Larry Foss Stats

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.

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Larry Foss

Larry Foss Autograph on a 1983 One Year Winners (#106)
Larry Foss Autograph on a 1983 One Year Winners (#106)

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Birth Name:
Larry Curtis Foss
Nickname:
None
Born On:
04-18-1936  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Castleton, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-15-2019 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Wichita, Kansas
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Wichita High School (Wichita, KS)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
187
First Game:
09-18-1961 (Age 25)
Last Game:
09-28-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable
Larry Foss

Larry Foss Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1961 25 Pirates 3 3 0 1 1 .500 5.87 0 0 0 15.1 70 15 10 11 3 11 0 9 0 2 0 -
1962 26 Mets 5 1 2 0 1 .000 4.63 0 0 0 11.2 57 17 6 6 2 7 0 3 0 1 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
2 Years 8 4 2 1 2 .333 5.33 0 0 0 27.0 127 32 16 17 5 18 0 12 0 3 0 -
Larry Foss

Larry Foss Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1961 25 Pirates 3 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
1962 26 Mets 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2 Years 8 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143
Larry Foss

Larry Foss Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1961 Pirates P 3 3 46 4 1.3 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.76
1962 Mets P 5 1 35 3 0.6 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.31
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 8 4 81 7 0.9 6 3 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.00
2 Years 8 4 81 7 0.9 6 3 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.00
Larry Foss

Larry Foss Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1961 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 6.0 0.82 5.28 6.46
1962 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.43 2.31 5.40
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 7.0 0.67 4.00 6.00
Larry Foss

Larry Foss Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1961 Pittsburgh Pirates 37 Undetermined - -
1962 New York Mets 27 Undetermined - -


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 Bob Gibson in Forbes Field? Foss pitched seven innings, surrendered six hits, walked six, and struck out five on the way to his first career win. Gibson went six innings, surrounded seven hits, walked two, and struck out four.
Larry Foss MLB Debut Box Score
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 ]

Last-Modified: June 23, 2019 10:21 AM EST

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