Joe Gordon
(b. February 18, 1915 - d. April 14, 1978)
Inducted in 2009
1939 R303-B Goudey Premiums Joe Gordon SGC 60 EX
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Comments: When Joe Gordon was elected to the Hall of Fame in was a complete surprise to this collector. Usually I have some card picked out for hall of fame "prospects". Not this time. So, I started searching eBay. I picked up this card in February, 2009 and have not seen a better example offered since.
Card Details Below:  
Year(s): 1939
ACC Set Designation: R303-B
Set Name: Goudey Premiums Black & White
Country: United States
Description: Although larger (4-3/4" X 7-1/4" to 7-3/8"), the photos in this 24-player set are identical to those in the R303-A issue of the same year, and the format of the set is unchanged. The set, designated as R303-B in the American Card Catalog, can be found in both black-and-white and sepia-toned, with backs printed in brown.
Example 1939 R303B Display Box