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Rich GossageCareer Feats
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Rich Gossage
PositionsP-1002, DH-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Michael Gossage
Height6-3Weight217BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 5,1951 [68.154]PlaceColorado Springs,Colorado
High SchoolRoy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)
CollegeColorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo,CO)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 9th round (204th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 16,1972 [20.286]
OrganizationsCHA [7] NYA [7] SDN [4] OAK [2] CHN [1] PIT [1] SEA [1] SFN [1] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting10-413
TBC Player ID12043Retrosheet IDgossr001MLBAM ID114989
RelationshipsUncle of Kevin Gossage, Father of Todd Gossage
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This is a list of Major League games for Rich Gossage that are deemed to be noteworthy throughout his career.

Career Pitching Feats

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Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1972-04-1620.286CHAKCAADL 1-2box - pbp21   1.0----1------------0--First Career Game
1972-06-0720.338CHABOSHDW 2-1box - pbp211SV3.02----2-----------0--First Career Save
1972-10-0421.091CHAMINADL 2-14box - pbp136L3.01399-33-----------02First Career Game Started
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1976-04-1324.283CHAMINADW 4-1box - pbp1158W9.0311-29-----------090Game Score of 90
1976-05-0524.305CHABALANL 0-2box - pbp1161L8.052--310-----------07610 Strikeouts
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1977-05-2925.329PITCHNADL 2-3box - pbp2208L1.2422-13---2721677.861023--77.8 strike%
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1979-09-2328.080NYATORADW 7-5box - pbp2356SV1.0-----1-----------0--100th career Save
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1983-09-0232.059NYASEAANW 5-4box - pbp2558SV2.0211-22-----------0--200th career Save
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1986-07-0434.365SDNCHNHNW 2-1box - pbp3706W2.0311112-----------0--100th career Win
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1988-06-0236.333CHNNYNANL 1-2box - pbp2780   2.0311--1---3427779.47497--79.4 strike%
1988-08-0637.032CHNPHIHDW 7-4box - pbp3794SV0.1---------33-100.01-11--300th career Save
Game DateAgeTeamOppH/AD/NResultBox+PBPSeqG#DecIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBPitStrBalStr%FouSwCalInPlGscNotes
1989-07-2938.024SFNHOUADL 1-8box - pbp3841   2.02----2---2620676.96356--76.9 strike%
SELECT * FROM B1 A, games B WHERE a.gameid=b.gameid and playerid = 'gossr001' ORDER BY b.GameDate

Career Batting Feats

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Game DateTeamOppPosLnG#ABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPNotes
1972-04-16CHAKCAp91----------------First Career Game