Gordon's all-around excellence led to 1942 AL MVP
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In 1,566 career games, Gordon collected 1,530 hits and drove in 975 runs. He totaled 253 home runs and was a career .268 hitter.
Gordan was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.
He passed away on April 14, 1978.
Cody Eding was the public relations intern in the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program Class of 2010 at the Baseball Hall of Fame