Leo Foster

Leonard Norris Foster
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Born: February 2, 1951 in Covington, KY
Drafted: 2nd round 1969 by the Atlanta Braves
Acquired: traded from the Braves for
Joe Nolan, April 1975
Departed: traded to the Boston Red Sox for Jim Burton, March 1978

 

His batting average went up every year of his major-league career, but it still left him just one hit short of the Mendoza Line at the end. He's pictured here on his 1975 Topps card.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SB CS SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1971 Atl NL   9  10  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  0   0   0  0 .000 .000 .000
1973 Atl NL   3   6  1  1  1  0  0   0  2  0  0  2  0   0   1  0 .167 .333 .167
1974 Atl NL  72 112 16 22  2  0  1   5 27  1  2 22  9   0   2  1 .254 .241 .196
1976 *METS*  24  59 11 12  2  0  1  15 17  3  0  5  8   0   0  0 .299 .288 .203
1977 *METS*  36  75  6 17  3  0  0   6 20  3  1 14  5   1   0  0 .284 .267 .227
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METS TOTALS  60 134 17 29  5  0  1  21 37  6  1 19 13   1   0  0 .291 .276 .216
OTHER CLUBS  84 128 18 23  3  0  1   5 29  1  2 25  9   0   3  1 .232 .227 .180
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CAREER TOTS 144 262 35 52  8  0  2  26 66  7  3 44 22   1   3  1 .262 .252 .198

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This is a list of the Leo Foster cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1974 Topps #607 (Rookie Shortstops)

1975 Topps #418

1977 Topps #458

1978 Topps #229

1991 WIZ Mets #124

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