George Foster

George Arthur Foster
Born: December 1, 1948
Tuscaloosa, AL USA
Primary Position: LF
All Position(s) Played: 1B, RF, CF, LF, OF, DH, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
College: El Camino College
Career: 1969-1986
Draft: Round 3 (1968 January Amateur Draft, San Francisco Giants)
School: El Camino CC
Minor League Statistics

George Foster compiled a career batting average of .274 with 348 home runs and 1239 RBI in his 1977-game career with the San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets and Chicago White Sox. He began playing during the 1969 season and last took the field during the 1986 campaign.


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Batting:

Year Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1969NLSan Francisco Giants9551200010001.400.400.400.800200000
1970NLSan Francisco Giants921192611140025.316.381.6321.0131210001
1971NLSan Francisco Giants361121051128503801627.267.304.400.7044240011
1971NLCincinnati Reds10440236839861841050762393.234.289.386.675142167132
1972NLCincinnati Reds5915214515294121221544.200.230.283.5134161011
1973NLCincinnati Reds17433961130490147.282.349.6671.0162610000
1974NLCincinnati Reds1063142763173180741323052.264.343.406.74911284225
1975NLCincinnati Reds134511463711392442378214073.300.356.518.8752401430511
1976NLCincinnati Reds14462756286172219291211735289.306.364.530.894298114094
1977NLCincinnati Reds158689615124197312521496461107.320.382.6311.0133881750810
1978NLCincinnati Reds15868760497170267401204470138.281.360.546.9063301870616
1979NLCincinnati Reds1215054406813318330980259105.302.386.561.948247113037
1980NLCincinnati Reds144608528791442152593107599.273.362.473.8352501410414
1981NLCincinnati Reds108472414641222322290405175.295.373.519.892215123045
1982NLNew York Mets1516085506413623213701150123.247.309.367.676202132069
1983NLNew York Mets1576476017414519228901138111.241.289.419.708252194045
1984NLNew York Mets1465955536714922124862230122.269.311.443.754245146069
1985NLNew York Mets129504452571192412177014687.263.331.460.79220882045
1986NLNew York Mets722562332853611338112153.227.289.429.71810070021
1986ALChicago White Sox15545121102140038.216.259.353.6121820000
Totals197778127023986192530747348123951316661419.274.338.480.818337019652368106


Fielding:

Year Lg Team Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1969NLSan Francisco GiantsOF8017.330001.0001.558.375
1970NLSan Francisco GiantsOF7546.0100001.0001.9571.429
1971NLCincinnati RedsOF102100869.0267843.9862.8482.696
1971NLSan Francisco GiantsOF3024239.048110.9801.8451.633
1972NLCincinnati RedsOF4731319.071121.9732.0311.532
1973NLCincinnati RedsOF13986.0191011.0002.0931.538
1974NLCincinnati RedsOF9865676.0172221.9892.3171.776
1975NLCincinnati RedsOF1251171053.72991133.9902.6482.480
1975NLCincinnati Reds1B102.00000.000.000
1976NLCincinnati RedsOF1421371229.3322923.9942.4232.331
1976NLCincinnati Reds1B101.00000.000.000
1977NLCincinnati RedsOF1581581392.33521231.9922.3532.304
1978NLCincinnati RedsOF1571571403.731910101.9712.1092.096
1979NLCincinnati RedsOF116116999.0214741.9821.9911.905
1980NLCincinnati RedsOF1411411234.0295611.9972.1952.135
1981NLCincinnati RedsOF108108962.7224821.9912.1692.148
1982NLNew York MetsOF1381381186.02891284.9742.2842.181
1983NLNew York MetsOF1531511328.73141243.9882.2082.131
1984NLNew York MetsOF1411401223.3278671.9762.0892.014
1985NLNew York MetsOF1231191069.7198752.9761.7251.667
1986NLNew York MetsOF6262510.096441.9621.7651.613
1986ALChicago White SoxOF111184.7192001.0002.2321.909
Totals1882178915932.338091196228.9842.2192.087

Postseason - Batting:

Year Lg Team Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1972NLCincinnati RedsNLCS1001000000000000000
1972NLCincinnati RedsWS2000000000000000000
1975NLCincinnati RedsNLCS312113400001012.364.417.364.780410000
1975NLCincinnati RedsWS730291810021111.276.300.310.610900000
1976NLCincinnati RedsNLCS313122200240004.167.154.667.821800010
1976NLCincinnati RedsWS416143610040223.429.500.5001.000700000
1979NLCincinnati RedsNLCS314101200120043.200.429.500.929500000
Totals23857611222031223813.289.353.434.7873310010

Postseason - Fielding:

Year Lg Team Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
1972NLCincinnati RedsWSRF102.00000.000.000
1975NLCincinnati RedsNLCSLF3328.070001.0002.2502.333
1975NLCincinnati RedsWSLF7765.0131011.0001.9382.000
1976NLCincinnati RedsNLCSLF3327.070001.0002.3332.333
1976NLCincinnati RedsWSLF4436.0140001.0003.5003.500
1979NLCincinnati RedsNLCSLF3329.062001.0002.4832.667
Totals2120187.0473011.0002.4062.381

Awards

1976 - NL TSN Player of the Year
1976 - NL TSN All-Star OF
1977 - NL TSN Player of the Year
1977 - NL Most Valuable Player
1977 - NL TSN All-Star OF
1978 - NL TSN All-Star OF
1981 - NL Silver Slugger OF
1981 - NL TSN All-Star OF




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