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Rich Gossage
Richard Michael Gossage (Goose)

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 3", Weight 217 lb.
School Southern Colorado

MLB Debut April 16, 1972
Final Game August 8, 1994
Born July 5, 1951 in Colorado Springs, CO

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1972 21 CHA AL   0   3  .000  14   1   0   5   2   0   36.1   37   171   26   24   0   27   0   1   27   4  0  5.94  
 1973 22 CHA AL   1   1  .500   4   0   0   2   0   0    8.0    9    44   11   10   2   11   0   0    6   2  0 11.25  
 1974 23 CHA AL   1   3  .250  35   0   0  23   2   0   67.1   66   308   37   34   5   42   1   3   41   1  1  4.54  
 1975 24 CHA AL   6   4  .600  57   0   0  52  28   0   93.1   73   390   29   22   1   42   2   2   84   4  0  2.12  CY-11
 1976 25 CHA AL  12  14  .462  32  32   7   0   0   1  221.2  238   979  123  102  15   96   1   4  126   6  0  4.14  
 1977 26 NYN NL   8   8  .500  71   0   0  56  36   0  107.0   77   433   30   29   9   41   1   1  119   1  0  2.44  CY-6
 1978 27 SDN NL   3   6  .333  66   0   0  62  36   0   90.2   53   361   17   17   5   40   2   2   75   5  0  1.69  CY-5
 1979 28 SDN NL   4   3  .571  51   0   0  44  28   0   62.1   50   254   16   16   2   26   0   3   41   3  0  2.31  CY-10
 1980 29 SDN NL   3   3  .500  47   0   0  44  27   0   65.1   47   264   17   11   1   22   0   1   72   7  0  1.52  CY-16
 1981 30 SDN NL   5   0 1.000  47   0   0  41  30   0   56.2   35   214    9    8   1   18   2   1   46   0  0  1.27  CY-6
 1982 31 SDN NL   5   2  .714  65   0   0  42  20   0   88.0   58   337   14   11   4   20   0   1  106   1  0  1.12  CY-10
 1983 32 SDN NL   4   5  .444  49   0   0  44  27   0   54.2   52   224   12   11   2   12   0   1   68   0  0  1.81  CY-14
 1984 33 SDN NL   9   3  .750  74   0   0  59  37   0  103.1   79   416   36   30   7   37   0   2   78   3  0  2.61  CY-1
 1985 34 SDN NL   4   0 1.000  60   0   0  55  44   0   65.2   48   259    6    6   0   20   1   0   45   0  0  0.82  CY-2
 1986 35 SDN NL   4   2  .667  38   0   0  22   5   0   45.2   41   194   25   23   5   18   1   2   46   2  0  4.53  
 1987 36 SDN NL   2   3  .400  41   0   0  28  18   0   46.1   34   184   13   13   4   14   0   0   42   1  0  2.53  CY-25
 1988 37 LAN NL   1   2  .333  21   0   0   5   1   0   37.2   55   175   24   23   4   15   2   1   22   1  4  5.50  
 1989 38 SFN NL   1   4  .200  27   0   0  10   1   0   41.2   34   184   18   16   2   25   2   0   26   0  0  3.46  
 1990           [Did not play]
 1991 40 CHN NL   1   1  .500  40   0   0  18   4   0   41.2   25   166   18   14   3   17   1   1   18   6  0  3.02  
 1992 41 SEA AL   1   1  .500  20   0   0   9   4   0   36.0   48   165   25   16   5   12   1   0   36   0  0  4.00  
 1993 42 FLN NL   2   2  .500  23   0   0   9   0   0   24.2   19    99   10   10   4   13   0   0   16   1  0  3.65  
 1994 43 CHA AL   3   0 1.000  51   0   0   6   0   0   47.1   31   179   14   14   5   10   0   0   21   0  0  2.66  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 22 Seasons      80  70  .533 933  33   7 636 350   1 1441.1 1209  6000  530  460  86  578  17  26 1161  48  5  2.87
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1972 21 CHA AL  30   18   4.4   3  2.00    7   0   0  .000   1    1    0  .000    1    2  .333   16   
 1973 22 CHA AL  44    9  10.7   0          0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    1    0 1.000  142   
 1974 23 CHA AL  35   38   5.1   4          0   0   0  .000   1    3    2  .667    6    1  .857    2   
 1975 24 CHA AL  46   29   2.8  35          0   0   0  .000   3    3    0  .000    9    1  .900    1   
 1976 25 CHA AL  53  117   4.7   0  4.25    0   0   0  .000   3   10    4  .400   30   13  .698    6   
 1977 26 NYN NL  42   33   2.8  46          6   0   0  .000   0    4    4 1.000    8    1  .889   40   
 1978 27 SDN NL  41   22   2.2  40          7   1   0  .143   0    1    1 1.000    0    2  .000  -65   
 1979 28 SDN NL  33   21   3.1  31          4   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    2    6  .250  -47   
 1980 29 SDN NL  37   18   2.4  34          3   0   0  .000   1    1    0  .000    3    3  .500  -44   
 1981 30 SDN NL  40   11   1.8  35          4   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    9    3  .750   26   
 1982 31 SDN NL  44   19   2.0  22          2   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    2    1  .667  -45   
 1983 32 SDN NL  47   19   3.1  30          3   1   0  .333   1    1    0  .000    4    3  .571  -32   
 1984 33 SDN NL  49   33   2.9  43          5   1   0  .200   0    4    3  .750    4    5  .444    3   
 1985 34 SDN NL  42   14   2.0  47          5   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    1    0 1.000  -43   
 1986 35 SDN NL  46   20   3.9   5          0   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    6    2  .750  -72   
 1987 36 SDN NL  50   15   2.9  20          1   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    0    1  .000  -91   
 1988 37 LAN NL  60   33   8.2   4          3   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    9    4  .692  103   
 1989 38 SFN NL  56   18   3.9   3          6   1   0  .167   2    2    1  .500    1    0 1.000   20   
 1990           [Did not play]
 1991 40 CHN NL  65   10   2.3   4          0   0   0  .000   1    2    1  .500    4    0 1.000 -152   
 1992 41 SEA AL  48   24   6.1   5          0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    4    1  .800  102   
 1993 42 FLN NL  62   11   4.2   2          0   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    4    2  .667  -90   
 1994 43 CHA AL  78   13   2.5   2          0   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    2    1  .667 -198   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 22 Seasons          554   3.4 415         56   4   0  .071  13   49   33  .673  110   52  .679  -19   6
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 19.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1978 NLCS  SDN PIN   L    1  0.00   0-0   0  0   2.0   0   0   1   0
 1984 NLCS  SDN NYN   W    2  4.50   0-0   2  0   2.0   2   1   0   2
      WS    SDN SEA   L    1  0.00   0-0   1  0   2.0   0   0   1   0
 1985 NLCS  SDN MON   W    3  0.00   0-0   3  0   3.0   3   0   3   2
      WS    SDN TOA   L    1  0.00   0-0   1  0   1.0   0   0   0   1
 1992 ALCS  SEA BAA   W    2  1.80   1-0   0  0   5.0   5   1   2   2
      WS    SEA SDN   L    1 27.00   0-0   0  0   1.0   3   3   0   0
 1994 ALDS  CHA SEA   W    2  0.00   0-0   0  0   1.1   0   0   0   1
      ALCS  CHA NYA   L    3 18.00   0-0   0  0   2.0   5   4   3   1
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1972  CHA   85-77   Ben Lea
 1973  CHA   89-74   Ben Lea
 1974  CHA   82-80   Ben Lea
 1975  CHA   77-85   Ben Lea
 1976  CHA   60-102  Ben Lea
 1977  NYN   95-67   Jon Fellows
 1978  SDN  101-61   Mike Tomeo
 1979  SDN   75-87   Mike Tomeo
 1980  SDN   77-85   Mike Tomeo
 1981  SDN   86-76   Mike Tomeo
 1982  SDN   84-78   Mike Tomeo
 1983  SDN   79-83   Mike Tomeo
 1984  SDN  104-58   Mike Tomeo
 1985  SDN  101-61   Mike Tomeo
 1986  SDN   85-77   Mike Tomeo
 1987  SDN   85-77   Mike Tomeo
 1988  LAN   62-100  Billy Vanson
 1989  SFN   91-71   Pat Carr
 1991  CHN   78-84   Thomas Treece
 1992  SEA   94-68   Jeff Tripodi
 1993  FLN   53-109  Thomas Treece
 1994  CHA   90-72   Ben Lea, Shane Parendo

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