About Twins Broadcasters
The 2008 season is John Gordon?s 21st on the Twins? broadcasts. Before coming to the Twin Cities prior to the 1987 season, Gordon was part of the New York Yankees broadcast crew from 1982-86.
The Detroit native began his broadcasting career with the Spartanburg Phillies in 1965 after graduating from Indiana University. After five years with Spartanburg, Gordon joined the Baltimore Orioles where he remained until 1973, when he accepted the broadcasting job at the University of Virginia to become the voice of Cavaliers football and basketball. From there he joined the Yankees? Class AAA affiliate Columbus Clippers from 1977-81, before moving to New York in 1982. For his work with the Spartanburg Phillies, Gordon was inducted into the South Atlantic League?s Hall of Fame on June 19, 2001.
John and his wife, Nancy, have two grown children and make their home in Bloomington, MN. They designate countless time and effort to the ?Touch ?Em All? Golf Tournament with proceeds going to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Minnesota Stroke Association and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund.