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Rube Foster
Andrew Bishop Foster
 
 
Born: September 17, 1879 in La Grange, TX
Died: December 9, 1930 - 51 years old
Ht: 5'9" Wt: 230  
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Manager in 1981
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Overall

Lg
Age
# of #
G
W
L
1907 Chicago Leland Giants *
WES
27.8
5
5
0
.000
1
0.3
0.0
0.3
1908 Chicago Leland Giants *
WES
28.8
21
14
7
.667
1
0.5
5.0
5.5
1909 Chicago Leland Giants *
WES
29.8
30
17
13
.567
3
0.5
0.0
0.5
1910 Chicago Leland Giants *
WES
30.8
25
22
2
.917
1
1.2
5.0
6.2
1910-11 Chicago Leland Giants *
ASN
31.3
13
7
5
.583
2
0.2
0.0
0.2
1911 Chicago American Giants *
WES
31.8
37
24
11
.686
2
1.0
5.0
6.0
1912 Chicago American Giants *
WES
32.8
53
33
19
.635
1
1.1
5.0
6.1
1913 Chicago American Giants *
WES
33.8
63
37
25
.597
3
1.1
5.0
6.1
1914 Chicago American Giants *
WES
34.8
1 of 2
51
38
13
.745
1
1.7
4.4
6.1
1914 Louisville White Sox *
WES
34.8
2 of 2
9
5
4
.556
4
0.1
0.0
0.1
1915 Chicago American Giants *
WES
35.8
54
29
25
.537
3
0.7
0.0
0.7
1915-16 San Francisco Park *
AN
36.3
2 of 2
15
5
9
.357
3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
1916 Chicago American Giants *
WES
36.8
69
40
26
.606
1
1.3
5.0
6.3
1916-17 Royal Poinciana Hotel
FHL
37.3
15
7
6
.538
1
0.2
0.0
0.2
1917 Chicago American Giants *
WES
37.8
64
48
14
.774
1
2.2
5.0
7.2
1917-18 Royal Poinciana Hotel
FHL
38.3
14
9
5
.643
1
0.3
0.0
0.3
1918 Chicago American Giants
WES
38.8
30
20
8
.714
1
0.8
5.0
5.8
1919 Chicago American Giants
IND
39.8
43
27
16
.628
2
0.9
0.0
0.9
1920 Chicago American Giants
NNL
40.8
72
49
21
.700
1
2.0
5.0
7.0
1921 Chicago American Giants *
NNL
41.8
87
55
28
.663
1
2.1
5.0
7.1
1922 Chicago American Giants *
NNL
42.8
77
45
31
.592
3
1.4
5.0
6.4
1923 Chicago American Giants
NNL
43.8
78
48
29
.623
1
1.6
0.0
1.6
1924 Chicago American Giants
NNL
44.8
80
53
27
.663
2
2.0
0.0
2.0
22 5 organizations
6
1005
637
344
.649
12
0
23.1
59.4
82.5
 
     
G
W
L
5
LEL  
94
65
27
.707
2
0
2.7
10.0
12.7
14
CAG  
858
546
293
.651
10
0
19.9
49.4
69.3
1
LWS  
9
5
4
.556
0
0
0.1
0.0
0.1
1
SFP  
15
5
9
.357
0
0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
2
RP  
29
16
11
.593
0
0
0.5
0.0
0.5

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.

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