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 Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
22
SP
1
0.5
2
CXG
EAS
23
SP
1
4
PG
IND
24
SP
2
1
4
PG
EAS
25
RF
1
6
3
CXG
NvC
26
SP
1
0.6
2
0.3
4
PG
EAS
26
RF
5
1.9
8
-3.5
10
FE
CUB
27
SP
4
-1.7
16
LEL
WES
27
SP
1
0.1
1
HAB
CUB
28
SP
8
LEL
WES
28
SP
3
0.3
1
-0.2
1
-0.5
6
LEL
29
SP
2
0.4
1
-0.7
3
LEL
WES
30
SP
1
0.5
1
-0.1
4
LEL
NvC
31
SP
4
CAG
WES
31
SP
8
FE
CUB
32
RP
2
CAG
WES
32
SP
6
-0.6
10
CAG
WES
33
SP
3
2.7
1
-0.4
8
WES
34
SP
4
1.1
10
CAG
WES
35
SP
3
-0.0
7
SFP
CUB
36
SP
1
CAG
WES
36
SP
2
CAG
WES
37
SP
1
0.4
3
16
8
SP
29
7.1
1
-0.4
3
-0.2
2
0.5
24
-6.0
2
120
 
Team Lg Pos
16
Negro Leagues
28
6.5
1
-0.4
3
-0.2
2
0.5
18
-4.6
2
84
6
Cuban Leagues
1
0.6
6
-1.4
35
1
vs Major Leaguers
1
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
6
1.2
1
-0.2
1
0.5
4
-1.1
20
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
1
0.6
2
0.3
1
8
3
Philadelphia Giants I
SP
5
1.9
2
1
14
-3.5
1
17
2
Fe
SP
4
-1.7
18
1
Habana
SP
8
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
16
3.5
1
-0.4
48
1
Louisville White Sox
1B
1
0.0
1
San Francisco Park
-
1

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James