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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Michael Gossage
Stat Years
1970-1994  [mlb] 1972-1994
6-3 / 217
Right / Right
P (1002) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Roy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #9 (#204 overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1972-04-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.286)
Service Time
NYA [7] CHA [5] SDN [4] OAK [2] PIT [1] CHN [1] SFN [1] TEX [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12043 ... retro id: gossr001 ... mlbam id: 114989
Uncle of Kevin Gossage, Father of Todd Gossage
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts80Walks46Hittable73SO/BB69vsPower73Hitting7Durability67Team.503Ratings Explained
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Batting Logs

1988 Season Pitching Totals

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1988Chicago CubsNLMLBMLB5436Log - Sp - Ext19444.334600033461343.2502321315303231.4910.310.623.096.184.742.00.500
1 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

Rich Gossage Pitching Log for 1988

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  • April 1988
    1988-04-051CHNATLNLW 10-9Box | PBP1766------------2.22---11----9--11-25352114752760.01766370.001.12
    1988-04-083CHNMONNLW 6-4Box | PBP2767SV------Y1.01---21----6------3271413371351.92767370.001.64
    1988-04-105CHNMONNLW 10-7Box | PBP3768W---Y---0.13221---1--4-----22139441-469.23768374.502.25
    1988-04-1912CHNMONNLL 1-9Box | PBP4769---------Y1.02----1----5-----1316133522481.34769373.602.20
    1988-04-2316CHNPITNLL 4-5Box | PBP5770L------Y2.0322-22---1101-1-1334827218103656.35770375.142.29
    1988-04-2618CHNLANNLW 7-3Box | PBP6771---------Y1.0-----1----2----11-752121171.46771374.502.00
    1988-04-3022CHNSFNNLW 2-1Box | PBP7772SV------Y1.0-----2----3------11284322166.77772374.001.78
    May 1988
    1988-05-0224CHNSDNNLW 5-2Box | PBP8773---------Y0.21----1----3------21293214275.08773373.721.76
    1988-05-0426CHNSDNNLW 6-3Box | PBP9774SV------Y1.0-----2----3------112111343191.79774373.381.59
    1988-05-0627CHNSFNNLW 3-2Box | PBP10775SV---YY1.0111--1-1--4-----3-18117431361.110775373.861.54
    1988-05-2140CHNCINNLW 11-6Box | PBP11776---------Y1.02----3----51----1119145534273.711776373.551.58
    1988-05-2443CHNATLNLW 2-1Box | PBP12777SV------Y1.01---12----5-----2-251213442248.012777373.291.61
    1988-05-2745CHNHOUNLW 3-2Box | PBP13778SV------Y1.01---------4-----131596131460.013778373.071.57
    June 1988
    1988-06-0150CHNCINNLW 6-3Box | PBP14779---------Y0.2----------2-----2-33--1-2100.014779372.931.50
    1988-06-0251CHNNYNNLL 1-2Box | PBP15780------------2.0311--1----8--21-2530255774783.315780373.121.50
    1988-06-0453CHNNYNNLL 5-6Box | PBP16781------------2.0311--1----9-----4425169413864.016781373.261.50
    1988-06-0755CHNPITNLW 8-5Box | PBP17782SV------Y1.0-----1----3-----111073-32270.017782373.101.43
    1988-06-0957CHNPITNLL 3-4Box | PBP18783------------0.0222-------22-----2752111271.418783373.981.52
    1988-06-1159CHNSLNNLW 2-0Box | PBP19784SV------Y0.2----------2-----2-5411-1280.019784373.861.48
    1988-06-1462CHNPITNLL 3-6Box | PBP20785---------Y0.2----1----13-----11835-1-237.520785373.741.48
    1988-06-1563CHNPITNLW 7-4Box | PBP21786SV------Y1.0----------3------396312-366.721786373.571.41
    July 1988
    1988-07-0278CHNLANNLL 1-8Box | PBP22787---------Y1.0-----1----3------21486213257.122787373.421.35
    1988-07-1487CHNLANNLL 3-6Box | PBP23788---------Y1.02---111--16-----2218108312455.623788373.281.42
    1988-07-1892CHNSFNNLW 8-3Box | PBP24789---------Y1.01---------41----31168822-450.024789373.161.40
    1988-07-2296CHNSDNNLW 5-4Box | PBP25790------------1.2211-------7-----341713433-776.525790373.291.39
    1988-07-2397CHNSDNNLW 3-2Box | PBP26791SV------Y0.11---------2------264211-266.726791373.251.41
    1988-07-2699CHNMONNLL 4-8Box | PBP27792------------1.0111-------4-1----413945--469.227792373.451.40
    1988-07-27100CHNMONNLL 4-5Box | PBP28793---------Y0.11---1---114-----11826---225.028793373.411.45
    August 1988
    1988-08-06109CHNPHINLW 7-4Box | PBP29794SV------Y0.1----------1------133-11-1100.029794373.381.43
    1988-08-09111CHNNYNNLW 6-4Box | PBP30795SV------Y1.0211-------51----13149522-564.330795373.561.45
    1988-08-11113CHNNYNNLL 6-9Box | PBP31796---------Y0.11111------2-----1-86222-275.031796373.821.47
    1988-08-18119CHNCINNLL 1-9Box | PBP32797------------1.0-----1----3-----2-1165121254.532797373.691.42
    1988-08-19120CHNATLNLW 8-7Box | PBP33798W------Y0.1----------1-----1-312---133.333798373.661.41
    1988-08-22123CHNHOUNLL 7-9Box | PBP34799L---------1.04331-1----71----3326179263665.434799374.361.48
    1988-08-26127CHNATLNLL 0-4Box | PBP35800---------Y1.0----------3-----121165111354.535800374.241.44
    1988-08-28129CHNATLNLL 2-4Box | PBP36801---------Y1.0-----1--1-4--1--11189943-250.036801374.111.40
    1988-08-30131CHNHOUNLL 4-7Box | PBP37802------------0.1122-1---1-41-1--2-19811231242.137802374.581.44
    September 1988
    1988-09-02133CHNCINNLL 5-6Box | PBP38803---------Y1.0-----1----3-----111073131270.038803374.461.40
    1988-09-05137CHNPHINLL 3-4Box | PBP39804---------Y1.01---12---16--1--1123149425360.939804374.341.42
    1988-09-07139CHNNYNNLW 9-8Box | PBP40805W------Y0.1-----1----1-------6422-2-66.740805374.301.41
    1988-09-09141CHNSLNNLL 2-6Box | PBP41806---------Y1.0211-------5--2--141610614-562.541806374.421.42
    1988-09-14146CHNNYNNLL 1-3Box | PBP42807---------Y2.01---------6---1-2419136331668.442807374.201.38
    1988-09-21153CHNMONNLL 5-8Box | PBP43808L---------0.0211---1---31----3-431---375.043808374.431.43
    1988-09-24155CHNPITNLW 2-1Box | PBP44809W---------2.01---211---8---1-23352015762557.144809374.221.43
    1988-09-27158CHNMONNLW 5-3Box | PBP45810SV------Y0.2----1-----3--1--2-1688231250.045810374.151.43
    1988-09-30161CHNPITNLL 9-10Box | PBP46811L---------0.1211-1-----4-----112012872-360.046811374.331.49
    46 record(s)
    Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player WL Win or Loss for selected team, used in logs CG Complete Games QS Quality Start (6 Innings 3 earned runs or less) GF Games Finished IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective IBB Intentional Walks 2B Doubles 3B Triples SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings GDP Grounded into Double Play GB Ground Balls Air Air balls (Fly balls + popups + liners) Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches S-G Season Game# C-G Career Game# C-GS Career Game Started Number ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP )