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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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
3
1914
1916
2.7
4
1906
1909
1.9
1
1916
1916
1.2
1
1912
1912
0.9
1
1909
1909
0.6
Center Field Yrs First Last
14
1904
1917
25.2
1
1916
1916
0.7
1
1908
1908
0.6
1
1902
1902
0.2
1
1916
1916
0.2

Right Field Yrs First Last
9
1903
1913
4.6
7
1911
1917
3.5
1
1915
1915
2.1
1
1916
1916
0.7
1
1912
1912
0.7
Shortstop Yrs First Last
5
1910
1917
11.8
2
1908
1912
1.4
4
1910
1915
1.1
1
1912
1912
1.1
3
1907
1909
1.0
Second Base Yrs First Last
5
1903
1910
6.7
8
1904
1914
2.6
4
1903
1906
0.9
1
1912
1912
0.5
3
1913
1917
0.4
Third Base Yrs First Last
5
1906
1917
3.3
2
1906
1916
2.6
4
1906
1909
1.0
1
1916
1916
0.8
5
1905
1909
0.7
First Base Yrs First Last
3
1906
1912
3.2
3
1911
1913
2.2
3
1911
1917
2.1
2
1903
1906
0.9
1
1913
1913
0.5
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
8
1910
1917
6.9
8
1905
1914
2.8
2
1906
1908
2.4
1
1917
1917
1.1
1
1912
1912
0.6
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
16
1902
1917
19.8
5
1910
1914
8.4
7
1910
1917
8.2
6
1909
1914
6.2
2
1912
1917
4.1
3
1903
1906
3.7
3
1907
1909
3.5
3
1915
1917
3.0
1
1908
1908
2.8
2
1908
1916
2.7
2
1914
1915
2.6
1
1917
1917
2.2
4
1914
1917
2.2
3
1905
1908
2.2
4
1913
1916
2.1
1
1914
1914
2.0
1
1913
1913
1.6
4
1909
1915
1.5
3
1902
1914
0.8
1
1914
1914
0.7
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1902
1902
0.2
1
1908
1908
0.1
1
1912
1912
0.0
1
1916
1916
0.0
1
1916
1916
-0.1
1
1909
1909
-0.1
1
1916
1916
-0.2
1
1916
1916
-0.4

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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