered one of the nicest guys in baseball, and the New York Giants once honored him with 'Sid Gordon Day.'

Family Life

He raised two sons together, Michael and Richard, with his wife Mary Gordon, whom he married in 1940.

Associated With

He was given a tryout in high school by legendary manager Casey Stengel.

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