Did George Foster play 86 Mets?
Last year in baseball Foster was 37 years old and in the final year of his contract when the 1986 season began. Although he had been respectable for several years, he had not fully lived up to the expectations that were set for him by the Mets and his age was starting to become a factor as well.
What happened to George Foster on the 86 Mets?
Foster lost his job to Kevin Mitchell, the versatile rookie. In what turned out to be his final appearance, Foster pinch-hit in the first game this afternoon and struck out.
Who did the Mets get for George Foster?
He rallied in 1981 and drove in 90 runs in 108 games in the strike-shortened season. Before the next season, on February 10, 1982, Foster was traded to the New York Mets for catcher Alex Treviño and pitchers Jim Kern and Greg Harris. His nearly 11-year run with the Big Red Machine was over.
When was George Foster traded from the Mets?
February 10, 1982
George Foster Trades & Transactions
|George Foster Trades & Transactions Baseball Trades & Transactions Involving George Foster|
|George Foster Trades & Transactions|
|02-10-1982||Traded by Cincinnati Reds to New York Mets in exchange for Alex Trevino, Jim Kern and Greg Harris (February 10, 1982).|
Is Tony Perez in the Hall of Fame?
2000Tony Pérez / Hall of fame induction
Where is George Foster today?
Since last playing in August, 1986, Foster has spent his time in the New York vicinity working with young baseball players and building his George Foster Christian Outreach, his airwave ministry that is broadcast for a half hour on Sundays on WNYG-AM out of Long Island, N.Y.
Is George Foster married?
Sheila FosterGeorge Foster / Spouse (m. 1977)
Why did the Reds trade Tony Perez?
The need to replace Gullett and the presence of Dan Driessen who had shown every indication of being more than able to replace Perez at first were the primary factors that prompted the club to deal Perez for pitchers Woodie Fryman and Dale Murray.
How much is a Tony Perez card worth?
1966 TOPPS 72 TONY PEREZ
|Grade||Most Recent Price||Average Price|
|GEM – MT 10||–||–|
|NM – MT 8||$461.66||$393.42|