Vernon Louis Gomez (Goofy)
Born: November 26, 1908 in Rodeo, CA
High School: Richmond HS (San Francisco, CA)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 29, 1930 (Age 21) vs. WSH 4.0 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, L
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Senators 1930-1943
Final Game: May 30, 1943 (Age 34) vs. CHW 4.2 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 5 BB, 3 ER, L
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1972.
View Lefty Gomez Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: February 17, 1989 in Greenbrae, CA
Buried: Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, CA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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