Saturday, August 6, 2011

1976 Hostess #14 - Terry Forster

  • Terry had an uneven run in the 1971-1975 time period
  • Terry had a great year out of the bullpen in 1972 -- he was 6-5 with 29 saves and had a 2.25 ERA
  • Forster led the AL with 24 saves in 1974
  • Terry had elbow problems in 1975 and only appeared in two games after May 23.
  • Forster had a rough year in 1976. He was a swingman (29 appearances, 16 of them starts) and was 2-12 with a 4.37 ERA
  • Forster and Goose Gossage were traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Silvio Martinez and Richie Zisk.
  • Terry spent one year in Pittsburgh before going to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He enjoyed several good seasons as a reliever for the Dodgers
  • Before peak, peak, or after peak? after first peak, before second peak

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