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Bill Foster

William Hendrick Foster (Willie)


Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: June 12, 1904 in Calvert, Texas, United States
Died: September 16, 1978 in Lorman, Mississippi, United States


Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1923 19 19.0 3 Teams 2 Lgs NgM-Non 21 17 3 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .176 .263 .176 .440 3 2
1923 19 Memphis INDP Non
1923 19 Chicago NNL NgM
1923 19 Memphis NNL NgM
1924 20 Chicago NNL NgM 14 13 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 1
1925 21 21.0 2 Teams NNL NgM 31 25 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 .240 .296 .400 .696 10 4
1925 21 Birmingham NNL NgM
1925 21 Chicago NNL NgM
1926 22 Chicago NNL NgM 88 75 3 13 2 0 0 1 0 5 .173 .225 .200 .425 15 8
1927 23 Chicago NNL NgM 74 72 9 17 3 1 0 2 0 1 .236 .247 .306 .552 22 1
1928 24 Chicago NNL NgM 96 90 9 20 3 0 0 2 0 2 .222 .239 .256 .495 23 4
1929 25 Chicago NNL NgM 66 59 10 12 2 0 0 2 1 5 .203 .266 .237 .503 14 2
1930 26 Chicago NNL NgM 76 70 6 18 3 0 0 3 0 3 .257 .288 .300 .588 21 3
1931 27 27.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs Non-NgM 37 37 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .027 .027 .027 .054 1 0
1931 27 Homestead INDP Non
1931 27 Homestead ANL NgM
1931 27 Kansas City NNL NgM
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1932 28 Chicago NSL NgM 53 49 7 11 0 2 1 3 0 1 .224 .240 .367 .607 18 3
1933 29 Chicago NNL NgM 32 32 5 7 0 1 1 3 0 0 .219 .219 .375 .594 12 0
1934 30 Chicago NNL NgM 34 33 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .212 .212 .424 7 1
1935 31 Chicago NNL NgM 27 26 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .259 .231 .490 6 0
1936 32 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 2
1937 33 Chicago NAL NgM 17 15 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .067 .067 .133 .200 2 2
All Levels (15 Seasons) 676 621 60 126 14 6 2 20 3 22 .203 .230 .254 .485 158 33
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1923 19 3 Teams 2 Lgs Non-NgM 4 2 .667 3.48 8 4 1 51.2 32 20 14 38 0 0 0.890 5.6 2.4 6.6 2.71
1923 19 Memphis INDP Non
1923 19 Chicago NNL NgM
1923 19 Memphis NNL NgM
1924 20 2 Teams NNL NgM 6 1 .857 3.00 8 4 3 51.0 39 17 17 36 1 0 1.098 6.9 3.0 6.4 2.12
1924 20 Chicago NNL NgM
1924 20 Memphis NNL NgM
1925 21 2 Teams NNL NgM 6 0 1.000 2.31 9 5 2 78.0 57 20 21 49 1 0 1.000 6.6 2.4 5.7 2.33
1925 21 Birmingham NNL NgM
1925 21 Chicago NNL NgM
1926 22 Chicago NNL NgM 16 6 .727 2.62 23 17 5 226.1 171 66 84 134 3 0 1.127 6.8 3.3 5.3 1.60
1927 23 Chicago NNL NgM 17 5 .773 2.78 20 18 4 178.0 148 55 65 94 2 1 1.197 7.5 3.3 4.8 1.45
1928 24 Chicago NNL NgM 15 10 .600 3.55 24 23 3 231.0 217 91 73 136 7 3 1.255 8.5 2.8 5.3 1.86
1929 25 Chicago NNL NgM 12 7 .632 3.69 19 16 3 163.1 136 67 47 87 2 1 1.120 7.5 2.6 4.8 1.85
1930 26 Chicago NNL NgM 12 7 .632 3.32 15 13 2 162.2 144 60 55 139 2 3 1.223 8.0 3.0 7.7 2.53
1931 27 3 Teams 3 Lgs NgM-Non 8 1 .889 3.08 9 9 0 79.0 56 27 22 64 1 2 0.987 6.4 2.5 7.3 2.91
1931 27 Homestead INDP Non
1931 27 Homestead ANL NgM
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1931 27 Kansas City NNL NgM
1932 28 Chicago NSL NgM 10 6 .625 2.95 16 14 2 134.1 119 44 25 84 1 1 1.072 8.0 1.7 5.6 3.36
1933 29 Chicago NNL NgM 10 5 .667 3.65 14 9 1 116.0 64 47 12 48 6 0 0.655 5.0 0.9 3.7 4.00
1934 30 Chicago NNL NgM 4 4 .500 1.95 7 6 1 60.0 46 13 22 33 5 1 1.133 6.9 3.3 5.0 1.50
1935 31 Chicago NNL NgM 4 4 .500 4.86 7 5 2 76.0 55 41 30 16 0 0 1.118 6.5 3.6 1.9 0.53
1936 32 Pittsburgh NNL NgM 1 2 .333 8.55 3 1 0 20.0 23 19 5 6 2 0 1.400 10.4 2.2 2.7 1.20
1937 33 Chicago NAL NgM 3 3 .500 3.97 6 1 1 47.2 41 21 19 23 0 1 1.259 7.7 3.6 4.3 1.21
All Levels (15 Seasons) 128 63 .670 3.27 188 145 30 1675.0 1348 608 511 987 33 13 1.110 7.2 2.7 5.3 1.93
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 6efea61b

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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