Hall of Fame pitcher Goose Gossage helps print money at Denver Mint

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DENVER -- Hall of Fame Pitcher and Colorado native Goose Gossage is printing money.

He visited the Denver Mint Tuesday to strike the National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin. Gossage is helping promote the coin program which benefits the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The uncirculated coins are in production in Denver and are on sale for $22.95.

It features a glove and ball design and is the first curved coin ever created. 50,000 $5 coins, which cost more than $400 sold out in less than 24 hours. 400,000 $1 silver coins sold out in less than two weeks.

Gossage spent 22 years in the major leagues with nine teams and was elected into the Hall of Fame in 2008. He won a World Series while pitching for the New York Yankees in 1978.

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