Why Did Dee Gordon Change His Name To Dee Strange-Gordon?

American professional baseball second baseman, shortstop, and centre fielder Devaris “Dee” Strange-Gordon is now a free agent. He also plays the position of the centre fielder.

He started his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers and went on to play for the Miami Marlins, the Seattle Mariners, and the Washington Nationals.

He became the first player to lead the National League in hitting average and stolen bases since Jackie Robinson in 1949 when he accomplished this feat in 2015.

He also topped the National League in all three categories in 2015. Because of his use of performance-enhancing substances in 2016, he received a suspension of eighty games.

When it came time for the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers selected Gordon in the fourth round of the draft.

After the season was over, he participated in the Puerto Rico Baseball League with the Gigantes de Carolina team. During the 2010 season,

he played for a team in the Double-A Southern League called the Chattanooga Lookouts. At the beginning of the 2011 season, he was given a position with the Albuquerque Isotopes at the AAA level.

Why Did Dee Gordon Change His Name To Dee Strange-Gordon?

Dee Gordon was born Devaris Strange-Gordon, yet he prefers to be called Varis by her friends and family. However, in 2018, the public address announcer for Missoula Osprey mispronounced his first and last names,

turning him into Dee Gordon. When he made the decision to pursue a career, he decided to go by Dee Gordon rather than the name his parents had given him.