Rich Gossage

Richard Michael Gossage
Born: July 5, 1951
Colorado Springs, CO USA
Primary Position: P
All Position(s) Played: P, DH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Career: 1972-1994
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.
Minor League Statistics

Rich Gossage compiled a career record of 124 wins and 107 losses in his 1003-game career with the Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners. He began playing during the 1972 season and last took the field during the 1994 campaign. Gossage was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.


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Pitching:

Year Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1972ALChicago White Sox71.8754.28361700280.0724438244357407352
1973ALChicago White Sox04.0007.43204410049.7574441937233306232
1974ALChicago White Sox46.4004.133931900189.3924541447764212397
1975ALChicago White Sox98.5291.84620490026141.799322937015130503583
1976ALChicago White Sox917.3463.94312911501224.02141049816903135906956
1977NLPittsburgh Pirates119.5501.62720550026133.07827249496151202523
1978ALNew York Yankees1011.4762.01630550027134.38741309598122205543
1979ALNew York Yankees53.6252.6236033001858.3481817519441003234
1980ALNew York Yankees62.7502.2764058003399.07429255373103104401
1981ALNew York Yankees32.6000.7732030002046.72264214148101173
1982ALNew York Yankees45.4442.2356043003093.06323235285102001356
1983ALNew York Yankees135.7222.2757047002287.3822722525590100367
1984NLSan Diego Padres106.6252.90620510025102.3753433636484122412
1985NLSan Diego Padres53.6251.8250038002679.0642116117152100308
1986NLSan Diego Padres57.4174.4545038002164.7693632820063204281
1987NLSan Diego Padres54.5563.1240030001152.0471818419644002217
1988NLChicago Cubs44.5004.3346033001343.7502321315530323194
1989NLSan Francisco Giants21.6672.683102200443.7321613227324002182
1989ALNew York Yankees101.0003.77110600114.31466031610156
1991ALTexas Rangers42.6673.574401600140.3331616416128303167
1992ALOakland Athletics02.0002.843001300038.0321312519426200163
1993ALOakland Athletics45.4444.533901200147.7492424626240104213
1994ALSeattle Mariners301.0004.183602100147.3442322615129302197
Totals124107.5373.011002376811603101809.31497670605119732901502475637507

Batting:

Year Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1972ALChicago White Sox36171600000000011.000.000.000.000010100
1973ALChicago White Sox21000000000000000000
1974ALChicago White Sox39000000000000000000
1975ALChicago White Sox62000000000000000000
1976ALChicago White Sox31000000000000000000
1977NLPittsburgh Pirates7225230510020018.217.250.261.511600100
1978ALNew York Yankees63000000000000000000
1979ALNew York Yankees36000000000000000000
1980ALNew York Yankees64000000000000000000
1981ALNew York Yankees32000000000000000000
1982ALNew York Yankees56000000000000000000
1983ALNew York Yankees57000000000000000000
1984NLSan Diego Padres6225220400000018.182.217.182.399400200
1985NLSan Diego Padres5013111000000025.000.154.000.154000000
1986NLSan Diego Padres45770000000003.000.000.000.000010000
1987NLSan Diego Padres40440000000002.000.000.000.000000000
1988NLChicago Cubs46110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
1989NLSan Francisco Giants31110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
1989ALNew York Yankees11000000000000000000
1991ALTexas Rangers44000000000000000000
1992ALOakland Athletics30000000000000000000
1993ALOakland Athletics39000000000000000000
1994ALSeattle Mariners36000000000000000000
Totals1003938519100200437.106.146.118.2641020400


Fielding:

Year Lg Team Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1972ALChicago White SoxP36180.031011.9291.463.361
1973ALChicago White SoxP20449.75510.9091.812.500
1974ALChicago White SoxP39389.331421.8951.713.436
1975ALChicago White SoxP620141.732533.9031.779.452
1976ALChicago White SoxP3129224.0182731.9381.8081.452
1977NLPittsburgh PiratesP720133.041010.933.947.194
1978ALNew York YankeesP630134.361230.8571.206.286
1979ALNew York YankeesP36058.314001.000.771.139
1980ALNew York YankeesP64099.011020.8461.000.172
1981ALNew York YankeesP32046.72711.9001.736.281
1982ALNew York YankeesP56093.026011.000.774.143
1983ALNew York YankeesP57087.32310.833.515.088
1984NLSan Diego PadresP620102.358001.0001.143.210
1985NLSan Diego PadresP50079.007011.000.797.140
1986NLSan Diego PadresP45064.725001.000.974.156
1987NLSan Diego PadresP40052.025001.0001.212.175
1988NLChicago CubsP46043.717001.0001.649.174
1989NLSan Francisco GiantsP31043.75310.8891.649.258
1989ALNew York YankeesP11014.321011.0001.884.273
1991ALTexas RangersP44040.32210.800.893.091
1992ALOakland AthleticsP30038.024001.0001.421.200
1993ALOakland AthleticsP39047.75310.8891.510.205
1994ALSeattle MarinersP36047.322011.000.761.111
Totals1002371809.3781802111.9251.283.257

Postseason - Pitching:

Year Lg Team Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1978ALNew York YankeesALCS101.0004.502020014.0322000300015
1978ALNew York YankeesWS101.0000.003030006.0100010400019
1980ALNew York YankeesALCS01.00054.001000000.332210000003
1981ALNew York YankeesAEDIV000.003030036.7300020800025
1981ALNew York YankeesALCS000.002020012.710000020009
1981ALNew York YankeesWS000.003030025.0200020510020
1984NLSan Diego PadresNLCS004.503020014.0522011510019
1984NLSan Diego PadresWS0013.502020002.7344210200014
Totals21.6672.871901700831.321101037129200124

Postseason - Batting:

Year Lg Team Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1978ALNew York YankeesALCS2000000000000000000
1978ALNew York YankeesWS3000000000000000000
1980ALNew York YankeesALCS1000000000000000000
1981ALNew York YankeesAEDIV3000000000000000000
1981ALNew York YankeesALCS2000000000000000000
1981ALNew York YankeesWS3110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
1984NLSan Diego PadresNLCS3000000000000000000
1984NLSan Diego PadresWS2000000000000000000
Totals19110000000001.000.000.000.000000000

Postseason - Fielding:

Year Lg Team Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1978ALNew York YankeesALCSP204.001001.0002.250.500
1978ALNew York YankeesWSP306.00000.000.000
1980ALNew York YankeesALCSP100.30000.000.000
1981ALNew York YankeesAEDIVP306.70000.000.000
1981ALNew York YankeesALCSP202.70000.000.000
1981ALNew York YankeesWSP305.00000.000.000
1984NLSan Diego PadresNLCSP304.00000.000.000
1984NLSan Diego PadresWSP202.701001.0003.375.500
Totals19031.302001.000.574.105

Awards

1975 - AL TSN Fireman of the Year
1978 - AL TSN Fireman of the Year
1978 - AL Rolaids Relief Man Award




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