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Rich Gossage AS-9AW-2HOFWS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1972-1994
Biography Data
Positions: P-1002, DH-1
Proper Name: Richard Michael Gossage
Nickname(s): Goose
Born: July 5, 1951 (64.002)
Place Colorado Springs, Colorado
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 217 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)
College: Colorado State University-Pueblo
Drafted: 1970 -- 9th round (198th overall) by Chicago White Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 16,1972 (20.286)
TBC Player ID:12043
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHA, PIT, NYA, SDN, CHN, SFN, TEX, OAK, SEA
Relationship(s):Uncle of Kevin Gossage, Father of Todd Gossage

Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
49 87 74 74
*as of 2014 season.
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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for Rich Gossage
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    CHAKCAL 1-2 @KCA   10000100004000--10-01st career game
    CHACALW 5-4 @CALW  2.20000220009000--81-01st career win
    CHABOSW 2-1 vs BOSSv  32000020009000--111-01st career save
    CHAMINW 6-5 vs MIN   2.241104600015000--12314-17Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    CHABALL 0-2 @BALL  8520031000034000--16121-2110 Strikeouts
    PITCINW 6-3 vs CINSv  310001500011000--20032-36200th career game
    PITHOUW 6-2 @HOUSv  3.130000710013000--20432-36Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    PITLANW 6-5 vs LANW  310000800011000--20633-36Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    PITCHNL 2-3 @CHNL  1.2422013000102721678%20833-37Threw 78% strikes
    PITSLNW 5-2 vs SLNSv  2.200002600010000--22635-41Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYAKCAL 8-9 vs KCA   22000060008000--34852-58Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYADETW 5-4 @DETSv  1.21000040006000--35254-58Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYATORW 7-5 @TORSv  10000010003000--35654-59100th career save
    NYAOAKW 6-4 @OAKSv  2.10000050007000--38257-59Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYABOSW 6-3 @BOSSv  2.110002500010000--38958-59Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYABALL 2-5 vs BAL   1.15220010009000--40060-60400th career game
    NYABALW 4-3 @BALSv  2.10000150009000--40260-60Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYAOAKW 9-5 vs OAKW  2.12000060009000--43462-61Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYAOAKL 7-9 vs OAK   2.210002600011000--46364-65Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYAOAKW 7-4 @OAKSv  1.20000050005000--46964-65Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYAMINW 4-2 vs MINSv  21111050007000--47364-65Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    NYADETW 7-5 @DETW  4.220003500019000--52469-691000th career strikeout
    NYASEAW 5-4 @SEASv  221102200010000--55879-73200th career save
    SDNSFNW 3-2 @SFNW  221102500010000--58983-74Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    SDNSLNW 3-1 vs SLNSv  2.12000120009000--60084-75600th career game
    SDNCHNW 2-1 vs CHNW  23111120009000--706100-85100th career win
    SDNCINW 12-8 @CIN   1.22000040008000--752103-92Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    CHNNYNL 1-2 @NYN   231100100083427779%780107-94Threw 79% strikes
    CHNPHIW 7-4 vs PHISv  0.10000000001330100%794107-94300th career save
    CHNATLL 0-4 @ATL   10000000003116555%800108-95800th career game
    SFNHOUL 1-8 @HOU   220000200082620677%841112-98Threw 77% strikes
    OAKSEAW 5-4 @SEA   220000000192116576%922117-101Threw 76% strikes
    SEADETL 4-9 @DET   1.110000200052217577%973121-107Threw 77% strikes
    SEACALW 4-2 @CALW  0.1000000000164267%1000124-1071000th career game
    Batting Feats and Milestones for Rich Gossage
    Game DateTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    CHAKCAL 1-2 @KCA000000000000000011st career game
    PITSLNW 3-1 @SLN10110010000000001571st career hit, 1st career RBI
    NYABOSW 4-1 @BOS0000000000000000500500th career game

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