Charlie Culver
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Born: (1892-11-17)November 17, 1892
Buffalo, New York
Died: January 4, 1970(1970-01-04) (aged 77)
Montreal, Quebec
Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1916, for the Lincoln Stars
Last appearance
1920, for the Lincoln Giants
Member of the Canadian
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Charles Culver (November 17, 1892 – January 4, 1970), also known as "Charlie Calvert", was an American Negro league infielder between 1916 and 1920.

A native of Buffalo, New York, Culver made his Negro leagues debut in 1916 for the Lincoln Stars. He went on to play for the Pennsylvania Red Caps of New York and Lincoln Giants through 1920,[1][2] and in 1922 broke the color barrier by playing in six games for the Montreal Royals of the Eastern Canada League.[3][4] Culver died in Montreal, Quebec in 1970 at age 77.


  1. ^ "Charlie Culver". Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Charlie Culver". Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "Charlie Culver (B-R Bullpen)". Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  4. ^ Christian Trudeau. "24 Years Before Jackie Robinson, Charlie Culver Broke Barriers in Montreal". Retrieved October 7, 2020.