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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alan Benton Foster
Stat Years
1965-1976  [mlb] 1967-1976
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (217)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #2 (#28 overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1967-04-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.138)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [4] SLN [2] SDN [2] CLE [1] CAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11521 ... retro id: fosta101 ... mlbam id: 114327
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1965Santa BarbaraCalifA+----181---524.21800000047.0332322018540001.096.320.003.4510.344.403.00.714
    1965Minor Totals: byYearA+----181---524.21800008047.0332322018540001.096.320.003.4510.344.403.00.714
    1966AlbuquerqueTexAA----192---1152.8623000000132.010850420651250001.317.360.004.438.523.411.92.688
    1966Minor Totals: byYearAA----191---1152.86230000230132.010850420651250001.317.360.004.438.523.411.92.688
    1967SpokanePCLAAA----203---1093.4923000000142.010262550611270001.156.460.003.878.053.932.08.526
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.16420002016.2104403150000.785.400.001.628.102.165.00.000
    1967Minor Totals: byYearAAA----201---1093.49230000230142.010262550611270001.156.460.003.878.053.932.08.526
    1967MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.22420002016.7104403150000.805.560.001.678.332.225.00.000
    1968SpokanePCLAAA----214---852.6016000000104.0764130038870001.106.580.003.297.533.552.29.615
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf111.72330000015.2114312100000.836.320.571.155.742.305.00.500
    1968Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---852.60160000160104.0764130038870001.106.580.003.297.533.552.29.615
    1968MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf111.78330000015.7114312100000.866.510.591.185.922.375.00.500
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf394.38241522490102.211955501129596041.4410.430.962.545.174.822.03.250
    1969MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf394.40241522490102.711955501129596041.4510.480.972.555.204.842.03.250
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.26333371000198.2200104942281837021.419.061.003.673.764.711.02.435
    1970MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.27333371000198.7200104942281837021.429.081.003.683.774.721.02.435
    1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.163626302100181.215893841982976041.327.830.944.064.814.611.18.400
    1971MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.173626302100181.715893841982976041.327.850.944.074.824.621.18.400
    1972Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----258---884.2525000000110.010555520421080001.348.590.003.448.844.502.57.500
    1972California AngelsALMLBcal32258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.97800018012.2128736111021.428.532.134.267.825.681.83.000
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA----251---884.25250000250110.010555520421080001.348.590.003.448.844.502.57.500
    1972MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.16800018012.7128736111021.488.852.214.438.115.901.83.000
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.14352962360203.2195827117631061051.278.620.752.784.683.621.68.591
    1973MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.14352962360203.7195827117631061051.278.640.752.794.693.631.68.591
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln272710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7103.88312551260162.116781701661783131.409.260.893.384.324.491.28.412
    1974MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7103.89312551260162.316781701661783131.419.270.893.394.334.501.28.412
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn212811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.4217410413044.2411412121200001.398.260.204.234.032.820.95.750
    1975MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.4417410413044.7411412121200001.408.350.204.284.072.850.95.750
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn212912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.22261120415086.2753631935222111.277.790.933.632.283.740.63.333
    1976MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.24261120415086.7753631935222111.287.830.943.652.303.760.63.333
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)48633.74217148266206901,025.398848142699383501262211.348.670.873.364.404.221.31.432
    National League Totals (8 yrs)40503.6317312223617510831.081838033577295393192151.348.860.833.194.264.121.33.444
    American League Totals (2 yrs)8134.224426303180194.31701019122881087061.337.881.024.085.014.681.23.381
    Minor League Totals42293.38950000950535.042423120102245010001.217.130.003.778.433.892.24.592
    Minor: A+ Totals524.21800008047.0332322018540001.096.320.003.4510.344.403.00.714
    Minor: AA Totals1152.86230000230132.010850420651250001.317.360.004.438.523.411.92.688
    Minor: AAA Totals26223.46640000640356.028315813701413220001.197.150.003.568.143.992.28.542
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)20193.4766541135120366.0362163141331241844181.338.900.813.054.524.011.48.513
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (4 yrs)14244.086453934110333.73401671513411516713061.379.180.923.114.514.511.45.368
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)672.954315308280131.311650431056422111.317.960.693.842.883.430.75.462
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)8124.173626302100181.715893841982976041.327.850.944.074.824.621.18.400
    California Angels Totals (1 yrs)015.16800018012.7128736111021.488.852.214.438.115.901.83.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4420pL-S-E-P144000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4421pL-S-E-P234010001000201000.250.250.250.500510.000.000.5000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4422pL-S-E-P324271200010031603000.074.167.074.2413320.111.000.1829.0948.485.330.00.000.0
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4423pL-S-E-P433644700060051308101.109.171.109.2807870.078.000.1356.4116.672.600.00.000.0
    1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3224pL-S-E-P537512210030011807100.039.057.059.1166031.039.020.0591.6730.0018.000.00.0050.0
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2726pL-S-E-P6356841310020021705000.191.214.206.42075141.044.015.2552.6722.678.500.00.007.7
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2727pL-S-E-P73348480002002707000.167.200.167.3675780.042.000.1953.5112.283.500.00.000.0
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2128pL-S-E-P81911110002000300001.091.091.091.1821110.000.000.1250.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2129pL-S-E-P92918110000003603000.056.190.056.2462410.167.000.08312.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)217295173520017001684034202.119.163.125.288347372.061.006.1644.6124.215.250.00.005.7
    National League Totals (8 yrs)180244153310014001566027102.135.185.139.324287341.066.004.1845.2323.004.400.00.003.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)37512210030011807100.039.057.059.1166031.039.020.0591.6730.0018.000.00.0050.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)68116821100400424012000.181.208.190.398132221.043.009.2283.0318.186.000.00.004.8
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (4 yrs)6499510000800833012101.101.167.101.268120100.081.000.1496.6727.504.130.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)4829220002003903001.069.156.069.2253520.103.000.1008.5725.713.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)37512210030011807100.039.057.059.1166031.039.020.0591.6730.0018.000.00.0050.0
    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
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB20P4016.23300661.0001.500.372.5100.011
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB21P3015.20200221.0000.700.131.9100.012
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB22P240102.2218102120.9520.800.2014.8100.07
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB23P330199.01723244240.9521.200.2020.5100.05
    1971Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P360182.0109202119.9050.500.1022.297.37
    1972California AngelsALMLB25P8013.02200441.0000.500.315.2100.012
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P350203.21721314138.9271.100.1921.6100.04
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P310162.11420413834.8951.100.2119.393.97
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLB28P17044.248201412.8570.700.2710.589.511
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB29P26086.2990118181.0000.700.2116.089.78
    MLB Totals - (P)21701,0237811514711.0000.000.00---------
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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
    1967MLB4----------
    1968MLB3----------
    1969MLB24----------
    1970MLB33----------
    1971MLB36----------
    1972MLB8----------
    1973MLB35----------
    1974MLB31----------
    1975MLB17----------
    1976MLB26----------
    Totals217----------