George Foster Stats

George Foster was born on Wednesday, December 1, 1948, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Foster was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 10, 1969, with the San Francisco Giants. 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 George Foster baseball stats page.

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George "Yahtzee" Foster Autograph on a 1981 Fleer Baseball Card (#202)

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Birth Name:
George Arthur Foster
Nickname:
The Destroyer or Yahtzee
Born On:
12-01-1948  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Leuzinger High School (Lawndale, CA)
College:
El Camino Junior College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
09-10-1969 (Age 20)
Last Game:
09-06-1986
Draft:
1968 : 3rd Round (55th)
George Foster

George Foster 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
George Foster

George Foster Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1969 21 Giants 9 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400
1970 22 Giants 9 19 2 6 1 1 1 0 4 2 1 5 0 0 0 1 .316 .381 .632
1971 23 Giants 36 105 11 28 5 0 3 0 8 6 1 27 0 1 0 4 .267 .304 .400
1971 23 Reds 104 368 39 86 18 4 10 1 50 23 2 93 1 3 7 16 .234 .289 .386
1972 24 Reds 59 145 15 29 4 1 2 1 12 5 1 44 0 1 1 6 .200 .230 .283
1973 25 Reds 17 39 6 11 3 0 4 0 9 4 0 7 0 0 0 1 .282 .349 .667
1974 26 Reds 106 276 31 73 18 0 7 0 41 30 5 52 2 2 4 8 .264 .343 .406
1975 27 Reds 134 463 71 139 24 4 23 1 78 40 11 73 0 5 3 14 .300 .356 .518
1976 28 Reds 144 562 86 172 21 9 29 1 121 52 4 89 0 9 4 11 .306 .364 .530
1977 29 Reds 158 615 124 197 31 2 52 0 149 61 10 107 0 8 5 17 .320 .382 .631
1978 30 Reds 158 604 97 170 26 7 40 2 120 70 16 138 0 6 7 18 .281 .360 .546
1979 31 Reds 121 440 68 133 18 3 30 1 98 59 7 105 0 3 3 11 .302 .386 .561
1980 32 Reds 144 528 79 144 21 5 25 1 93 75 14 99 0 4 1 14 .273 .362 .473
1981 33 Reds 108 414 64 122 23 2 22 1 90 51 5 75 0 4 3 12 .295 .373 .519
1982 34 Mets 151 550 64 136 23 2 13 0 70 50 9 123 0 6 2 13 .247 .309 .367
1983 35 Mets 157 601 74 145 19 2 28 2 90 38 5 111 0 4 4 19 .241 .289 .419
1984 36 Mets 146 553 67 149 22 1 24 0 86 30 9 122 0 6 6 14 .269 .311 .443
1985 37 Mets 129 452 57 119 24 1 21 1 77 46 5 87 0 4 2 8 .263 .331 .460
1986 38 Mets 72 233 28 53 6 1 13 1 38 21 1 53 0 2 0 7 .227 .289 .429
1986 38 White Sox 15 51 2 11 0 2 1 0 4 3 0 8 0 0 0 2 .216 .259 .353
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
18 Years 1,977 7,023 986 1,925 307 47 348 13 1,239 666 106 1,419 3 68 52 196 .274 .338 .480
George Foster

George Foster Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1969 Giants LF 8 0 51 3 0.4 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1970 Giants LF 6 4 117 7 1.2 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.62
1970 Giants RF 1 1 21 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.86
1971 Reds CF 100 98 2,559 272 2.7 268 261 7 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.83
1971 Giants LF 25 19 579 39 1.6 38 37 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.77
1971 Reds LF 1 1 24 4 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1971 Giants RF 6 5 138 11 1.8 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1971 Reds RF 1 0 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1972 Reds CF 1 1 24 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
1972 Reds LF 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1972 Reds RF 45 30 927 71 1.6 69 68 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.01
1973 Reds CF 11 8 216 18 1.6 18 17 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1973 Reds LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1973 Reds RF 5 1 39 2 0.4 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.38
1974 Reds CF 45 42 942 105 2.3 104 101 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.98
1974 Reds LF 6 0 39 2 0.3 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.38
1974 Reds RF 71 23 1,044 71 1.0 70 70 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .986 1.81
1975 Reds 1B 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1975 Reds CF 32 30 714 103 3.2 101 99 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.82
1975 Reds LF 96 81 2,211 200 2.1 199 190 9 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .995 2.43
1975 Reds RF 17 6 234 12 0.7 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.38
1976 Reds 1B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1976 Reds CF 37 34 765 98 2.6 98 95 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.46
1976 Reds LF 115 79 2,415 200 1.7 199 196 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .995 2.22
1976 Reds RF 23 23 507 38 1.7 37 34 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.97
1977 Reds CF 37 31 738 73 2.0 73 71 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.67
1977 Reds LF 143 127 3,438 289 2.0 286 276 10 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.25
1978 Reds CF 11 6 177 17 1.5 16 16 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.44
1978 Reds LF 154 151 402 329 2.1 320 310 10 9 1 n/a n/a n/a .973 21.49
1979 Reds LF 116 116 2,997 230 2.0 226 217 9 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.04
1980 Reds LF 141 141 3,702 306 2.2 305 300 5 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .997 2.22
1981 Reds LF 108 108 315 233 2.2 231 223 8 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .991 19.80
1982 Mets LF 138 138 3,558 311 2.3 303 290 13 8 4 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.30
1983 Mets LF 153 151 3,984 332 2.2 328 317 11 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.22
1984 Mets LF 141 140 3,669 293 2.1 286 280 6 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.10
1985 Mets LF 123 119 3,207 205 1.7 200 193 7 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.68
1986 Mets LF 62 62 1,530 104 1.7 100 97 3 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .962 1.76
1986 White Sox LF 11 11 252 22 2.0 22 20 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.36
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 1,549 1,448 32,496 3,110 2.0 3,060 2,963 97 50 20 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.54
CF Totals 274 250 6,135 689 2.5 681 663 18 8 6 n/a n/a n/a .988 3.00
RF Totals 169 89 2,934 209 1.2 205 201 4 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.89
1B Totals 2 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
18 Years 1,994 1,787 41,574 4,008 2.0 3,946 3,827 119 62 28 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.56
George Foster

George Foster Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1969 Giants 0 0 .000 1 3 n/a 0.0 5.0 5.0 - - -
1970 Giants 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 19.0 3.8 4.8 - - -
1971 Giants 0 1 .000 7 0 n/a 35.0 3.9 13.1 - - -
1971 Reds 7 6 .538 3 1 n/a 36.8 4.0 7.4 - - -
1972 Reds 2 1 .667 15 6 n/a 72.5 3.3 12.1 - - -
1973 Reds 0 1 .000 5 1 n/a 9.8 5.6 4.3 - - -
1974 Reds 3 2 .600 20 7 n/a 39.4 5.3 6.7 - - -
1975 Reds 2 1 .667 12 0 n/a 20.1 6.3 5.9 - - -
1976 Reds 17 3 .850 7 0 n/a 19.4 6.3 4.6 - - -
1977 Reds 6 4 .600 0 0 n/a 11.8 5.7 4.1 - - -
1978 Reds 4 4 .500 1 0 n/a 15.1 4.4 5.0 - - -
1979 Reds 0 2 .000 5 0 n/a 14.7 4.2 4.5 - - -
1980 Reds 1 0 1.000 3 0 n/a 21.1 5.3 5.7 - - -
1981 Reds 4 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 18.8 5.5 4.6 - - -
1982 Mets 1 1 .500 13 0 n/a 42.3 4.5 7.9 - - -
1983 Mets 1 1 .500 6 0 n/a 21.5 5.4 6.7 - - -
1984 Mets 2 2 .500 6 0 n/a 23.0 4.5 6.4 - - -
1985 Mets 0 1 .000 8 0 n/a 21.5 5.2 5.9 - - -
1986 Mets 1 1 .500 10 0 n/a 17.9 4.4 6.1 - - -
1986 White Sox 0 0 .000 2 0 3 51.0 6.4 12.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
18 Years 51 31 .622 126 18 3 20.2 4.9 5.7 - - -
George Foster

George Foster Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1969 San Francisco Giants 14 Undetermined - -
1970 San Francisco Giants 14 Undetermined - -
1971 San Francisco Giants 14 Undetermined - -
1971 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - -
1972 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - Stats
1973 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - -
1974 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - -
1975 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - Stats
1976 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined Stats Stats
1977 Cincinnati Reds 15 $130,000.00 Stats -
1978 Cincinnati Reds 15 $185,000.00 Stats -
1979 Cincinnati Reds 15 $185,000.00 Stats -
1980 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined - -
1981 Cincinnati Reds 15 Undetermined Stats -
1982 New York Mets 15 $1,650,000.00 - -
1983 New York Mets 15 $1,750,000.00 - -
1984 New York Mets 15 $1,850,000.00 - -
1985 New York Mets 15 $1,942,857.00 - -
1986 New York Mets 15 $2,800,000.00 - -
1986 Chicago White Sox 15 "     " - -


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