John Davis "Brownie" Foreman was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates between 1895 and 1896, and the Cincinnati Reds in 1896. Listed at 5 ft 8 in, 150 lb., Foreman batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His older brother, Frank Foreman, also was a major league pitcher. In a two-season career, Foreman posted a 12–12 record with 81 strikeouts and a 4.97 ERA in 32 appearances, including 29 starts, 20 complete games, one shutout, four games finished, two saves, and 224⅓ innings of work. Foreman died in his home of Baltimore, Maryland, at age 51.