Frank Forbes

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Frank Lindsay Forbes
Infielder
Born: (1891-03-30)March 30, 1891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: April 19, 1983(1983-04-19) (aged 92)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
1913, for the Philadelphia Giants
Last appearance
1919, for the Atlantic City Bacharach Giants
Teams

Frank Lindsay Forbes (March 30, 1891 – August 19, 1983) was a Negro league infielder for several years before the founding of the first Negro National League.

Nicknamed "Strangler" and sometimes appearing as "Joe" Forbes, he played for his hometown team Philadelphia Giants at the age of 22. He moved on to the Lincoln Stars and Lincoln Giants for a number of years before returning to Pennsylvania.

Forbes died at the age of 92 in his hometown of Philadelphia in 1983.

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