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RICH GOSSAGE

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1970-1994
Positions
P-1002, DH-1
Born
July 5, 1951  (63.075)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 217
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Wasson  (Colorado Springs,CO)
College:
Drafted:
Chicago White Sox:  1970-9-198 (June-Reg) 
Full Name
Richard Michael Gossage 
TBC Player ID
12043
MLB Debut
April 16, 1972  (20.286)
Uncle of Kevin Gossage, Father of Todd Gossage

Control
49
K-Rating
87
Efficiency
74
vsPower
74

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.22)
2.  Roy Face (79.46)
3.  Gene Garber (79.37)
4.  Rick Aguilera (73.76)
5.  Hoyt Wilhelm (73.64)
6.  Tug McGraw (72.36)
7.  Bob Miller (68.79)
8.  Steve Bedrosian (68.44)
9.  Dave Weathers (68.44)
10.  Stu Miller (68.37)
Age: 21
1.  Clyde King (86.19)
2.  Bob Miller (77.95)
3.  Frank LaManna (75.75)
4.  Larry French (71.86)
5.  Jack Salveson (69.9)
6.  Percy Jones (68.76)
7.  Nick Dumovich (67.7)
8.  Gary Ross (67.18)
9.  Andy Hansen (67.02)
10.  Randy Gumpert (66.54)
Age: 22
1.  Gary Ross (79.98)
2.  Ken Brett (77.07)
3.  Clyde King (74.99)
4.  Buster Ross (73.63)
5.  Andy Hansen (73.09)
6.  Dick Welteroth (72.83)
7.  Bob Miller (71.09)
8.  Ron Bryant (70.86)
9.  Bob Miller (70.24)
10.  Brian Meadows (68.69)
Age: 23
1.  Lance McCullers (74.85)
2.  Kelvim Escobar (74.64)
3.  Larry Bearnarth (71.82)
4.  Dave LaPoint (70.34)
5.  Neil Allen (69.1)
6.  Lloyd Allen (67.8)
7.  Tommy Hanson (67.7)
8.  Bill Castro (67.61)
9.  Mitch Williams (67.6)
10.  Gary Ross (67.36)
Age: 24
1.  Terry Forster (75.19)
2.  Chris Short (74.75)
3.  Eduardo Rodriguez (74.7)
4.  Erv Palica (73.87)
5.  Roy Sherid (73.37)
6.  Johnny Podgajny (73.06)
7.  Carl Erskine (72.18)
8.  Bob Miller (71.98)
9.  Bob Kline (71.73)
10.  Bart Johnson (71.11)
Age: 25
1.  Terry Forster (84.57)
2.  Billy McCool (74.3)
3.  Bob Miller (73.18)
4.  Bob Stanley (70.58)
5.  Neil Allen (69.62)
6.  Whit Wyatt (68.86)
7.  Mike Fornieles (68.06)
8.  Eduardo Rodriguez (68.05)
9.  Chris Short (67.94)
10.  Andy Hansen (67.12)
Age: 26
1.  Terry Forster (83.77)
2.  Byung-Hyun Kim (76.15)
3.  Bob Miller (73.37)
4.  Neil Allen (72.04)
5.  Rollie Fingers (69.57)
6.  Whit Wyatt (68.8)
7.  Eduardo Rodriguez (68.4)
8.  Bob Stanley (67.72)
9.  Lindy McDaniel (67.59)
10.  Dave Righetti (66.24)
Age: 27
1.  Terry Forster (84.16)
2.  Byung-Hyun Kim (75.49)
3.  Rollie Fingers (74.72)
4.  Bob Miller (73.45)
5.  Neil Allen (72.28)
6.  Dave Righetti (71.39)
7.  Eduardo Rodriguez (69.69)
8.  Whit Wyatt (69.68)
9.  Bill Caudill (68.35)
10.  Andy Hansen (67.07)
Age: 28
1.  Terry Forster (77.68)
2.  Rollie Fingers (76.13)
3.  Dave Righetti (74)
4.  Neil Allen (73.53)
5.  Bob Miller (72.1)
6.  Tug McGraw (71.18)
7.  Julian Tavarez (70.64)
8.  Shane Rawley (70.34)
9.  Byung-Hyun Kim (69.43)
10.  Scott Garrelts (68.55)
Age: 29
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.23)
2.  Terry Forster (76.96)
3.  Dave Righetti (76.37)
4.  Terry Adams (73.19)
5.  Steve Bedrosian (72.88)
6.  Turk Farrell (72.38)
7.  Neil Allen (71.82)
8.  Bob Miller (71.33)
9.  Wilbur Wood (71.18)
10.  Tug McGraw (70.18)
Age: 30
1.  Rollie Fingers (79.48)
2.  Terry Forster (77.58)
3.  Dave Righetti (76.71)
4.  Steve Bedrosian (74.86)
5.  Terry Adams (72.62)
6.  Tug McGraw (72.34)
7.  Bob Miller (70.5)
8.  Eric Plunk (70.31)
9.  Neil Allen (70.15)
10.  Tom Hume (69.94)
Age: 31
1.  Rollie Fingers (79.83)
2.  Terry Forster (76.72)
3.  Dave Righetti (76.33)
4.  Steve Bedrosian (74.72)
5.  Terry Adams (73.86)
6.  Tom Hume (73.26)
7.  Tug McGraw (73.06)
8.  Willie Hernandez (69.91)
9.  Johnny Murphy (69.9)
10.  Eric Plunk (69.69)
Age: 32
1.  Rollie Fingers (79.17)
2.  Steve Bedrosian (76.05)
3.  Dave Righetti (75.9)
4.  Terry Forster (73.42)
5.  Tom Hume (73.16)
6.  Tug McGraw (72.24)
7.  Terry Adams (70.81)
8.  Dave LaRoche (70.15)
9.  Johnny Murphy (69.92)
10.  Bob Miller (69.67)
Age: 33
1.  Rollie Fingers (77.02)
2.  Dave Righetti (76.15)
3.  Steve Bedrosian (76.01)
4.  Tom Hume (74.33)
5.  Tug McGraw (73.82)
6.  Terry Forster (73.77)
7.  Clay Carroll (71.89)
8.  Johnny Murphy (71.66)
9.  Roy Face (69.79)
10.  Bob Miller (69.64)
Age: 34
1.  Rollie Fingers (79.43)
2.  Dave Righetti (75.46)
3.  Tug McGraw (74.71)
4.  Tom Hume (73.99)
5.  Steve Bedrosian (73.45)
6.  Clay Carroll (72.87)
7.  Terry Forster (72.53)
8.  Johnny Murphy (72.16)
9.  Roy Face (71.77)
10.  Gene Garber (71.49)
Age: 35
1.  Rollie Fingers (78.72)
2.  Tug McGraw (75.93)
3.  Dave Righetti (74.17)
4.  Roy Face (73.66)
5.  Clay Carroll (73.4)
6.  Steve Bedrosian (73.34)
7.  Gene Garber (73.19)
8.  Rick Aguilera (72.28)
9.  Tom Hume (71.63)
10.  Sparky Lyle (70.6)
Age: 36
1.  Rollie Fingers (81.68)
2.  Clay Carroll (75.94)
3.  Tug McGraw (75.68)
4.  Gene Garber (74.85)
5.  Roy Face (74.57)
6.  Rick Aguilera (74.56)
7.  Dave Righetti (73.83)
8.  Steve Bedrosian (72.91)
9.  Sparky Lyle (72.3)
10.  Mike Marshall (69.87)
Age: 37
1.  Rollie Fingers (81.07)
2.  Gene Garber (76.5)
3.  Tug McGraw (75.84)
4.  Rick Aguilera (75.77)
5.  Roy Face (74.21)
6.  Clay Carroll (74.16)
7.  Dave Righetti (73.05)
8.  Sparky Lyle (72.97)
9.  Steve Bedrosian (72.5)
10.  Bob Miller (70.2)
Age: 38
1.  Gene Garber (79.62)
2.  Rollie Fingers (77.95)
3.  Tug McGraw (77.17)
4.  Rick Aguilera (77.14)
5.  Roy Face (76.86)
6.  Clay Carroll (74.16)
7.  Dave Righetti (73.05)
8.  Sparky Lyle (72.97)
9.  Steve Bedrosian (72.5)
10.  Johnny Murphy (70.89)
Age: 39
1.  Rollie Fingers (79.81)
2.  Gene Garber (79.37)
3.  Roy Face (78.71)
4.  Tug McGraw (77.09)
5.  Rick Aguilera (76.13)
6.  Clay Carroll (72.46)
7.  Sparky Lyle (71.96)
8.  Hoyt Wilhelm (71.75)
9.  Dave Righetti (71.7)
10.  Steve Bedrosian (71.5)
Age: 40
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.87)
2.  Roy Face (80.18)
3.  Gene Garber (79.55)
4.  Tug McGraw (76.41)
5.  Hoyt Wilhelm (75.7)
6.  Rick Aguilera (75.66)
7.  Clay Carroll (71.24)
8.  Steve Bedrosian (71.03)
9.  Sparky Lyle (70.66)
10.  Dave Righetti (70.31)
Age: 41
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.99)
2.  Roy Face (80.32)
3.  Gene Garber (80.08)
4.  Hoyt Wilhelm (77.34)
5.  Rick Aguilera (74.47)
6.  Tug McGraw (74.14)
7.  Steve Bedrosian (69.86)
8.  Bob Miller (69.55)
9.  Clay Carroll (69.23)
10.  Sparky Lyle (68.47)
Age: 42
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.22)
2.  Roy Face (79.46)
3.  Gene Garber (79.37)
4.  Hoyt Wilhelm (77.78)
5.  Rick Aguilera (73.76)
6.  Tug McGraw (72.36)
7.  Bob Miller (68.79)
8.  Steve Bedrosian (68.44)
9.  Dave Weathers (68.44)
10.  Stu Miller (68.37)
Age: 43
1.  Rollie Fingers (80.22)
2.  Roy Face (79.46)
3.  Gene Garber (79.37)
4.  Hoyt Wilhelm (78.7)
5.  Rick Aguilera (73.76)
6.  Tug McGraw (72.36)
7.  Bob Miller (68.79)
8.  Steve Bedrosian (68.44)
9.  Dave Weathers (68.44)
10.  Stu Miller (68.37)


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