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
65
CBN
NNL
28
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
35
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
66
WAP
EWL
36
C
10
35
27
0
4
1
0
0
2
0
6
0
2
.148
.303
.185
.488
36
5
4
C
123
379
327
35
68
8
5
2
32
2
0
40
1
0
1
11
0
0
.208
.296
.281
.578
57
162 Game Average
499
431
46
90
11
7
3
42
3
0
53
41
0
2
14
0
0
.208
.296
.281
.578
57
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Negro Leagues
122
375
323
34
67
8
5
2
32
2
0
40
1
0
1
11
0
0
.207
.297
.282
.578
57
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
62
1
Milwaukee Bears
C
8
28
25
2
6
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.240
.321
.320
.641
69
1
Cleveland Browns
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
4
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
35
1
Washington Pilots
C
10
35
27
0
4
1
0
0
2
0
6
0
2
.148
.303
.185
.488
36



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
NNL
122
.263
.332
7.4%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.065
.099
32
.297
.338
9.4%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.069
.120
CBN
NNL
35
.253
.351
11.4%
9.0%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.111
KCM
MULT
155
.285
.329
11.6%
0.6%
8.3%
18.00
0.6%
1.3%
.083
.124
WAP
EWL
35
.252
.341
17.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.094
5
4
379
.273
.334
10.6%
8.1%
25.0%
10.2%
0.00
0.77
0.5%
1.1%
.073
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Negro Leagues
375
.274
.334
10.7%
8.1%
25.0%
10.2%
0.00
0.77
0.5%
1.1%
.074
.112
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
.330
9.6%
8.0%
25.0%
10.2%
0.00
0.77
0.4%
1.1%
.074
.113
1
Milwaukee Bears
28
.307
.342
10.7%
8.1%
0.0%
1.3%
.080
.119
1
Cleveland Browns
35
.253
.351
11.4%
9.0%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.111
1
Washington Pilots
35
.252
.341
17.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.037
.094

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