Sylvester Foreman - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sylvester Foreman



Sylvester Foreman
(Hooks)

Born: August 4, 1895 in Foreman, OK
Died: August 23, 1940 in Kansas City, MO
          (45 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
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• Buried: Fairview Cemetery (Coffeyville, KS)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
36
C
12
41
33
0
5
1
0
0
2
0
6
2
0
2
.152
.282
.182
.464
30
ABC
NNL
30
C
55
211
185
25
44
4
4
1
23
1
18
2
6
.238
.312
.319
.631
61
KCM
MULT
29
C
53
158
135
17
30
4
2
1
15
0
0
19
1
0
0
4
0
0
.222
.318
.304
.622
75
28
C
16
60
52
8
12
0
1
1
6
0
6
1
1
.231
.322
.327
.649
69
27
C
9
32
29
3
7
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.241
.313
.310
.623
67
KCM
NNL
25
C
43
122
107
11
23
3
2
0
12
2
9
1
5
.215
.282
.280
.562
61
6
7
C
188
624
541
64
121
12
10
3
58
3
0
61
3
0
4
18
0
0
.224
.307
.299
.606
64
162 Game Average
538
466
55
104
10
9
3
50
3
0
53
81
0
5
16
0
0
.224
.307
.299
.606
64
 
Team Lg Pos
6
Negro Leagues
187
620
537
63
120
12
10
3
58
3
0
61
3
0
4
18
0
0
.223
.307
.300
.607
64
1
vs Major Leagues
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
40
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Kansas City Monarchs
C
97
284
246
29
54
7
4
1
27
2
0
28
1
0
1
9
0
0
.220
.302
.293
.595
68
1
Milwaukee Bears
C
8
28
25
2
6
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
.240
.321
.320
.641
71
1
Homestead Grays
C
7
25
21
4
7
0
1
0
3
0
3
0
1
.333
.417
.429
.845
121
1
Cleveland Browns
C
9
35
31
4
5
0
0
1
3
0
3
1
0
.161
.257
.258
.515
35
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
C
55
211
185
25
44
4
4
1
23
1
18
2
6
.238
.312
.319
.631
61
1
Washington Pilots
-
10
35
27
0
4
1
0
0
2
0
6
0
2
.148
.303
.185
.488
36
1
Donaldson's All Stars
-
2
6
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.167
.167
.167
.333
-3



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
KCM
NNL
122
.263
.323
7.4%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.065
.096
32
.297
.334
9.4%
7.9%
0.0%
1.4%
.069
.119
60
.317
.359
10.0%
8.6%
1.7%
0.6%
.096
.092
KCM
MULT
158
.290
.318
12.0%
0.6%
8.1%
19.00
0.6%
1.3%
.081
.119
ABC
NNL
211
.292
.353
8.5%
8.3%
0.5%
1.4%
.081
.129
41
.238
.337
14.6%
4.9%
8.3%
3.00
0.0%
0.7%
.030
.095
6
7
624
.285
.337
9.8%
8.1%
30.0%
4.3%
0.00
18.62
0.5%
1.2%
.076
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
6
Negro Leagues
620
.285
.337
9.8%
8.1%
30.0%
4.3%
0.00
18.62
0.5%
1.2%
.076
.114
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.229
.314
0.0%
7.9%
0.0%
1.7%
.000
.128
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Kansas City Monarchs
284
.278
.320
9.9%
7.7%
25.0%
10.3%
0.00
0.73
0.4%
1.1%
.073
.109
1
Milwaukee Bears
28
.307
.337
10.7%
8.0%
0.0%
1.3%
.080
.117
1
Homestead Grays
25
.403
.369
12.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.095
.065
1
Cleveland Browns
35
.256
.353
8.6%
8.5%
2.9%
0.9%
.097
.110
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
211
.292
.353
8.5%
8.3%
0.5%
1.4%
.081
.129
1
Donaldson's All Stars
6
.158
.321
0.0%
7.5%
33.3%
0.2%
0.00
30.55
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.101
1
Washington Pilots
35
.252
.340
17.1%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.037
.093

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