Andrew “Rube” Foster Net Worth

How much is Andrew “Rube” Foster worth?

Net Worth:$5 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball Player
Date of Birth:September 17, 1879
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.75 m

About Andrew “Rube” Foster

American baseball player, manager, and executive Andrew “Rube” Foster had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $5 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1930. Foster was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981.
  • Born: Dept. 17, 1879 in Calvert, Texas
  • Died: Dec. 9, 1930
  • Teams: Chicago Union Giants (1902), Cuban X-Giants (1903), Philadelphia Giants (1904-06), Leland Giants (1907-10), Chicago American Giants (1911-26)
  • Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1981
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 200
  • Batted: Right
  • Threw: Right
  • Family: Stepbrother was Hall of Fame pitcher Bill Foster.
  • Primary position: Pitcher

Career Highlights:

  • Was the major force behind the creation of the Negro National League, the first successful league for black players, and was an outstanding pitcher in his own right.
  • Won 44 games in a row as a pitcher for the Cuban C-Giants in 1903.Won four of the five games in the Black World Series in 1904.
  • Is credited with teaching Christy Mathewson his devestating screwball.
  • Managed the Chicago Leland Giants to a 110-10 record in 1907, and won championships as manager of the Chicago American Giants in 1914, 1915 and 1917.
  • Organized and ran the Negro National League from 1921 until 1926.

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