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)
NVM
29
4
3
0
3
0
.000
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
30
1
25
22
2
1
.917
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
NvC
31
2
13
7
5
1
.583
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
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
4
0
.556
Spring Bank Park (Louisville, KY)
WES
35
3
54
29
25
0
.537
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
CUB
36
3
15
5
9
1
.357
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
2
.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)
NvM
43
4
3
1
1
1
.500
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
1119
700
421
31
.624
3
0
 
Team Lg
4
Chicago Leland Giants
97
65
30
2
.684
0
0
15
Chicago American Giants
969
609
338
26
.643
3
0
1
Louisville White Sox
9
5
9
0
.357
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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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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