26-year-old Nicholas Chad Gordon was born on October 24, 1995, he is an American professional baseball shortstop and second baseman for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was selected by the Twins in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
Gordon was considered one of the top prospects for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. He was selected as the fifth overall pick in the first round by the Minnesota Twins. He signed with the Twins on June 9, receiving a $3.851 million signing bonuses.
He was assigned to the Elizabethton Twins where he batted .294 with one home run and 28 RBIs. He spent 2015 with the Cedar Rapids Kernels where he posted a .277 batting average with one home run, 58 RBIs, and 25 stolen bases.
In 2016, he played for the Fort Myers Miracle, where, in 116 games, he batted .291 with three home runs and 52 RBIs. Gordon spent 2017 with the Chattanooga Lookouts where he batted .270 with a career high nine home runs and 66 RBIs.
Gordon began the 2018 season with Chattanooga, hitting .333 over 42 games, before being promoted to the AAA Rochester Red Wings, where he hit .212 with two home runs and 29 RBI in 99 games.
On April 23, 2021, Gordon was promoted to the major leagues for the first time. On April 26, Gordon was optioned to the alternate training site without making a major league appearance.