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Rich Gossage

Richard Michael Gossage (Goose)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: July 5, 1951 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
High School: Wasson HS (Colorado Springs, CO)
School: Colorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO)

Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 9th round of the 1970 MLB June Amateur Draft from Wasson HS (Colorado Springs, CO).

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1970 18 -2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk CHW 0 3 .000 4.94 13 8 0 0 0 51.0 52 33 28 4 23 4 42 6 0 3 1.471 9.2 0.7 4.1 7.4 1.83
1970 18 -0.9 White Sox GULF Rk CHW 0 0 2.81 3 3 0 0 0 16.0 11 6 5 1 4 0 21 3 0 1 0.938 6.2 0.6 2.2 11.8 5.25
1970 18 -2.8 Appleton MIDW A CHW 0 3 .000 5.91 10 5 0 0 0 35.0 41 27 23 3 19 4 21 3 0 2 1.714 10.5 0.8 4.9 5.4 1.11
1971 19 -1.5 Appleton MIDW A CHW 18 2 .900 1.83 25 24 15 7 0 187.0 141 48 38 9 50 2 149 7 0 10 1.021 6.8 0.4 2.4 7.2 2.98
1973 21 -3.9 Iowa AA AAA CHW 5 4 .556 3.68 12 9 5 1 1 71.0 59 32 29 1 28 2 66 3 0 4 1.225 7.5 0.1 3.5 8.4 2.36
1974 22 1.2 Appleton MIDW A CHW 0 2 .000 3.38 2 2 0 0 0 8.0 8 6 3 0 4 0 5 0 0 1 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 5.6 1.25
1991 39 12.2 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 2 4 4 1 1 0 3 1 0 1 10 1.500 9.0 4.5 4.5 13.5 3.00
5 Seasons 23 11 .676 2.88 54 43 1 20 8 1 319.0 262 123 102 15 106 8 265 17 0 19 10 1.154 7.4 0.4 3.0 7.5 2.50
Rk (1 season) Rk 0 0 2.81 3 3 0 0 0 16.0 11 6 5 1 4 0 21 3 0 1 0.938 6.2 0.6 2.2 11.8 5.25
A (3 seasons) A 18 7 .720 2.50 37 31 15 7 0 230.0 190 81 64 12 73 6 175 10 0 13 1.143 7.4 0.5 2.9 6.8 2.40
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 5 4 .556 4.07 14 9 1 5 1 1 73.0 61 36 33 2 29 2 69 4 0 5 10 1.233 7.5 0.2 3.6 8.5 2.38
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1970 18 -2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk CHW 13 18 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 0 1 0
1970 18 -0.8 White Sox GULF Rk CHW 3 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
1970 18 -3.0 Appleton MIDW A CHW 10 12 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 1 0
1971 19 -1.9 Appleton MIDW A CHW 25 77 64 7 9 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 31 .141 .236 .156 .392 10 0 5 0
1973 21 -3.9 Iowa AA AAA CHW 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 22 1.2 Appleton MIDW A CHW 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 39 12.5 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 54 96 80 8 11 1 0 0 4 0 0 10 40 .138 .233 .150 .383 12 0 0 6 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 3 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 37 90 74 7 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 10 38 .135 .238 .149 .387 11 0 0 6 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1970 18 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk CHW P 13 17 2 10 5 2 .706 0.92
1970 18 White Sox GULF Rk CHW P 3 5 0 4 1 1 .800 1.33
1970 18 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 10 12 2 6 4 1 .667 0.80
1971 19 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 25 66 11 48 7 5 .894 2.36
1973 21 Iowa AA AAA CHW P 12 19 3 14 2 0 .895 1.42
1974 22 Appleton MIDW A CHW P 2 4 1 2 1 0 .750 1.50
1991 39 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
5 Seasons 54 106 17 74 15 7 .858 1.69

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1970 18 GCL White Sox Gulf Coast League Rk CHW
1970 18 Appleton Foxes Midwest League A CHW
1971 19 Appleton Foxes Midwest League A CHW
1972 20 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1972-04-16 1972-10-04
1973 21 Iowa Oaks American Association AAA CHW
1973 21 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1973-04-13 1973-09-28
1974 22 Appleton Foxes Midwest League A CHW
1974 22 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1975-04-10 1975-09-27
1976 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1976-04-13 1976-10-03
1977 25 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 26 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
1979 27 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-28
1980 28 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-04
1981 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1981-04-11 1981-10-04
1982 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1982-04-11 1982-09-30
1983 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1983-04-06 1983-10-01
1984 32 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-28
1985 33 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1985-04-12 1985-10-04
1986 34 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1986-04-10 1986-10-04
1987 35 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1987-05-05 1987-10-02
1988 36 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1988-04-05 1988-09-30
1989 37 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1989-04-16 1989-08-02
1989 37 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 2 1989-08-13 1989-09-22
1990 38 Fukuoka Daiei Hawks Japan Pacific League Fgn
1991 39 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX
1991 39 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-01
1992 40 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1992-04-08 1992-07-18
1993 41 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1993-04-07 1993-10-02
1994 42 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1994-04-08 1994-08-08

Sabr ID: 0871f3e2

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