A well-regarded starting pitcher, Paul Foytack was one of the mound standouts of the Detroit Tigers team from 1956 thru 1962. The right-handed fastball pitcher worked over 200 innings and won at least 14 games every year from 1956 thru 1959. In 1956 Paul Foytack posted the third highest strikeouts/per/innings ratio in the entire AL, 6.47. In 1959 he led the league with 37 starts. During his 9 and a half seasons with Detroit he completed 63 of 193 starts, including 7 shutouts. In 1962 he had a 10-7 record.
Traded to the Los Angeles Angels in June of 1963 Paul Foytack was the first pitcher and only pitcher throughout the 1900s to yield four consecutive homers, on July 31 1963 vs Cleveland on July 31 1963 in the second game of a double header.