Kevin Foster (baseball)

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Kevin Foster
Pitcher
Born: (1969-01-13)January 13, 1969
Evanston, Illinois
Died: October 11, 2008(2008-10-11) (aged 39)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 12, 1993, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
August 21, 2001, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record32–30
Earned Run Average4.86
Strikeouts417
Teams

Kevin Christopher Foster (January 13, 1969 – October 11, 2008), was an American professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and Texas Rangers, in all or part of seven seasons, between 1993 and 2001.

Foster was born in Evanston, Illinois, and picked up the Chicago Cubs’ first victory against the Chicago White Sox in an interleague game at Comiskey Park. He also played for the independent St. Paul Saints of the Northern League, in 2003 and 2004.

Foster died of renal cancer on October 11, 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lacy J. Banks (October 14, 2008). "Former Cub pitcher a 'superstar human being'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved October 14, 2008.

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