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GOOSE GOSSAGE RUMORS

Rivalry Special: Interview with Yankees legend Goose Gossage.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto obtained in the Baseball Hall of Fame gallery.Earlier this morning I had the opportunity to talk to Yankees legend, Goose Gossage. For the younger readers who may not know a lot about Gossage, he is a right-handed relief pitcher who entered the Hall of Fame in 2008. Gossage spent most of his career with the New York Yankees and the San Diego...
Via RedSoxLife
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees’ legend and Hall of Famer Goose Gossage talks baseball past and present

As part of Hormel Foods’ No-hassle Major League Tailgate Tips promotion, I had the distinct pleasure and honor of speaking with former New York Yankees’ reliever and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rich "Goose" Gossage by phone Friday.Photo credit: www.goosegossage.comGossage pitched for nine different teams across 22 seasons in the big leagues. He spent six seasons with...
Via Yankees Unscripted
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitching Changes On The Horizon For The Yankees

Way back in April 1979, the Yankees lost future Hall of Fame closer Goose Gossage to a thumb injury, the result of a locker room altercation with backup catcher Cliff Johnson. Starter Ron Guidry, the ace of their staff,  volunteered to take over  the Goose's role as closer. The Yankees took Guidry up on his offer, but only for two relief appearances in early May, one that resulted...
Via Lady At The Bat
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dellin Betances and Craig Kimbrel earn Goose Gossage Awards

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) has announced today that Dellin Betances of the New York Yankees has won the American League Goose Gossage Award as the year's best relief pitcher and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves has earned his fourth consecutive nod as the best relief pitcher of the National League for 2014. See the link for the details. The General Chapter of...
Via The Flagrant Fan
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 BBA awards ballot part 2 - National League

Goose Gossage Award - Reliever of the Year (National League) 1. Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves2. Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds3. Mark Melancon, Pittsburgh PiratesWalter Johnson Award - Pitcher of the Year (National League)1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers2. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds3. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals4. Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies5. Doug Fister...
Via Subway Squawkers
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

My MLB 2014 regular season awards revealed

As a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, I have the honor of being a part of the groups’ end of regular season award balloting.The process runs similarly to the Baseball Writers’ Association of America where 10 players are balloted for the Stan Musial Award (league MVP), five for the Walter Johnson Award (league Cy Young), three for the Willie Mays Award (league Rookie...
Via Yankees Unscripted
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A Look Back at July 24, 1983

In 1955, team owners were in a bind…they were losing too much money on baseballs that were stained and smudged with the pine tar being used on bats. To combat that loss, baseball implemented a rule…MLB Rule 1.10(c). It was a simple one really. Basically, you can treat your bat with anything to help “improve the grip”. But here’s the catch. That material cannot extend past...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Goose Gossage rips A-Rod, steroids users

So...you like reading about baseball, huh? Well, good luck finding anything to read nowadays that doesn't involved the words "Hall of Fame" or "steroids".  Yup, thanks to the most recent Hall of Fame debacle, er, vote and, just days later, the Alex Rodriguez suspension...you'd be hard pressed to find a story about anything else. Thankfully, this one has both. Goose Gossage...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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