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Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 35 of 984 players
George Arthur Foster
Born: December 1, 1948 at Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.01 Weight: 198
George Foster has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 16 times, most recently on February 17, 2014.
First Mets game:
April 8, 1982
Last Mets game:
August 6, 1986
Winner of National League Most Valuable Player award, 1977. (Cincinnati Reds)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, May 8, 1983, June 8, 1986. (New York Mets)
Click the icon to see a graph of George Foster's batting, slugging, and on base percentages
Batting Record with New York Mets
- Led Mets in games with 157 in 1983.
- Led Mets in home runs with 28 in 1983.
- Led Mets in runs batted in with 90 in 1983.
- Led Mets in slugging percentage with .419 in 1983.
- Led Mets in on base plus slugging with .708 in 1983.
- Tied for Mets lead in intentional walks with 9 in 1982.
- Led Mets in hit by pitch with 6 in 1984.
Tied for Mets lead in hit by pitch with 4 in 1983.
- Led Mets in total bases with 252 in 1983.
- Led Mets in grounded into double play with 13 in 1982 and with 19 in 1983.
Games where George Foster had 2 or more Home Runs
At Chicago (NL) 09/25/83.
At Los Angeles (NL) 05/18/86.
vs. San Diego (NL) 06/02/86.
Games where George Foster had 4 or more Hits
At St. Louis (NL) 06/19/82.
At Chicago (NL) 09/24/83.
At Houston (NL) 04/06/84.
At Houston (NL) 07/16/84.
At Houston (NL) 07/13/85.
Games played by position
1982: Left Field 138, Outfield 138
1983: Left Field 153, Outfield 153
1984: Left Field 141, Outfield 141
1985: Left Field 123, Outfield 123
1986: Left Field 62, Outfield 62
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which George Foster was in the starting lineup.
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