Goose Gossage — American Athlete born on July 05, 1951,

Richard Michael "Goose" Gossage is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. During a 22-year baseball career, 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. Although Gossage is otherwise generally referred to as "Rich" in popular media, a baseball field named after him bears the name "Rick"... (wikipedia)

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.

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