PLAYER PROFILE

JIMMY GORDON

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Jimmy Gordon played professional basketball for twelve seasons. He played in the majors for portions of five seasons, but the majority of his career took place in New Jersey where he starred  on  powerful independent teams such as the Newark Temple B’Nai and the Newark Hebrew Club. In 1933, when Newark acquired a franchise in the American Basketball League, Gordon, who was immensely popular in his home town, was one of the first players signed.

 

JIMMY GORDON Height: 5:08 Weight: 135 College: None
James Gordon Born: Jan 2, 1905 Died:  Jan 6, 1969 Hometown: Newark, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1923-24 Newark YMHA Indep
1924-25 Newark Recreations Indep
1924-25 Newark Temple B’Nai Abrahams Indp
1925-26 Newark MBL 18 22 30 74 4.1
1925-26 Newark YMHA Indep
1925-26 Hackensack St. Cecilias Indep
1925-26 Newark Dental Big Five Indep
1926-27 Newark Temple B’Nai Abrahams Indep
1926-27 Yonkers MBL 1 0 0 0 0.0
1926-27 Akron CBL 21 42 42 126 6.0
1926-27 Passaic Big Five Indep
1927-28 Detroit ABL 5 1 1 3 0.6
1927-28 Newark Hebrew Club Indep
1927-28 Passaic County Giants indep
1928-29 Paterson ABL 3 2 3 7 2.3
1928-29 Newark Hebrew Club Indep
1928-29 Newark Hebrew Club Indep
1928-29 Elizabeth Moose Indep
1928-29 Passaic Blues and Wjites Indep
1929-30 Newark Temple B’Nai Abrahams Indep
1929-30 Passaic County Giants Indep
1930-31 Honesdale PSL 11 12 39 63 5.7
1930-31 Passaic Al Smith Democrats Indep
1930-31 Newark YMHA Indep
1930-31 Newark Legionairs Indep
1931-32 Newark Legionairs Indep
1932-33 Newark Hebrew Club Indep
1933-34 Newark ABL 25 70 33 173 6.9
1934-35 Newark Mules Indep
1935-36 Newark Hebrew Club Indep
Major League Totals 73 137 109 383 5.2
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