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


Teams
Team Lg Pos
WES
27
SP
1
5
0
0
1.000
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
EAS
25
RF
1
12
0
1
1.000
Columbia Park (Philadelphia, PA)
WES
30
SP
1
22
2
1
.917
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
37
SP
1
49
14
2
.778
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
IND
24
SP
1
10
3
0
.769
Columbia Park (Philadelphia, PA)
WES
34
SP
1
42
14
0
.750
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
EAS
23
SP
1
5
2
0
.714
No Home Ballpark
WES
31
SP
3
28
12
2
.700
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
CUB
28
SP
2
30
13
1
.698
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
WES
22
SP
1
2
1
0
.667
Auburn Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
28
SP
1
14
7
0
.667
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
EAS
26
RF
1
25
13
4
.658
Columbia Park (Philadelphia, PA)
WES
32
SP
1
33
19
1
.635
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
36
SP
1
40
26
3
.606
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
33
SP
3
37
25
1
.597
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
NvC
31
SP
2
7
5
1
.583
Normal Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
WES
29
1B
2
17
13
0
.567
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL), Gunther Park (Chicago, IL)
NvC
26
SP
2
5
4
0
.556
No Home Ballpark
WES
35
SP
3
29
25
3
.537
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
Fe
CUB
27
SP
2
16
14
0
.533
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
Fe
CUB
32
RP
3
14
18
0
.438
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
WES
34
1B
5
5
9
0
.357
Spring Bank Park (Louisville, KY)
CUB
36
SP
3
6
33
1
.154
Almendares Park I (La Habana, La Habana, Cuba)
NvM
29
SP
4
0
3
0
.000
Logan Square Park (Chicago, IL)
16
8
SP
453
275
21
.622
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Chicago Leland Giants
SP
67
31
2
.684
0
0
2
Cuban X Giants
SP
10
6
0
.625
0
0
3
Philadelphia Giants I
SP
47
16
5
.746
0
0
2
Fe
SP
30
32
0
.484
0
0
1
Habana
SP
30
13
1
.698
0
0
7
Chicago American Giants
SP
258
135
12
.656
0
0
1
Louisville White Sox
1B
5
9
0
.357
0
0
1
San Francisco Park
-
6
33
1
.154
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