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Gossage visits Mint to check out curved coin

Associated Press Updated: May 13, 2014 at 7:31 pm 0

DENVER (AP) — Goose Gossage was known for bringing the heat.

This time, it was all about the curve.

The Hall of Fame pitcher visited the Denver Mint on Tuesday to strike an uncirculated clad coin for the National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program.

The bowl-shaped currency is the result of a 2012 law ordering the U.S. Treasury to manufacture the coin to commemorate the Hall of Fame, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

The glove-and-ball design is the creation of 28-year-old Cassie McFarland, an artist and photographer in San Luis Obispo, California.

The baseball is depicted on the convex side, complementing its round shape, and the glove is shown on the coin's concave side, complementing its cupped shape.

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