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Paul Calvert

Paul Leo Emile Calvert
Born: Oct. 6, 1917 in Montreal, Canada
Died: Feb. 1, 1999 in Sherbrooke, Canada
Debut: 1942 | Pos: P
H: 6' | W: 185 | B: R | T: R

YR W L G SV IP SO ERA
7 9 22 109 5 301.2 102 5.31

>> Visit the Paul Calvert biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Paul Calvert, a pitcher who posted a 9-22 record over seven major league seasons, died on Feb. 1, 1999.

 Calvert pitched 301.2 innings in the majors in a season that included stops with Cleveland (1942-1945), Washington (1949), Detroit (1950-1951).

In 1949, while pitching for Washington, Calvert posted a 6-17 record in 23 starts with a 5.43 ERA to lead the league in losses. His losses included a 14-game losing streak -- one of the longest in American League history.

The following season, he was selected off waivers by the Detroit Tigers.