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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
0
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
175
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
101
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
253
3.94
127
9
4
SP
35
19
.648
73
60
0
36
5
3
457.0
242
192
414
13
176
299
1
14
1094
3.78
123
162 Game Average
18
10
.648
37
31
0
18
3
2
233.2
124
98
212
11
90
153
1
7
930
3.78
123
 
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
8
Newark Eagles
SP
34
18
.654
68
56
34
5
3
431.1
218
171
383
10
166
270
1
12
1008
3.57
131
2
Homestead Grays
SP
1
0
1.000
2
2
0
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
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
1.46
8.1%
11.0%
5.4%
8.9%
1.50
1.23
5.4%
1.5%
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
1.56
18.6%
11.0%
10.3%
9.3%
1.81
1.24
0.4%
0.5%
9
4
SP
457.0
1.29
1.46
15.5%
11.4%
9.1%
8.6%
1.70
1.32
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%
8
Newark Eagles
SP
431.1
1.27
1.45
14.9%
11.4%
9.2%
8.6%
1.63
1.32
1.0%
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
26
47
0
6
.253
.332
.339
.671
9
4
SP
73
1094
956
242
414
43
11
13
18
176
299
14
30
13
.257
.339
.366
.705
 
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
8
Newark Eagles
SP
68
1008
884
218
383
40
10
10
17
166
270
12
27
12
.249
.330
.351
.681
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
6
8
0
1
.200
.333
.200
.533

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