Larry Foss was born on Saturday, April 18, 1936, in Castleton, Kansas. Foss was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 18, 1961, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Larry Foss baseball stats page.
Larry Foss Autograph on a 1983 One Year Winners (#106)
Larry Foss Pitching Stats
Larry Foss Hitting Stats
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Larry Foss Miscellaneous Items of Interest
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|1962 New York Mets||27||Undetermined||-||-|
|Larry Foss Stats by Baseball Almanac|
Larry Curtis Foss was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates ( 1961 ) and New York Mets ( 1962 ). Larry was offered several athletic scholarships after graduating from Wichita High School, but signed a pro-baseball contract with the Bucs when he was only 19-years old.
Did you know that when Larry Foss made his big league debut, on
September 18, 1961
, he faced off against future Hall of Famer
in Forbes Field? Foss pitched seven innings, surrendered six hits, walked six, and struck out five on the way to his first career win.
went six innings, surrounded seven hits, walked two, and struck out four.
Larry Foss MLB Debut | The Cincinnati Enquirer | September 19, 1961 | Page 29
Larry Foss was part of the 1962 New York Mets , their first year in existence, making him an original New York Met . When he first took the field for them, on September 10, 1962 , he wore #27 , but he was actually the second player to use that number in a game. Do you know who wore it earlier that same season? [ Answer ]
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