Newt Allen

Birthdate5/19/1901
Death Date6/9/1988
Debut Year1922
Year of Induction
Teams Negro Leagues
Positions Manager, Second Base

Newt Allen made the list of 39 finalists for the 2006 HoF special Negro Leagues and Pre-Negro Leagues Election though he is not yet enshrined. 

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Newt Allen was one of the best infielders in Negro League history

Newt Allen was one of the best infielders in Negro League history

In 1952 the Pittsburgh Courier polled 31 Negro League players, writers, officials, and managers to select the greatest black players. Today the first and second teams selected by that poll are littered with members of the Hall of Fame. One player from the list on the outside looking in is second bas
Buck O'Neil lists Newt Allen on his All Time Negro League team

Buck O'Neil lists Newt Allen on his All Time Negro League team

Hall of Fame voters have yet to recognize Newt Allen as worthy of induction. The legendary Buck O’Neil does, however, list Allen on his All Time Negro League All Stars. A quick glance down the list finds it peppered with other Hall of Fame players. Allen was chosen in the 1952 Pittsburgh Cour

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