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Tom Gorman (1950s pitcher)

Tom Gorman
Pitcher
Born: (1925-01-04)January 4, 1925
New York, New York
Died: December 26, 1992(1992-12-26) (aged 67)
Valley Stream, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 16, 1952 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
June 23, 1959 for the Kansas City Athletics
Career statistics
Win-Loss Record 36-36
Earned run average 3.77
Saves 42
Teams

Career highlights and awards

  • 2nd in AL in saves in 1955

Thomas Aloysius Gorman (January 4, 1925 – December 26, 1992) was an American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, he played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1952 until 1959, for the New York Yankees and Kansas City Athletics.

Gorman was a native of New York, New York, who grew up in Valley Stream, Long Island. He appeared in 289 MLB games played, but only 33 as a starting pitcher. He was credited with 18 saves, second in the American League, as a member of the 1955 Athletics, the team's first season in Kansas City.

In 689⅓ Major League innings pitched, Gorman surrendered 659 hits and 239 bases on balls, with 321 strikeouts.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from The Baseball Cube


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