A high school fastball phoneme, upon graduation Terry Forster signed with an eager Chicago White Sox team at age 19 and was brought up with the parent club the next season, 1971. In his first full major league season, 1972, he saved 29 games in 69 appearances, trailing only Sparky Lyle in the AL, and posted a miserly 2.25 ERA in and limited opposing batters to a .208 on base percentage.
In 1973 he was moved into the starting rotation and completed 4 of 12 starts, posted 16 saves in 39 relief games, stuck out 120 batters in 172.7 innings, had a 6-11 record with a 3.23 ERA.
In 1974 Terry Forster fashioned together a lot of innings and was chosen the American League Fireman of the Year Award. Although he started only one game he worked 134 innings spanning 59 games with 24 saves. After compiling a 2-12 record in 1976 he was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates and was 6-4 in 33 games, including 6 starts in 1977. Terry Forester signed as a free agent with the
Los Angeles Dodgers. Note: he was the Dodgers first free agent. He had some success in six years there, pitching in two World Series, 1978 and 1981. by baseballhistorian.com