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)
• Visit Manager Page


Wins Above Replacement

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Team Lg Pos
CUG
WES
22
SP
11
18.0
0.7
-0.0
0.0
0.7
-0.0
CXG
EAS
23
SP
18
36.0
1.9
0.3
0.0
1.6
0.0
PG
IND
24
SP
25
36.0
1.3
0.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
PG
EAS
25
RF
44
32.0
1.4
0.4
0.0
1.0
0.0
CXG
NvC
26
SP
25
34.0
0.9
-0.2
0.1
1.1
-0.0
PG
EAS
26
RF
77
72.0
2.2
0.6
-0.2
1.9
-0.0
FE
CUB
27
SP
83
141.0
1.8
-0.1
-0.2
2.1
-0.0
LEL
WES
27
SP
8
9.0
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
HAB
CUB
28
SP
34
71.0
1.1
0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
LEL
WES
28
SP
44
54.0
1.6
0.0
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
LEL
29
SP
19
26.2
1.2
0.2
-0.0
1.1
-0.0
LEL
WES
30
SP
20
40.0
1.2
-0.3
0.0
1.4
-0.0
LEL
NvC
31
SP
14
29.0
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
CAG
WES
31
SP
24
56.2
1.7
-0.0
0.0
1.7
0.0
FE
CUB
32
RP
3
4.1
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
CAG
WES
32
SP
50
74.1
1.2
-0.1
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
CAG
WES
33
SP
41
63.1
0.1
-0.3
0.2
0.2
-0.0
WES
34
SP
52
72.2
2.1
0.6
0.1
1.5
-0.0
CAG
WES
35
SP
39
53.1
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
SFP
CUB
36
SP
2
3.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
CAG
WES
36
SP
8
18.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
CAG
WES
37
SP
15
27.0
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
16
8
SP
656
971.1
20.3
1.0
-0.1
19.5
-0.2
162 Game Average
175
258.1
5.4
0.3
-0.0
5.2
-0.0
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Cuban Leagues
161
282.1
3.8
-0.2
-0.1
4.1
-0.0
16
Negro Leagues
491
680.1
16.7
1.2
0.0
15.5
-0.1
1
vs Major Leaguers
4
8.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
 
Team Lg Pos
7
SP
224
365.1
4.7
-0.2
0.2
4.7
-0.0
2
SP
43
70.0
2.8
0.1
0.1
2.6
-0.0
2
Fe
SP
86
145.1
1.4
-0.1
-0.2
1.8
-0.0
1
SP
34
71.0
1.1
0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
5
SP
116
176.2
5.5
-0.3
-0.0
5.8
-0.0
1
1B
5
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
3
SP
146
140.0
4.9
1.2
-0.2
3.9
-0.0
1
-
2
3.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0

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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