Greg Goossen

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Gregory Bryant Goossen (December 14, 1945 – February 26, 2011) was an American catcher and first baseman in Major League Baseball, playing from 1965 through 1970 for four different clubs in the American and National leagues. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 210 lb, he batted and threw right-handed. He is the brother of Goossen-Tutor founders Dan and Joe Goossen. Born in Los Angeles, California, Goossen was the fourth member of a family of eight brothers and two sisters. He was a standout football and basketball player at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, where he graduated in 1964. Goossen is among distinguished alumni of Notre Dame such as Admiral Michael Mullen, Kirsten Dunst, Nick Folk, and Dayne Crist Following his graduation, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Goossen for a six-figure bonus. He spent 1964 in the Minor leagues playing first with the Dodgers rookie-level Pioneer League team, the Pocatello Chiefs and then their single-A Florida State League team, the St. Petersburg Saints.
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