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George Foster

George Arthur Foster

Position: Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 1, 1948 in Tuscaloosa, AL
High School: Leuzinger HS (Lawndale, CA)
School: El Camino College (Torrance, CA)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January). (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1969 (Age 20.283, 10,526th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1971 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Mets/Giants/WhiteSox 1969-1986
Agents: Tom Reich [*]
Final Game: September 6, 1986 (Age 37.279)
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1969 SFG NL 20 LF 8 0 0 17.1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -21 1.56 0.38 .963 1.66 1.68
1969 SFG NL 20 OF 8 0 0 17.1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -21 1.56 0.38 .973 2.02 2.01
1970 SFG NL 21 OF 7 5 3 46.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -29 1.96 1.43 .976 2.07 2.06
1970 SFG NL 21 LF 6 4 3 39.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -34 1.62 1.17 .971 1.75 1.75
1970 SFG NL 21 RF 1 1 0 7.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 3.86 3.00 .977 1.93 2.00
1971 TOT NL 22 OF 132 124 118 1108.1 329 315 9 5 3 .985 6 7 2.63 2.45 .979 2.19 2.19
1971 TOT NL 22 LF 26 20 19 201.0 43 41 1 1 0 .977 0 1 1.88 1.62 .970 1.87 1.87
1971 TOT NL 22 RF 7 6 5 54.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 1 18 2.00 1.71 .982 2.07 2.07
1971 SFG NL 22 OF 30 24 22 239.0 50 48 1 1 0 .980 0 1 1.85 1.63 .979 2.19 2.19
1971 SFG NL 22 LF 25 19 18 193.0 39 37 1 1 0 .974 -1 -4 1.77 1.52 .970 1.87 1.87
1971 SFG NL 22 RF 6 5 4 46.0 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 1 21 2.15 1.83 .982 2.07 2.07
1971 CIN NL 22 OF 102 100 96 869.1 279 267 8 4 3 .986 6 9 2.85 2.70 .979 2.19 2.19
1971 CIN NL 22 CF 100 98 94 853.1 272 261 7 4 3 .985 6 8 2.83 2.68 .982 2.64 2.64
1971 CIN NL 22 LF 1 1 1 8.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1 105 4.50 4.00 .970 1.91 1.90
1971 CIN NL 22 RF 1 1 1 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.12 1.00 .980 2.02 2.10
1972 CIN NL 23 OF 47 31 26 318.2 74 71 1 2 1 .973 0 2 2.03 1.53 .978 2.18 2.19
1972 CIN NL 23 RF 45 30 25 309.2 71 68 1 2 1 .972 0 1 2.01 1.53 .979 2.02 2.03
1972 CIN NL 23 CF 1 1 1 8.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0 15 3.38 3.00 .980 2.59 2.60
1972 CIN NL 23 LF 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 240 9.00 1.00 .970 1.80 1.90
1973 CIN NL 24 OF 13 9 5 86.0 20 19 1 0 1 1.000 1 10 2.09 1.54 .977 2.23 2.23
1973 CIN NL 24 CF 11 8 4 72.0 18 17 1 0 1 1.000 1 13 2.25 1.64 .980 2.62 2.63
1973 CIN NL 24 RF 5 1 1 13.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0 18 1.38 0.40 .975 2.01 2.00
1973 CIN NL 24 LF 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -360 0.00 0.00 1.80 2.00
1974 CIN NL 25 OF 98 65 36 676.0 176 172 2 2 1 .989 2 3 2.32 1.78 .979 2.27 2.27
1974 CIN NL 25 RF 71 23 22 348.1 71 70 0 1 0 .986 1 4 1.81 0.99 .975 2.03 2.03
1974 CIN NL 25 CF 45 42 14 314.2 105 101 3 1 1 .990 1 4 2.97 2.31 .985 2.77 2.77
1974 CIN NL 25 LF 6 0 0 13.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -46 1.38 0.33 .975 2.01 1.98
1975 CIN NL 26 OF 125 117 94 1053.2 313 299 11 3 3 .990 15 17 2.65 2.48 .978 2.29 2.28
1975 CIN NL 26 LF 96 81 75 737.2 200 190 9 1 2 .995 11 17 2.43 2.07 .973 2.10 2.10
1975 CIN NL 26 CF 32 30 13 238.0 103 99 2 2 1 .981 4 22 3.82 3.16 .984 2.72 2.72
1975 CIN NL 26 RF 17 6 6 78.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -5 1.38 0.71 .974 2.03 2.03
1975 CIN NL 26 1B 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 0.00 0.00 9.90 10.00
1976 CIN NL 27 OF 142 137 98 1229.1 333 322 9 2 3 .994 7 7 2.42 2.33 .979 2.34 2.33 AS,MVP-2
1976 CIN NL 27 LF 115 80 73 805.1 200 196 3 1 2 .995 6 9 2.22 1.73 .976 2.02 2.01 AS,MVP-2
1976 CIN NL 27 CF 37 34 14 255.0 98 95 3 0 0 1.000 3 16 3.46 2.65 .984 2.85 2.84 AS,MVP-2
1976 CIN NL 27 RF 23 23 11 169.0 38 34 3 1 1 .974 -3 -20 1.97 1.61 .974 2.15 2.15 AS,MVP-2
1976 CIN NL 27 1B 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 9.90 9.90 AS,MVP-2
1977 CIN NL 28 OF 158 158 133 1392.1 367 352 12 3 1 .992 17 15 2.35 2.30 .978 2.26 2.26 AS,MVP-1
1977 CIN NL 28 LF 143 127 118 1146.1 289 276 10 3 1 .990 13 14 2.25 2.00 .972 1.93 1.93 AS,MVP-1
1977 CIN NL 28 CF 37 31 15 246.0 74 72 2 0 0 1.000 4 18 2.71 2.00 .986 2.73 2.74 AS,MVP-1
1978 CIN NL 29 OF 157 157 142 1403.2 339 319 10 10 1 .971 -0 -0 2.11 2.10 .980 2.31 2.29 AS,MVP-6
1978 CIN NL 29 LF 154 151 139 1344.1 329 310 10 9 1 .973 0 0 2.14 2.08 .978 1.99 1.97 AS,MVP-6
1978 CIN NL 29 CF 11 6 3 59.1 17 16 0 1 0 .941 -1 -16 2.43 1.45 .983 2.79 2.77 AS,MVP-6
1979 CIN NL 30 LF 116 116 93 999.0 230 217 9 4 1 .983 7 8 2.04 1.95 .970 2.01 2.00 AS,MVP-12
1979 CIN NL 30 OF 116 116 93 999.0 225 214 7 4 1 .982 7 8 1.99 1.91 .979 2.33 2.32 AS,MVP-12
1980 CIN NL 31 LF 141 141 133 1234.0 306 300 5 1 1 .997 6 5 2.22 2.16 .976 2.06 2.06
1980 CIN NL 31 OF 141 141 133 1234.0 302 295 6 1 1 .997 6 5 2.20 2.13 .980 2.31 2.31
1981 CIN NL 32 LF 108 108 105 962.2 233 223 8 2 1 .991 -4 -5 2.16 2.14 .975 2.12 2.13 AS,MVP-3,SS
1981 CIN NL 32 OF 108 108 105 962.2 234 224 8 2 1 .991 -4 -5 2.17 2.15 .980 2.33 2.34 AS,MVP-3,SS
1982 NYM NL 33 LF 138 138 107 1186.0 311 290 13 8 4 .974 -9 -9 2.30 2.20 .973 2.08 2.08
1982 NYM NL 33 OF 138 138 107 1186.0 309 289 12 8 4 .974 -9 -9 2.28 2.18 .978 2.25 2.26
1983 NYM NL 34 LF 153 151 135 1328.2 332 317 11 4 3 .988 -1 -1 2.22 2.14 .977 2.03 2.02
1983 NYM NL 34 OF 153 151 135 1328.2 330 314 12 4 3 .988 -1 -1 2.21 2.13 .980 2.27 2.26
1984 NYM NL 35 LF 141 140 127 1223.1 293 280 6 7 1 .976 2 2 2.10 2.03 .971 2.03 2.02
1984 NYM NL 35 OF 141 140 127 1223.1 291 278 6 7 1 .976 2 2 2.09 2.01 .979 2.27 2.26
1985 NYM NL 36 LF 123 119 105 1069.2 205 193 7 5 2 .976 -7 -7 1.68 1.63 .977 1.92 1.92
1985 NYM NL 36 OF 123 119 105 1069.2 210 198 7 5 2 .976 -7 -7 1.72 1.67 .979 2.20 2.20
1986 TOT MLB 37 LF 73 73 44 594.2 126 117 5 4 1 .968 -4 -7 1.85 1.67 .975 2.01 2.02
1986 TOT MLB 37 OF 73 73 44 594.2 125 115 6 4 1 .968 -4 -7 1.83 1.66 .979 2.22 2.22
1986 NYM NL 37 LF 62 62 38 510.0 104 97 3 4 1 .962 -3 -8 1.76 1.61 .975 1.97 1.98
1986 NYM NL 37 OF 62 62 38 510.0 104 96 4 4 1 .962 -3 -8 1.76 1.61 .979 2.19 2.19
1986 CHW AL 37 LF 11 11 6 84.2 22 20 2 0 0 1.000 -0 -3 2.34 2.00 .977 2.24 2.22
1986 CHW AL 37 OF 11 11 6 84.2 21 19 2 0 0 1.000 -0 -3 2.23 1.91 .980 2.39 2.37
1986 CHW AL 37 DH 3 2
18 Seasons OF 1880 1789 1504 15929.1 3990 3809 119 62 28 .984 37 3 2.22 2.09 .979 2.27 2.27
18 Seasons LF 1549 1449 1276 12904.0 3110 2963 97 50 20 .984 20 2 2.13 1.98 .974 2.02 2.01
8 Seasons CF 274 250 158 2046.1 690 664 18 8 6 .988 18 11 3.00 2.49 .983 2.71 2.72
7 Seasons RF 169 90 70 979.0 209 201 4 4 2 .981 -1 -1 1.88 1.21 .977 2.05 2.05
1 Season DH 3 2
2 Seasons 1B 2 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 0.00 0.00 9.90 9.95
18 Seasons TOT 1882 1789 1504 15932.1 3990 3809 119 62 28 .984 38 3 2.22 2.09 .979 2.27 2.28
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1969 SFG NL 20 LF -0 -21 -0 -0 0 0
1970 SFG NL 21 LF -1 -34 -1 -2 1 0
1970 SFG NL 21 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 SFG NL 22 LF -1 -4 -1 -1 0 0
1971 SFG NL 22 RF 1 21 1 1 0 0
1971 CIN NL 22 CF 6 8 4 8 -4 1
1971 CIN NL 22 LF 1 105 1 0 1 0
1971 CIN NL 22 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 CIN NL 23 RF 0 1 0 1 -1 0
1972 CIN NL 23 CF 0 15 0 0 0 0
1972 CIN NL 23 LF 0 240 0 0 0 0
1973 CIN NL 24 CF 1 13 -0 -1 1 1
1973 CIN NL 24 RF 0 18 0 0 0 0
1973 CIN NL 24 LF -0 -360 -0 0 -0 0
1974 CIN NL 25 RF 1 4 -2 -4 2 3
1974 CIN NL 25 CF 1 4 1 -1 2 0
1974 CIN NL 25 LF -0 -46 -0 -0 -0 0
1975 CIN NL 26 LF 11 17 8 4 3 3
1975 CIN NL 26 CF 4 22 4 2 3 0
1975 CIN NL 26 RF -0 -5 -0 -0 -0 0
1975 CIN NL 26 1B 0 120 0 0 0 0
1976 CIN NL 27 LF 6 9 4 2 2 2
1976 CIN NL 27 CF 3 16 3 1 2 0
1976 CIN NL 27 RF -3 -20 -4 -4 -0 1
1976 CIN NL 27 1B 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CIN NL 28 LF 13 14 9 4 5 4
1977 CIN NL 28 CF 4 18 2 1 1 2
1978 CIN NL 29 LF 0 0 1 2 -1 -1
1978 CIN NL 29 CF -1 -16 -1 -0 -0 0
1979 CIN NL 30 LF 7 8 3 2 1 4
1980 CIN NL 31 LF 6 5 8 4 4 -3
1981 CIN NL 32 LF -4 -5 0 -0 0 -4
1982 NYM NL 33 LF -9 -9 -8 -5 -2 -1
1983 NYM NL 34 LF -1 -1 2 4 -2 -3
1984 NYM NL 35 LF 2 2 2 0 2 0
1985 NYM NL 36 LF -7 -7 -7 -3 -4 0
1986 NYM NL 37 LF -3 -8 -3 -1 -2 0
1986 CHW AL 37 LF -0 -3 -0 1 -1 0
18 Seasons LF 20 2 19 12 7 1
8 Seasons CF 18 11 14 9 5 4
7 Seasons RF -1 -1 -5 -5 0 4
2 Seasons 1B 0 80 0 0 0 0
18 Seasons TOT 38 3 29 16 13 0 9
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1969 SFG NL 20 9 0 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 1 3
1970 SFG NL 21 9 5 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 7 0 2 0
1971 CIN NL 22 104 100 104 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 101 1 102 0 3 1
1971 SFG NL 22 36 24 36 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 6 30 0 7 0
1972 CIN NL 23 59 31 59 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 45 47 0 15 6
1973 CIN NL 24 17 9 17 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 5 13 0 5 1
1974 CIN NL 25 106 65 106 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 45 71 122 0 20 7
1975 CIN NL 26 134 117 134 126 0 0 1 0 0 0 96 32 17 145 0 12 0
1976 CIN NL 27 144 137 144 142 0 0 1 0 0 0 115 37 23 175 0 7 0
1977 CIN NL 28 158 158 158 158 0 0 0 0 0 0 143 37 0 180 0 0 0
1978 CIN NL 29 158 157 158 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 154 11 0 165 0 1 0
1979 CIN NL 30 121 116 121 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 0 0 116 0 5 0
1980 CIN NL 31 144 141 144 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 0 141 0 3 0
1981 CIN NL 32 108 108 108 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 0 0 108 0 0 0
1982 NYM NL 33 151 138 151 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 0 0 138 0 13 0
1983 NYM NL 34 157 151 157 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 0 0 153 0 6 0
1984 NYM NL 35 146 140 146 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 0 141 0 6 0
1985 NYM NL 36 129 119 129 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 123 0 0 123 0 8 0
1986 NYM NL 37 72 62 72 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 62 0 10 0
1986 CHW AL 37 15 13 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11 3 2 0
18 Seasons 1977 1791 1977 1880 0 0 2 0 0 0 1549 275 169 1987 3 126 18
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1969 SFG NL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 5 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 79 63% 70% 13% 7 43%
1970 SFG NL 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 13 8 61.5% 5 0 0.0% 0 172 56% 82% 29% 20 35%
1971 SFG NL 22 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 7 0 3 0 1 5 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 19 11 57.9% 7 1 5.3% 0 781 59% 80% 28% 77 49%
1971 CIN NL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 34 74% 85% 41% 8 50%
1972 CIN NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 67% 100% 17% 1 100%
1973 CIN NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 9 44% 78% 11% 2 0%
1974 CIN NL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 57 58% 74% 26% 5 40%
1975 CIN NL 26 1 0 1 0 0 9 0 2 2 4 44 37 1 21 6 2 9 7 2 10 2 1 14 12 0 98 64 65.3% 28 6 6.1% 3 3107 62% 82% 30% 375 53%
1976 CIN NL 27 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 54 43 0 29 10 1 12 7 0 7 3 1 24 24 0 126 87 69.0% 37 2 1.6% 1 3360 63% 82% 29% 404 49%
1977 CIN NL 28 3 0 3 0 0 10 0 6 0 3 67 56 1 32 7 4 21 12 0 10 2 0 34 32 1 164 109 66.5% 49 6 3.7% 4 4942 66% 80% 28% 597 48%
1978 CIN NL 29 9 0 9 0 2 10 0 4 1 2 93 76 0 42 7 3 25 17 1 19 2 0 37 37 0 216 139 64.4% 73 4 1.9% 6 5787 62% 80% 27% 667 48%
1979 CIN NL 30 4 0 4 0 1 9 0 6 1 2 48 36 1 26 11 0 33 23 1 11 2 0 19 17 1 137 89 65.0% 45 3 2.2% 6 4179 59% 82% 27% 452 50%
1980 CIN NL 31 1 0 1 0 0 5 0 4 0 1 71 53 0 46 11 1 20 4 0 18 9 0 42 39 0 197 116 58.9% 80 1 0.5% 4 5170 59% 83% 27% 591 52%
1981 CIN NL 32 2 0 1 1 0 8 0 4 1 1 50 33 1 22 6 0 20 6 1 12 1 0 27 23 0 131 69 52.7% 59 2 1.5% 6 4052 53% 80% 27% 435 53%
1982 NYM NL 33 8 0 8 0 2 13 0 5 3 2 75 53 4 36 7 2 20 13 0 18 7 0 32 29 2 181 109 60.2% 64 8 4.4% 5 5144 57% 84% 26% 609 49%
1983 NYM NL 34 4 0 4 0 1 11 0 3 2 3 60 40 2 43 10 1 26 9 0 16 8 1 44 41 1 189 108 57.1% 76 5 2.6% 6 5691 54% 84% 26% 657 49%
1984 NYM NL 35 7 0 7 0 3 6 0 2 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 12 1 0 28 24 0 47 27 57.4% 18 2 4.3% 4 5183 54% 78% 26% 299 94%
1985 NYM NL 36 5 0 5 0 0 7 0 0 1 4 6 4 1 3 0 1 8 2 2 4 2 0 17 17 0 38 25 65.8% 9 4 10.5% 3 4382 55% 79% 26% 226 87%
1986 NYM NL 37 4 0 4 0 2 3 0 1 1 0 20 17 1 10 2 0 6 2 0 4 1 0 9 8 1 49 30 61.2% 18 2 4.1% 1 2126 59% 78% 31% 174 56%
1986 CHW AL 37 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 7 6 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 15 8 53.3% 7 0 0.0% 2 361 65% 77% 25% 45 49%
18 Seasons 50 0 49 1 11 97 0 38 14 27 615 473 12 324 78 18 212 108 7 147 41 3 332 307 6 1630 1007 61.8% 577 46 2.8% 51 54622 58% 81% 27% 5651 54%
MLB Averages 59.5% 2.9% 61% 81% 27% 50%
Lg Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1971 CIN NL 22 4 0 4 0 0 7 0 0 1 4 23 15 1 28 2 0 9 2 1 10 5 1 14 11 0 84 35 41.7% 46 3 3.6% 4 3504 63% 81% 29% 382 68%
1972 CIN NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 44 45% 84% 20% 7 43%
1973 CIN NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 6 3 50.0% 2 1 16.7% 0 288 70% 75% 26% 32 53%
1974 CIN NL 25 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 24 17 0 14 1 1 2 0 0 6 1 0 10 9 0 56 28 50.0% 27 1 1.8% 2 1344 65% 80% 28% 171 60%
1975 CIN NL 26 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 14 11 0 10 1 0 2 1 1 5 2 0 16 10 1 47 25 53.2% 20 2 4.3% 0 1031 57% 85% 29% 158 63%
1976 CIN NL 27 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 15 7 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 12 9 0 40 20 50.0% 20 0 0.0% 3 1087 65% 82% 30% 160 61%
1977 CIN NL 28 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 13 9 0 6 3 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 8 5 0 30 19 63.3% 10 1 3.3% 1 1049 60% 79% 26% 123 60%
1978 CIN NL 29 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 2 40.0% 3 0 0.0% 0 256 66% 82% 23% 27 59%
8 Seasons 8 0 8 0 0 18 0 5 2 8 96 64 1 68 10 2 17 5 2 28 9 2 62 46 1 271 134 49.4% 129 8 3.0% 10 8603 63% 81% 28% 1060 63%
MLB Averages 44.3% 2.4% 61% 81% 27% 60%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1970 SFG NL 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 34 74% 79% 24% 3 100%
1971 SFG NL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 60.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 184 54% 86% 26% 20 55%
1971 CIN NL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 34 94% 82% 32% 3 33%
1972 CIN NL 23 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 11 6 0 8 2 0 3 3 0 3 0 1 4 2 0 29 13 44.8% 15 1 3.4% 0 1274 64% 81% 27% 122 56%
1973 CIN NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 94% 84% 33% 2 100%
1974 CIN NL 25 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 13 0 7 4 0 4 1 0 9 6 0 7 7 0 45 31 68.9% 14 0 0.0% 0 1493 63% 82% 28% 132 53%
1975 CIN NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 8 4 50.0% 4 0 0.0% 0 327 57% 84% 27% 28 43%
1976 CIN NL 27 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 12 6 0 4 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 5 3 1 24 12 50.0% 10 2 8.3% 1 731 61% 82% 29% 76 47%
7 Seasons 4 0 4 0 1 4 0 1 2 1 50 30 0 23 7 0 10 6 1 13 6 1 19 14 1 115 63 54.8% 49 3 2.6% 1 4128 63% 82% 28% 386 53%
MLB Averages 41.7% 3.2% 61% 81% 27% 55%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1975 CIN NL 26 10 60% 90% 30% 1 100% 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 CIN NL 27 5 60% 80% 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons 15 60% 87% 20% 1 100% 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 61% 81% 28% 94% 89%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1992 BBWAA ( 5.6%)
1993 BBWAA ( 6.9%)
1994 BBWAA ( 3.5%)
1995 BBWAA ( 4.1%)

All-Star Games
1976 (CF)
1977 (CF)
1978 (CF)
1979 (LF)
1981 (LF)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1976 NL (2, 66%)
1977 NL (1, 87%)
1978 NL (6, 31%)
1979 NL (12, 10%)
1981 NL (3, 43%)
1 MVP
2.37 Career Shares (70th)

Silver Sluggers
1981 NL (OF)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1976 May NL Player of the Month
1976 July NL Player of the Month
1977 June NL Player of the Month
1977 August NL Player of the Month
1979 April NL Player of the Month
1979 June NL Player of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1977 May 29th NL Player of the Week
1977 Sep 25th NL Player of the Week
1980 Aug 31st NL Player of the Week
1983 May 8th NL Player of the Week
1986 Jun 8th NL Player of the Week

Total Zone Runss c a p y
1975 NL  15 (5th)
1977 NL  17 (4th)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1977 NL  143 (5th)
1978 NL  154 (3rd)
1980 NL  141 (4th)
1981 NL  108 (1st)
1982 NL  138 (4th)
1983 NL  153 (2nd)
1984 NL  141 (4th)
Career  1,549 (15th)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1977 NL  276 (2nd)
1978 NL  310 (2nd)
1979 NL  217 (5th)
1980 NL  300 (4th)
1981 NL  223 (2nd)
1982 NL  290 (2nd)
1983 NL  317 (2nd)
1984 NL  280 (3rd)
Career  2,963 (19th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1975 NL  9 (5th)
1977 NL  10 (3rd)
1978 NL  10 (5th)
1981 NL  8 (4th)
1982 NL  13 (2nd)
1983 NL  11 (4th)
Career  97 (30th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1978 NL  9 (2nd)
1982 NL  8 (3rd)
1984 NL  7 (5th)
1985 NL  5 (3rd)
Career  50 (56th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1975 NL  2 (2nd)
1976 NL  2 (1st)
1977 NL  1 (4th)
1980 NL  1 (3rd)
1981 NL  1 (4th)
1982 NL  4 (1st)
1983 NL  3 (2nd)
1984 NL  1 (4th)
1985 NL  2 (4th)
Career  20 (20th)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1971 NL  7 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1971 NL  3 (2nd)
1973 NL  1 (5th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1977 NL  158 (1st)
1978 NL  157 (2nd)
1981 NL  108 (1st)
1983 NL  153 (5th)
Career  1,880 (67th)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
1976 NL  322 (5th)
Career  3,809 (88th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1977 NL  12 (5th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1978 NL  10 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1975 NL  3 (3rd)
1982 NL  4 (3rd)
1983 NL  3 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1975 NL  11 (1st)
1976 NL  6 (5th)
1977 NL  13 (1st)
1979 NL  7 (4th)
1980 NL  6 (3rd)
Career  20 (58th)

Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1954)s c a p y
1975 NL  2.43 (1st)
1976 NL  2.22 (3rd)
1977 NL  2.25 (1st)
1978 NL  2.14 (3rd)
1980 NL  2.22 (3rd)
1982 NL  2.30 (1st)
1983 NL  2.22 (2nd)
1984 NL  2.10 (2nd)
Career  2.14 (36th)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1975 NL  2.07 (4th)
1977 NL  2.00 (2nd)
1978 NL  2.08 (3rd)
1979 NL  1.95 (5th)
1980 NL  2.16 (3rd)
1981 NL  2.14 (4th)
1982 NL  2.20 (2nd)
1983 NL  2.14 (1st)
1984 NL  2.03 (2nd)
Career  1.98 (89th)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1976 NL  .995 (1st)
1977 NL  .990 (1st)
1979 NL  .983 (2nd)
1980 NL  .997 (1st)
1981 NL  .991 (1st)
1982 NL  .974 (2nd)
1983 NL  .988 (1st)
1984 NL  .976 (3rd)
Career  .984 (49th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1971 NL  6 (3rd)
1975 NL  4 (5th)
1976 NL  3 (5th)
Career  18 (82nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
1971 NL  2.83 (2nd)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1971 NL  2.68 (2nd)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
1975 NL  15 (3rd)
1977 NL  17 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
1971 NL  2.63 (5th)
1975 NL  2.65 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
1971 NL  2.45 (4th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1975 NL  .990 (4th)
1976 NL  .994 (1st)
1977 NL  .992 (4th)
1980 NL  .997 (2nd)

Salary s c a p y
1985 NL  $1,942,857 (3rd)
1986 NL  $2,800,000 (1st)

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