Jack Calvo

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Jacinto Calvo Gonzalez
born Jacinto Del Calvo

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 156 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jack Calvo was the ballplaying name of a player who managed to play both in the Negro Leagues and the white major leagues. Although he played the Negro game, he was light enough for the white game.

He played twice for the Washington Senators, seven years apart. The first time was in 1913, and the second time was in 1920. The second time, he brought Jose Acosta, another Negro League Cuban, along with him.

Both the 1913 and 1920 teams featured Walter Johnson and were managed by Clark Griffith.

  • He is in the Cuban Hall of Fame.

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