Why Is Dee Gordon Now Strange-Gordon?

Dee Strange-Gordon is an American professional baseball second baseman, shortstop, and center fielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).



Dee Strange-Gordon
Dee Strange-Gordon

Strange-Gordon was mostly a shortstop and second baseman for the Dodgers and Marlins, respectively. When he joined the Mariners in 2018, he played center field and will go to left field in 2020.

For the Marlins in 2015, Strange-Gordon batted.333 with 205 hits and 58 stolen bases. Since 1949, he has become only the second player since Jackie Robinson to lead the National League in both batting average and stolen bases at the same time.



Since the beginning of the 2010s, Strange-Gordon has stolen 330 bases, more than anyone else.

As a result of his use of performance-enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball banned Strange-Gordon from baseball for 80 games on April 29, 2016. They found clostebol and testosterone in his bloodstream.

Why Is Dee Gordon Now Strange-Gordon?

To honor his late mother, DeVona Denise Strange, Dee Gord will change his last name from Gordon to Strange-Gordon in 2020. When he was seven years old, his mother was fatally shot.

Strange-Gordon is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Tom Gordon and Devona Denise Strange. He was born in Windermere, Florida. His father is Tom Gordon, and his mother is Devona Denise Strange.