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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Positions Held
Team Official
Position Team Lg
Business Manager
WES
30
1
25
22
2
1
.917
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
Business Manager
NvC
31
2
13
7
5
1
.583
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
31
3
42
28
12
2
.700
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
32
1
53
33
19
1
.635
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
33
3
63
37
25
1
.597
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
34
1
56
42
14
0
.750
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
34
5
14
5
9
0
.357
Spring Bank Park (Louisville, KY)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
35
3
54
29
25
3
.537
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
36
1
69
40
26
3
.606
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
37
1
65
49
14
2
.778
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
38
1
30
20
8
2
.714
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
WES
39
2
43
27
16
0
.628
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
40
1
73
49
21
3
.700
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
41
1
88
55
29
4
.655
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
42
3
77
45
31
1
.592
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
43
1
78
48
29
1
.623
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
44
2
80
53
27
0
.663
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Owner & Business Manager
NNL
45
3
100
57
41
2
.582
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)



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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