A catcher in the minors, Foucault switched to pitching after suffering a knee injury.
Hurling sidearm, overhand, and underhand, he was Texas's top reliever from 1973 to
1975, recording all 12 Ranger saves in 1974 and 52 lifetime.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»April 12, 1977: The Tigers send popular veteran DH-OF Willie Horton to Texas for P Steve Foucault. Both players will move on after one season.
»May 16, 1978:
The Tigers top Seattle, 4–2, in 16 innings, winning on a home run by Lance Parrish. Steve Foucault, who pitches the last three innings, gets the win. Relief ace John Hiller tosses six 2/3 shut out innings. The M's Ruppert Jones ties a major-league record for CF by making 12 putouts.