My prayers were answered

We were on a softball diamond talking about my latest health scare when the man asked if he could pray for my recovery. I gladly said yes. I need all the help I can get. Here is what has had me worried the last month. I was losing blood at an alarming rate and doctorsContinue reading “My prayers were answered”

Down goes Foster: My Texas fall

Austin, Tx — The back of my left arm carries a deep plum purple bruise and doctors say part of it may turn yellow in the coming days. Less than two hours after landing here to visit my daughter Celine I was taking a wild spill through the central Texas heat after tripping over aContinue reading “Down goes Foster: My Texas fall”

Smile. My insides are on candid camera

Doctors did not find the source of my internal bleeding during testing at Beaumont Hospital. Now I must swallow a camera with flash drive. I am not making that up. The good news is I am cancer free and do not have an ulcer. Doctors did say I have a minor sinus condition, which IContinue reading “Smile. My insides are on candid camera”

Sexual harassment in dressing room

One of the low points of my journalism career came early in my career. I was a fresh face 25-year-old at the Detroit Free Press covering minor league baseball for the paper. Do you know what I did? Nothing. And that’s the problem. I was inside the Toledo Mud Hens dressing room at the LucasContinue reading “Sexual harassment in dressing room”

My new podcast is up and running

If you have a mouth on you and enjoy talking you might be hearing from me. I just launched the Terry Foster’s boombaye podcast and I am asking for a little help from my friends to keep it going. My health is improving daily and I thought now was the time to get into podcasting.Continue reading “My new podcast is up and running”

I refuse to wear square parents gear

I own one baseball cap that says “Stanford dad” on it. I wore it once and I will never wear it again. The hat seems dorky to me. It is something someone old and square would wear. I might be old but I am trying not to be too much of a square. As manyContinue reading “I refuse to wear square parents gear”

Sports media remains a people business

In this age of the Internet, fast paced news and anonymous sources we must not forget that sports media remains a people business. We forget that sometimes. Some reporters become walking note pads. In other words every conversation is on the record and they do not get to know athletes and coaches as people. WeContinue reading “Sports media remains a people business”

JD Martinez a Tiger for life if Mike Ilitch were alive

The Tigers are telling people that they might not be able to afford slugger JD Martinez and may trade him before he becomes a free agent after the 2017 season. If Mike Ilitch were alive we would not hear such silly talk. JD would be part of the Tigers long-term future. Whether the moves wereContinue reading “JD Martinez a Tiger for life if Mike Ilitch were alive”