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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
7.3
-0.5
-0.0
7.8
-0.0
2
RF
1
1929
1929
NLG
5.8
5.2
0.8
0.0
-0.2
3
SP
2
1934
1935
PS
4.3
-0.4
0.0
4.7
0.0
4
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
3.8
0.2
-0.0
3.7
-0.0
5
2B
1
1929
1929
NLG
3.3
2.5
0.7
0.0
0.1
6
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
3.0
-0.2
0.0
3.2
0.0
7
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
2.9
0.4
0.2
2.3
-0.0
8
1B
3
1934
1936
PS/NYC
2.9
3.9
-0.6
0.0
-0.4
9
LF
4
1932
1936
MULT
2.8
1.8
1.5
0.0
-0.5
10
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
2.6
0.0
0.0
2.5
0.0
11
2B
3
1932
1935
BBS/PS
2.5
-0.7
2.6
0.0
0.5
12
SS
1
1932
1932
BBS
2.4
1.6
0.6
0.0
0.2
13
3B
1
1929
1929
NLG
2.2
1.8
0.2
0.0
0.1
14
SP
2
1934
1935
PS
2.0
-0.4
-0.2
2.6
-0.0
15
1B
1
1929
1929
NLG
1.9
1.4
0.8
0.0
-0.2
16
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
1.9
-0.2
0.0
2.0
0.0
17
RF
2
1934
1935
PS
1.8
1.9
0.1
0.0
-0.1
18
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.7
1.2
0.3
0.2
0.0
19
CF
3
1932
1935
PS/BBS
1.5
0.0
1.7
0.0
-0.2
20
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
1.5
-0.0
-0.1
1.6
-0.0
21
RF
1
1935
1935
PS
1.4
1.2
0.3
0.0
-0.1
22
RF
2
1932
1938
SEN/BBS
1.3
1.1
0.3
0.2
-0.2
23
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
1.1
0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
24
SP
2
1929
1936
NYC/NLG
1.1
-0.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
25
SP
2
1936
1940
NYC
1.0
0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
26
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.4
-0.0
27
CF
1
1929
1929
NLG
1.0
1.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
28
C
3
1934
1936
BEG/PS
1.0
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.1
29
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.9
-0.2
-0.2
1.3
-0.1
30
2B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.9
0.1
0.7
0.0
0.0
31
SS
2
1934
1935
PS
0.9
-0.6
0.9
0.0
0.6
32
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.9
-0.1
-0.1
1.1
-0.0
33
3B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.9
0.1
0.7
0.0
0.0
34
SS
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.9
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.1
35
3B
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.8
2.0
-1.3
0.0
0.1
36
2B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.8
0.9
-0.2
0.0
0.1
37
CF
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.7
1.4
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
38
CF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.0
39
RF
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.5
0.1
0.7
-0.2
-0.0
40
C
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.5
0.4
0.1
-0.1
0.1
41
CF
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
-0.0
42
SS
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.4
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.1
43
C
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.4
-0.3
0.7
0.0
0.1
44
CF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.4
0.8
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
45
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
46
SS
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.4
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.1
47
1B
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.4
1.3
-0.8
0.0
-0.2
48
LF
2
1936
1938
NYC/SEN
0.4
0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
49
LF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.4
-0.0
0.6
0.0
-0.2
50
3B
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.3
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
51
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.3
-0.0
0.1
0.3
-0.0
52
3B
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.3
0.6
-0.3
0.0
0.0
53
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.6
-0.0
54
SP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
55
C
2
1934
1936
NYC/PS
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
56
LF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
57
RF
2
1936
1938
BEG/SEN
0.2
0.9
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
58
2B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
59
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
60
3B
2
1936
1940
NYC
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
62
C
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.2
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.1
63
RF
2
1936
1940
NYC
0.2
0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
64
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
66
RP
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
67
RF
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
68
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
69
LF
1
1935
1935
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.0
70
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
-0.0
71
1B
3
1932
1938
MULT
0.1
-0.3
0.8
0.0
-0.3
72
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
73
RP
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
74
2B
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
75
1B
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
76
C
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
77
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
78
RP
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
79
1B
1
1934
1934
PS
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
80
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
81
LF
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
82
LF
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.0
0.5
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
83
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
3B
1
1932
1932
BBS
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
86
CF
1
1936
1936
BEG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
87
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
88
RP
1
1938
1938
SEN
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
C
1
1934
1934
PS
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
C
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.0
-0.4
0.3
0.0
0.1
91
RF
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
2B
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
95
SP
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
96
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
97
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
-0.0
98
SP
2
1932
1935
PS/BBS
-0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
99
RF
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
100
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
101
SS
2
1929
1936
NYC/NLG
-0.1
-0.5
0.1
0.0
0.3
102
1B
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
103
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
104
2B
1
1934
1934
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
RF
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
106
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
107
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
108
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
110
RP
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
111
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
112
LF
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
0.9
-0.7
-0.2
-0.1
113
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
114
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
115
C
5
1932
1940
MULT
-0.2
0.2
-0.8
0.0
0.4
116
C
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
117
-
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
118
-
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
119
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
120
LF
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
121
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
122
1B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
123
3B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
125
SS
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
126
3B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
128
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
130
SP
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
131
RP
3
1931
1940
CUP/NYC
-0.3
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
-0.0
132
2B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
134
C
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.3
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
135
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
136
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
137
SP
3
1932
1938
MULT
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
138
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
139
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
140
SS
2
1936
1940
NYC
-0.4
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.2
141
2B
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.4
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
142
2B
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.4
0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.1
143
C
2
1936
1938
NYC/SEN
-0.4
-0.1
0.1
-0.4
0.0
144
3B
2
1934
1935
PS
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.2
145
SS
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.5
-0.7
0.1
0.0
0.1
146
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
147
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
148
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
149
CF
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.6
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
150
SS
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.6
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1938
1938
SEN
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
152
-
1
1932
1932
BBS
-0.6
0.3
0.0
-0.9
0.0
153
RP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.7
-0.1
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
154
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
155
1B
1
1935
1935
PS
-0.8
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
156
-
1
1936
1936
BEG
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
157
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.8
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
-0.0
158
SP
3
1932
1935
PS/BBS
-1.0
0.0
0.0
-1.1
0.0
159
RF
1
1936
1936
BEG
-1.1
0.0
-0.2
-0.9
-0.0
160
-
1
1929
1929
NLG
-1.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.1
-0.0

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