Rube Foster - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Rube Foster



Andrew Bishop Foster


Born: September 17, 1879 in La Grange, TX
Died: December 9, 1930 in Kankakee, IL
          (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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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
22
SP
3
11
10
2
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
.300
.300
.300
.600
72
CXG
EAS
23
SP
5
18
17
3
6
1
1
0
3
0
0
1
0
.353
.389
.529
.918
260
PG
IND
24
SP
7
25
24
6
9
2
1
0
4
2
1
0
0
.375
.400
.542
.942
212
PG
EAS
25
RF
10
44
43
2
15
1
1
0
10
3
1
0
0
.349
.364
.419
.782
144
CXG
NvC
26
SP
6
25
25
2
4
1
0
0
2
0
0
3
0
0
.160
.160
.200
.360
44
PG
EAS
26
RF
19
77
72
10
23
5
2
0
9
2
3
1
1
.319
.355
.444
.800
143
FE
CUB
27
SP
20
83
75
6
16
0
1
1
6
2
6
4
2
0
.213
.289
.280
.569
106
LEL
WES
27
SP
2
8
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
.143
.143
.143
.286
10
HAB
CUB
28
SP
8
34
33
6
10
0
2
1
9
0
0
5
1
0
.303
.324
.515
.839
191
LEL
WES
28
SP
13
44
41
8
14
2
0
1
10
0
1
0
2
.341
.357
.463
.821
113
LEL
29
SP
6
19
18
1
6
2
0
0
4
0
1
0
0
0
.333
.368
.444
.813
162
LEL
WES
30
SP
7
20
18
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.111
.200
.111
.311
-2
LEL
NvC
31
SP
5
14
13
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
.154
.143
.231
.374
43
CAG
WES
31
SP
9
24
21
2
6
0
0
0
1
1
2
0
1
.286
.348
.286
.634
87
FE
CUB
32
RP
2
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
CAG
WES
32
SP
18
50
47
2
13
2
1
0
7
0
2
0
1
.277
.306
.362
.668
96
CAG
WES
33
SP
12
41
36
2
8
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
2
.222
.282
.222
.504
42
WES
34
SP
16
52
49
10
20
2
0
4
13
1
1
0
2
.408
.420
.694
1.114
213
CAG
WES
35
SP
12
39
34
4
9
1
0
0
1
1
2
0
3
.265
.306
.294
.600
93
SFP
CUB
36
SP
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
186
CAG
WES
36
SP
3
8
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
.000
.125
.000
.125
-64
CAG
WES
37
SP
4
15
12
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.083
.214
.083
.298
-2
16
8
SP
188
656
607
70
169
20
9
7
83
13
0
28
12
5
15
1
0
.278
.315
.376
.691
116
162 Game Average
565
523
60
146
17
8
6
72
11
0
24
54
4
13
27
0
.278
.315
.376
.691
116
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
145
491
452
55
135
18
6
5
64
10
22
2
15
.299
.334
.398
.732
119
6
Cuban Leagues
42
161
151
15
33
2
3
2
19
3
0
6
12
3
0
1
0
.219
.261
.311
.572
106
1
vs Major Leaguers
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
80
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
36
116
107
14
28
5
0
1
17
0
4
0
0
4
1
.262
.286
.336
.622
81
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
11
43
42
5
10
2
1
0
5
0
0
3
1
0
.238
.256
.333
.589
134
3
Philadelphia Giants I
SP
36
146
139
18
47
8
4
0
23
7
5
1
1
.338
.366
.453
.819
155
2
Fe
SP
22
86
78
6
16
0
1
1
6
2
6
4
2
0
.205
.279
.269
.548
98
1
Habana
SP
8
34
33
6
10
0
2
1
9
0
0
5
1
0
.303
.324
.515
.839
191
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
71
224
202
20
56
5
1
3
21
3
13
0
9
.277
.321
.356
.677
96
1
Louisville White Sox
1B
3
5
4
1
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
1
.250
.250
1.000
1.250
245
1
San Francisco Park
-
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.500
1.000
186



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CUG
WES
11
.269
.342
0.0%
11.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.074
CXG
EAS
18
.457
.255
0.0%
5.2%
0.0%
0.0%
.176
.034
PG
IND
25
.438
.285
4.0%
7.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.167
.086
PG
EAS
44
.367
.299
2.3%
4.0%
0.0%
0.3%
.070
.073
CXG
NvC
25
.189
.269
0.0%
6.1%
12.0%
10.6%
0.00
0.57
0.0%
0.0%
.040
.012
PG
EAS
77
.380
.317
3.9%
7.6%
0.1%
60.50
0.0%
0.4%
.125
.070
FE
CUB
83
.301
.282
7.2%
7.8%
4.8%
8.1%
1.50
0.96
1.2%
0.4%
.067
.042
LEL
WES
8
.124
.259
0.0%
4.5%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.030
HAB
CUB
34
.412
.297
0.0%
9.7%
14.7%
8.8%
0.00
1.10
2.9%
0.4%
.212
.052
LEL
WES
44
.348
.335
2.3%
8.1%
2.3%
1.0%
.122
.142
LEL
19
.379
.286
5.3%
0.0%
5.7%
0.0%
0.5%
.111
.082
LEL
WES
20
.165
.296
10.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.088
LEL
NvC
14
.188
.282
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.1%
.077
.028
CAG
WES
24
.298
.313
8.3%
7.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.099
FE
CUB
3
.000
.334
0.0%
10.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.058
CAG
WES
50
.309
.316
4.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.085
.083
CAG
WES
41
.238
.327
7.3%
6.4%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.095
WES
52
.483
.326
1.9%
8.1%
7.7%
0.9%
.286
.101
CAG
WES
39
.275
.303
5.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.029
.075
SFP
CUB
2
.510
.358
0.0%
11.0%
0.0%
8.1%
1.35
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.056
CAG
WES
8
.095
.337
12.5%
9.2%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
CAG
WES
15
.164
.296
13.3%
8.3%
0.0%
0.2%
.000
.063
16
8
656
.325
.305
4.3%
7.3%
8.1%
5.6%
0.50
21.36
1.1%
0.5%
.097
.074
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
16
Negro Leagues
491
.336
.311
4.5%
7.1%
1.0%
0.6%
.100
.085
6
Cuban Leagues
161
.294
.285
3.7%
7.9%
8.3%
8.7%
0.50
0.93
1.2%
0.3%
.093
.039
1
vs Major Leaguers
4
.218
.243
0.0%
3.0%
0.0%
0.9%
3.50
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.091
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Chicago Leland Giants
116
.279
.310
3.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
3.50
0.9%
0.6%
.075
.095
2
Cuban X Giants
43
.301
.263
0.0%
5.7%
12.0%
10.6%
0.00
0.57
0.0%
0.0%
.095
.021
3
Philadelphia Giants I
146
.386
.306
3.4%
6.4%
0.0%
0.4%
.115
.074
2
Fe
86
.290
.284
7.0%
7.9%
4.8%
8.1%
1.50
0.96
1.2%
0.4%
.064
.043
1
Habana
34
.412
.297
0.0%
9.7%
14.7%
8.8%
0.00
1.10
2.9%
0.4%
.212
.052
7
Chicago American Giants
224
.309
.317
5.8%
7.5%
1.3%
0.7%
.079
.088
1
Louisville White Sox
5
.424
.326
0.0%
8.1%
20.0%
0.9%
.750
.101
1
San Francisco Park
2
.510
.358
0.0%
11.0%
0.0%
8.1%
1.35
0.0%
0.1%
.000
.056

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