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Barry Foote from the Chronology
Apr 22, 1980 - In a classic Wrigley Field slugfest the Cubs beat the Cardinals 16-12 on Barry Foote's 2-out grand slam in the bottom of the 9th. Foote drives in 8 runs overall with 4 hits and 2 home runs and teammate Ivan DeJesus hits for the cycle to help Chicago rally from a 12-5 deficit.
Jun 15, 1977 - The Phillies swap batteries with Montreal sending P Wayne Twichell and C Tim Blackwell for C Barry Foote and P Dan Warthen. Then Philadelphia ships P Tom Underwood OF Rick Bosetti and 1B Dane Iorg to the Cardinals for Bake McBride and Steve Waterbury. McBride will hit .339 after arriving in Philley.
Jun 4, 1970 - In the June draft the Padres select high school catcher Mike Ivie as the number-one pick and sign him in 3 days to a $100000 contract. He'll play in the ML 11 years but catch only 9 games in the Bigs because of a phobia about throwing the ball back to the pitcher. Choosing next the Indians take Stanford P Steve Dunning who will debut in 10 days. He's just the 2nd player drafted who will skip the minors. Catchers Barry Foote (Expos) and Darrell Porter (Brewers) go next. The Pirates wait till the 14th round to take Dave Parker. Rich Gossage goes in the 9th round to the White Sox; Rick Reuschel to the Cubs (3); pitcher Dale Murphy to the Braves (18th). The Giants took Randy Moffitt and Chris Speier on the first round in January and repeat the good first round picks today with John D'Acquisto and Dave Kingman. The Reds take prep SS Gary Polczynski in the first round but have better luck in the 8th (Wayne McEnaney) the 10th (Ray Knight) and the 19th (Pat Zachary). The Phillies Royals Dodgers and Angels pick 5th 8th 9th and 10th on the first round and also come up with duds. Future seventeen-year major leaguer Frank White goes undrafted today while the Cards take Bake McBride on the 37th round.