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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
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968MedfordNwstA-----19of---172253477095330000000000.277.277.387.6642539817.000.110.0000.000.000.0084.31.1924.3
    1969FresnoCalifA+----20of---212144968144581485000000000.321.321.461.78244920727.000.140.0000.000.000.0032.13.1218.8
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1420ofL-S-E-P295120001000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1970PhoenixPCLAAA----21of---311440354124186866000000000.308.308.442.75040317832.000.134.0000.000.000.0050.41.9925.8
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1421ofL-S-E-P3919261114002500011.316.381.6321.01321123.421.316.3859.5223.812.5019.04.7650.0
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1422ofL-S-E-P436105112850380162700114.267.304.400.704112428.181.133.3295.3624.114.5035.02.6828.6
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1522ofL-S-E-P410436839861841050762393713216.234.289.386.67540214232.217.152.2845.7223.134.0436.82.4937.2
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1523ofL-S-E-P5591451529412122154410116.200.230.283.513152417.124.083.2703.2928.958.8072.51.3224.1
    1973IndianapolisAmerAAA----24of---6134496771302611560000000000.262.262.409.67149620342.000.147.0000.000.000.0033.13.0232.3
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1524ofL-S-E-P617396113049014700001.282.349.6671.01643267.462.385.2509.3016.281.759.89.3063.6
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1525ofL-S-E-P7106276317318074132305242258.264.343.406.74931411225.254.142.3019.5516.561.7339.42.2334.2
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1526ofL-S-E-P81344637113924423782140733051114.300.356.518.87451124051.307.218.3127.8314.291.8320.14.5036.7
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1527ofL-S-E-P914456286172219291211735289409411.306.364.530.89462729859.342.224.3168.2914.191.7119.44.6334.3
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1528ofL-S-E-P101586151241973125214964611075081017.320.382.6311.01368938885.413.311.3138.8515.531.7511.87.5543.2
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1529ofL-S-E-P11158604971702674012044701387061618.281.360.546.90668733073.381.265.30110.1920.091.9715.15.8242.9
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1530ofL-S-E-P121214406813318330980259105303711.302.386.561.94750524751.389.259.33411.6820.791.7814.75.9438.3
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1531ofL-S-E-P131445287914421525931075991041414.273.362.473.83560825051.345.200.29212.3416.281.3221.14.1135.4
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1532ofL-S-E-P14108414641222322290405175304512.295.373.519.89247221547.357.224.31210.8115.891.4718.84.6638.5
    1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn1533ofL-S-E-P151515506413623213701150123206913.247.309.367.67660820238.211.120.2938.2220.232.4642.32.1427.9
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn1534ofL-S-E-P161576017414519228901138111404519.241.289.419.70864725249.241.178.2515.8717.162.9221.54.3333.8
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn1535ofL-S-E-P171465536714922124862230122606914.269.311.443.75459524547.228.174.3035.0420.504.0723.04.0331.5
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn1536ofL-S-E-P1812945257119241217701468720458.263.331.460.79150420846.296.197.2829.1317.261.8921.54.1738.7
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn1537ofL-S-E-P1972233285361133811215300217.227.289.429.71825610020.292.202.2378.2020.702.5217.95.0837.7
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1537ofL-S-E-P1915512110214003800002.216.259.353.61254183.196.137.2385.5614.812.6751.01.8527.3
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)1977702398619253074734812395131666141952368106196.274.338.480.81878123370702.303.206.2968.5318.162.1320.24.4536.5
    National League Totals (19 yrs)1962697298419143074534712355131663141152368106194.275.339.481.82077583352699.304.206.2978.5518.192.1320.14.4736.5
    American League Totals (1 yrs)15512110214003800002.216.259.353.61254183.196.137.2385.5614.812.6751.01.8527.3
    Minor League Totals4411601246468582040241000000000.292.292.428.7201601686118.136.136.2740.000.000.0040.02.5025.2
    Minor: A- Totals72253477095330000000000.277.277.387.6642539817.111.110.2680.000.000.0084.31.1924.3
    Minor: A+ Totals12144968144581485000000000.321.321.461.78244920727.140.140.2990.000.000.0032.13.1218.8
    Minor: AAA Totals24889913125444723126000000000.283.283.424.70789938174.141.141.2640.000.000.0039.12.5629.1
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (11 yrs)1253445468012762073724486146244708823834575128.286.356.514.87050102289488.338.228.3069.3817.601.8818.24.8738.2
    New York Mets Totals (5 yrs)65523892906029479936156185496140222961.252.307.422.72926101007200.247.170.2777.0919.002.6824.13.7933.2
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)541291436614130183300125.279.319.434.7531385611.209.155.3445.8023.914.1332.22.9030.6
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)15512110214003800002.216.259.353.61254183.196.137.2385.5614.812.6751.01.8527.3
    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
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB20OF8017.13000331.0000.400.184.988.97
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB21OF7046.01000010101.0001.400.224.377.88
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22OF1020869.0267843279275.9862.700.3263.098.12
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22OF300239.0481105049.9801.600.2118.583.35
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23OF470319.0711217472.9731.500.2330.579.74
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24OF13086.01910120201.0001.500.238.076.510
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25OF980676.0172221176174.9891.800.2660.592.53
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB261B102.0000000.0000.000.000.60.75
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26OF12501,053.22991133313310.9902.500.2977.293.32
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLB271B101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.73
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27OF14201,229.1322923333331.9942.300.2787.798.63
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28OF15801,392.13521231367364.9922.300.2697.5100.01
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29OF15701,403.231910101339329.9712.100.2397.599.41
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30OF1160999.0214741225221.9821.900.2272.095.92
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31OF14101,234.0295611302301.9972.100.2487.097.91
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32OF1080962.2224821234232.9912.100.24100.0100.01
    1982New York MetsNLMLB33OF13801,186.02891284309301.9742.200.2585.291.42
    1983New York MetsNLMLB34OF15301,328.23141243330326.9882.100.2594.497.51
    1984New York MetsNLMLB35OF14101,223.1278671291284.9762.000.2387.096.63
    1985New York MetsNLMLB36OF12301,069.2198752210205.9761.700.1975.995.31
    1986New York MetsNLMLB37OF620510.096441104100.9621.600.2038.386.15
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLB37OF11084.21920021211.0001.900.256.873.39
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLB37DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.920.07
    MLB Totals - (1B)203000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)1880015,9263809119622812.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.00---------
    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 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
    1969MLB---------8-
    1970MLB---------7-
    1971MLB---------132-
    1972MLB---------47-
    1973MLB---------13-
    1974MLB---------98-
    1975MLB--1------125-
    1976MLB--1------142-
    1977MLB---------158-
    1978MLB---------157-
    1979MLB---------116-
    1980MLB---------141-
    1981MLB---------108-
    1982MLB---------138-
    1983MLB---------153-
    1984MLB---------141-
    1985MLB---------123-
    1986MLB---------733
    Totals--2------18803