George Foster

George Foster
Birthdate 12/1/1948
Death Date
Debut Year 1969
Year of Induction
Teams Giants, Mets, Reds, White Sox
Position Left Field

The only man to hit 50 or more homers in a season during the 1970s & 80s, George Foster is a 5-time All Star who slugged 348 career home runs.

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MVP and two-time World Series champ George Foster was a prodigious slugger in the late 70s

MVP and two-time World Series champ George Foster was a prodigious slugger in the late 70s

When the 1970s began, George Foster was struggling to become a big league player. By the time they ended he was one of the decade’s biggest stars. A third-round selection of the Giants in 1968, Foster played 54 games with San Francisco before a trade to the Reds in May of ’71. The move t

4 responses to “George Foster”

  1. Stephen says:

    He was a huge bust with the Mets “those airplanes better watch out” they’re still looking

  2. Karl Avdek says:

    I worked with George. Class class act. Very nice man. With the Mets he simply had no one around him and did not get pitched to.

  3. Mark sutch says:

    No , feared Greg luzinski more

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