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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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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
1970GCL White SoxGCLRk-cha18 002.813300 016.0116542100.946.190.002.2511.815.25
1970 AppletonMidwA-cha18 035.9110500 035.0412723192101.7110.540.004.895.401.11
1971AppletonMidwA-cha19 1821.832524157 0187.014148385014901.026.790.002.417.172.98
1972Chicago White SoxALMLB54cha20 714.28007280.0724438244577041.458.100.234.956.411.30
1973IowaAmerAAA-cha21 543.6812951 171.0593229286601.237.480.003.558.372.36
1973 Chicago White SoxALMLB54cha21 047.43104049.2574441937336031.8910.331.636.705.980.89
1974AppletonMidwA-cha22 023.382200 08.08634501.509.000.004.505.631.25
1974 Chicago White SoxALMLB54cha22 464.130019189.1924541447642121.569.270.404.746.451.36
1975Chicago White SoxALMLB54cha23 981.84004926141.29932293701303051.196.290.194.458.261.86
1976Chicago White SoxALMLB54cha24 9173.9415011224.02141049816901356091.368.600.643.625.421.50
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB54pit25 1191.62005526133.07827249491512020.955.280.613.3210.223.08
1978New York YankeesALMLB54nya26 10112.01005527134.18741309591225021.095.830.603.958.172.07
1979New York YankeesALMLB54nya27 532.6200331858.1481817519413001.157.410.772.936.332.16
1980New York YankeesALMLB54nya28 622.2700583399.07429255371034011.126.730.453.369.362.78
1981New York YankeesALMLB54nya29 320.7700302046.22264214481010.774.240.392.709.263.43
1982New York YankeesALMLB54nya30 452.2300433093.06323235281021000.986.100.482.719.873.64
1983New York YankeesALMLB54nya31 1352.2700472287.1822722525900011.238.450.522.589.273.60
1984San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdn32 1062.90005125102.1753433636842211.086.600.533.177.392.33
1985San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdn33 531.8200382679.0642116117520011.037.290.111.945.923.06
1986San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdn34 574.4500382164.2693632820634021.389.601.112.788.773.15
1987San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdn35 543.1200301152.0471818419442001.278.130.693.297.622.32
1988Chicago CubsNLMLB54chn36 444.3300331343.2502321315303231.4910.310.623.096.182.00
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB54sfn37 212.680022443.2321613227242001.356.600.415.564.950.89
1989 New York YankeesALMLB54nya37 103.77006114.114660361001.198.790.001.883.772.00
1990FukuokaJap PacIntl--38 234.4023000 847.023154000.320.000.002.877.662.67
1991Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-tex3912.60018.002000102.0244113101.509.004.504.5013.503.00
1991 Texas RangersALMLB54tex39 423.570016140.1331616416283031.217.360.893.576.251.75
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB54oak40 022.840013038.0321312519260021.347.581.184.506.161.37
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLB54oak41 454.530012147.2492424626404011.579.251.134.917.551.54
1994Seattle MarinersALMLB54sea42 304.180021147.1442322615292031.258.371.142.855.511.93
MLB Totals (22 seasons)1241073.01100237160681310180914976706051197321502635461.237.450.593.647.472.05
MLB: Average per 162 Games873.01662104520118984440848984031.237.450.593.647.472.05
Minor League Totals (5 seasons)23112.8854432081131926212310211062651001.157.390.032.997.482.50
Intl (1 seasons)234.40230000847231540000.320.000.002.877.662.67
AAA (2 seasons)544.07149511173613633129691001.237.520.123.588.512.38
A (3 seasons)1872.50373115700230190816473175001.147.430.002.866.852.40
Rk (1 seasons)002.81330000161165421000.946.190.002.2511.815.25
New York Yankees (7 seasons)42282.143190002721515333901501273118551215051.086.590.523.128.652.77
San Diego Padres (4 seasons)25202.99197000157832982551099919922438241.167.700.572.787.342.64
Chicago White Sox (5 seasons)29363.8018837160803058553426924734288419241231.418.220.524.436.451.45
Pittsburgh Pirates (1 seasons)1191.627200055261337827249491512020.955.280.613.3210.223.08
Oakland Athletics (2 seasons)473.7769000251868137361145664031.478.481.154.716.911.47
Chicago Cubs (1 seasons)444.3046000331344502321315303231.4810.230.613.076.142.00
Texas Rangers (1 seasons)423.604400016140331616416283031.237.430.903.606.301.75
Seattle Mariners (1 seasons)304.213600021147442322615292031.268.431.152.875.551.93
San Francisco Giants (1 seasons)212.663100022444321613227242001.346.550.415.524.910.89
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1972Chicago White SoxALMLB54chap20 16
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001
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01
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.000.000.0000.000.000.000----017
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB54pitp25 23
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05
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1
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002001
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8
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001
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00.217.250.261511.043.087.3338.00--625
1984San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdnp32 22
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04
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0000001
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8
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002
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00.182.217.182399.000.045.2868.00--425
1985San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdnp33 11
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100000002
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5
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00000.000.154.000154.000.182.0002.50--013
1986San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdnp34 7
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.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
1987San Diego PadresNLMLB54sdnp35 4
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0000000002
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
1988Chicago CubsNLMLB54chnp36 1
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000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB54sfnp37 1
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000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
MLB Totals (8 Seasons)382851910020043700402.106.146.118264.012.059.1889.25--1093
MLB: Average per 162 Games162360400010021600201.106.146.118264.012.059.1889.25--439
San Diego Padres (4 seasons)197441400000031800201.091.149.091240.000.068.1546.00--449
Pittsburgh Pirates (1 seasons)7223051002001800100.217.250.261511.043.087.3338.00--625
Chicago White Sox (1 seasons)36160000000001100101.000.000.0000.000.000.000----017
Chicago Cubs (1 seasons)461000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
San Francisco Giants (1 seasons)311000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
1978NY YankeesChampionship Series104.5020 14320320.756.750.000.006.75
1978NY YankeesWorld Series100.0030 06101420.331.500.001.506.00
1980NY YankeesChampionship Series0154.0010 00.1320019.0081.000.000.000.00
1981NY YankeesChampionship Series000.0020 12.2100210.373.370.000.006.75
1981NY YankeesDivisional Series000.0030 36.2302810.754.050.002.7010.80
1981NY YankeesWorld Series000.0030 25202510.803.600.003.609.00
1984San DiegoChampionship Series004.5030 14521511.5011.250.002.2511.25
1984San DiegoWorld Series0013.5020 02.2341211.5010.120.003.376.75
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBP368031011.9291.463.25
 
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBP20495510.9091.844.50
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBDH1 .000--0.00
 
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBP398931421.8951.723.92
 
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBP6214132533.9031.794.06
 
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBP31224182731.9371.8113.06
 
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP7213341010.9330.951.75
 
1978New York YankeesALMLBP6313461230.8571.212.57
 
1979New York YankeesALMLBP365814001.0000.781.25
 
1980New York YankeesALMLBP649911020.8461.001.55
 
1981New York YankeesALMLBP32462711.9001.762.53
 
1982New York YankeesALMLBP569326011.0000.771.29
 
1983New York YankeesALMLBP57872310.8330.520.79
 
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBP6210258001.0001.151.89
 
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBP507907011.0000.801.26
 
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBP456425001.0000.981.40
 
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBP405225001.0001.211.58
 
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBP464317001.0001.671.57
 
1989New York YankeesALMLBP111421011.0001.932.45
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBP31435310.8891.672.32
 
1991Texas RangersALMLBP44402210.8000.900.82
 
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBP303824001.0001.421.80
 
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBP39475310.8891.531.85
 
1994Seattle MarinersALMLBP364722011.0000.771.00
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP10021802781802111.9251.292.32
 MLBDH10.000--0.00

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