His life wasn’t always like this. From autograph signings to calls from Cooperstown, Goose Gossage is finding he’s a man in demand now that writers have deemed him worthy of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
It’s almost like running for President.
One day you’re simply a pretty good retired ex-big league ballplayer. The next, you’re a "Hall of Famer".
The results of one election can change a life–or at least make it a lot busier. The demand for Goose Gossage’s autograph has gone up now that he’s preparing for induction this summer and so have the other demands on his time.
Just ask one writer who tried to track him down recently. It seems the Goose needs a day planner.