|Frank Lindsay Forbes|
|Born: March 30, 1891|
|Died: April 19, 1983 (aged 92)|
|1913, for the Philadelphia Giants|
|1919, for the Atlantic City Bacharach Giants|
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.
In 1917, 26 year-old Forbes registered for the WWI draft. He listed his occupation as a porter for the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was listed as married. He also listed his home address as 200 N. 131st Street in New York City as his home address. And he listed his mother and wife as dependents.
Forbes died at the age of 92 in his hometown of Philadelphia in 1983.
- "Lincoln Giants Adds Another Brace of Victories to its Brace" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 20, 1916, Page 4, Column 4
- "Hilldale Loses One" Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday Morning, June 6, 1919, Page 4, Column 4
- "WWI Draft Registration Card for Frank Forbes," Precinct 27, Ward 30, New York, New York, June 5, 1917
- Negro league and Cuban League statistics and player information from Seamheads.com, or Baseball-Reference (Negro leagues)
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