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
LF
3
1932
1942
MRS/PS
2.4
2.4
-0.1
0.4
-0.4
5
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
2.2
-0.1
0.0
2.4
-0.0
6
SP
1
1932
1932
MGS
2.1
-0.0
0.0
2.2
0.0
7
SS
5
1938
1943
SNH
2.1
2.0
-0.2
0.0
0.3
8
2B
4
1938
1941
SNH/WES
2.0
2.0
-0.3
0.0
0.3
9
LF
4
1939
1943
SNH/NBY
2.0
1.9
0.2
0.0
-0.1
10
1B
4
1939
1942
MULT
1.6
1.9
0.0
0.0
-0.3
11
RF
3
1941
1943
SNH/NBY
1.5
0.8
0.3
0.7
-0.2
12
SP
1
1946
1946
IC
1.5
-0.1
0.0
1.6
-0.0
13
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.3
0.0
14
C
1
1946
1946
IC
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
15
SP
1
1932
1932
MRS
1.2
-0.0
0.0
1.2
0.0
16
1B
2
1932
1942
MRS/PS
1.1
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
17
C
1
1932
1932
MRS
1.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
18
2B
1
1932
1932
MRS
1.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
19
LF
2
1938
1939
SNH
1.0
1.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
20
1B
1
1938
1938
SNH
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
21
3B
6
1937
1943
MULT
1.0
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.2
22
3B
1
1942
1942
PS
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
23
C
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.9
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
24
SP
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.9
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
25
SP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.8
-0.1
0.0
1.0
-0.0
26
RP
3
1938
1940
SNH
0.8
-0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
27
SP
2
1932
1937
MRS
0.8
0.6
0.0
0.2
-0.0
28
SS
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.2
29
SP
6
1938
1943
SNH/NBY
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.6
-0.0
30
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
31
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
32
SP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
33
CF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.0
34
SP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
35
3B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
36
3B
1
1932
1932
MRS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
37
2B
1
1946
1946
IC
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
38
LF
1
1942
1942
PS
0.5
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.2
39
SP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
40
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
41
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
42
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
43
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
44
LF
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
45
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.4
-0.0
46
RF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.4
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
47
RP
2
1940
1941
SNH
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
48
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
49
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
50
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
51
SS
3
1938
1941
SNH
0.3
0.7
-0.5
0.0
0.1
52
CF
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.0
53
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
54
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
-0.0
55
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.3
0.1
-0.1
0.3
0.0
56
RF
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
57
2B
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
58
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
59
SP
1
1942
1942
PS/NBY
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
60
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
61
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
62
SP
1
1942
1942
NBY/PS
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
63
RP
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
64
RP
1
1942
1942
PS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
65
RF
1
1932
1932
MRS
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
66
3B
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
67
RP
1
1932
1932
MRS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.0
68
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
69
1B
4
1938
1941
SNH
0.2
0.1
-0.1
0.2
-0.1
70
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
1B
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
72
CF
2
1939
1940
SNH
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
73
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
74
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
75
RF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
76
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
77
LF
3
1940
1942
SNH/NBY
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
78
2B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
79
RP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
80
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
81
2B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
82
SS
2
1940
1942
NBY/WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
3B
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
84
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
85
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
86
3B
1
1941
1941
SNH
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
87
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
88
C
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
1B
1
1932
1932
MGS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.1
90
SS
2
1942
1943
NBY/SNH
0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
91
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
92
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
93
RF
1
1932
1932
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
94
C
1
1942
1942
PS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
96
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
SS
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
C
1
1946
1946
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
2B
1
1932
1932
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
101
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
1B
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
103
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
106
2B
1
1943
1943
SNH
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
107
RP
2
1940
1941
SNH
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
108
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
-
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
CF
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
SS
2
1938
1940
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
CF
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
117
RP
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
118
C
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
119
1B
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
120
SS
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
2B
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
C
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RP
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
124
RF
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
125
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
LF
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
129
2B
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
130
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
RF
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
133
LF
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
134
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
135
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
136
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
141
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
142
LF
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
0.3
-0.3
-0.0
-0.0
143
1B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
144
RP
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.2
-0.1
145
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
147
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
148
SP
2
1932
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.3
-0.0
149
SS
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
C
2
1940
1941
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
RF
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
152
RP
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
153
-
1
1943
1943
SNH
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
154
RP
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
155
SS
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
156
RP
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
157
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
158
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
159
-
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
160
SS
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
161
-
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
162
RP
3
1938
1940
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
163
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
164
RF
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.6
-0.0
165
-
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
166
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
167
-
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
168
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.2
-0.6
0.4
0.0
0.0
169
SP
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
170
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
171
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
172
-
1
1940
1940
SNH
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
173
LF
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
174
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
175
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
176
-
1
1938
1938
SNH
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
177
-
1
1941
1941
SNH
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
178
3B
3
1938
1940
SNH
-0.4
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
179
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
180
-
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
181
C
3
1940
1943
SNH/NBY
-0.5
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.0
182
1B
1
1937
1937
MRS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
183
RF
2
1940
1941
SNH
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
184
RF
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
185
1B
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
-0.0
186
CF
1
1942
1942
PS
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.0
187
SP
3
1941
1943
NBY/SNH
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
0.0
188
1B
2
1942
1943
SNH/NBY
-0.7
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
189
LF
1
1932
1932
MGS
-0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
190
RF
2
1938
1939
SNH
-0.7
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
191
CF
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.8
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
192
RP
1
1942
1942
NBY
-0.8
0.1
0.0
-0.9
-0.0
193
SS
1
1932
1932
MRS
-0.9
-1.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
194
2B
1
1942
1942
PS
-1.0
-1.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
195
-
1
1937
1937
MRS
-1.0
-0.2
-0.1
-0.8
0.0
196
C
4
1937
1941
SNH/MRS
-1.1
-0.8
-0.4
0.0
0.1
197
C
6
1932
1941
SNH/MRS
-1.1
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2

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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