Kevin Foster (baseball)

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Kevin Foster
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 record 32-30
Earned Run Average 4.86
Strikeouts 417

Kevin Christopher Foster (January 13, 1969 – October 11, 2008) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of seven seasons in Major League Baseball between 1993 and 2001.

He 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]

Was known for having a higher than high fastball which was known to trick batters into swinging at a ball head high.


  1. ^ Lacy J. Banks (2008-10-14). "Former Cub pitcher a 'superstar human being'". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 

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