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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Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
CUG
WES
22
2
18.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.938
1.50
2.50
CXG
EAS
23
4
36.0
1
12
1
0
.929
.896
3.25
3.20
PG
IND
24
4
36.0
2
5
0
1
1.000
.945
1.75
2.66
PG
EAS
25
3
32.0
2
7
0
1
1.000
.958
2.53
3.30
CXG
NvC
26
4
34.0
0
14
2
0
.875
.947
3.71
3.08
PG
EAS
26
10
72.0
4
26
3
2
.909
.929
3.75
3.15
FE
CUB
27
16
141.0
7
44
2
3
.962
.922
3.26
3.78
LEL
WES
27
1
9.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
.947
3.00
3.18
HAB
CUB
28
8
71.0
3
21
1
1
.960
.914
3.04
3.68
LEL
WES
28
6
54.0
4
14
2
0
.900
.956
3.00
2.79
LEL
WES
29
2
18.0
0
7
0
0
1.000
.894
3.50
3.18
LEL
NvM
29
1
8.2
0
4
0
0
1.000
.950
4.15
2.57
LEL
WES
30
4
40.0
3
12
0
0
1.000
.939
3.38
3.52
LEL
NvC
31
4
29.0
0
11
4
0
.733
.897
3.41
3.47
CAG
WES
31
8
56.2
1
15
2
0
.889
.919
2.54
2.60
FE
CUB
32
2
4.1
0
1
0
0
1.000
.924
2.08
3.84
CAG
WES
32
10
74.1
2
18
0
0
1.000
.930
2.42
2.75
CAG
WES
33
8
63.1
2
19
2
0
.913
.960
2.98
3.30
CAG
WES
34
10
72.2
2
16
7
0
.720
.915
2.23
2.82
CAG
WES
35
7
53.1
2
13
1
1
.938
.931
2.53
3.35
SFP
CUB
36
1
3.0
0
0
0
0
.948
0.00
3.06
CAG
WES
36
2
18.0
1
5
0
0
1.000
.958
3.00
3.13
CAG
WES
37
3
27.0
0
6
0
0
1.000
.948
2.00
3.29
16
7
120
971.1
36
276
27
9
.920
.930
2.89
3.20


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CXG
NvC
26
1
5.0
8
1
0
0
1.000
.946
16.20
10.88
0.6
119.8
0.6
PG
EAS
26
5
37.0
43
4
4
1
.922
.972
11.43
11.06
1.9
50.4
1.9
LEL
WES
28
3
29.0
34
2
1
2
.973
.944
11.17
10.06
0.3
11.3
0.3
LEL
WES
29
2
9.0
12
1
1
2
.929
.971
13.00
11.30
0.4
42.7
0.4
LEL
WES
30
1
4.0
4
1
0
1
1.000
.975
11.25
10.78
0.5
115.6
0.5
CAG
WES
32
6
39.0
41
1
3
2
.933
.963
9.69
10.57
-0.6
-16.3
-0.6
CAG
WES
33
3
21.0
18
6
2
1
.923
.980
10.29
10.83
2.7
126.4
2.7
CAG
WES
34
3
26.0
28
4
0
0
1.000
.976
11.08
11.14
1.1
44.0
1.1
LWS
WES
34
1
9.0
12
1
0
1
1.000
.976
13.00
11.14
0.0
0.3
0.0
CAG
WES
35
3
30.1
36
2
6
1
.864
.971
11.27
11.36
-0.0
-1.2
-0.0
CAG
WES
37
1
9.0
11
1
0
0
1.000
.977
12.00
11.29
0.4
39.6
0.4
10
5
29
218.1
247
24
17
11
.941
.968
11.17
10.88
7.1
32.6
7.1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
PG
EAS
25
6
54.0
6
0
1
0
.857
.935
1.00
1.69
-2.0
-37.0
-1.2
-0.8
CXG
NvC
26
2
11.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.667
0.82
0.46
0.3
25.6
0.3
-0.0
PG
EAS
26
8
56.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.892
0.32
1.24
-3.5
-62.6
-3.0
-0.5
FE
CUB
27
4
36.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.882
0.75
1.48
-1.7
-46.9
-1.2
-0.5
LEL
WES
27
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.00
0.88
0.1
16.3
0.3
-0.1
LEL
WES
28
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
.936
0.00
1.88
-0.5
-123.2
-0.4
-0.1
LEL
WES
29
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.922
0.00
1.21
-0.7
-74.4
-0.5
-0.1
LEL
WES
30
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
.916
0.00
1.48
-0.1
-92.5
-0.1
-0.0
6
4
24
180.0
13
0
2
0
.867
.898
0.65
1.37
-8.0
-44.5
-5.9
-2.2


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
PG
IND
24
2
18.0
6
6
1
0
.923
.919
6.00
2.20
4.7
263.5
1.4
3.3
LEL
WES
28
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
.971
0.00
2.58
-0.2
-174.1
-0.2
-0.0
2
2
3
19.0
6
6
1
0
.923
.922
5.68
2.22
4.6
240.5
1.3
3.3


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CUG
WES
22
1
9.0
2
1
0
0
1.000
.933
3.00
2.33
0.5
57.3
-0.0
0.5
PG
EAS
25
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.962
1.00
2.19
-0.4
-47.6
-0.3
-0.1
2
2
2
18.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.947
2.00
2.26
0.1
4.8
-0.3
0.4


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
WES
33
1
9.0
1
1
1
0
.667
.912
2.00
3.15
-0.4
-48.2
-0.4
1
1
1
9.0
1
1
1
0
.667
.912
2.00
3.15
-0.4
-48.2
-0.4



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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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