The Ninth belonged to Gossage

DonS writes:

“How fitting that Rich Gossage was inaugurated in his ninth year of eligibility.
 
  “The Ninth” was always Gossage’s time.”
Very true.  Gossage did say in his interview with Harold Reynolds that his longest stint was probably an 8 inning appearance when he came in the 6th, gave up the tying run then finished the game. 
 
I don’t think he said if he won the game or not.
 
Update:  I believe I found the game he was talking about.  Here is a game between the Red Sox and White Sox where Gossage pitched 7 2/3 innings.  He got the loss on a Carl Yasztremski homerun in the top of the 14th.
 
 

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