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Dave Foutz

First baseman/Outfielder/Pitcher
Born: September 7, 1856(1856-09-07)
Carroll County, Maryland
Died: March 5, 1897 (aged 40)
Waverly, Maryland
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 29, 1884 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
May 14, 1896 for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Career statistics
Batting average     .276
Hits     1,253
ERA     2.84

As Player

As Manager

Career highlights and awards
  • Led AA in ERA (2.11), Wins (41) and Won-Loss % (.719) in 1886
  • Led AA in Saves in 1886 (1) and the NL in 1890 (2)
  • .690 career won-loss % (fourth all-time)

David Luther Foutz (September 7, 1856 - March 5, 1897) was a pitcher for the Saint Louis Browns of the American Association and the Brooklyn Bridegrooms of the National League from 1884 to 1896, compiling a 147-66 career record. He also played first base and the outfield. From 1893 to 1896, he was the player-manager of the Bridegrooms.

Foutz died on March 5, 1897 in his mother's house in Waverly, Maryland of asthma.

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Preceded by
George Hemming
Brooklyn Grooms
Opening Day
Starting pitcher

Succeeded by
Ed Stein
Preceded by
John Montgomery Ward
Brooklyn Grooms Manager
Succeeded by
Billy Barnie


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