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Tom Forster

Thomas W. Forster

Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 153 lb.

Born: May 1, 1859 in New York, New York, United States
Died: July 17, 1946 in New York, New York, United States

Major League Stats

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1881 22 3 Teams ECAS N/A
1881 22 New York Quicksteps ECAS N/A
1881 22 New York New Yorks ECAS N/A
1881 22 Washington/Albany ECAS N/A
1882 23 -3.2 NL MLB 21 81 76 5 7 0 0 0 2 5 12 .092 .148 .092 .240 7
1883 24 East Saginaw NWES N/A
1884 25 -1.0 2 Teams AA MLB PIT 35 133 126 10 28 5 0 0 7 .222 .263 .262 .525 33 0
1884 25 0.8 Saginaw NWES N/A 64 257 55 79 15 5 0 .307 .405 104
1884 25 -1.0 PIT AA MLB PIT 35 133 126 10 28 5 0 0 7 .222 .263 .262 .525 33 0
1884 25 -1.0 AA MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1885 26 1.2 Milwaukee WL N/A 35 135 28 29 7 0 0 .215 .267 36
1885 26 -0.5 AA MLB 57 231 213 28 47 7 2 0 18 17 .221 .281 .272 .554 58 1
1886 27 0.5 AA MLB 67 274 251 33 49 3 2 1 20 9 20 .195 .263 .235 .498 59 3
1887 28 2.9 Milwaukee NWES N/A 114 551 107 168 23 0 0 58 .305 .347 191
1888 29 3.4 2 Teams WA A 105 433 433 58 89 12 1 0 25 .206 .238 103
1888 29 3.4 Davenport WA A
1888 29 3.4 Milwaukee WA A
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1889 30 Hartford ATLA N/A
1890 31 4.6 Hartford ATLA N/A 78 286 46 63 14 1 1 17 .220 .287 82 12
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 180 719 666 76 131 15 4 1 40 9 49 12 .197 .256 .236 .492 157 4
Other (7 seasons) Other 291 1241 1229 236 339 59 6 1 75 413 12
All Levels (10 Seasons) 576 2393 2328 370 559 86 11 2 40 109 49 12 673 4 12
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1884 25 0.7 Saginaw NWES N/A 0 0 9.00 22.50 1 0 0 0 2.0 5 5 2 1 4 1 3.000 22.5 4.5 18.0 4.00
1890 31 7.0 Hartford ATLA N/A 0 0 1 0 0 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 5 5 2 1 4 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1882 23 NL MLB 2B 21 188.0 135 58 54 23 5 .830 5.36 5.33
1884 25 Saginaw NWES N/A 3B 1
1884 25 Saginaw NWES N/A C 1
1884 25 Saginaw NWES N/A P 1
1884 25 Saginaw NWES N/A SS 64
1884 25 PIT AA MLB PIT 2B 1 9.0 7 2 4 1 0 .857 6.00 6.00
1884 25 PIT AA MLB PIT 3B 6 50.0 22 9 9 4 0 .818 3.24 3.00
1884 25 PIT AA MLB PIT SS 28 261.0 165 45 103 17 8 .897 5.10 5.29
1885 26 Milwaukee WL N/A 2B 35
1885 26 AA MLB 2B 52 432.0 299 127 143 29 21 .903 5.62 5.19
1885 26 AA MLB CF 2
1885 26 AA MLB LF 3
1885 26 AA MLB OF 5 40.0 14 8 0 6 0 .571 1.80 1.60
1886 27 AA MLB 2B 62 529.0 387 152 193 42 26 .891 5.87 5.56
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1886 27 AA MLB CF 2
1886 27 AA MLB LF 2
1886 27 AA MLB OF 4 22.0 5 3 1 1 1 .800 1.64 1.00
1886 27 AA MLB SS 1 16.0 14 2 8 4 2 .714 5.62 10.00
1887 28 Milwaukee NWES N/A 2B 90
1887 28 Milwaukee NWES N/A SS 26
1890 31 Hartford ATLA N/A P 1
1890 31 Hartford ATLA N/A SS 78
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 2B 136 1158.0 828 339 394 95 52 .885 5.70 5.39
MLB (2 seasons) MLB CF 4
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 5
MLB (2 seasons) MLB OF 9 62.0 19 11 1 7 1 .632 1.74 1.33
MLB (2 seasons) MLB SS 29 277.0 179 47 111 21 10 .883 5.13 5.45
Other (2 seasons) Other 2B 125
Other (2 seasons) Other P 2
Other (3 seasons) Other SS 168
All Levels (5 Seasons) 2B 261 1158.0 828 339 394 95 52
All Levels (1 Season) 3B 7 50.0 22 9 9 4 0
All Levels (2 Seasons) CF 4
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 5
All Levels (2 Seasons) OF 9 62.0 19 11 1 7 1 .632 1.74 1.33
All Levels (2 Seasons) P 2
All Levels (4 Seasons) SS 197 277.0 179 47 111 21 10
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1890 31 Hartford ATLA N/A 1 of 3
1 Season

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: e18cfda3

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