Richard Michael Gossage (Goose)
Born: July 5, 1951 in Colorado Springs, CO
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 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 16, 1972 (Age 20.286, 10,813th in MLB history) vs. KCR 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1972 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Padres/WhiteSox/Pirates/Athletics/... 1972-1994
Agents: Jerry Kapstein [*]
Last Game: August 8, 1994 (Age 43.034)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2008 (466/543 ballots).
View Rich Gossage Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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