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Rickey Henderson
Rickey Henderson
Runs batted
2295

Career: 1979-2003

Cal Ripken, Jr.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Runs batted
1695

Career: 1981-2001

Tony Gwynn
Tony Gwynn
Runs batted
1138

Career: 1982-2001

Joe Gordon
Joe Gordon
Runs batted
975

Career: 1938-1950

Billy Southworth
Billy Southworth
Runs batted
561

Career: 1913-1929

Andre Dawson
Andre Dawson
Runs batted
438

Career: 1976-1996

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Joseph Lowell "Joe" Gordon

Second baseman

Joseph Lowell "Joe" Gordon (February 18, 1915 – April 14, 1978), nicknamed "Flash" in reference to the comic-book character Flash Gordon, was an American second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians from 1938 to 1950.

He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.

Gordon was the outstanding player at his position during the 1940s, winning the 1942 American League MVP Award and being named to The Sporting News Major League All-Star Team in nine of his eleven seasons.

Known for his acrobatic defense, he led the AL in assists four times and in double plays three times.

Joe Gordon

Career: 1938-1950

born February 18, 1915 in Los Angeles, California
died April 14, 1978 in Sacramento, California

Batted: Right Threw: Right
   
STATS

Batting average: 0.268
Home runs: 253
Runs batted: 975

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Played for :
  • New York Yankees (1938–1946)
  • Cleveland Indians (1947–1950)

 

Manager for :
  • Cleveland Indians (1958–1960)
  • Detroit Tigers (1960)
  • Kansas City Athletics (1961)
  • Kansas City Royals (1969)

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