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In my opinion, the best setup guys now have a tougher job than the closers. They pitch more innings, inherit more runners. ---->>>

When I played, Old-Timers' Day was my favorite day of the whole season, because I got to share a locker with one of the great Yankees... It was an out-of-body experience. ---->>>

Hitters never showed me up, as hard as I threw. And I was pretty mean out on the mound. ---->>>

I don't ever remember seeing a base runner who was all the way to third base run back across the mound. It was kind of a respectful thing. ---->>>

I'd like to be remembered for the way I went about doing my job. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-05, 1951
Occupation: Athlete

Richard Michael "Goose" Gossage (born July 5, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 22-year baseball career (from 1972–1994), he pitched for nine different teams, spending his best years with the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres. The nickname "Goose" came about when a friend did not like his previous nickname "Goss", and noted he looked like a goose when he extended his neck to read the signs given by the catcher when he was pitching (wikipedia)