Lefty Calhoun - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Lefty Calhoun



Walter Allen Calhoun


Born: August 21, 1911 in Union City, TN
Died: October 2, 1976 in Cleveland, OH
          (65 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 180
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• Buried: Highland Park Cemetery (Highland Hills, OH)


Compared to Contemporary Starting Pitchers (Top 100)

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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
18
1923-1945
66.1
28.9
4.0
33.6
-0.4
2
SP
18
1927-1947
50.3
-0.3
-0.1
50.8
-0.0
3
SP
15
1931-1945
44.7
7.0
-0.3
38.7
-0.6
4
SP
10
1928-1944
37.2
3.7
-0.9
34.5
-0.1
5
SP
15
1933-1948
32.5
3.9
-0.2
28.9
-0.1
6
SP
23
1919-1941
27.6
-3.1
-0.2
31.0
-0.0
7
SP
11
1930-1944
27.4
14.6
1.2
12.6
-1.0
8
SP
17
1930-1948
27.3
3.9
-0.3
24.1
-0.4
9
SP
15
1932-1948
26.3
2.4
-0.5
24.5
-0.1
10
SP
13
1929-1942
26.3
0.2
0.3
25.9
-0.1
11
SP
19
1920-1939
26.3
-2.1
-0.1
28.5
-0.0
12
SP
15
1931-1948
24.6
0.4
0.3
24.4
-0.5
13
SP
11
1934-1946
22.6
4.0
-0.1
18.5
0.0
14
SP
13
1927-1939
22.5
-2.9
0.0
25.4
0.0
15
SP
18
1925-1948
21.0
1.1
-0.2
20.2
-0.1
16
SP
13
1922-1939
20.1
0.4
0.0
19.8
0.0
17
SP
20
1924-1945
19.9
-1.7
-0.0
21.7
-0.0
18
SP
17
1922-1940
19.5
-0.6
-0.1
20.2
-0.0
19
SP
9
1936-1944
16.8
4.3
0.0
13.2
-0.7
20
SP
15
1932-1948
16.8
-1.1
-0.0
17.9
-0.0
21
SP
10
1937-1947
15.7
-1.3
0.0
17.0
-0.0
22
SP
22
1920-1944
15.2
-0.2
0.2
15.4
-0.2
23
SP
13
1930-1945
15.0
1.4
-0.4
14.3
-0.4
24
SP
10
1937-1946
14.9
0.3
-0.1
14.6
-0.0
25
SP
12
1936-1948
14.6
0.5
-0.3
14.6
-0.1
26
SP
13
1930-1947
13.0
-1.4
0.0
14.4
0.0
27
SP
13
1923-1940
12.8
0.3
0.1
12.6
-0.2
28
SP
18
1918-1939
12.5
0.4
-0.1
13.1
-0.9
29
SP
8
1939-1948
12.4
-1.0
0.0
13.4
-0.0
30
SP
18
1928-1946
11.7
2.0
1.6
7.1
1.0
31
SP
10
1932-1945
11.3
0.1
-0.0
11.2
-0.0
32
SP
5
1926-1941
11.2
0.9
-0.0
10.3
-0.0
33
SP
13
1932-1948
11.1
-1.2
-0.1
12.4
-0.0
34
SP
10
1936-1945
11.1
1.4
-0.1
9.8
-0.0
35
SP
11
1928-1939
11.1
-0.1
0.0
11.2
-0.0
36
SP
11
1931-1944
10.7
-0.3
-0.0
11.1
-0.0
37
SP
12
1936-1948
10.7
1.5
-0.1
9.3
-0.0
38
SP
10
1927-1944
10.0
3.2
-0.3
7.6
-0.4
39
SP
21
1928-1948
8.8
-2.8
0.0
11.6
-0.0
40
SP
9
1935-1945
8.7
-0.0
0.0
8.7
0.0
41
SP
25
1917-1944
8.1
2.0
-0.6
6.6
0.1
42
SP
10
1937-1948
8.0
-1.1
0.0
9.1
-0.0
43
SP
8
1938-1945
7.6
-0.1
0.0
7.8
-0.0
44
SP
12
1934-1948
6.5
0.8
-0.1
5.8
-0.1
45
SP
14
1924-1941
6.3
1.6
0.1
4.8
-0.2
46
SP
14
1926-1944
6.2
-2.4
-0.0
8.6
-0.0
47
SP
6
1937-1942
6.0
0.1
0.0
5.9
0.0
48
SP
15
1929-1946
5.7
1.0
-0.2
5.0
-0.1
49
SP
5
1937-1943
5.6
-0.5
-0.0
6.1
-0.0
50
SP
6
1928-1941
5.4
-0.8
0.0
6.2
-0.0
51
SP
10
1938-1948
5.2
-0.8
0.0
5.9
0.0
52
SP
16
1932-1948
4.9
-0.7
0.0
5.6
-0.0
53
SP
11
1932-1947
4.5
1.7
-0.1
3.1
-0.2
54
SP
11
1934-1945
4.2
-0.5
-0.0
4.7
-0.0
55
SP
6
1938-1944
3.7
-0.0
0.0
3.7
-0.0
56
SP
10
1936-1945
3.6
0.2
0.0
3.4
0.0
57
SP
12
1937-1948
3.3
0.2
0.1
3.0
-0.0
58
SP
5
1939-1946
3.1
-0.5
0.0
3.6
0.0
59
SP
10
1932-1942
3.1
-0.6
-0.0
3.6
-0.0
60
SP
10
1932-1944
3.0
-0.4
-0.1
3.5
-0.0
61
SP
6
1936-1941
3.0
0.1
0.2
2.7
-0.0
62
SP
4
1938-1942
2.6
-0.1
0.0
2.7
-0.0
63
SP
8
1929-1940
2.6
0.7
-0.0
1.9
-0.0
64
SP
9
1930-1945
2.6
-0.5
0.0
3.1
0.0
65
SP
9
1933-1943
2.4
0.4
-0.1
2.1
-0.0
66
SP
3
1939-1941
2.3
-0.0
0.0
2.3
-0.0
67
SP
11
1932-1946
2.2
0.1
0.0
2.1
-0.0
68
SP
7
1937-1943
2.1
0.0
0.0
2.1
-0.0
69
SP
5
1936-1940
1.9
-0.5
0.0
2.4
0.0
70
SP
11
1929-1947
1.7
-0.1
0.0
1.8
0.0
71
SP
14
1932-1946
1.6
1.5
0.1
0.1
-0.2
72
SP
3
1938-1940
1.5
0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
73
SP
7
1935-1944
1.2
-0.9
0.0
2.2
0.0
74
SP
10
1937-1948
1.0
-0.6
0.0
1.6
0.0
75
SP
7
1939-1946
0.9
-0.2
-0.0
1.2
-0.0
76
SP
6
1935-1940
0.9
0.0
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
77
SP
4
1930-1945
0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
78
SP
13
1931-1948
0.8
2.9
-0.9
-0.7
-0.6
79
SP
7
1937-1943
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.7
-0.0
80
SP
8
1925-1939
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.8
0.0
81
SP
4
1932-1939
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.7
-0.0
82
SP
2
1939-1940
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
83
SP
8
1928-1940
0.5
-1.1
-0.2
1.8
-0.0
84
SP
3
1932-1945
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
-0.0
85
SP
3
1936-1946
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
86
SP
3
1929-1942
0.1
0.6
0.0
-0.4
0.0
87
SP
7
1937-1944
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
88
SP
5
1937-1941
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
0.2
-0.1
89
SP
5
1937-1942
-0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.5
-0.0
90
SP
3
1938-1940
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
91
SP
5
1937-1946
-0.0
0.4
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
92
SP
9
1926-1944
-0.1
0.5
0.2
-0.8
-0.0
93
SP
9
1931-1939
-0.2
-0.9
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
94
SP
6
1937-1944
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
95
SP
4
1937-1941
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
96
SP
3
1938-1940
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
97
SP
3
1935-1939
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
98
SP
4
1937-1940
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
0.0
99
SP
11
1932-1943
-0.6
-1.8
0.0
1.2
-0.0
100
SP
4
1929-1943
-0.8
0.1
-0.1
-0.7
-0.0
 
SP
9
1932-1946
-0.9
0.1
-0.0
-0.8
-0.0

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James