James Charles Gosger (born November 6, 1942) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman. He played from 1963 to 1974 for six different teams. Gosger was listed at 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and 185 pounds (84 kg) and batted and threw left-handed. During a 10-year baseball career, Gosger batted .226 with 30 home runs and 411 hits in 705 games played.
|Born: November 6, 1942|
Port Huron, Michigan
|May 4, 1963, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 22, 1974, for the New York Mets|
|Runs batted in||177|
Gosger broke into the majors in 1963 with the Boston Red Sox, playing for them two and a half years before joining the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1966–68), Seattle Pilots (1969), New York Mets (1969), Montreal Expos (1970–71), and again with the Mets (1973–74). In 1967 with Kansas City, he posted career-highs in games (134), home runs (7) and hits (86), while hitting .242 with 36 RBI.
- Tasch, Justin (June 30, 2019). "Mets apologize to player they accidentally declared dead". New York Post. Retrieved July 1, 2019.