Tom Gorman (right-handed pitcher)

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Tom Gorman
Tom Gorman 1953.jpg
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
MLB statistics
Win-Loss Record36–36
Earned run average3.77
Innings pitched689⅓
Career highlights and awards

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. He was listed as 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and 190 pounds (86 kg).

Gorman was a native of New York, New York, who grew up in Valley Stream, Long Island. He appeared in 289 MLB games pitched, 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.

Gorman died at his Valley Stream, New York, home on December 26, 1992.[1]


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