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Leon Day



Leon Day


Born: October 30, 1916 in Alexandria, VA
Died: March 14, 1995 in Baltimore, MD
          (78 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995
• Buried: Arbutus Memorial Park (Arbutus, MD)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BBS
NN2
17
SP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
3.0
12
11
11
0
2
2
0
2
25
33.00
13
BE
NN2
18
SP
7
4
.636
17
13
8
0
2
103.2
59
50
103
5
41
62
0
10
449
4.34
118
NE
NN2
19
SP
4
3
.571
9
9
4
0
0
51.2
27
19
47
2
27
37
0
1
229
3.31
144
NE/HG
NN2
20
SP
2
0
1.000
4
3
2
1
1
23.2
18
16
23
3
7
18
0
0
101
6.08
79
NE
NN2
21
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
9.2
3
3
6
2
2
3
0
0
37
2.79
170
NE
22
SP
7
4
.636
14
12
7
1
0
93.0
55
38
89
30
31
1
3.68
127
NE
NN2
24
CF
2
2
.500
4
4
2
0
0
27.1
18
12
30
14
13
0
0
3.95
102
HG/NE
NN2
25
CF
8
2
.800
10
9
9
2
0
83.1
18
16
49
27
86
1
0
1.73
223
MULT
26
2B
4
3
.571
11
7
3
0
0
61.2
32
27
56
1
26
47
0
0
253
3.94
126
NE
29
SP
11
2
.846
16
16
13
2
0
129.0
48
36
106
1
46
103
0
2
30
2.51
168
10
4
SP
46
21
.687
89
76
49
7
3
586.0
290
228
520
14
222
402
1
16
1124
3.50
130
162 Game Average
19
9
.687
37
31
20
3
1
241.2
120
94
214
11
91
166
0
7
910
3.50
130
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
3.0
12
11
11
0
2
2
0
2
25
33.00
13
9
Newark Eagles
SP
45
20
.692
84
72
47
7
3
560.1
266
207
489
11
212
373
1
14
1038
3.32
138
2
Homestead Grays
SP
1
0
1.000
2
2
1
0
0
13.2
10
9
14
3
2
19
0
0
24
5.93
79
1
NNL All Stars
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
6
0
6
8
0
0
37
1.00
582



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBS
NN2
17
SP
3.0
4.33
1.37
8.0%
12.7%
8.0%
7.5%
1.00
1.69
0.0%
0.9%
BE
NN2
18
SP
103.2
1.39
1.54
13.8%
11.4%
9.1%
8.8%
1.51
1.29
1.1%
1.5%
NE
NN2
19
SP
51.2
1.43
1.51
16.2%
11.4%
11.8%
8.8%
1.37
1.29
0.9%
1.5%
NE/HG
NN2
20
SP
23.2
1.27
1.43
17.8%
11.8%
6.9%
8.0%
2.57
1.48
3.0%
1.3%
NE
NN2
21
SP
9.2
0.83
1.44
8.1%
11.2%
5.4%
8.8%
1.50
1.27
5.4%
1.4%
NE
22
SP
93.0
1.28
1.43
7.9%
13.4%
7.7%
9.1%
1.03
1.33
NE
NN2
24
CF
27.1
1.61
1.36
10.5%
10.1%
11.3%
7.7%
0.93
1.31
HG/NE
NN2
25
CF
83.1
0.91
1.32
26.8%
12.0%
8.4%
8.7%
3.19
1.38
MULT
26
2B
61.2
1.33
1.55
18.6%
11.0%
10.3%
9.3%
1.81
1.24
0.4%
0.5%
NE
29
SP
129.0
1.18
1.40
19.4%
13.9%
8.6%
8.6%
2.24
1.47
0.2%
10
4
SP
586.0
1.27
1.44
16.3%
11.6%
9.0%
8.6%
1.81
1.35
1.2%
1.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
3.0
4.33
1.37
8.0%
12.7%
8.0%
7.5%
1.00
1.69
0.0%
0.9%
9
Newark Eagles
SP
560.1
1.25
1.44
15.9%
11.7%
9.1%
8.6%
1.76
1.35
1.1%
1.3%
2
Homestead Grays
SP
13.2
1.17
1.36
33.3%
11.8%
3.5%
8.3%
9.50
1.42
12.5%
1.3%
1
NNL All Stars
RP
9.0
1.33
1.85
21.6%
10.4%
16.2%
9.5%
1.33
1.10
0.0%
0.2%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBS
NN2
17
SP
2
25
21
12
11
2
1
0
1
2
2
2
0
0
.524
.600
.714
1.314
BE
NN2
18
SP
17
449
395
59
103
22
4
5
14
41
62
10
13
7
.261
.345
.375
.720
NE
NN2
19
SP
9
229
194
27
47
8
1
2
3
27
37
1
7
4
.242
.338
.325
.663
NE/HG
NN2
20
SP
4
101
90
18
23
3
1
3
0
7
18
0
4
2
.256
.309
.411
.720
NE
NN2
21
SP
2
37
35
3
6
0
0
2
0
2
3
0
0
0
.171
.216
.343
.559
NE
22
SP
14
55
89
30
31
1
NE
NN2
24
CF
4
18
30
14
13
0
HG/NE
NN2
25
CF
10
18
49
27
86
0
MULT
26
2B
11
253
221
32
56
8
4
1
5
26
47
0
6
.253
.332
.339
.671
NE
29
SP
16
30
24
48
106
0
0
1
2
46
103
2
1
1
4.417
2.139
4.542
6.681
10
4
SP
89
1124
980
290
520
43
11
14
25
222
402
16
31
14
.258
.341
.367
.708
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
2
25
21
12
11
2
1
0
1
2
2
2
0
0
.524
.600
.714
1.314
9
Newark Eagles
SP
84
1038
908
266
489
40
10
11
24
212
373
14
28
13
.250
.332
.352
.685
2
Homestead Grays
SP
2
24
21
10
14
1
0
3
0
2
19
0
2
1
.429
.455
.905
1.359
1
NNL All Stars
RP
1
37
30
2
6
0
0
0
0
6
8
0
1
.200
.333
.200
.533

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James