Lucas Gordon Bio: Parents & More!

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The up-and-coming baseball player Lucas Gordon is in his junior year at Texas University. He attended Notre Dame before signing up at Texas.

During his sophomore year, he pitched 56 strikeouts and played a crucial role in Texas, securing the nation’s top baseball recruiting class. Likewise, Gordon was given a spot on the 2021 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star team.

At Notre Dame High School, Lucas was a four-year baseman and left-handed pitcher under the head coach Tom Dill. He earned the silver at the U-18 Baseball World Cup in Gajing, South Korea. 

Unfortunately, he had to undergo an operation and surgery at the early age of 15. It was mentally demanding, but the experience helped him become more prepared for life in general.

Jeff Gordon In The Texas Longhorns Jersey
Jeff Gordon In The Texas Longhorns Jersey (Source: Sports Illustrated)

Moving on, the player has been able to achieve much success on the field at a very young age. He throws a crossfire delivery out front that provides a lot of plate points and has a good 3/4’s expansion.

As of 2024, the emerging baseball player is estimated to have a net worth between $40k-$50k. 

Want to know more about Lucas?

Keep reading the article to the end. Before that, have a look at some quick facts about the young lad. 

Quick Facts

Full Name Lucas Gordon
Birth Date February 13, 2002
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Nick Name Lucas
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
High School Notre Dame High School
University University of Texas
Father’s Name Jeff Gordon
Mother’s Name Stephanie Gloria
Siblings N/A
Age 22 Years Old
Height 6’1″/1.85 m/185 cm
Weight 86 kg/189 lb
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Throws Left
Bats Left
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend N/A
Position Pitcher
Profession Baseball Player
Net Worth $40k-$50k
Social Media Instagram
Last Update June 2024

Early Life & Family

Lucas Gordon was born on February 13, 2002, in Los Angeles, California, to parents Jeff Gordan and Stephanie Gloria. 

Growing up in California was a pretty chill and enjoyable experience for Lucas. The beach was five minutes away from where his family resided.

As a result, the majority of his friends from the valley would frequently visit Santa Monica, where he lived, and they would often visit the beach together. 

Lucas has said that his father has been a big part of his early success, both on and off the field. When asked about inspiration in his life, Gordon responded, “My dad.”

High School Career

For his high school education, Lucas Gordon attended Notre Dame High School. At Notre Dame, he was the first baseman and pitcher and played under the head coach Tom Dill.

He was selected as the Mission League MVP for 2019. The player had a 5-1 record with a 1.39 ERA in 45.1 innings pitched as a junior, striking out 56 batters.

Lucas had seven doubles and two triples while hitting .366. He competed in the 2019 Cleveland High School MLB All-Star Game.

Lucas Gordon Class of 2020
Lucas Gordon Class Of 2020 (Source: Perfect Game)

He made the 20-person roster for the 2019 National Team and won the silver medal in Gijang, South Korea, in the U-18 Baseball World Cup.

However, Lucas could not play during his senior year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

College Career

Gordon decided to play baseball at the University of Texas at Austin after a standout high school career. What really pulled Lucas to the University of Texas was the city in general. 

Lucas finds Austin incredibly diverse, kind of like Los Angeles. Additionally, the campus is magnificent, and the amenities are unmatched.

The Texas Baseball Team
The Texas Baseball Team (Source: Twitter)

Moreover, the player also wanted to have a shot at the College World Series Championship and experience a little bit of Omaha.

Freshman Year

During the first season, Lucas pitched in 19 games with one start. He finished it with 21.2 innings pitched, a 3.32 ERA, and one save. The player also struck out 19 hitters and limited opponents’ batting average to .197.

Likewise, Lucas had five straight scoreless appearances in March and early April of 2021, pitching 6.2 innings without allowing a run.

Against Nevada, Lucas pitched a perfect inning of relief with just one strikeout to secure the win (4/14).

The player threw three scoreless innings in his first career start, striking out two batters while allowing just one hit.

Lucas had a second 9.1-inning stretch of seven straight scoreless innings from late April to early May 2021.

Sophomore Year

Lucas struck out his career-high 11 batters against Oklahoma State on May 1, 2022.

The player pitched six innings with one earned run and seven strikeouts against Texas Tech on March 27.

Texas Longhorns Player Lucas Gordon
Texas Longhorns Player Lucas Gordon (Source: States Man)

He pitched five innings with five strikeouts in his first start of the year against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on February 23.

Lucas had a season-high pitching seven shutout innings with four strikeouts against Incarnate Word on March 20.

Falmouth Commodores

Gordon played the 2021 collegiate summer baseball with the Falmouth Commodores based in Falmouth, Massachusetts. 

If you are not familiar with the Commodores, Falmouth Commodores is a group that competes in the league’s West Division as a member of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL). 

The player joined the Commodores on July 3, 2021, and contributed significantly to the Commodores’ bullpen.

By August, with seven appearances out of the bullpen, Lucas had a 3.85 ERA over 14 innings of work. He also had a save and struck out 22 hitters.

Age, & Body Measurements

The baseball player, Lucas Gordon, is 22 years old as of 2024. He was born in the Horse year, according to the Chinese calendar. 

Similarly, as a February baby, Lucas’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. People with this zodiac sign are said to be progressive, independent, intelligent, and idealistic. 

Talking about his physical features, Lucas stands 6’1″/1.85 m tall and weighs 86 kg/189 lb. Likewise, Lucas has a well-built body as he hits the gym fives times a week and eats a balanced diet. 

Favorites

Lucas’s favorite player growing up was Derek Jeter, a former professional baseball shortstop, baseball executive, and businessman.

Derek played for the New York Yankees in the Major Baseball League (MLB) for 20 years. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020.

Lucas has always been a big fan of Derek because of how he conducted himself both as a sportsman and a person.

Similarly, Lucas takes Walker Buehler as an inspiration and tries to replicate his games. The baseball player says that watching Buehler’s pitch is a lot of fun.

Lucas Gordon on the field
Lucas Gordon On The Field (Source: Twitter)

His non-baseball favorite is none other than LeBron James

Kid Cudi is the player’s favorite musician because of Cudi’s poetry and the way Cudi uses his music to convey a tale about his mental health.

Popularity

Lucas Gordan played a crucial role for Texas in securing the nation’s top baseball recruiting class. 

Lucas Gordon Search Graph 2023
Lucas Gordon Search Graph 2023 (Source: Google Trend)

The graph shows his search trend for 12 months. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What was Lucas Gordon's favorite team growing up?

Lucas Gordon's favorite team growing up was the New York Yankees.

What is Lucas Gordon's favorite TV show?

Lucas Gordon's favorite TV shows are Narcos Mexico and Breaking Bad. Likewise, his favorite movie is Nacho Libre.

Does Lucas Gordon play golf?

Yes, the player started playing golf when he was two years old. This was because his father played professional golf for some time. 

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