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Long Island Player of the Year
Calhoun, C, Sr.
He earned the Diamond Award presented to Nassau’s top player after a season in which he broke almost every record in Calhoun baseball history. Thomas batted .485 with 40 runs, eight doubles, seven home runs, 31 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases. He had a .648 on-base percentage and a .941 slugging percentage. In his three-year career, he had 112 hits, 20 home runs, 99 runs, 95 RBIs and a .465 average as the Colts compiled a 45-9 record with him behind the plate.
(Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara)