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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Notes:


• Buried: Highland Park Cemetery (Highland Hills, OH)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SS
1
1942
1942
PS
3.2
2.9
0.0
0.0
0.3
2
CF
3
1939
1942
MULT
2.5
2.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
3
SP
3
1940
1942
SNH/NBY
2.5
-0.1
0.0
2.6
-0.0
4
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
2.2
-0.1
0.0
2.4
-0.0
5
SS
5
1938
1943
SNH
2.1
2.0
-0.1
0.0
0.3
6
2B
4
1938
1941
SNH/WES
2.0
2.0
-0.3
0.0
0.3
7
LF
4
1939
1943
NBY/SNH
2.0
1.9
0.2
0.0
-0.1
8
1B
4
1939
1942
MULT
1.6
1.9
0.0
0.0
-0.3
9
RF
3
1941
1943
NBY/SNH
1.5
0.8
0.3
0.7
-0.2
10
SP
1
1946
1946
IC
1.5
-0.1
0.0
1.6
-0.0
11
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.3
0.0
12
C
1
1946
1946
IC
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
13
LF
2
1938
1939
SNH
1.1
1.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
14
3B
1
1942
1942
PS
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
15
3B
6
1937
1943
MULT
1.0
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.2
16
C
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.9
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
17
1B
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.9
1.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
18
SP
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.9
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
19
RP
3
1938
1940
SNH
0.9
-0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
20
1B
1
1942
1942
PS
0.7
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
21
RF
2
1937
1942
PS/MRS
0.6
0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
22
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
23
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
24
CF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.0
25
SP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
26
2B
1
1946
1946
IC
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
27
LF
1
1942
1942
PS
0.5
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.2
28
SP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
29
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
30
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
31
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
32
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
33
LF
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
34
RF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.4
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
35
RP
2
1940
1941
SNH
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
36
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
37
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
38
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
39
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
40
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.3
0.1
-0.1
0.3
0.0
41
2B
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
42
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
43
SP
1
1942
1942
NBY/PS
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
44
SS
3
1938
1941
SNH
0.3
0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.1
45
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
46
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
47
SP
1
1942
1942
PS/NBY
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
48
RP
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
49
RP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
50
3B
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
51
1B
4
1938
1941
SNH
0.2
0.1
-0.1
0.2
-0.1
52
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
53
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
1B
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
55
CF
2
1939
1940
SNH
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
56
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
57
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
58
RF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
59
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
60
LF
3
1940
1942
SNH/NBY
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
61
RP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
62
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
SS
2
1940
1942
WES/NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
3B
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
65
SP
6
1938
1943
SNH/NBY
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.0
66
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
67
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
68
3B
1
1941
1941
SNH
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
69
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
70
SS
2
1942
1943
NBY/SNH
0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
71
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
72
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
73
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
76
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
SS
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
C
1
1946
1946
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
80
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
1B
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
82
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
85
2B
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
86
RP
2
1940
1941
SNH
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
87
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
CF
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
RP
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
95
SS
2
1938
1940
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
1B
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
97
SS
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
99
C
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
101
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
103
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
LF
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
105
2B
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
106
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
RF
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
109
LF
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
110
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
111
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
116
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
117
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
0.3
-0.3
-0.0
-0.0
118
1B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
121
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
122
C
2
1940
1941
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RF
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
124
RP
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
125
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
126
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
127
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
128
SS
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
130
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
131
-
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
132
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
133
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
135
RP
3
1938
1940
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
136
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
137
-
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
138
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
140
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.2
-0.6
0.4
0.0
0.0
142
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
144
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
145
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
146
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
147
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
148
-
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
149
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
150
-
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
151
C
3
1940
1943
SNH/NBY
-0.5
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.0
152
3B
3
1938
1940
SNH
-0.5
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
153
1B
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
154
RF
2
1940
1941
SNH
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
155
RF
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
156
1B
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
-0.0
157
CF
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.0
158
SP
3
1941
1943
SNH/NBY
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
0.0
159
1B
2
1942
1943
SNH/NBY
-0.7
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
160
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.8
0.1
0.0
-0.9
-0.0
161
RF
2
1938
1939
SNH
-0.9
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
162
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
-1.0
-1.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
163
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-1.0
-0.2
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
164
C
5
1937
1941
SNH/MRS
-1.0
-1.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
165
C
4
1937
1941
MRS/SNH
-1.1
-0.8
-0.4
0.0
0.1

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