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Ripken Jr. endorses Rice, Gossage for HOF; Gwynn speaks up for Dawson
ESPN - USA - One fringe benefit to making the Baseball Hall of Fame is the opportunity to lobby for former teammates and peers to join the club. Ted Williams believed strongly that Dom DiMaggio should be in Cooperstown, and Mike Schmidt spoke up for Pete Rose during his induction speech.

Williams and Schmidt didn't have much of an impact, it turns out. But that doesn't prevent every new class from maintaining the tradition.

Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn, who'll enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday, weighed in with their endorsements during a news conference Saturday. When asked which players are most deserving of
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Celebrities : Jim Rice, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 7/29/2007 12:07:01 PM | Permalink
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MLB Hall of Famer Goose Gossage Joins Kannaway Sports Team
Direct Selling News (press release) (blog)
Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the U.S., yesterday announced that former New York Yankees and San Diego Padres relief pitcher and MLB Hall of Famer Goose Gossage has become a spokesperson for its ...

Sports Illustrated

The Untold Story of the Yankees' Stunning Rally in '78 The Untold Story of the Yankees' Stunning Rally in '78
Sports Illustrated
Sparky Lyle, the team's ace reliever and the 1977 AL Cy Young Award winner, showed up late to camp after Steinbrenner signed another ace reliever, free agent Rich (Goose) Gossage. When Lyle did arrive at the airport, Steinbrenner hired the 100-piece ...

Citizentribune

Gossage gets final out for Yanks in 1981 ALCS Game 1
Citizentribune
10/13/81: Goose Gossage gets Dave McKay to fly out for the final out of the Yankees' 3-1 win over the Athletics in Game 1. About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and ...

Pro Baseball Hall of Famer Joins Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Sports Team
PR Newswire (press release)
"We're looking forward to working with Goose Gossage to continue spreading awareness about the health and wellness benefits of CBD," said Kannaway® CEO Blake Schroeder. "His personal story is a prime example of how CBD is a great supplement that ...

Sports Illustrated

How to Watch '14 Back' on SI TV: Documentary on the 1978 Yankees-Red Sox Pennant Race
Sports Illustrated
The newest SI TV film, 14 Back, tells the story of the historic 1978 pennant race between the Yankees and Red Sox. It was released on SI TV on Sept. 20. The 90-minute documentary was produced by 11-time Emmy winner Jonathan Hock and celebrates the ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

September 21, 1984: Padres are Western Division champions
The San Diego Union-Tribune
"I only wish Mr. Kroc could be around to see this," Padres pinch-hitting specialist Kurt Bevacqua said at a quiet party at the home of relief pitcher Goose Gossage. The party livened up with the arrival of Kroc's widow, Joan. The jubilant team owner ...

CBSSports.com

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage rips today's MLB: 'They're going to have nerds in the dugout'
CBSSports.com
You're no doubt familiar with the usual complaints about today's game -- excessive strikeout rates, the emphasis on home runs, the declining importance of the starting pitcher, the shift, replay review, and the general lack of ball-in-play action. As ...

New York Times

An Exiled Old-Timer, Goose Gossage Still Won't Back Down
New York Times
LEADVILLE, Colo. — As Goose Gossage, a coffee cup in hand, stepped onto the deck outside his cabin on a recent morning, he considered the view. Beyond the small lake in front of him, a broad grass valley gave way to an escarpment of spruce and pine ...

Baltimore Sun

Remembering 1983: A look at the Orioles' world championship for the week of Sept. 9-15
Baltimore Sun
In an 8-4 comeback against the Yankees, John Lowenstein hits a ninth-inning grand slam off fireballer Goose Gossage. Three days later, in a 7-4 win against the Red Sox, pinch-hitter Jim Dwyer hits a two-out double off the Big Green Monster to score ...
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