George Foster

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George Arthur Foster (born December 1, 1948) is a former American professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball from 1969 to 1986. One of the most feared right-handed sluggers of his era, he was a key piece of the Cincinnati Reds' "Big Red Machine" that won consecutive World Series in 1975 and 1976.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2009
Prime 9 (2009) (TV Show)
Himself

1981
1981 MLB All-Star Game (1981) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Left Fielder

1979
1979 MLB All-Star Game (1979) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Leftfielder

1979
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Left Fielder

1978
1978 MLB All-Star Game (1978) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Center Fielder

1977
1977 MLB All-Star Game (1977) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Center Fielder

1976
1976 MLB All-Star Game (1976) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Center Fielder

1976
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Left Fielder

1976
1976 World Series (1976) (TV Show)
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Left Fielder

1975
1975 World Series (1975) (TV Show)
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Left Fielder

1975
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Left Fielder

1972
1972 World Series (1972) (TV Show)
Himself - Cincinnati Reds Pinch Runner 

Self

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Quotes

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List of George Foster quotes.

You just pray for the best. That's all you can do now. Football is secondary.


We'll have to go back and resample all the previous sampled locations.


I don't think it's hard for professionals. That's why we are professionals, but he's definitely on your mind. He's one of my friends on the team.


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  • Sports Illustrated Magazine [United States] (10 April 1978)
  • Sports Illustrated Magazine [United States] (11 October 1976)

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for George Foster.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1969 SFG 9 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.400 0.400 0.400
1970 SFG 9 19 2 6 1 1 1 4 0 2 5 0.316 0.381 0.632
1971 CIN 104 368 39 86 18 4 10 50 7 23 93 0.234 0.289 0.386
1971 SFG 36 105 11 28 5 0 3 8 0 6 27 0.267 0.304 0.400
1972 CIN 59 145 15 29 4 1 2 12 2 5 44 0.200 0.230 0.283
1973 CIN 17 39 6 11 3 0 4 9 0 4 7 0.282 0.349 0.667
1974 CIN 106 276 31 73 18 0 7 41 3 30 52 0.264 0.343 0.406
1975 CIN 134 463 71 139 24 4 23 78 2 40 73 0.300 0.356 0.518
1976 CIN 144 562 86 172 21 9 29 121 17 52 89 0.306 0.364 0.530
1977 CIN 158 615 124 197 31 2 52 149 6 61 107 0.320 0.382 0.631
1978 CIN 158 604 97 170 26 7 40 120 4 70 138 0.281 0.360 0.546
1979 CIN 121 440 68 133 18 3 30 98 0 59 105 0.302 0.386 0.561
1980 CIN 144 528 79 144 21 5 25 93 1 75 99 0.273 0.362 0.473
1981 CIN 108 414 64 122 23 2 22 90 4 51 75 0.295 0.373 0.519
1982 NYM 151 550 64 136 23 2 13 70 1 50 123 0.247 0.309 0.367
1983 NYM 157 601 74 145 19 2 28 90 1 38 111 0.241 0.289 0.419
1984 NYM 146 553 67 149 22 1 24 86 2 30 122 0.269 0.311 0.443
1985 NYM 129 452 57 119 24 1 21 77 0 46 87 0.263 0.331 0.460
1986 CHW 15 51 2 11 0 2 1 4 0 3 8 0.216 0.259 0.353
1986 NYM 72 233 28 53 6 1 13 38 1 21 53 0.227 0.289 0.429
Career 1977 7023 986 1925 307 47 348 1239 51 666 1419 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for George Foster.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1969 SFG 9 0 17 3 0 0 0 1.000
1970 SFG 9 5 46 10 0 0 0 1.000
1971 CIN 104 100 869 266 7 4 3 0.986
1971 SFG 36 24 239 48 1 1 0 0.980
1972 CIN 59 31 318 72 1 2 1 0.973
1973 CIN 17 9 86 19 1 0 1 1.000
1974 CIN 97 65 676 173 3 2 1 0.989
1975 CIN 126 117 1,055 301 11 3 3 0.990
1976 CIN 142 137 1,230 325 9 2 3 0.994
1977 CIN 158 158 1,392 347 12 3 1 0.992
1978 CIN 157 157 1,403 326 10 10 1 0.971
1979 CIN 116 116 999 217 9 4 1 0.983
1980 CIN 141 141 1,234 300 5 1 1 0.997
1981 CIN 108 108 962 223 8 2 1 0.991
1982 NYM 138 138 1,186 290 13 8 4 0.974
1983 NYM 153 151 1,328 317 11 4 3 0.988
1984 NYM 141 140 1,223 280 6 7 1 0.976
1985 NYM 123 119 1,069 193 7 5 2 0.976
1986 CHW 11 11 84 20 2 0 0 1.000
1986 NYM 62 62 510 97 3 4 1 0.962
Career 1907 1789 - 3827 119 62 28 -

First NameGeorge
Middle NameArthur
Last NameFoster
Full Name at BirthGeorge Arthur Foster
Age65
Date of BirthDecember 1, 1948
BirthplaceTuscaloosa, AL
Height6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight180 lbs (81.6 kg)
Star SignSagittarius
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolLeuzinger (Lawndale, CA)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionLeftfielder
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut10 September 1969
Last MLB Game6 September 1986
DraftDrafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January).

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