Bill Foster

Bill Foster

About Bill Foster

William Hendrick 'Bill' Foster (June 12, 1904 _ September 16, 1978) was an American left-handed pitcher in baseball's Negro leagues in the 1920s and 1930s, and had a career record of 143-69.[1] He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996. Foster, the much-younger half-brother of Negro league player, pioneer, and fellow Hall of Famer, Rube Foster, was born in Calvert, Texas in 1904.