Joseph Lowell Gordon
Born: February 18, 1915, Los Angeles, California
Died: April 14, 1978, Sacramento, California
New York Yankees (1938-43, 1946), Cleveland Indians (1947-50)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 2009
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1962, New York Yankees slugger Roger Maris receives four intentional walks during a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. The four intentional free passes set a new American League record. In 1961, Maris had blasted 61 home runs - a major league record.