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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
George Arthur Foster
Stat Years
1968-1986  [mlb] 1969-1986
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1880) ... DH (3) ... 1B (2)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Leuzinger (Lawndale,CA)
Colleges
El Camino College (Torrance, California)
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #3 (#55 overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Genovese
MLB Debut
1969-09-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.283)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [11] NYN [5] SFN [3] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11524 ... retro id: fostg001 ... mlbam id: 114333
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Games

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YearTeamsLinksGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
1969San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits3---------------1111-----2----1-----------
1970San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits853462.512-133-11-1--13-2----------
1971Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits13712413790.51179-41243221272121601465----------
1972Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits493118663.32515-3306---14-32212-7----------
1973Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1394169.284--9--1--1-54111----------
1974Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits996534765.75820212636-1113-113824165----------
1975Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits13211715488.611311-41152-21144245911226--1-------
1976Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1441377795.11307--1321-6--116440242-3--1-------
1977Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits158158-3100.0155---155--3---1024511-------------
1978Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1581571799.41501--1501-61-6151---------------
1979Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits12111652395.9935--96-716---1161-1-3----------
1980Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1441413897.91333--134-17---137-4111----------
1981Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits108108-4100.0104---104-31---108---------------
1982New York MetsLog - Splits151138133191.410713--118-229--891435--310----------
1983New York MetsLog - Splits15715161796.21346--136359--41463-1-3----------
1984New York MetsLog - Splits14614061395.91276--1323-10---86541113----------
1985New York MetsLog - Splits129119101492.21058-2108248---24774-15----------
1986Chicago White Sox, New York MetsLog - Splits8675112987.24611--552522--3111251-18---------3
Totals19431791149---92.2160612232716653229124530130942301349715362--2------3
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started DNS Did not start. Count of games not started DNF Did not finish. Count of games not finished. GS% Games Started Percentage CG Complete Games PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context PR Entered game as Pinch Runner DR Entered game as defensive replacement GF Games Finished for PH Left game for Pinch hitter for PR Left game for Pinch runner for DR Left game for defensive replacement b1 Games at batting slot #1 (Leadoff) b2 Games at batting slot #2 b3 Games at batting slot #3 b4 Games at batting slot #4 (Cleanup) b5 Games at batting slot #5 b6 Games at batting slot #6 b7 Games at batting slot #7 b8 Games at batting slot #8 b9 Games at batting slot #9 p P Games at pitcher position p C Games at catcher p 1B Games at First Base p 2B Games at Second Base p 3B Games at Third Base p SS Games at Shortstop p LF Games at Left Field p CF Games at Center Field p RF Games at Right Field p DH Games as Designated Hitter

On Base

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YearTeamsLinksGABBAVGOBPSLGOPSOBLdoffH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-Bnt2B3BHRSolo2-Run3-RunGSlamIPHRWO-HRWO-HPHXBHTBRBIHR RBIRBI OutRBI HRRBIHR%BBBB4BB 1BOBB BLBB LdIBBHBPROECI
1969San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits35.400.400.400.8002-2211-----------1-21---0.00---------
1970San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits819.316.381.6321.013846315-1111------231241-125.002---11-1-
1971Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits137472.242.293.390.68315097114742490-234139121--1940184582172136.2129-724377-
1972Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits49145.200.230.283.51335292922524-4121--1---157411252541.675---1113-
1973Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1339.282.349.6671.016151111429-3-43-1----472696-666.674---1--2-
1974Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits99276.264.343.406.7491077273481360-18-7232----2025112411441434.1530-516545-
1975Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits132463.300.356.518.8751821131398819120-2442311831-121151240784064051.2840-6-61134-
1976Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits144562.306.364.530.89422811217211313159-2192915581--175929812153135343.8052-16-6447-
1977Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits158615.320.382.6311.01326313919711213184-31252261610-------8538814988128859.0661117-81057-
1978Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits158604.281.360.546.9062471671709714156-2674022972-121733301206996957.5070-202121677-
1979Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits121439.303.387.563.9501951181338214119-1833018921--2551247984654646.9459-1319737-
1980Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits144526.272.361.471.833219160143938135-2052510951-11350248924794751.0975-161101418-
1981Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits108414.295.373.519.892176117122755117-232227951------47215904444448.8951-9-12535-
1982New York MetsLog - Splits151550.247.309.367.6761881251369824112-23213661----13382027021112130.0050-7-8928-
1983New York MetsLog - Splits157601.241.289.419.7081871441459619126-1922813762-23649252905365358.89381717549-
1984New York MetsLog - Splits146551.269.310.443.7531841371481019454-221241662---1647244853493440.0030-2-4966-
1985New York MetsLog - Splits129450.262.331.460.79116693118726454-2412111631---846207773653646.7546-516526-
1986Chicago White Sox, New York MetsLog - Splits86283.226.285.417.702887264411153-63149221---1123118422342354.7624-1-51-7-
Totals19437014.274.339.480.81926401710192212213441578-30647348180965913-5131227013366123760110660148.59666213191061065299-
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats BAVG 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) OB On Base (including Homers) Ldoff Leadoff H Hits 1B-IF Infield Single (or Hit) 1B-OF Outfield Singles 1B-Bnt Bunt Single 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs Solo Solo Homers (no baserunners) 2-Run 2-Run Homers 3-Run 3-Run homers Gslam Grand Slams (Bases loaded homer) IPHR Inside the park home run WO-HR Walkoff-homer WO-H Walkoff Hit PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) RBI Runs Batted In HR RBI RBIs from home runs RBI Out Runs Batted In on outs RBIHR% Pct of total RBIs from Homers BB Walks BB4 Walkes on 4-pitches, excluding Intentional walks BB 1BO Walked with first base open and runners on 2nd and /or 3rd BB BL Bases Loaded Walk BB LD Leadoff walk IBB Intentional Walks HBP Hit by a Pitch ROE Reached on Error CI Catchers Interference

Outs

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YearTeamsLinksGABOutsGOAOGO AOFOLOPOPFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSO-3SO-FTSO sw%
1969San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits353111.001---------10.001150.0---1---1-1----0.00
1970San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits81912522.502--2-----1250.006185.7--11311--5----0.00
1971Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits1374723541271071.198541825216314206331.751686671.816623273858152625120-2--0.00
1972Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits4914511428420.67274115-9--162128.57482268.65310912979644-11-0.00
1973Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1339261181.385121-1---1333.3315478.91--4462117----0.00
1974Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits9927620067810.836731182822283423.53866258.15299263513301952----0.00
1975Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1324633251331191.128992114-17--5145326.421817171.81292223635211312973----0.00
1976Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1445623901311700.771251431202261-9115818.9719210963.81792336406723454189----0.00
1977Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1586154141531540.99110172725522--8175928.812119668.71211253159731641391071---0.93
1978Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1586044321431510.951061332211151-6185731.582019368.4118203658682341291383---2.17
1979Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits121439301831130.73839211119--3113729.731207661.2115152228392427251051013-9.52
1980Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1445263761321450.9191193521321--4144233.331997871.81082239536719332699----0.00
1981Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits1084142881031100.948381917317--4124327.911427166.7531622425420292275----0.00
1982New York MetsLog - Splits1515504111361520.8911483017121--6134429.551939567.0131018295568263831123----0.00
1983New York MetsLog - Splits1576014511701701.0013428819-24--4196628.7922611466.517829385975384531111----0.00
1984New York MetsLog - Splits1465513981391381.0112110716525--6145226.921809765.013317454062193444121----0.00
1985New York MetsLog - Splits1294503291011410.721337115113--385115.691538963.21451730285920373287----0.00
1986Chicago White Sox, New York MetsLog - Splits8628321267850.79741019212--293724.321005265.8861128202713241560----0.00
Totals194370145036173018890.92145016427524628256736719672327.112422119766.91709627843062882029049241514171444-0.99
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats GO Groundouts AO Air out (Fly Outs + Popouts + Lineouts) FO Fly outs LO Lineouts POP Popouts Frc Forceouts. Groundout with runner ahead of him forced out on base. FC Fielders Choice Prod Productive out. At the very least, a runner was advanced on the out SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies GDP Grounded into Double Play GDP-O Double Play Opportunities for Batter (Runner on 1st + less than 2 outs) GDP% Grounded into double play percentage. Double Plays vs Opportunities IF Out Infield Outs OF out Outfield Outs IF Out% Percentage of outs in the infield loc P Balls fielded by pitcher loc C Balls fielded by catcher loc 1B Balls fielded by first baseman loc 2B Balls fielded by second baseman loc 3B Balls fielded by third baseman loc SS Balls fielded by shortstop loc LF Balls fielded by left field loc CF Balls fielded by center field loc RF Balls fielded by right field SO Strikeouts SO-Sw Strikeouts Swinging SO-Ca Strikeouts Looking (or Called) SO-3 Strikeouts on 3 Pitches SO-FT Strikeout on Foul Tip SO SW% Percentage of strikeouts on swings

Baserunning

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YearLinksGPAOBmOBPRR%SBSB2SB3SBHCSCS2CS3CSHS1-3S1-2S1-3%S2-HS2-3S2-H%D1-HD1-3D1-H%DIAdv WPAdv OutFrcROOB
1969Log - Splits352.400-0.00--------------------------------1-
1970Log - Splits8218.381225.00------------------------------1121
1971Log - Splits137513150.2924932.6776-1641161627.2711568.753-100.00-661320
1972Log - Splits4915235.2301440.0022--1-1-2433.334180.001150.00-2263
1973Log - Splits134315.349533.33----11---20.00-10.00----------12
1974Log - Splits99314107.3413028.04321-21-16460.003175.003260.00-44910
1975Log - Splits132511182.3567139.0122--11--72025.9314477.783175.00-771710
1976Log - Splits144627228.3648637.721717--33--152240.5416576.195271.43-441514
1977Log - Splits158689263.38212447.1566--33--92328.1313668.4211761.11-552714
1978Log - Splits158687247.3609739.2744--32-1132435.1412475.004357.14-552421
1979Log - Splits121504195.3876834.87----11--71828.0011284.622433.33-441813
1980Log - Splits144606219.3617835.6211------62817.6512763.164544.44-222122
1981Log - Splits108472176.3736335.8044------1263.708753.332528.57-881214
1982Log - Splits151608188.3096333.5111--11--62320.6910758.822528.57-221216
1983Log - Splits157647187.2897439.5711------82028.577370.003442.86-55127
1984Log - Splits146593184.3106535.3321-122--132138.2412475.004266.67-331613
1985Log - Splits129502166.3315734.34----11--71236.846460.001614.29-221617
1986Log - Splits8630988.2853034.091-1-11--7943.752166.671325.00-11814
18 record(s)
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter

Pitches

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YearTeamsLinksGPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalSwMsCalCtSwingsFoulIntBInPlStr%Bal%Foul%SW%SwMs%P/PAIP-SW%IP-PA%FPSFPSwFPIPFPS%FPSw%FPIP%
1969San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits355-1--------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1970San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits8211925--------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1971Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco GiantsLog - Splits137513472291207311812468121-758.0638.713.2338.7133.330.0658.31.44110.780.190.19
1972Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits491521455441651-2332-183.3316.6733.3350.000.000.0433.30.711-0.660.660.00
1973Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits13433947-11---11--1100.000.000.00100.000.000.02100.02.31112.332.332.33
1974Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits9931427630524-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1975Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits13251146340733-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1976Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits14462756252894-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1977Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits15868961561107549351417-183512-671.4328.5724.4971.4348.570.0717.10.911-0.150.150.00
1978Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits15868760470138754361821-153611-466.6733.3320.3766.6758.330.0811.10.622-0.290.290.00
1979Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits12150443959105315597472422517521-3062.5830.3213.5548.3932.000.3140.06.018733.571.390.60
1980Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits14460652675991-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1981Cincinnati RedsLog - Splits10847241451753-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1982New York MetsLog - Splits151608550501232-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1983New York MetsLog - Splits157647601381114-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1984New York MetsLog - Splits146593551301216-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1985New York MetsLog - Splits12950245046872-------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
1986Chicago White Sox, New York MetsLog - Splits863092832460--------------------------0.00---0.0---0.000.000.00
Totals1943780370146661417522961929266309616247-4964.8631.0815.8854.7340.740.0430.20.6271350.350.170.06
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Swings Batter swung at pitch, regardless of result Foul Foul Balls IntB Intentional Balls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Foul% Foul ball percentage, of all pitches Sw% Swing Percentage. Total Swings / Total Pitches SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss P/PA Pitches per Plate Appearance IP-SW% Percentage of swings that are put in play IP-PA% % of Plate Appearances where ball is put into play FPS First Pitch Strike FPSw First Pitch Swing FPIP First Pitch in Play FPS% % of Plate Appearances with First Pitch as Strike FPSw% First Pitch Swing Percentage FPIP% First Pitch in Play Percentage