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Sid Gordon

Sid Gordon (Baseball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Aug. 13, 1917; died, New York, NY, June 17, 1975.)  A third baseman-outfielder who wanted to play for Brooklyn, Sidney Gordon wound up instead with the Giants for most of the 1940s.  Gordon was born in Brownsville but the Dodgers wouldn’t sign him.  In 1938, the Giants did.  He […]

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