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John "The Kid" Foreman, 1894 Petersburg, Virginia, Baseball Player

John Foreman also played part of the 1895 season for Petersburg, leaving in July when he signed with the Pittsburg "Pirates".
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Information about John Foreman from Retrosheet

John Foreman   
Full name:John Davis Foreman  
Born:August 6, 1875 Baltimore, Maryland 
Died:October 10, 1926 Baltimore, Maryland 
Buried:Druid Ridge Cemetery Pikesville, Maryland (Cremater) 
First Game:July 18, 1895 Final Game:September 22, 1896
Umpired First Game:July 29, 1896 Umpired Final Game:September 20, 1896
Bat: LeftThrow: Left Height: 5' 8"Weight: 150
Brother of Frank Foreman   

Per Baseball Necrology:
Brownie Foreman
2 Years Pitcher
Born 6 Aug 1875 Baltimore MD
Died 10 Dec 1926
He was a policeman in Druid Hill Park.

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Foreman,John D.,  b. 1875, Baltimore, MD     
1893   Baltimore YMCAAmatp.   
189421 Apr- 13 SepPetersburg, VAVap.   
189516 Apr- 9 JulPetersburg, VAVaStp.14-8 Oak Ridge Institute
1895-618 Jul  32 g.Pitt/CincNLp."Brownie"  5'6"; 125#("SL"7/27/95)
189723 Apr  23 MayGrand RapidsWestp.   
  13 Jun 22 AugKansas CityWestp. ("NashAmer" 7/26/97)
  29 Aug 8 SepColumbusWestp.  
189826 Apr 27 JunNolfolkAtlp.  
 29 Jul 20 AugReadingAtlp.  susp. accepting Lond Contr.
 5 Sep- 19 SepLondonCanadianp. 2-2 '99 Res.
1899   Gettysburg, coach Gettys. Col.("NatPastime" 2004)
190022 May 13 JunTorontoEastp.  

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