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From BR Bullpen
Note: This page links to Hall of Famer and former Negro Leaguer Andrew "Rube" Foster. For the pitcher named George "Rube" Foster who played from 1913 to 1917, click here.
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 200 lb.
 Biographical Information
The stepbrother of Bill Foster, Rube Foster was a pitcher, manager, and executive in the Negro Leagues. He was one of the founders of the Negro National League. Quote: "(Foster is) the most finished product I've ever seen in the pitcher's box." Frank Chance.
He played for the Otsego Independents, Otsego, Michigan - a 'white' semi-pro team in the Michigan State League, in 1902 before signing with the Cuban X-Giants late in that season.
 Further Reading
- Larry Lester: Rube Foster in His Time: On the Field and in the papers with Black Baseball's Greatest Visionary, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2012. ISBN 978-0-7864-3927-0