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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
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
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Batting Splits for 1980

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Season Total14460652678143932052592107599104141424850.272.361.471.833.344.200.29112.3816.341.324.1334.97
CIN14460652678143932052592107599104141424850.272.361.471.833.344.200.29112.3816.341.324.1334.97
by Pitcher Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
vs LHP77179153284425739300024220021128419.288.380.549.929.418.261.28213.4112.290.925.0343.18
vs RHP123427373509968132166210517710231216431.265.354.440.793.314.174.29411.9418.031.513.7531.31
vs Starter142428374529767113165910507010351116230.259.346.433.779.310.174.27811.6816.361.403.7430.93
vs Reliever10417815226462692933002529001938620.303.399.566.965.428.263.32214.0416.291.165.0643.48
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Home Games6927923934552910214460038450029611126.230.333.464.798.393.234.22513.6216.131.185.0247.27
Road Games7532728744886410311461037541025813724.307.385.477.863.303.171.34411.3116.511.463.3627.27
Day Games50214189325331113834002338002589422.280.355.497.852.339.217.31010.7517.761.653.7441.51
Night Games943923374690629217581052611029615428.267.365.457.822.347.190.28013.2715.561.174.3431.11
Grass Surface1124653996298601432172106377102141118138.246.348.454.802.368.208.25413.5516.561.224.5238.78
Turf Surface3214112716453362420001222002036712.354.404.528.932.268.173.3988.5115.601.832.8426.67
in Wins79351295619454154217410544900213618040.319.422.6101.032.478.292.32215.3813.960.915.9842.55
in Losses6525523117493951418002150102186810.212.278.294.573.173.082.2518.2419.612.381.5720.41
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
4-Mar/April1874631017121041110111000033305.270.378.476.855.397.206.26514.8613.510.915.4129.41
5-May1671678149014120041500011285.209.254.418.671.269.209.2085.6321.133.755.6335.71
6-June2510384101812501700172200231266.214.340.310.649.298.095.27016.5021.361.290.9733.33
7-July25100921327174062500616101034910.293.340.533.873.304.239.2966.0016.002.676.0037.04
8-August2811910020321952620001918000325913.320.429.5901.019.460.270.34215.9715.130.955.0440.63
9-Sept/Oct3213912017352452417001818001445611.292.381.467.848.325.175.31312.9512.951.002.8831.43
First Half5924821428493361930103247002758416.229.327.393.719.318.164.25012.9018.951.473.6332.65
Second Half8535831250946014416620043521027916434.301.385.526.911.362.224.31712.0114.531.214.4736.17
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Lineup Slot #413758651275138921652592106997104131423946.270.355.467.822.334.197.28711.7716.551.414.2733.33
Lineup Slot #641711351400000610001094.455.647.8181.465.909.364.50035.295.880.170.0080.00
Lineup Slot #7111000000000010000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #8111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #9111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
07 Left Field14160352378143932052592107598104141424850.273.363.474.837.346.201.29212.4416.251.314.1534.97
11 Pinch Hitter333000000000010000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.00
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0-0 Count14460652678143932052592107599104141424850.272.361.471.833.344.200.29112.3816.341.324.1334.97
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Ball in Air97146142100000400000040000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Ball on Ground931421421000006000000001400.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Inning 19292741224173132600151300323387.324.424.514.937.392.189.34416.3014.130.873.2629.17
Inning 25757541118121237003800010326.333.368.593.961.315.259.3495.2614.042.675.2633.33
Inning 361615471510104120071200011285.278.361.519.879.370.241.28911.4819.671.716.5633.33
Inning 480806612169502410131510011277.242.375.409.784.379.167.28616.2518.751.152.5043.75
Inning 55353441012610516009800021286.273.396.6361.033.568.364.22616.9815.090.899.4350.00
Inning 67474687191420330061300012305.279.338.441.779.250.162.3088.1117.572.174.0526.32
Inning 76565555117310500101000043164.200.323.291.614.273.091.24415.3815.381.000.0036.36
Inning 864646011181031412004800002358.300.344.583.927.350.283.2926.2512.502.006.2544.44
Inning 948484228700150061000011111.190.292.262.554.214.071.22612.5020.831.672.0812.50
Xtra Innings8129121100200220011031.222.333.333.667.333.111.25016.6716.671.000.0050.00
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0 Out1262111963555327412271014350010710623.281.327.541.868.337.260.2876.6416.592.505.6941.82
1 Out11417614223362481333003129003775512.254.381.387.768.352.134.29217.6116.480.941.7033.33
2 Out126219188205237501032003035100708715.277.379.463.842.346.186.29413.7015.981.174.5728.85
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Runners ---13430627342764715410101033510000012929.278.356.473.829.319.194.31110.7816.671.553.2738.16
Runners --334362736410112008700140102.222.389.370.759.444.148.25022.2219.440.882.7833.33
Runners -2-63705481181111200151410030173.204.386.315.701.389.111.25621.4320.000.931.4327.27
Runners -2311113100000100710017000.000.636.000.6362.333.000.00063.649.090.140.000.00
Runners 1--89115107122820107150081400007508.262.313.467.780.280.206.2446.9612.171.756.0928.57
Runners 1-320171436310215001100202133.429.412.9291.340.571.500.3085.885.881.0011.7650.00
Runners 12-414139812810317002900005224.308.341.564.906.308.256.3334.8821.954.507.3233.33
Runners 12381091430011000120000071.444.500.7781.278.444.333.50010.0020.002.0010.0025.00
Runners On134300253366746511582004248104141411921.265.367.470.837.372.206.26814.0016.001.145.0031.34
Scoring Position105185146243926418670034341041476913.267.400.473.873.438.205.28718.3818.381.004.3233.33
Leadoff1121601502741245488101023000007817.273.319.520.839.320.247.2776.2514.382.305.0041.46
Last Batter444110001200000000041.250.2501.0001.250.750.750.0000.000.000.0025.00100.00
Winning91233203335533112934103034000859722.271.365.478.843.360.207.28812.8814.591.133.8640.00
Losing8519917320402831819002535100266912.231.332.399.731.312.168.24612.5617.591.404.0230.00
Tied10617415025483262839002030004438216.320.391.547.937.360.227.34511.4917.241.504.6033.33
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
ATL1875671524134071810813000214911.358.427.7311.158.507.373.36210.6717.331.639.3345.83
CHN83529254100000670001261.172.314.207.521.241.034.22717.1420.001.170.0020.00
HOU12443641172026007600112194.306.409.528.937.417.222.31015.9113.640.864.5536.36
LAN187864121373031200141500011256.203.346.391.737.406.188.21717.9519.231.073.8546.15
MON125047513100125003800002213.277.320.447.767.234.170.2976.0016.002.674.0023.08
NYN94138510720113002810001153.263.317.395.712.184.132.3104.8819.514.002.4430.00
PHI939354981002003700102101.257.308.286.593.114.029.3107.6917.952.330.0011.11
PIT1253497169313120031100101307.327.358.612.971.347.286.3615.6620.753.675.6643.75
SDN198267131611113100015800060285.239.378.418.796.403.179.23218.299.760.533.6631.25
SFN166256514101037006900011244.250.323.429.751.286.179.2509.6814.521.504.8428.57
SLN11473861272217008700121215.316.426.553.978.447.237.35517.0214.890.882.1341.67
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Astrodome833272971013005500101132.333.424.481.906.333.148.36415.1515.151.003.0322.22
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium939389141000410101900000264.368.385.6841.069.368.316.4002.5623.089.0010.2628.57
Busch Stadium II6282541072105002200101143.400.429.560.989.240.160.4177.147.141.000.0030.00
Candlestick Park72523265001100220001191.261.320.391.711.217.130.2508.008.001.004.0016.67
Dodger Stadium9413177510170010900011112.226.415.355.769.452.129.28624.3921.950.902.4428.57
Jack Murphy Stadium940335741113007400020133.212.350.394.744.394.182.21417.5010.000.572.5042.86
Olympic Stadium62523255000100260000050.217.280.217.497.087.000.2948.0024.003.000.000.00
Riverfront Stadium6927923934552910214460038450029611126.230.333.464.798.393.234.22513.6216.131.185.0247.27
Shea Stadium31413353200500021000172.385.429.538.967.154.154.4550.0014.290.000.0040.00
Three Rivers Stadium62827613631310001300000277.481.5001.0001.500.556.519.4763.5710.713.0010.7153.85
Veterans Stadium62725288000100260000180.320.370.320.690.080.000.4217.4122.223.000.000.00
Wrigley Field62722244000000560001240.182.333.182.515.227.000.25018.5222.221.200.000.00
83 record(s)
Glossary:
G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances 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 HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) 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) 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)