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25. Goose Gossage

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It was an odd move -- though typical of The Boss -- to bring in Goose after Sparky Lyle's Cy Young season in '77, but Gossage was spectacular in taking the closer's reins. The Hall of Famer posted 151 saves and a 2.14 ERA in seven seasons in the Bronx.