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
61
27
C
9
32
29
3
7
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.241
.313
.310
.623
67
28
C
16
60
52
8
12
0
1
1
6
0
6
1
1
.231
.322
.327
.649
74
KCM
MULT
29
C
53
158
135
17
30
4
2
1
15
0
0
19
1
0
0
4
0
0
.222
.318
.304
.622
75
ABC
NNL
30
C
54
204
180
19
44
4
3
1
18
1
18
0
6
.244
.313
.317
.630
65
36
C
12
41
33
0
5
1
0
0
2
0
6
2
0
2
.152
.282
.182
.464
33
6
7
C
187
617
536
58
121
12
9
3
53
3
0
61
3
0
2
18
0
0
.226
.307
.299
.606
66
162 Game Average
535
464
50
105
10
8
3
46
3
0
53
81
0
2
16
0
0
.226
.307
.299
.606
66
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Negro Leagues
186
613
532
57
120
12
9
3
53
3
0
61
3
0
2
18
0
0
.226
.308
.299
.606
66
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
97
284
246
29
54
7
4
1
27
2
0
28
1
0
1
9
0
0
.220
.302
.293
.595
68
1
Milwaukee Bears
C
8
28
25
2
6
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.240
.321
.320
.641
71
1
Cleveland Browns
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
3
1
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
37
1
Homestead Grays
C
7
25
21
4
7
0
1
0
3
0
3
0
1
.333
.417
.429
.845
129
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
C
54
204
180
19
44
4
3
1
18
1
18
0
6
.244
.313
.317
.630
65
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
1



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
NNL
122
.263
.323
7.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.065
.096
32
.297
.336
9.4%
8.0%
0.0%
1.4%
.069
.119
60
.317
.350
10.0%
8.3%
1.7%
0.6%
.096
.090
KCM
MULT
158
.290
.318
12.0%
0.6%
8.1%
19.00
0.6%
1.3%
.081
.119
ABC
NNL
204
.289
.342
8.8%
8.5%
0.5%
1.4%
.072
.127
41
.238
.330
14.6%
4.9%
8.1%
3.00
0.0%
0.7%
.030
.092
6
7
617
.284
.332
9.9%
8.1%
30.0%
4.3%
0.00
17.53
0.5%
1.2%
.073
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
6
Negro Leagues
613
.284
.332
10.0%
8.1%
30.0%
4.3%
0.00
17.53
0.5%
1.1%
.073
.113
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.229
.316
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.129
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Kansas City Monarchs
284
.278
.320
9.9%
7.7%
25.0%
10.3%
0.00
0.73
0.4%
1.1%
.073
.109
1
Milwaukee Bears
28
.307
.339
10.7%
8.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.080
.118
1
Cleveland Browns
35
.256
.347
8.6%
8.3%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.108
1
Homestead Grays
25
.403
.356
12.0%
8.4%
0.0%
0.2%
.095
.064
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
204
.289
.342
8.8%
8.5%
0.5%
1.4%
.072
.127
1
Washington Pilots
35
.252
.333
17.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.037
.091
1
Donaldson's All Stars
6
.158
.308
0.0%
7.2%
33.3%
0.2%
0.00
28.73
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.096

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