Tagged: Tom Gordon

Dee Gordon Follows In His Father’s Footsteps

Dee Gordon never regretted that his father, former Major Leaguer Tom Gordon, was not around much as he was growing up. He realized early on that his father’s profession didn’t allow for time at home during the baseball season. Now, Dee is following in his father’s footsteps as a major leaguer with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is enjoying success as the Dodgers’ regular second baseman and leading the National League in stolen bases.

See the related story about Dee and Tom Gordon at the link below from mlb.com:
http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/news/article/la/dee-gordon-follows-in-fathers-big-league-footsteps?ymd=20140610&content_id=79150120

Prospect Gordon Ready to Add to Family Legacy

Nick Gordon, the first round pick (5th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in the 2014 MLB Draft, plans to continued the baseball legacy started by his father Tom Gordon and brother Dee Gordon. Tom was a 21-season veteran pitcher from 1988 to 2009, while Dee is currently playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers

18-year-old Nick has spend his entire life around baseball and thus has gotten a lot of coaching and mentoring from his father and brother on how to approach the game. This gives him confidence that he can join them as a big leaguer one day.

See related story about Nick Gordon at the link below from mlb.com:
http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article/mlb/draft-prospect-nick-gordon-ready-to-add-to-family-legacy?ymd=20140527&content_id=76999496&vkey=news_mlb

Gordon and Cameron Are Top-Rated Sons of Former Major Leaguers

Nick Gordon and Dazmon Cameron are among a number of top-rated prospects who are projected to be high draft choices in the upcoming 2014 MLb Draft. Gordon is the son of Tom Gordon, a 21-year major league veteran, and the brother of current Los Angeles Dodger infielder Dee Gordon. Cameron is the son of Mike Cameron, a 17-year veteran of the major leagues, who recently finished his career in 2011.

See story about Nick Gordon and Dazmon Cameron at the link below from maxpreps.com:
http://www.maxpreps.com/news/m79CgY2450eig_FL-t3kqw/nick-gordon,-daz-cameron-and-other-top-rated-sons-of-former-mlb-players.htm

2013 Under Armour All-American Game Has Family Flavor

The Armour All-American Game played at Wrigley Field on August 24 featured four amateur players who have family ties in Major League Baseball.

Pitcher Cobi Johnson is the son of Dane Johnson who pitched in the Majors for three seasons from 1994-1997. Dane is now the Toronto Blue Jays roving pitching instructor.

Outfielder Dazmon Cameron is the son of Mike Cameron, a 17-year veteran from 1995 to 2011. Mike was an All-Star and Gold Glover winner.

Shortstop Nicholas Gordon is the brother of current Major Leaguer Dee Gordon and son of former Major Leaguer Tom Gordon, a 21-year veteran pitcher who was a 3-time All-Star.

Shortstop Luke Dykstra is the son of 3-time All-Star Lenny Dykstra, who was MVP runner-up in 1993. Luke’s brother, Cutter, currently plays in the Nationals organization.