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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Marvis Edwin Foley
Stat Years
1975-1986  [mlb] 1978-1984
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (533) ... 1B (40) ... 3B (19) ... OF (8) ... DH (5) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)
Colleges
University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #17 (#395 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-09-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.013)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [9] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11483 ... retro id: folem001 ... mlbam id: 114281
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975AppletonMidwA----21c---1613140001000000000.308.308.308.6161340.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1975KnoxvilleSouAA----21c---151150224490127000000000.293.293.373.6661505610.000.080.0000.000.000.00150.00.6722.7
    1976KnoxvilleSouAA----22c---212641444104122236000000000.251.251.304.55541412616.000.053.0000.000.000.00207.00.4815.4
    1977Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-23c---34816224446232185332511100.272.396.389.7851986311.340.117.30416.6712.630.7654.01.5225.0
    1977Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-23c---366226336813364222332820500.301.387.465.85226610522.310.164.31512.4110.530.8537.72.2632.3
    1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-23c---31027153014123500000.185.267.407.67430114.296.222.19010.0016.671.6727.03.3380.0
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-24c---4103338529320514415443724400.275.358.373.73139212626.216.098.30311.229.440.84338.00.2628.0
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4224cL-S-E-P411343120006014600001.353.421.353.77438120.088.000.42910.5315.791.500.00.000.0
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-25c---577250327015122502232953300.280.349.372.7212849318.176.092.3068.1010.211.26125.00.7025.7
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17,4225cL-S-E-P5349762430210007504214.247.292.340.632110335.165.093.2396.364.550.7148.51.8220.8
    1980Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-26c---62168102250191015900000.324.446.441.88783306.353.117.36218.0710.840.6068.01.2027.3
    1980Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-26c---625762016403910171210100.211.358.382.74095297.408.171.21017.8912.630.7125.33.1643.8
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1726cL-S-E-P6681371429504150092221430.212.263.336.599153469.190.124.2175.8814.382.4434.22.6131.0
    1981Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcha-27c---7992944887142114320483604510.296.389.469.85835113827.344.173.30213.6810.260.7526.73.1331.0
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1628cL-S-E-P82736140001006400010.111.238.111.3494240.167.000.12514.299.520.670.00.000.0
    1983Denver BearsAmerAAAcha-29c---9782574482112104300313531140.319.397.494.89129312723.296.175.33810.5811.951.1325.73.4128.0
    1984Texas RangersALMLBtex3030cL-S-E-P106311513252061900152410311.217.306.391.697134458.304.174.21611.1917.911.6019.24.4832.0
    1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha-31c---114914518367043111362010210.248.397.379.7761845511.379.131.26019.5710.870.5636.22.1730.6
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-31c---11407815172141700221510210.218.388.423.811103337.487.205.21321.3614.560.6819.53.8841.2
    1986Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-32c---1211331103003038400000.303.439.394.83341133.242.091.34519.519.760.500.00.0030.0
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-32c---125012322407082400221522210.325.430.5771.0071517115.431.252.31414.579.930.6815.45.3037.5
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)2034193794100125101416135966.224.292.334.62647714022.205.110.2318.6012.791.4934.92.5223.4
    American League Totals (5 yrs)2034193794100125101416135966.224.292.334.62647714022.205.110.2318.6012.791.4934.92.5223.4
    Minor League Totals86026543877421311857379172033527018152680.280.361.407.76830481080206.252.127.29110.998.860.8146.61.8727.8
    Minor: A Totals5417525486232285332511100.274.390.383.7732116711.314.109.30415.6411.850.7658.31.4222.9
    Minor: AA Totals427137418037769101519251113698541110.274.339.372.711153051194.192.098.2858.896.410.7291.60.9824.9
    Minor: AAA Totals3791105182317566391654416614712101470.287.382.454.8361307502101.318.167.29812.7011.250.8928.32.9831.9
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)14030424698063201263725655.227.287.313.6003439514.168.086.2367.5810.791.4250.71.7520.3
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)6311513252061900152410311.217.306.391.697134458.304.174.21611.1917.911.6019.24.4832.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAA24C9300.054468612618612.9906.600.0064.690.31
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAA241B700.0401134241.9765.900.004.96.86
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB24C1000.0414304845.9384.500.006.290.94
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAA25C5900.02843773328321.9795.400.0043.476.61
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAA251B1200.01033115107106.9918.800.008.815.64
    1979Iowa OaksAmerAAA253B700.05140519191.0002.700.005.19.15
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB25C3300.01281111140139.9934.200.0020.697.13
    1980Glens Falls White SoxEastAA26C1300.05910107069.9865.300.009.561.93
    1980Iowa OaksAmerAAA26C1800.0110921121119.9836.600.0013.272.03
    1980Iowa OaksAmerAAA263B200.00300331.0001.500.001.58.09
    1980Iowa OaksAmerAAA26OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.74.05
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB26C6400.02161723235233.9913.600.0040.094.12
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB261B300.04000441.0001.300.001.94.43
    1981Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA27C8600.040173112485474.9775.500.0063.286.91
    1981Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA273B400.0081198.8892.000.002.94.05
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB28C1500.0454105049.9803.300.009.355.63
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB281B100.02000221.0002.000.000.63.75
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB283B200.0000000.0000.000.001.27.45
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.79
    1983Denver BearsAmerAAA29C2800.011717021341341.0004.800.0020.935.92
    1983Denver BearsAmerAAA291B1100.09330996961.0008.700.008.214.13
    1984Texas RangersALMLB30C3600.01471323162160.9884.400.0022.457.13
    1984Texas RangersALMLB301B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.65
    1984Texas RangersALMLB303B100.01100221.0002.000.000.61.66
    1984Texas RangersALMLB30DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.56.38
    1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAA31C1500.07511118786.9895.700.0010.830.63
    1985Glens Falls White SoxEastAA311B200.05100661.0003.000.001.44.16
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA31C1900.08113219694.9794.900.0013.447.52
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA312B100.02502771.0007.000.000.72.56
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA313B300.00100111.0000.300.002.17.54
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA31OF400.04000441.0001.000.002.810.08
    1986Birmingham BaronsSouAA32C900.04180049491.0005.400.006.381.83
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA32C3500.01592027181179.9895.100.0024.670.02
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA321B300.02200122221.0007.300.002.16.05
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA32OF300.04000441.0001.300.002.16.016
    MLB Totals - (C)158005774997635626.9864.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)5006000661.0001.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3001100221.0000.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)245001152169241613451321.9825.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)26002186125225224.9968.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)1002502771.0007.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)1600526163231.9691.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)8001000010101.0001.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)1300071997813824816.9906.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)900452134847.9795.200.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978MLB-10---------
    1978Minor-937--------
    1979MLB-33---------
    1979Minor-5912-7------
    1980MLB-643--------
    1980Minor-31--2----1-
    1981Minor-86--4------
    1982MLB-151-2-----1
    1983Minor-2811--------
    1984MLB-361-1-----4
    1985Minor-34213----4-
    1986Minor-443------3-
    Totals-53340119----85