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Goose Gossage's favorite letter: F

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by wicked, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Yankees fans were saying that word constantly after he faced Brett.
     
  3. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Has Kirk Gibson's Homerun lasted yet?
     
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    The title of "old baseball player who bitches about how everyone younger than him sucks" has been vacant since Bob Feller died, but sounds like Gossage is more than happy to assume that role.
     
  5. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I thought Bautista handled it perfectly when he was asked about the comments.
     
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    We can be pretty sure Gossage thinks Jordan was better than LeBron.
     
  7. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Anyone bother to remind Gossage that he won a world championship with one of the biggest showboats of all-time in the outfield?
     
  8. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    Appointment TV will be Bautista's first at-bat against the Rangers in 2016.
     
  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Fuck Gossage. He bitched his way into the Hall of Fame, and now anytime I see or hear him, that's what comes to mind first. Same with Harry Carson
     
  10. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Yeah, that struck me, too.
     
  11. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    At my last employer, Gossage showed up a few times at charity events. A few of us would always ask him if we thought that relief pitchers these days were coddled because they only threw for a maximum of one inning. Every single time, he'd go into a long "In my day . . . " rant. It was pure joy egging him on.
     
  12. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Active Member

    You know what you're getting with guys like this. First, the expletives are just rhythm, given how unthinkingly and unemotionally they use them. And defending their era in a culture that has an extremely short memory isn't the worst thing in the world. It's pushback against joints like ESPN that act like sports were invented the same time as them, in 1979.
     
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