Sylvester Foreman - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sylvester Foreman



Sylvester Foreman
(Hooks)

Born: August 4, 1895 in Foreman, OK
Died: August 23, 1940 in Kansas City, MO
          (45 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
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• Buried: Fairview Cemetery (Coffeyville, KS)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
KCM
NNL
25
C
43
122
107
11
23
3
2
0
12
2
9
1
5
.215
.282
.280
.562
57
27
C
9
32
29
3
7
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.241
.313
.310
.623
68
CBN
NNL
28
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
40
KCM
MULT
29
C
52
155
133
17
29
4
2
1
15
0
0
18
1
0
0
4
0
0
.218
.311
.301
.612
68
36
C
12
41
33
0
5
1
0
0
2
0
6
2
0
2
.152
.282
.182
.464
31
5
5
C
125
385
333
35
69
8
5
2
32
2
0
40
3
0
1
11
0
0
.207
.294
.279
.573
58
162 Game Average
499
432
45
89
10
6
3
41
3
0
52
81
0
2
14
0
0
.207
.294
.279
.573
58
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Negro Leagues
124
381
329
34
68
8
5
2
32
2
0
40
3
0
1
11
0
0
.207
.295
.280
.574
58
1
vs Major Leagues
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
39
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Kansas City Monarchs
C
96
281
244
29
53
7
4
1
27
2
0
27
1
0
1
9
0
0
.217
.298
.291
.589
63
1
Milwaukee Bears
C
8
28
25
2
6
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.240
.321
.320
.641
72
1
Cleveland Browns
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
40
1
Washington Pilots
-
10
35
27
0
4
1
0
0
2
0
6
0
2
.148
.303
.185
.488
39
1
Donaldson's All Stars
-
2
6
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.167
.167
.167
.333
-12



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
NNL
122
.263
.330
7.4%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.065
.099
32
.297
.334
9.4%
7.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.069
.118
CBN
NNL
35
.253
.338
11.4%
8.7%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.107
KCM
MULT
155
.285
.325
11.6%
0.6%
8.2%
18.00
0.6%
1.3%
.083
.122
41
.238
.335
14.6%
0.2%
4.9%
8.2%
3.00
64.10
0.0%
0.8%
.030
.096
5
5
385
.271
.330
10.4%
8.0%
30.0%
1.1%
0.00
58.47
0.5%
1.1%
.072
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Negro Leagues
381
.272
.330
10.5%
8.0%
30.0%
1.1%
0.00
58.47
0.5%
1.1%
.073
.110
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.229
.316
0.0%
7.9%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.129
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Kansas City Monarchs
281
.275
.327
9.6%
7.9%
25.0%
10.3%
0.00
0.75
0.4%
1.1%
.074
.112
1
Milwaukee Bears
28
.307
.336
10.7%
7.9%
0.0%
1.3%
.080
.117
1
Cleveland Browns
35
.253
.338
11.4%
8.7%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.107
1
Washington Pilots
35
.253
.333
17.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.090
1
Donaldson's All Stars
6
.155
.344
0.0%
7.8%
33.3%
0.8%
0.00
9.27
0.0%
1.2%
.000
.124

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