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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Leonard Norris Foster
Stat Years
1969-1978  [mlb] 1971-1977
Height/Weight
5-11 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (76) ... 3B (47) ... 2B (37) ... 1B (12) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Holmes (Covington,KY)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #2 (#36 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1971-07-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.157)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [3] NYN [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11526 ... retro id: fostl101 ... mlbam id: 114336
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969GreenwoodWcarA----18ss-2b---155192174451233000000000.229.229.297.526192578.000.068.0000.000.000.0096.01.0418.2
    1970ShreveportTexAA----19ss-2b---269251356695415000000000.263.263.386.6492519718.000.123.0000.000.000.0062.81.5927.3
    1971SavannahSouAA----20ss-2b---33212514376116000000000.296.296.384.680125488.000.088.0000.000.000.00125.00.8021.6
    1971RichmondILAAA----20ss-2b---3338911163016000000000.180.180.247.42789224.000.067.0000.000.000.0089.01.1225.0
    1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1420ssL-S-E-P3910100000000100001.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0010.000.000.00.000.0
    1972RichmondILAAA----21ss-2b---499365448573218000000000.233.233.285.51836510412.000.052.0000.000.000.00182.50.5514.1
    1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1722ssL-S-E-P536111000000201000.167.167.333.500721.167.166.2500.0028.570.000.00.00100.0
    1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1723ssL-S-E-P672112162220151292202103.196.254.241.495124273.116.045.2337.2617.742.44112.00.8113.6
    1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn1253b-ssL-S-E-P72459111220115308500010.203.299.288.58767173.271.085.20811.947.460.6359.01.4925.0
    1977Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26ss-2b---8461461240931240071400200.274.303.397.7001555813.171.123.2934.529.032.00146.00.6532.5
    1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn1,19262bL-S-E-P8367561730063151410002.227.284.267.55181203.133.040.2796.1717.282.800.00.0017.6
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-273b---94817621426031513101972100.239.304.324.628196579.131.085.2525.109.691.9058.71.5321.4
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)14426235528022673224413116.198.262.252.5142896610.153.054.2307.6115.222.00131.00.6919.2
    National League Totals (5 yrs)14426235528022673224413116.198.262.252.5142896610.153.054.2307.6115.222.00131.00.6919.2
    Minor League Totals382134415433045131411713173372300.246.258.330.588137344372.095.084.2431.242.401.9496.01.0221.8
    Minor: A Totals55192174451233000000000.229.229.297.526192578.068.068.2210.000.000.0096.01.0418.2
    Minor: AA Totals10137649103156521000000000.274.274.386.66037614526.112.112.2640.000.000.0075.21.3325.2
    Minor: AAA Totals2267768818325676313173372300.236.258.311.56980524138.094.075.2382.114.101.94110.90.8720.8
    Atlanta Braves Totals (3 yrs)84128182330151292503104.180.232.227.459141294.109.047.2146.3817.732.78128.00.7117.4
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)6013417295012161131910012.216.291.276.567148376.194.060.2468.7812.841.46134.00.6820.7
    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
    1971Atlanta BravesNLMLB20SS300.01812109.9003.000.001.933.34
    1973Atlanta BravesNLMLB22SS1011.25101661.0006.000.540.633.35
    1974Atlanta BravesNLMLB232B1000.057111312.9231.200.006.213.93
    1974Atlanta BravesNLMLB233B300.0042064.6671.300.001.94.23
    1974Atlanta BravesNLMLB23SS4300.04481313128125.9772.900.0026.559.72
    1974Atlanta BravesNLMLB23OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.47
    1976New York MetsNLMLB252B300.03500881.0002.700.001.912.54
    1976New York MetsNLMLB253B900.0617212523.9202.600.005.637.54
    1976New York MetsNLMLB25SS700.09200129291.0004.100.004.329.23
    1977New York MetsNLMLB262B2000.02832276260.9683.000.0012.355.64
    1977New York MetsNLMLB263B200.00200221.0001.000.001.25.67
    1977New York MetsNLMLB26SS800.0813332421.8752.600.004.922.25
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA271B1200.09080998981.0008.200.008.625.03
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA272B400.089131817.9444.300.002.98.33
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA273B3300.01758838375.9042.300.0023.668.82
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA27SS1400.0713522520.8001.400.0010.029.22
    MLB Totals - (2B)33003644388380.9642.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1400623413329.8792.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)6201167123720197190.9643.1016.960.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)12009080998981.0008.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)40089131817.9444.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)33001758838375.9042.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)1400713522520.8001.400.000.00.00
    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
    1971MLB-----3-----
    1973MLB-----1-----
    1974MLB---10343---1-
    1976MLB---397-----
    1977MLB---2028-----
    1978Minor--1243314-----
    Totals--12374776---1-