August (Happy) Foreman

Pitcher
TEAM: Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox
Born: July 20, 1897 - Feb. 13, 1953

A native of Memphis, Tenn., Foreman appeared in three games as a relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox in 1924 and in another three games for the Boston Red Sox in 1926. He was the last of the 16 major leaguers nicknamed “Happy.” Before his big-league career began, Foreman served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the First World War.

 

Copy link to Foreman’s SABR biography: https://sabr.org/bioproj/person/happy-foreman/

Did You Know?

Playing at the Single-A level in 1925, Foreman pitched in 48 games and batted .280 with five home runs.

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