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Gordon Joseph McNaughton (July 31, 1910 – August 6, 1942) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1932 season. Listed at 6' 1", 190 lb., Leheny batted and threw right-handed. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he attended Loyola University Chicago and Xavier University.

In a six-game career, McNaughton posted a 0–1 record with a 6.43 ERA, including two starts, two games finished, 21 hits allowed, six strikeouts, 22 walks, and 21.0 innings of work.

McNaughton died in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois at age 32 when he was shot in a hotel lobby by an ex-girlfriend.[1]

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  1. ^ Russo, Frank (2006). Bury My Heart at Cooperstown: Salacious, Sad, and Surreal Deaths in the History of Baseball. United States: Triumph Books. p. 272. ISBN 1572438223.

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