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  • In 1990, Fielder led the American League with 51 home runs (becoming the first player to hit 50 since George Foster in 1977, and the first AL player since Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle in 1961), and finished second in the voting for AL MVP.Detroit Tigers-Wikipedia
  • This move filled a void at third base and helped to solidify the Reds team for these two championship seasons, because it enabled the team to make greater use of power hitting outfielder George Foster.Pete Rose-Wikipedia
  • 1971 was also the year a key component of the future world championships was acquired in George Foster from the San Francisco Giants in a trade for shortstop Frank Duffy.Cincinnati Reds-Wikipedia
  • After Willie Mays hit 52 home runs in 1965, only one player (George Foster) reached that mark until the 1990s.Major League Baseball-Wikipedia
  • But with pinch-hitter Hal McRae at the plate, Moose lost his footing and uncorked a wild pitch sending George Foster, who was pinch running for Pérez, home with the pennant-clinching run and setting off a massive celebration at Riverfront Stadium.Al Michaels-Wikipedia
  • In the seventh, George Foster put the Reds ahead with a two-run double and, in the top of the eighth, César Gerónimo hit a homer to chase Tiant and give the Reds a 6–3 lead.1975 World Series-Wikipedia
  • After George Foster popped out for the second out, Dave Concepción hit a clutch single up the middle that Boston second baseman Denny Doyle fielded behind second base, but had no play at first as Bench scored to tie the game.1975 World Series-Wikipedia
  • 1971 was also the year a key component of the future world championships was acquired in George Foster from the San Francisco Giants in a trade for shortstop Frank Duffy.History of the Cincinnati Reds-Wikipedia
  • Founded in 1993, the NECBL began its direction under George Foster, former Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets All-Star and Major League Baseball home run leader, and Emmy Award-winning television producer/director Joseph Consentino.New England Collegiate Baseball League-Wikipedia
  • In Game 3 of the 1976 NLCS, George Foster and Johnny Bench hit back-to-back homers in the last of the ninth off Ron Reed to tie the game.Home run-Wikipedia
  • In 1990, he became the first player to reach the 50–home run mark since George Foster hit 52 for the Cincinnati Reds in 1977 and the first American League player to do so since Roger Maris famously hit 61 in 1961.Cecil Fielder-Wikipedia
  • With 1975, the Big Red Machine lineup solidified with the "Great Eight" starting team of Johnny Bench (catcher), Tony Pérez (first base), Joe Morgan (second base), Dave Concepción (shortstop), Pete Rose (third base), Ken Griffey (right field), César Gerónimo (center field), and George Foster (left field).Cincinnati Reds-Wikipedia
  • With 1975, the Big Red Machine lineup solidified with the starting team of Johnny Bench (c), Tony Pérez (1b), Joe Morgan (2b), Dave Concepción (ss), Pete Rose (3b), Ken Griffey (rf), César Gerónimo (cf), and George Foster (lf).History of the Cincinnati Reds-Wikipedia
  • Several players are tied for the most consecutive seasons led with three: Anson (twice), Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Ruth, Joe Medwick, George Foster, and Cecil Fielder.List of Major League Baseball annual runs batted in leaders-Wikipedia
  • Players like Pedro Borbón, Bernie Carbo, Dave Concepción, Dan Driessen, George Foster, Ken Griffey, Ray Knight, and Hal McRae all donned Tribe uniforms.Indianapolis Indians-Wikipedia
  • Later that season, the Mets released left fielder George Foster and moved Wilson to left.Lenny Dykstra-Wikipedia
  • By 1975, Concepción joined Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Pérez, Ken Griffey, Sr., George Foster and César Gerónimo in the famous "Great Eight" starting lineup of The Big Red Machine that would help the Reds win the next two World Series titles.Dave Concepción-Wikipedia
  • As the Redbirds home crowd roared, Hrabosky went into his "Mad Hungarian" routine described above and proceeded to strike out right-handed power hitters George Foster, Johnny Bench, and Bob Bailey.Al Hrabosky-Wikipedia
  • After a leadoff double by Dan Driessen, George Foster's RBI single put the Reds up 1–0.1976 World Series-Wikipedia
  • In the seventh, George Foster hit a leadoff single and scored on a Johnny Bench RBI triple.1976 World Series-Wikipedia
  • The Phillies battled back to recapture a 6-4 lead, however, Reed surrendered back-to-back home runs to George Foster & Johnny Bench to lead off the ninth.Ron Reed-Wikipedia
  • Dan Driessen hit a leadoff single, stole second and scored on an RBI double by George Foster, After Johnny Bench singled, an RBI force-out by César Gerónimo made it 2–0 Reds.1976 World Series-Wikipedia
  • Catcher Johnny Bench, first baseman Tony Pérez, and outfielder George Foster provided enough power to drive in sparkplugs, Pete Rose, Ken Griffey and Morgan, who combined power (27 homers, 111 RBI) and speed (67 stolen bases) from the third-spot in the batting order.1976 World Series-Wikipedia
  • In the fourth, Joe Morgan walked off of Ed Figueroa, stole second, and came home on a George Foster single.1976 World Series-Wikipedia
  • Mike Schmidt tripled in Garvey, and George Foster followed with a double down the right field line to score Schmidt for a 2-0 National League lead.1979 Major League Baseball All-Star Game-Wikipedia
  • He worked three innings and, after allowing a leadoff infield single to Larry Bowa, retired nine batters in a row: Reggie Smith, Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, George Foster, Greg Luzinski, Steve Garvey, Ted Simmons, Dave Winfield, and Bowa.Lary Sorensen-Wikipedia
  • On August 7, the Mets released left fielder George Foster and called Mazzilli up to the majors.Lee Mazzilli-Wikipedia
  • Players: Ted Simmons (on 2011, 2014, 2018 w/ 11 votes & 2020 ballots), Steve Garvey (on 2011, 2014, 2018 & 2020 ballots), Tommy John (on 2011, 2014, 2018 & 2020 ballots), Dave Parker (on 2014, 2018 & 2020 ballots), Don Mattingly (on 2018 & 2020 ballots), Dale Murphy (on 2018 & 2020 ballots), Thurman Munson (on 2007 w/ 6 votes & 2020 ballots), Dwight Evans (on 2020 ballot), Lou Whitaker (on 2020 ballot), Luis Tiant (on 2007 w/ 15 votes, 2009 w/ 13 votes, 2012, 2015 & 2018 ballots), Jim Kaat (on 2007 ballot w/ 52 votes, 2009 w/ 38 votes, 2012 w/ 10 votes & 2015 ballot w/ 10 votes), Dave Concepcion (on 2011 w/ 8 votes & 2014 ballots), Dan Quisenberry (on 2014 ballot), Vida Blue (on 2011 ballot), Ron Guidry (on 2011 ballot), Al Oliver (on 2007 w/ 14 votes, 2009 w/ 9 votes & 2011 ballots), Rusty Staub (on 2011 ballot), Mickey Lolich (on 2007 ballot w/ 8 votes), Sparky Lyle (on 2007 ballot w/ 6 votes), Bobby Bonds (on 2007 ballot w/ 1 vote), John Hiller, Ken Holtzman, Burt Hooton, Jerry Koosman, Mike Marshall, Tug McGraw, Andy Messersmith, Jeff Reardon, Rick Reuschel, Steve Rogers, Paul Splittorff, Dave Stewart, Frank Tanana, Mike Torrez, Frank Viola, Wilbur Wood, Bob Boone, Lance Parrish, Jim Sundberg, Gene Tenace, Cecil Cooper, Keith Hernandez, Lee May, George Scott, Bobby Grich, Mark Belanger, Larry Bowa, Bert Campaneris, Bucky Dent, Don Kessinger, Rico Petrocelli, Willie Randolph, Sal Bando, Buddy Bell, Ron Cey, Darrell Evans, Toby Harrah, Richie Hebner, Graig Nettles, Jeff Burroughs, Cesar Cedeno, Jack Clark, José Cruz, Brian Downing, George Foster, Oscar Gamble, Kirk Gibson, Willie Horton, Chet Lemon, Greg Luzinski, Fred Lynn, Rick Monday, Bobby Murcer, Amos Otis, Lou Pinella, Mickey Rivers, Ken Singleton, Reggie Smith, Bob Watson, & Frank White ;Veterans Committee-Wikipedia
  • *All-Star Game, July 13 at Veterans Stadium: National League, 7-1; George Foster, MVP1976 in baseball-Wikipedia
  • Rookie and future-Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson headed the team, which at its peak featured Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan and Tony Pérez, and was supported by Dave Concepción, George Foster, César Gerónimo and Ken Griffey, Sr. The Cincinnati Reds of the 1970s garnered more World Series appearances than any other team during that decade, with an overall record of 953 wins and 657 losses.Big Red Machine-Wikipedia

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