Saturday, July 3, 2010

#56 Gordie Windhorn

Autographed Custom All-Time Angels card

Gordon Ray Windhorn
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 19, 1933 in Wateska, IL
Debut: September 10, 1959 New York Yankees
Final Game: July 20, 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Years with the Angels: 1962

Obtained through trade by the Kansas City Athletics to the Los Angeles Angels for Marlan Coughtry on May 12, 1962.
Later purchased by the Kansas City Athletics from the Los Angeles Angels on July 23, 1962.

Autographed Custom Index card

Entered game in the 5th as a pinch hitter for pitcher Jim Donohue and walked. He was forced out at second by the next batter in a 7-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, May 15, 1962 (N) at Memorial Stadium.

Batted .178 in 45 at-bats over 40 games (16 starts).

He played in three seasons (1959, 1961, 1962) for the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Athletics and Los Angeles Angels. Spent 1963 playing for the Angels minor league affiliate Hawaii Islanders. He went on to play six seasons in Japan for the Hankyu Braves from 1964-1969.

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