Buck Leonard - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Buck Leonard



Walter Fenner Leonard


Born: September 8, 1907 in Rocky Mount, NC
Died: November 27, 1997 in Rocky Mount, NC
          (90 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972
• Buried: Garden of Gethsemane Cemetery (Rocky Mount, NC)
• Relatives: Charlie Leonard (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BRG
IND
25
1B
1
5
5
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.600
.600
.800
1.400
285
HG
IND
26
1B
20
86
78
12
26
3
0
3
17
0
6
0
2
.333
.381
.487
.868
168
HG
NN2
27
1B
39
175
153
29
59
17
3
4
34
5
17
1
4
.386
.450
.614
1.065
166
HG
NN2
28
1B
31
138
111
32
38
3
3
6
30
2
25
0
2
.342
.463
.586
1.049
168
HG
NN2
29
1B
39
183
157
50
59
12
3
13
52
2
22
2
2
.376
.459
.739
1.197
209
HG
NN2
30
1B
28
118
100
26
46
8
4
6
40
1
14
0
4
.460
.526
.800
1.326
249
HG
MULT
31
1B
37
160
129
38
51
11
0
12
51
3
25
6
.395
.494
.760
1.253
236
HG
NN2
32
1B
49
206
168
44
62
12
3
8
48
2
34
4
.369
.475
.619
1.094
187
HG
NN2
33
1B
46
198
158
54
56
9
6
11
39
6
37
3
.354
.477
.696
1.173
240
HG
34
1B
34
137
116
19
26
5
0
0
13
3
20
1
0
.224
.343
.267
.610
77
MULT
35
1B
75
347
284
80
92
19
9
4
67
3
55
2
6
0
.324
.437
.496
.933
155
HG
36
1B
54
236
195
52
68
15
6
8
45
2
34
1
6
0
.349
.448
.610
1.058
189
HG
37
1B
40
172
148
31
50
5
3
5
31
0
20
2
2
.338
.424
.514
.937
174
13
3
1B
493
2161
1802
469
636
120
40
80
468
29
309
9
41
0
.353
.450
.597
1.047
185
162 Game Average
710
592
154
209
39
13
26
154
10
102
5
13
0
.353
.450
.597
1.047
185
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
1B
1
5
5
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.600
.600
.800
1.400
285
12
Homestead Grays
1B
491
2151
1794
465
633
119
40
80
467
29
307
9
41
0
.353
.450
.598
1.047
185
1
South All Stars
1B
1
5
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.000
.400
.000
.400
34



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
IND
5
.645
.335
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.200
.104
HG
IND
86
.392
.298
7.0%
8.4%
3.5%
1.4%
.154
.099
HG
NN2
175
.460
.356
9.7%
8.8%
2.3%
1.5%
.229
.136
HG
NN2
138
.465
.352
18.1%
8.9%
4.3%
1.6%
.243
.123
HG
NN2
183
.506
.341
12.0%
8.2%
7.1%
1.4%
.363
.127
HG
NN2
118
.556
.339
11.9%
9.3%
5.1%
1.5%
.340
.125
HG
MULT
160
.523
.340
15.6%
8.4%
7.5%
1.8%
.364
.112
HG
NN2
206
.479
.347
16.5%
9.5%
3.9%
1.4%
.250
.121
HG
NN2
198
.509
.316
18.7%
8.1%
5.6%
1.2%
.342
.102
HG
137
.312
.328
14.6%
9.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.097
MULT
347
.435
.349
15.9%
9.6%
1.2%
0.7%
.173
.098
HG
236
.469
.338
14.4%
8.5%
3.4%
0.9%
.262
.100
HG
172
.436
.326
11.6%
8.6%
2.9%
0.8%
.176
.086
13
3
2161
.464
.338
14.3%
8.8%
3.7%
1.2%
.244
.110
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
5
.645
.335
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.200
.104
12
Homestead Grays
2151
.464
.338
14.3%
8.9%
3.7%
1.2%
.245
.110
1
South All Stars
5
.310
.300
40.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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