Lefty Gomez Stats

Lefty Gomez was born on Thursday, November 26, 1908, in Rodeo, California. Gomez was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 29, 1930, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Lefty Gomez baseball stats page.

"A lot of things run through your head when you're going in to relieve in a trouble spot. One of them was, 'Should I spike myself?' " - Lefty Gomez
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Autograph on a 1978 Grand Slam Baseball Card (#151)
Lefty Gomez Autograph on a 1978 Grand Slam Baseball Card (#151)

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Birth Name:
Vernon Louis Gomez
Nickname:
Goofy or Lefty
Born On:
11-26-1908  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Rodeo, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-17-1989 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Greenbrae, California
Cemetery:
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, California Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Richmond High School (San Francisco, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
173
First Game:
04-29-1930 (Age 21)
Last Game:
05-30-1943
Draft:
Not Applicable
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1930 22 Yankees 15 6 3 2 5 .286 5.55 2 0 1 60.0 273 66 37 41 12 28 - 22 0 1 0 -
1931 23 Yankees 40 26 10 21 9 .700 2.67 17 1 3 243.0 1,013 206 72 88 7 85 - 150 1 4 0 -
1932 24 Yankees 37 31 3 24 7 .774 4.21 21 1 1 265.1 1,149 266 124 140 23 105 - 176 0 2 0 -
1933 25 Yankees 35 30 3 16 10 .615 3.18 14 4 2 234.2 1,027 218 83 108 16 106 - 163 6 0 0 -
1934 26 Yankees 38 33 5 26 5 .839 2.33 25 6 1 281.2 1,142 223 73 86 12 96 - 158 3 0 0 -
1935 27 Yankees 34 30 3 12 15 .444 3.18 15 2 1 246.0 1,030 223 87 104 18 86 - 138 8 2 0 -
1936 28 Yankees 31 30 1 13 7 .650 4.39 10 0 0 188.2 858 184 92 104 6 122 - 105 2 1 0 -
1937 29 Yankees 34 34 0 21 11 .656 2.33 25 6 0 278.1 1,148 233 72 88 10 93 - 194 2 1 0 -
1938 30 Yankees 32 32 0 18 12 .600 3.35 20 4 0 239.0 1,034 239 89 110 7 99 - 129 5 1 0 -
1939 31 Yankees 26 26 0 12 8 .600 3.41 14 2 0 198.0 831 173 75 80 11 84 - 102 3 3 0 -
1940 32 Yankees 9 5 3 3 3 .500 6.59 0 0 0 27.1 134 37 20 20 2 18 - 14 3 1 0 -
1941 33 Yankees 23 23 0 15 5 .750 3.74 8 2 0 156.1 712 151 65 76 10 103 - 76 5 1 0 -
1942 34 Yankees 13 13 0 6 4 .600 4.28 2 0 0 80.0 355 67 38 42 4 65 - 41 1 2 0 -
1943 35 Senators 1 1 0 0 1 .000 5.79 0 0 0 4.2 23 4 3 4 0 5 - 0 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
14 Years 368 320 31 189 102 .649 3.34 173 28 9 2,503.0 10,729 2,290 930 1,091 138 1,095 - 1,468 39 19 0 -
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1930 22 Yankees 15 20 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 9 3 - 0 - .150 .150 .150
1931 23 Yankees 40 83 8 11 0 0 0 0 3 7 - 28 4 - 0 - .133 .200 .133
1932 24 Yankees 37 104 9 18 2 0 0 0 15 6 - 36 5 - 0 - .173 .218 .192
1933 25 Yankees 35 80 3 9 0 0 0 0 3 7 - 23 5 - 1 - .113 .193 .113
1934 26 Yankees 38 99 8 13 1 0 0 0 4 6 - 30 13 - 1 - .131 .189 .141
1935 27 Yankees 34 83 4 10 0 0 0 0 4 3 - 15 7 - 0 - .120 .151 .120
1936 28 Yankees 31 69 1 10 1 0 0 0 5 3 - 23 8 - 0 - .145 .181 .159
1937 29 Yankees 34 105 8 21 2 0 0 0 4 5 - 22 5 - 0 - .200 .236 .219
1938 30 Yankees 32 86 5 13 2 0 0 0 7 4 - 18 9 - 0 - .151 .189 .174
1939 31 Yankees 26 73 3 11 2 0 0 0 4 5 - 22 4 - 0 3 .151 .205 .178
1940 32 Yankees 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1941 33 Yankees 23 59 5 9 1 0 0 0 4 3 - 12 4 - 0 1 .153 .194 .169
1942 34 Yankees 13 33 4 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 - 12 1 - 0 1 .152 .176 .152
1943 35 Senators 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
14 Years 368 904 59 133 11 0 0 0 58 50 - 252 68 - 2 5 .147 .194 .159
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1930 Yankees P 15 6 180 19 1.3 19 1 18 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.85
1931 Yankees P 40 26 729 50 1.3 49 6 43 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.81
1932 Yankees P 37 31 796 40 1.1 38 2 36 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.29
1933 Yankees P 35 30 704 38 1.1 34 4 30 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .895 1.30
1934 Yankees P 38 33 845 50 1.3 49 7 42 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.57
1935 Yankees P 34 30 738 57 1.7 55 6 49 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.01
1936 Yankees P 31 30 566 34 1.1 33 4 29 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.57
1937 Yankees P 34 34 835 42 1.2 39 3 36 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.26
1938 Yankees P 32 32 717 64 2.0 63 12 51 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.37
1939 Yankees P 26 26 594 36 1.4 35 2 33 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.59
1940 Yankees P 9 5 82 3 0.3 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.99
1941 Yankees P 23 23 469 19 0.8 17 6 11 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.98
1942 Yankees P 13 13 240 12 0.9 11 2 9 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 1.24
1943 Senators P 1 1 14 5 5.0 4 0 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .800 7.71
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 368 320 7,509 469 1.3 449 56 393 20 20 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.61
14 Years 368 320 7,509 469 1.3 449 56 393 20 20 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.61
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1930 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 20.0 0.79 3.30 4.20
1931 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 27.7 1.76 5.56 3.15
1932 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 6.9 1.68 5.97 3.56
1933 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 26.7 1.54 6.25 4.07
1934 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 24.8 1.65 5.05 3.07
1935 Yankees 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.5 20.8 1.60 5.05 3.15
1936 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 13.8 0.86 5.01 5.82
1937 Yankees 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.8 26.3 2.09 6.27 3.01
1938 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.8 12.3 1.30 4.86 3.73
1939 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 18.3 1.21 4.64 3.82
1940 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.78 4.61 5.93
1941 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.9 14.8 0.74 4.38 5.93
1942 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 8.3 0.63 4.61 7.31
1943 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 9.64
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
14 Years 1 1 .500 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 15.6 1.34 5.28 3.94
Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1930 New York Yankees 22 $2,700.00 n/a -
1931 New York Yankees 20 $4,000.00 n/a -
1932 New York Yankees 11 $7,500.00 n/a Stats
1933 New York Yankees 11 $12,000.00 Stats -
1934 New York Yankees 11 $12,000.00 Stats -
1935 New York Yankees 11 $20,000.00 Stats -
1936 New York Yankees 11 $20,000.00 Stats Stats
1937 New York Yankees 11 $13,500.00 Stats Stats
1938 New York Yankees 11 $20,000.00 Stats Stats
1939 New York Yankees 11 $20,000.00 Stats Stats
1940 New York Yankees 11 $15,000.00 - -
1941 New York Yankees 11 $10,000.00 - -
1942 New York Yankees 11 $10,000.00 - -
1943 Washington Senators 31 $7,500.00 - -


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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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