1988 HEADLINE: Rich ‘Goose’ Gossage Captures Career Save #300
On this day in 1988 Rich ‘Goose’ Gossage collected the 300th save of his big league career.
At home and in front of a crowd of 32,000 Cubs fans, Gossage came into the game in the top of the ninth inning to secure the Cubs victory, the win for Greg Maddux, and save #300 of his career. The save was his 11th of the year and helped the Cubs secure the 7-4 win over Philadelphia.
In total, Gossage recorded 310 saves. He currently sits in 22nd place on the all-time list.
Happy Anniversary Goose!!!