Rube Foster - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Rube Foster



Andrew Bishop Foster



Born: September 17, 1879 in La Grange, TX
Died: December 9, 1930 - 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-Time Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
5
1909
1924
7.7
6
1914
1920
3.2
9
1910
1918
2.8
2
1914
1915
1.8
1
1916
1916
1.2
Center Field Yrs First Last
7
1919
1925
29.5
11
1908
1918
25.3
7
1920
1926
13.2
3
1916
1923
4.7
1
1916
1916
0.7

Right Field Yrs First Last
9
1911
1919
7.1
7
1907
1913
4.7
1
1915
1915
2.6
3
1924
1926
2.1
1
1924
1924
1.2
Shortstop Yrs First Last
5
1910
1917
16.5
9
1918
1925
4.7
4
1910
1915
1.9
3
1907
1909
0.8
1
1911
1911
0.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
12
1913
1925
18.3
1
1910
1910
2.0
4
1911
1914
1.3
1
1924
1924
0.6
1
1913
1913
0.3
Third Base Yrs First Last
7
1920
1926
13.7
7
1914
1925
8.6
2
1922
1923
6.5
2
1912
1913
1.2
3
1907
1909
1.1
First Base Yrs First Last
10
1911
1924
3.5
3
1911
1913
3.2
2
1913
1914
0.6
1
1916
1916
0.2
1
1916
1916
0.0
 
Catcher Yrs First Last
9
1910
1918
8.8
8
1919
1926
6.7
9
1916
1925
5.2
6
1907
1914
2.8
1
1926
1926
1.7
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
4
1916
1925
9.9
4
1923
1926
9.0
5
1917
1924
8.2
4
1919
1922
8.1
5
1910
1914
6.3
11
1907
1917
5.3
4
1923
1926
5.0
7
1915
1924
4.3
3
1922
1924
3.9
6
1909
1914
3.9
1
1917
1918
3.6
4
1907
1915
3.2
2
1925
1926
2.6
1
1925
1925
2.5
1
1926
1926
2.3
10
1910
1920
1.9
1
1913
1913
1.6
8
1913
1926
1.4
2
1924
1925
1.2
1
1923
1923
1.1
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1916
1916
0.3
1
1921
1921
0.2
1
1916
1916
0.1
1
1918
1918
0.0
1
1916
1916
-0.1
1
1923
1923
-0.1
1
1908
1908
-0.2
1
1916
1916
-0.2
1
1914
1914
-0.2
2
1924
1925
-0.2
1
1916
1916
-0.3

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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