A back-up first baseman at junior college power Riverside the last two years, Tim is the odds-on favorite to replace three-year starter Mark English at first base... Had a great end to fall practice... A middle of the line-up left-handed hitter that has very good power.
during fall drills
Started all five games for the Purple Sox at first base during the K-State Fall Ball World Series... Led the team across the board offensively, posting a .500 batting average with eight RBIs and five runs scored... Also added a series-best four home runs... Recorded an impressive 1.583 slugging percentage and .588 on-base percentage during the series.
at riverside c.c. (2000-2001)
A two-year letterwinner as a first baseman and designated hitter at California Junior College powerhouse Riverside Community College in Riverside, Calif. ... The Tigers won the state junior college championship in 2000 and 2001... The third Riverside baseball player at Kansas State, following Chet Savage (1998-99) and Kelvin Day (2000-01)... Posted a .226 batting average in 21 games for the Tigers as a sophomore in 2001 with nine runs scored on seven hits and six RBIs in helping RCC to a 49-7 record and its second straight state championship... Compiled a .196 batting average in 25 games for the Tigers as a freshman in 2000 with 10 runs scored on 11 hits and seven RBIs... Also had a pair of home runs in helping Riverside to a 39-12-1 and a state championship... Member of the Deanís List... Coached by Dennis Rogers.
at long beach state (1999)
Signed with Long Beach State out of high school... Was redshirted his first season... Earned the Academic Excellence Sports Award... Coached by Phil Snow.
at yucca valley high school
A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Yucca Valley High School in Yucca Valley, Calif. ... A four-year starter at first base and designated hitter... Earned first team All-Skyline League honors three straight years... Named the most valuable player of the league as a senior in 1998... Honored as the Hi-Desert Star Baseball Athlete of the Year in 1997 and 1998... Selected to the All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) team as a junior in 1997... Earned the Hi-Desert Starís Tenacity Award in 1996... Batted over .400 each of his four years at Yucca Valley... Lettered all four years in basketball and two years in football... Part of the 1996 C.I.F. (state) football championship team... Earned all-league honors in both basketball and football... Member of the honor roll all four years... Coached in baseball by Bob Hettig.
(Full name: Timothy Joseph Foley) was born May 18, 1979, in Long Beach, Calif. Ö He is the son of Pat and Catherine Foley... Has three sisters, Susan, Sherron and Patricia, and one brother, Phillip... Father, Pat, signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1959 and played pro baseball for eight years... Is planning a major in social science.