Rich Gossage

Given Name: Richard Michael
Born: 7/5/1951 in Colorado Springs, CO USA
First Game: Sunday April 16, 1972
Last Game: Monday August 8, 1994
Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008
Received 466.0 of 543 votes (408 required)
Voted in by BBWAA
Awards:
1975 - TSN Fireman of the Year - AL
1978 - Rolaids Relief Man Award - AL
1978 - TSN Fireman of the Year - AL



Rich Gossage's Batting Statistics

YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRTBRBISBCSBBSOAvgOBPSLGOPS
1972 CHA 36 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 .000 .000 .000 .000
1977 PIT 72 23 0 5 1 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 8 .217 .250 .261 .511
1984 SDN 62 22 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 8 .182 .217 .182 .399
1985 SDN 50 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000 .154 .000 .154
1986 SDN 45 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000
1987 SDN 40 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
1988 CHN 46 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1989 SFN 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Career 1003 85 1 9 1 0 0 10 2 0 0 4 37 .106 .146 .118 .264
Max 72 23 1 5 1 0 0 6 2 0 0 2 11 .217 .250 .261 .511

Rich Gossage's World Series and Playoffs Batting Statistics

YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRTBRBISBCSBBSOIBBHBPSHSFGIDPAvgOBPSLGOPS
1981 WS NYA 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Rich Gossage's Pitching Statistics

YearTeamWLGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERERAWHIPHRBBSOIBBWPHBPBKBFPGF
1972 CHA 7 1 36 1 0 0 2 80.0 72 44 38 4.28 1.45 2 44 57 3 7 4 0 352 7
1973 CHA 0 4 20 4 1 0 0 49.2 57 44 41 7.43 1.89 9 37 33 2 6 3 0 232 4
1974 CHA 4 6 39 3 0 0 1 89.1 92 45 41 4.13 1.56 4 47 64 7 2 2 1 397 19
1975 CHA 9 8 62 0 0 0 26 141.2 99 32 29 1.84 1.19 3 70 130 15 3 5 0 582 49
1976 CHA 9 17 31 29 15 0 1 224.0 214 104 98 3.94 1.36 16 90 135 3 6 9 0 956 1
1977 PIT 11 9 72 0 0 0 26 133.0 78 27 24 1.62 0.95 9 49 151 6 2 2 0 523 55
1978 NYA 10 11 63 0 0 0 27 134.1 87 41 30 2.01 1.09 9 59 122 8 5 2 0 543 55
1979 NYA 5 3 36 0 0 0 18 58.1 48 18 17 2.62 1.15 5 19 41 4 3 0 0 234 33
1980 NYA 6 2 64 0 0 0 33 99.0 74 29 25 2.27 1.12 5 37 103 3 4 1 0 401 58
1981 NYA 3 2 32 0 0 0 20 46.2 22 6 4 0.77 0.77 2 14 48 1 1 1 0 173 30
1982 NYA 4 5 56 0 0 0 30 93.0 63 23 23 2.23 0.98 5 28 102 5 1 0 0 356 43
1983 NYA 13 5 57 0 0 0 22 87.1 82 27 22 2.27 1.23 5 25 90 5 0 1 0 367 47
1984 SDN 10 6 62 0 0 0 25 102.1 75 34 33 2.90 1.08 6 36 84 4 2 1 2 412 51
1985 SDN 5 3 50 0 0 0 26 79.0 64 21 16 1.82 1.03 1 17 52 1 0 1 0 308 38
1986 SDN 5 7 45 0 0 0 21 64.2 69 36 32 4.45 1.38 8 20 63 0 4 2 0 281 38
1987 SDN 5 4 40 0 0 0 11 52.0 47 18 18 3.12 1.27 4 19 44 6 2 0 0 217 30
1988 CHN 4 4 46 0 0 0 13 43.2 50 23 21 4.33 1.49 3 15 30 5 3 3 2 194 33
1989 SFN 2 1 31 0 0 0 4 43.2 32 16 13 2.68 1.35 2 27 24 3 2 0 0 182 22
1989 NYA 1 0 11 0 0 0 1 14.1 14 6 6 3.77 1.19 0 3 6 1 1 1 0 56 6
1991 TEX 4 2 44 0 0 0 1 40.1 33 16 16 3.57 1.21 4 16 28 1 3 3 0 167 16
1992 OAK 0 2 30 0 0 0 0 38.0 32 13 12 2.84 1.34 5 19 26 4 0 2 0 163 13
1993 OAK 4 5 39 0 0 0 1 47.2 49 24 24 4.53 1.57 6 26 40 2 4 1 0 213 12
1994 SEA 3 0 36 0 0 0 1 47.1 44 23 22 4.18 1.25 6 15 29 1 2 3 0 197 21
Career 124 107 1002 37 16 0 310 1809.1 1497 670 605 3.01 1.23 119 732 1502 90 63 47 5 7506 681
'Best' 13 17 72 29 15 0 33 224.0 214 104 98 0.77 0.77 16 90 151 15 7 9 2 956 58

Rich Gossage's World Series and Playoffs Pitching Statistics

YearTeamWLGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERERAWHIPHRBBSOIBBWPHBPBKBFPGF
1978 ALCS NYA 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 4.0 3 2 2 4.50 0.75 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 15 2
1978 WS NYA 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 0.00 0.33 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 19 3
1980 ALCS NYA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.1 3 2 2 54.00 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1981 AEDIV NYA 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 6.2 3 0 0 0.00 0.75 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 25 3
1981 ALCS NYA 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2.2 1 0 0 0.00 0.38 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 2
1981 WS NYA 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 5.0 2 0 0 0.00 0.80 0 2 5 0 0 1 0 20 3
1984 NLCS SDN 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4.0 5 2 2 4.50 1.50 0 1 5 1 0 1 0 19 2
1984 WS SDN 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2.2 3 4 4 13.50 1.50 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 14 2
2 1 19 0 0 0 8 31.1 21 10 10 2.87 0.89 3 7 29 1 0 2 0 124 17

Rich Gossage's Fielding Statistics

YearTeamPosGGSInnPOAEDPPB
1972 CHA P 36 1 80.0 3 10 1 1 0
1973 CHA P 20 4 49.2 5 5 1 0 0
1974 CHA P 39 3 89.1 3 14 2 1 0
1975 CHA P 62 0 141.2 3 25 3 3 0
1976 CHA P 31 29 224.0 18 27 3 1 0
1977 PIT P 72 0 133.0 4 10 1 0 0
1978 NYA P 63 0 134.1 6 12 3 0 0
1979 NYA P 36 0 58.1 1 4 0 0 0
1980 NYA P 64 0 99.0 1 10 2 0 0
1981 NYA P 32 0 46.2 2 7 1 1 0
1982 NYA P 56 0 93.0 2 6 0 1 0
1983 NYA P 57 0 87.1 2 3 1 0 0
1984 SDN P 62 0 102.1 5 8 0 0 0
1985 SDN P 50 0 79.0 0 7 0 1 0
1986 SDN P 45 0 64.2 2 5 0 0 0
1987 SDN P 40 0 52.0 2 5 0 0 0
1988 CHN P 46 0 43.2 1 7 0 0 0
1989 SFN P 31 0 43.2 5 3 1 0 0
1989 NYA P 11 0 14.1 2 1 0 1 0
1991 TEX P 44 0 40.1 2 2 1 0 0
1992 OAK P 30 0 38.0 2 4 0 0 0
1993 OAK P 39 0 47.2 5 3 1 0 0
1994 SEA P 36 0 47.1 2 2 0 1 0
Career P 1002 37 1809.1 78 180 21 11 0

Rich Gossage's Known Salary Information

YearSalary
1985 $1,713,333.00
1986 $1,046,761.00
1987 $1,273,904.00
1988 $1,331,532.00
1989 $68,000.00
1992 $300,000.00
1993 $325,000.00
$6,058,530.00