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Clinton speaks at rally with Democratic candidates in Chicago
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (C) joins Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (L-R), Rep. Bill Foster, Democraic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias and Rep. Debbie Halvorson at a pre-election rally on October 26, 2010 in Chicago. UPI/Brian Kersey
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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. 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.

Foster played for the Memphis Red Sox in 1923 and '24, the Chicago American Giants from 1925 to '30—and again from 1932 to '35 and in 1937—the Homestead Grays and Kansas City Monarchs in 1931, and the Pittsburgh Crawfords in 1936.

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