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19 Players Listed Starting with "Fo"

Candido Fontanals, gn. Candido (Cortabelo), played 1902-1905
Foote, played 1929
Forbes, played 1887
Frank Forbes, gn. Frank Lindsey, b. 1891, d. 1983, played 1914-1919
Bill Force, gn. William, b. 1896, d. 1969, played 1921-1930
Jimmy Ford, gn. James, b. 1912, d. 1982, played 1931-1945
Roy Ford, gn. Roy, played 1920-1924
Hooks Foreman, gn. F. Sylvester, b. 1895, d. 1940, played 1920-1926
Zack Foreman, gn. Zachariah R., Jr., b. 1893, d. 1921, played 1920-1921
Pedro Formental, gn. Pedro, b. 1915, d. 1992, played 1943-1955
Percy Forrest, gn. Percy, b. 1917, d. 1994, played 1943-1946
Forsythe, played 1924
Bill Foster, gn. William Hendrick, b. 1904, d. 1978, played 1923-1937
Leland Foster, gn. Leland, played 1932
Rube Foster, gn. Andrew Bishop, b. 1879, d. 1930, played 1905-1917
Erwin Fowlkes, gn. Erwin, b. 1924, played 1948
Fox, played 1936
Fox, played 1930
Fox, played 1923

About the Negro League Data

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This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.


Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data