Rube Foster - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Rube Foster



Andrew Bishop Foster



Born: September 17, 1879 in La Grange, TX
Died: December 9, 1930 - 51 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 230
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Manager in 1981
• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)
• Relatives: Willie Foster (Brother)
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Record
Team Lg
WES
27
1
5
5
0
0
1.000
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
28
1
21
14
7
0
.667
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
29
2
30
17
13
0
.567
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
30
1
25
22
2
1
.917
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
ASN
31
2
13
7
5
1
.583
No Home Ballpark
WES
31
3
42
28
12
2
.700
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
32
1
53
33
19
1
.635
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
33
3
63
37
25
1
.597
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
34
1
52
38
14
0
.731
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
34
4
9
5
7
0
.417
Spring Bank Park (Louisville, KY)
WES
35
3
54
29
25
3
.537
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
AN
36
3
15
5
33
1
.132
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
WES
36
1
69
40
26
3
.606
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
FHL
37
1
15
7
6
2
.538
UNKNOWN (Palm Beach, FL)
WES
37
1
65
49
14
2
.778
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
FHL
38
1
14
9
5
0
.643
UNKNOWN (Palm Beach, FL)
WES
38
1
30
20
8
2
.714
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
39
2
43
27
16
0
.628
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
40
1
72
49
21
3
.700
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
41
1
88
55
29
4
.655
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
42
3
77
45
31
1
.592
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
43
1
78
48
29
1
.623
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
44
2
80
53
27
0
.663
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NNL
45
3
100
57
41
2
.582
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
19
5
1113
699
415
30
.627
12
0
 
Team Lg
4
Chicago Leland Giants
94
65
27
2
.707
2
0
15
Chicago American Giants
966
608
337
25
.643
10
0
1
Louisville White Sox
9
5
7
0
.417
0
0
1
San Francisco Park
15
5
33
1
.132
0
0
2
Royal Poinciana Hotel
29
16
11
2
.593
0
0
* = Player/Manager

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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.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James