Goose Gossage: Yankees must deal Aroldis Chapman — now

COOPERSTOWN — Yankees Hall of Fame closer Goose Gossage is all for trading current Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman. Asap. “They have to,” Gossage told The Post. “I thought it was pretty ridiculous to have three one-inning guys. You really don’t need three.” Gossage owns 310 saves. So he knows something about the position. Chapman is...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Cashing in on The Pine Tar Incident

Every time July 24 comes around, my attention turns to one thing. The Pine Tar Incident. MLB Rule 1.10(c) (aka the “Pine Tar Rule”) received national attention when Kansas City Royals great George Brett hit a go ahead two-run home run off New York Yankees closer Goose Gossage. Pretty sure we know how that played out. Hoping to capitalize on the popularity of that brief moment...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Goose Gossage helps "hook up" the Hebrew Home in Riverdale

Hall of Fame pitcher Goose Gossage visits the RiverSpring Health's Hebrew Home at Riverdale to help Steiner Sports hook up the residents.
Via YES Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Goose Gossage on profane rant: ‘I just kind of lost my mind’

Goose Gossage is attracting far more attention than he probably bargained for while serving as a guest instructor for the New York Yankees during spring training. But the media frenzy that has ensued stems solely from a profanity-laced rant in which Gossage vulgarly complained about the showboating antics from the likes of Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes while lamenting over...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Angry’ Goose Gossage: Bryce Harper has ‘no respect’ for game

Goose Gossage is practically going scorched earth policy at this point with his take on the condition of modern-era baseball. To summarize his feelings about what passes for America’s Pastime these days, Gossage put it as follows: “Damn right I’m angry." A day after arguing that players like Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes are bad for a game that already is a “freaking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Gossage’s criticism of Bautista on shaky ground

Rich “Goose” Gossage is many things. He’s a Hall of Famer, a guy who used to throw baseball really fast and a former New York Yankee. He’s an also old white guy from Colorado. On Thursday he sounded far more like the latter than the former. Gossage took the “kids today don’t know what’s what” spiel to the ends of the earth in an interview with ESPN to the point where...
Via BP Bronx
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cespedes' reaction to Goose Gossage rip: 'Was he a pitcher?'

Goose Gossage went on a expletive-ridden rant for the ages this week when he hammered not only the “nerds” who are ruining baseball but also took Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes to task for what he perceives as their showboating ways. “Bautista is a f—ing disgrace to the game,” Gossage fumed. “He’s embarrassing to all the Latin players, whoever played before him...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista reacts to Goose Gossage calling him a ‘disgrace'

Goose Gossage recently went off on a rant in which he called Jose Bautista a “disgrace to the game” and the Toronto Blue Jays slugger attempted to diplomatically shrug off the criticism ... to a certain extent. The legendary pitcher, who is serving as a guest instructor in spring training with the New York Yankees, ripped Bautista for his infamous bat flip during the playoffs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 10, 2016  |  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

Goose Gossage rips A-Rod, steroids users 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'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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