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Lefty Holmes



Edward Holmes
(Sonny; Ducky; Beck)

Born: birthplace unknown


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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
3
1932
1935
PS/BBS
7.1
-1.2
-0.0
8.3
-0.0
2
SP
2
1934
1935
PS
4.1
-0.9
0.0
5.0
0.0
3
1B
3
1934
1936
NYC/PS
3.3
4.4
-0.6
0.0
-0.4
4
LF
4
1932
1936
MULT
3.2
2.3
1.5
0.0
-0.5
5
2B
3
1932
1935
BBS/PS
3.2
-0.1
2.8
0.0
0.5
6
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
2.7
0.0
0.2
2.5
-0.0
7
SS
1
1932
1932
BBS
2.7
1.8
0.6
0.0
0.2
8
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
2.5
-0.1
0.0
2.6
0.0
9
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
2.4
-0.4
0.0
2.7
0.0
10
RF
2
1934
1935
PS
2.3
2.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
11
CF
3
1932
1935
BBS/PS
2.1
0.5
1.8
0.0
-0.2
12
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.9
1.2
0.3
0.3
0.0
13
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
1.8
-0.3
0.0
2.1
0.0
14
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
1.7
-0.2
-0.1
2.0
-0.0
15
RF
2
1932
1938
SEN/BBS
1.5
1.3
0.3
0.2
-0.2
16
RF
1
1935
1935
PS
1.4
1.2
0.3
0.0
-0.1
17
SP
2
1934
1935
PS
1.4
-1.1
-0.2
2.6
-0.0
18
SS
2
1934
1935
PS
1.3
-0.4
1.1
0.0
0.6
19
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.2
-0.3
0.0
1.6
0.0
20
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
1.2
-0.1
-0.2
1.6
-0.1
21
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.1
0.7
0.1
0.4
-0.0
22
3B
1
1932
1932
BBS
1.0
2.3
-1.4
0.0
0.1
23
C
3
1934
1936
PS/BEG
1.0
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.1
24
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
1.0
-0.2
-0.1
1.4
-0.0
25
2B
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.0
0.2
0.7
0.0
0.0
26
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
27
SS
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.8
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.1
28
3B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.8
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
29
2B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.7
0.8
-0.2
0.0
0.1
30
SP
2
1936
1940
NYC
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
31
C
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.6
-0.2
0.7
0.0
0.1
32
CF
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.6
1.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
33
CF
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
-0.0
34
CF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
35
SS
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.4
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.1
36
RF
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.4
0.1
0.5
-0.2
-0.0
37
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.4
-0.0
0.1
0.3
-0.0
38
LF
2
1936
1938
NYC/SEN
0.3
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
39
C
2
1934
1936
PS/NYC
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
40
1B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.3
1.2
-0.8
0.0
-0.2
41
LF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
42
3B
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
43
RF
2
1936
1940
NYC
0.2
0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
44
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
46
2B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
47
LF
2
1936
1940
NYC
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
48
1B
3
1932
1938
MULT
0.2
-0.3
0.8
0.0
-0.3
49
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
50
RP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
51
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
52
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
53
1B
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
54
C
5
1932
1940
MULT
0.2
0.6
-0.8
0.0
0.4
55
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
57
LF
1
1935
1935
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.0
58
RF
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
59
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
60
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
62
2B
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
63
3B
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
65
RF
2
1936
1938
SEN/BEG
0.1
0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
66
1B
1
1934
1934
PS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
67
SS
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
68
C
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
69
RF
1
1934
1934
PS
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
70
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
LF
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
72
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
73
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1934
1934
PS
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
75
CF
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
76
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
RF
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
78
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
1B
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
80
2B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
81
2B
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
83
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
84
2B
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
3B
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
86
C
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
87
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
RF
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
90
-
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
91
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
SP
2
1932
1935
BBS/PS
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
93
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
94
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
95
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
96
RP
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
97
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
98
SP
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.2
0.1
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
99
1B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RF
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
101
CF
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
102
-
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
103
SS
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
105
LF
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
106
LF
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.2
0.8
-0.7
-0.2
-0.1
107
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
108
SS
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
109
3B
2
1934
1935
PS
-0.2
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.2
110
RP
3
1931
1940
NYC/CUP
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
-0.0
111
C
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
LF
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.3
0.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
113
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
114
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
116
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
117
1B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
118
C
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
119
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
3B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
122
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
0.0
123
3B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
124
SP
3
1932
1938
MULT
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
125
C
2
1936
1938
SEN/NYC
-0.4
-0.1
0.1
-0.4
0.0
126
SP
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.4
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
-0.0
127
2B
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
128
2B
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
130
RF
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
131
SS
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.5
-0.7
0.1
0.0
0.1
132
CF
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.5
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
133
SS
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
135
SS
2
1936
1940
NYC
-0.6
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
136
RP
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.8
0.0
137
1B
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.8
-0.2
-0.2
-0.3
-0.1
138
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
139
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
140
RF
1
1936
1936
BEG
-1.1
-0.0
-0.2
-0.8
-0.0
141
SP
3
1932
1935
BBS/PS
-1.3
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
0.0

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