July 26, 1886|
North Washington, Pennsylvania
|Died: December 23, 1941
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
|May 14, 1906, for the Boston Beaneaters|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 6, 1909, for the Washington Senators|
|Earned run average||4.44|
Foster Leroy Witherup (July 26, 1886 – December 23, 1941) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball between 1906 and 1909 for the Boston Beaneaters (1906) and Washington Senators (1908–09). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 185 lb., Witherup batted and threw right-handed. He was born in North Washington, Pennsylvania.
In a three-season career, Witherup posted a 3–12 record with a 4.44 earned run average in 26 appearances, including 17 starts and 12 complete games, giving up 80 earned runs on 189 hits and 47 walks while striking out 71 in 162 ⅓ innings of work.
Witherup died in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the age of 55.
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