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6 JOE GORDON (Franchise Manager #1)

Hall-of-Famer

MANAGER

Joe Gordon

Joseph Lowell Gordon ("Flash")
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 18, 1915 in Los Angeles, CA
Died: April 14, 1978 in Sacramento, CA
September 9, 1968: Named Royals first manager

October 8, 1969: resigned to take a job in the Royals Farm system as Coordinator of Instruction and special assignment scout

MLB Managerial Debut: June 27, 1958
Final MLB Game as a Manager: October 2, 1969
Royals Managerial Debut: April 8, 1969
Final Royals Game:
October 2, 1969
 

Managerial Record (with the Royals)

Year W L Pct GB Place
1969 69 93 .426 28 4th
w/Royals 69 93 .426 - -
Career 305 308 .498 - -

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Joe Gordon page

 
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