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Rube Foster

Andrew Bishop Foster

Positions: Pitcher, First Baseman and Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: September 17, 1879 in Calvert, Texas, United States
Died: December 9, 1930 in Kankakee, Illinois, United States
High School: Calvert HS (Calvert, TX)

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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
1905 25 Cuban X Giants CNCS Fgn 2 2 .500 1.85 3.44 4 4 4 0 0 34.0 26 13 7 0 11 17 3 0 140 1.088 6.9 0.0 2.9 4.5 1.55
1906 26 Fe CUGL Fgn 9 6 .600 2.17 3.45 16 15 15 1 0 141.0 100 54 34 1 43 47 5 2 567 1.014 6.4 0.1 2.7 3.0 1.09
1907 27 Habana CUGL Fgn 5 3 .625 2.28 3.80 8 8 8 0 0 71.0 55 30 18 0 26 31 1 1 303 1.141 7.0 0.0 3.3 3.9 1.19
1910 30 Chicago CNCS Fgn 3 1 .750 1.86 2.48 4 3 3 1 0 29.0 23 8 6 0 4 12 1 2 108 0.931 7.1 0.0 1.2 3.7 3.00
1911 31 Fe CUNL Fgn 0 0 8.31 12.46 2 0 0 0 0 4.1 6 6 4 0 5 3 1 1 25 2.538 12.5 0.0 10.4 6.2 0.60
1914 34 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 5 4 .556 2.48 3.59 10 9 7 2 0 72.2 57 29 20 2 25 32 0 0 297 1.128 7.1 0.2 3.1 4.0 1.28
1915 35 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 2 2 .500 4.05 5.06 7 6 4 0 0 53.1 48 30 24 0 13 20 1 0 214 1.144 8.1 0.0 2.2 3.4 1.54
1916 36 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 1 .500 1.00 3.00 2 2 2 0 0 18.0 17 6 2 0 9 8 0 0 79 1.444 8.5 0.0 4.5 4.0 0.89
1917 37 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 2 1 .667 3.33 3.67 3 3 3 0 0 27.0 21 11 10 0 11 11 0 0 111 1.185 7.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.00
NLB (8 seasons) NLB 29 20 .592 2.44 3.65 54 50 46 4 0 446.0 347 181 121 3 142 178 11 5 1819 1.096 7.0 0.1 2.9 3.6 1.25
All Levels (9 Seasons) 29 20 .592 2.50 3.74 56 50 46 4 0 450.1 353 187 125 3 147 181 12 6 1844 1.110 7.1 0.1 2.9 3.6 1.23
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1905 25 Cuban X Giants CNCS Fgn 6 25 25 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 .160 .160 .200 .360 5 0
1906 26 Fe CUGL Fgn 20 81 75 6 16 0 1 1 6 2 6 4 .213 .272 .280 .552 21 0
1907 27 Habana CUGL Fgn 8 33 33 6 10 0 2 1 9 0 0 5 .303 .303 .515 .818 17 0
1910 30 Chicago CNCS Fgn 5 14 13 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .154 .143 .231 .374 3 0 1
1911 31 Fe CUNL Fgn
1911 31 Fe CUNL Fgn
1914 34 34.0 2 Teams INDP Non 16 52 49 10 20 2 0 4 13 1 1 .408 .420 .694 1.114 34 2
1914 34 Chicago American Giants INDP Non
1914 34 Louisville INDP Non
1915 35 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 12 39 34 4 9 1 0 0 1 1 2 .265 .306 .294 .600 10 3
1916 36 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 3 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0
1917 37 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 4 15 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .083 .214 .083 .298 1 1
NLB (8 seasons) NLB 74 267 248 30 62 5 3 6 34 4 12 12 .250 .284 .367 .650 91 6 1
Foreign (1 season) Foreign 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (9 Seasons) 76 270 251 30 62 5 3 6 34 4 12 12 91 6 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1905 25 Cuban X Giants CNCS Fgn 1 of 1
1910 30 Chicago CNCS Fgn 1 of 1
1914 34 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 2
1914 34 Louisville INDP Non 2 of 2
1915 35 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 1
1916 36 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 1
1917 37 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 1
1918 38 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 1
1919 39 Chicago American Giants INDP Non 1 of 1
1920 40 Chicago American Giants NNL NgM 1 of 1
1921 41 Chicago American Giants NNL NgM 1 of 1
1922 42 Chicago NNL NgM 1 of 1
1923 43 Chicago NNL NgM 1 of 1
12 Seasons
Non (6 seasons)
NgM (4 seasons)
Fgn (2 seasons)

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: fcf322f7

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.