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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alan Benton Foster
Stat Years
1965-1976  [mlb] 1967-1976
6-0 / 180
Right / Right
P (217)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #2 (#28 overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1967-04-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.138)
Service Time
LAN [4] SLN [2] SDN [2] CLE [1] CAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11521 ... retro id: fosta101 ... mlbam id: 114327
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks62Hittable62SO/BB50vsPower62Hitting22Durability37Team.474Ratings Explained
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Season Batting Totals

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1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLB2726Log - Sp - Ext6356841310020021705000.
1 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Alan Foster Batting Log for 1973

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April 1973
1973-04-083SLNPITNLL 3-5Box | PBP1105p---------------------------------------
1973-04-114SLNNYNNLL 4-5Box | PBP2106p---------------------------------------
1973-04-147SLNCHNNLL 1-4Box | PBP3107p---------------------------------------
1973-04-179SLNPITNLL 3-4Box | PBP4108p---------------------------------------
1973-04-2212SLNPHINLL 2-4Box | PBP5109p---------------------------------------
1973-04-2515SLNLANNLL 3-5Box | PBP6110p---------------------------------------
May 1973
1973-05-0624SLNLANNLL 0-3Box | PBP7111p9122-11--------------------.500.500.5001.000
1973-05-1128SLNMONNLW 12-0Box | PBP8112p9154222-------1-1----------.500.500.5001.000
1973-05-1633SLNCHNNLW 3-1Box | PBP9113p9133-11-------1------------.444.444.444.889
1973-05-2538SLNATLNLW 4-1Box | PBP10114p9144-----------------------.308.308.308.615
1973-05-3043SLNCINNLW 5-2Box | PBP11115p9133-----------------------.
June 1973
1973-06-0548SLNSDNNLW 5-3Box | PBP12116p9132------------1----------.
1973-06-1053SLNATLNLW 4-3Box | PBP13117p9133-11--------------------.
1973-06-1558SLNHOUNLL 2-3Box | PBP14118p9133-11--------------------.
1973-06-2568SLNPHINLL 6-7Box | PBP15119p9122----------1------------.
1973-06-3074SLNPHINLW 9-8Box | PBP16120p9133-11--------------------.
July 1973
1973-07-1488SLNSDNNLW 5-3Box | PBP17121p9143----------1-1----------.
1973-07-1993SLNLANNLL 2-3Box | PBP18122p9111-----------------------.
1973-07-2698SLNNYNNLW 2-1Box | PBP19123p9133----------2------------.
1973-07-31104SLNMONNLW 10-5Box | PBP20124p9143-11---1--11------------.
August 1973
1973-08-05110SLNNYNNLW 3-2Box | PBP21125p9122-11--------------------.
1973-08-09115SLNATLNLL 6-8Box | PBP22126p9122-----------------------.
1973-08-14120SLNHOUNLW 9-5Box | PBP23127p9111----------1------------.
1973-08-19124SLNSDNNLW 1-0Box | PBP24128p9133-231------1------------.
1973-08-24127SLNCINNLW 5-4Box | PBP25129p91421--------11-1----------.
1973-08-28131SLNHOUNLW 8-3Box | PBP26130p9143----------2-1----------.
September 1973
1973-09-01135SLNNYNNLL 1-4Box | PBP27131p9111----------1------------.
1973-09-05140SLNPITNLW 5-3Box | PBP28132p9133111--------------------.
1973-09-11144SLNMONNLL 1-4Box | PBP29133p9122-----------------------.
1973-09-16148SLNPITNLW 7-3Box | PBP30134p9133-11---1----------------.
1973-09-20153SLNPHINLL 5-6Box | PBP31135p9133----------2------------.
1973-09-25157SLNCHNNLL 3-4Box | PBP32136p9133----------1------------.
1973-09-30162SLNPHINLW 3-1Box | PBP33137p9111----------1------------.
33 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)