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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
18
SP
7
4
.636
18
13
8
0
2
107.2
63
53
109
5
43
65
0
0
10
469
4.43
115
NE
NN2
19
SP
5
5
.500
12
11
6
1
0
76.1
39
28
69
3
39
54
0
1
330
3.30
150
MULT
20
SP
3
0
1.000
7
4
2
1
2
37.0
23
21
36
4
12
29
0
0
0
158
5.11
97
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
176
MULT
22
SP
7
4
.636
16
12
7
1
0
99.0
55
38
89
0
33
35
0
0
1
20
3.45
136
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
NE
NN2
24
CF
2
2
.500
4
4
2
0
0
27.1
18
12
30
14
13
0
0
3.95
100
MULT
25
CF
9
2
.818
12
9
9
2
0
87.2
18
16
52
0
29
96
1
0
0
17
1.64
232
MULT
MULT
26
2B
4
3
.571
12
7
3
0
0
63.2
32
27
57
1
27
47
0
0
0
260
3.82
143
MULT
29
SP
11
2
.846
18
16
13
2
1
131.0
48
36
108
1
46
104
0
0
2
38
2.47
168
11
6
SP
55
23
.705
112
85
55
8
5
709.1
338
269
628
16
273
477
1
0
16
1636
3.41
138
162 Game Average
19
8
.705
39
29
19
3
2
245.0
117
93
217
11
94
165
0
0
6
959
3.41
138
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
49
23
.681
103
79
51
8
5
642.1
311
245
567
16
247
448
1
0
16
1354
3.43
137
1
vs Latin Leagues
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
 
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
47
22
.681
89
75
49
8
3
595.1
283
221
523
13
229
397
1
14
1186
3.34
140
6
East All Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
9
0
0
0
2
21.1
4
3
13
0
8
22
0
0
0
82
1.27
657
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
82
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
6
0
6
8
0
0
37
1.00
720



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBS
NN2
17
SP
3.0
4.33
1.42
8.0%
12.6%
8.0%
7.7%
1.00
1.64
0.0%
0.9%
18
SP
107.2
1.41
1.53
13.9%
12.0%
9.2%
14.1%
1.51
1.30
1.1%
1.9%
NE
NN2
19
SP
76.1
1.41
1.53
16.4%
11.5%
11.8%
8.9%
1.38
1.29
0.9%
1.5%
MULT
20
SP
37.0
1.30
1.47
18.4%
11.3%
7.6%
8.4%
2.42
1.38
2.5%
2.0%
NE
NN2
21
SP
9.2
0.83
1.47
8.1%
11.1%
5.4%
8.9%
1.50
1.24
5.4%
1.4%
MULT
22
SP
99.0
1.23
1.44
8.5%
14.4%
8.0%
10.1%
1.06
1.32
0.0%
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
NE
NN2
24
CF
27.1
1.61
1.34
10.5%
10.2%
11.3%
7.7%
0.93
1.33
MULT
25
CF
87.2
0.92
1.33
28.4%
15.6%
8.6%
9.1%
3.31
1.42
0.0%
MULT
MULT
26
2B
63.2
1.32
1.62
18.1%
11.8%
10.4%
9.3%
1.74
1.18
0.4%
0.9%
MULT
29
SP
131.0
1.18
1.39
19.3%
13.9%
8.5%
7.9%
2.26
1.49
0.2%
11
6
SP
709.1
1.27
1.46
16.0%
11.8%
9.2%
8.9%
1.75
1.34
1.2%
1.3%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
642.1
1.27
1.46
16.6%
11.7%
9.2%
8.8%
1.81
1.35
1.2%
1.3%
1
vs Latin Leagues
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
3.0
4.33
1.42
8.0%
12.6%
8.0%
7.7%
1.00
1.64
0.0%
0.9%
6
East All Stars
RP
21.1
0.98
1.26
26.8%
15.7%
9.8%
11.9%
2.75
1.59
0.0%
1.5%
9
Newark Eagles
SP
595.1
1.26
1.46
15.9%
11.6%
9.2%
8.6%
1.73
1.35
1.1%
1.4%
2
Homestead Grays
SP
13.2
1.17
1.37
33.3%
11.7%
3.5%
8.3%
9.50
1.40
12.5%
1.5%
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
9.0
1.33
2.02
21.6%
9.8%
16.2%
12.5%
1.33
0.78
0.0%
0.3%



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
18
SP
18
469
402
63
109
24
4
5
14
1
43
65
1
10
14
0
7
.271
.356
.388
.744
NE
NN2
19
SP
12
330
282
39
69
12
2
3
6
39
54
1
8
7
.245
.339
.333
.672
MULT
20
SP
7
158
142
23
36
7
1
4
1
0
12
29
0
0
4
0
2
.254
.312
.401
.713
NE
NN2
21
SP
2
37
35
3
6
0
0
2
0
2
3
0
0
0
.171
.216
.343
.559
MULT
22
SP
16
20
17
55
89
0
0
0
0
1
33
35
0
1
0
0
0
5.235
2.412
5.235
7.647
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
NE
NN2
24
CF
4
18
30
14
13
0
MULT
25
CF
12
17
14
18
52
0
0
0
0
0
29
96
0
0
1
0
0
3.714
1.884
3.714
5.598
MULT
MULT
26
2B
12
260
226
32
57
8
4
1
5
27
47
0
7
0
0
.252
.332
.336
.668
MULT
29
SP
18
38
32
48
108
0
0
1
2
0
46
104
0
2
1
0
1
3.375
1.950
3.469
5.419
11
6
SP
112
1636
1171
338
628
53
12
16
29
2
273
477
1
16
35
0
17
.256
.340
.363
.703
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
103
1354
1171
311
567
53
12
16
29
2
247
448
1
16
35
0
17
.256
.340
.363
.703
1
vs Latin Leagues
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
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
6
East All Stars
RP
9
82
71
4
13
3
0
0
0
2
8
22
1
0
3
0
0
.183
.266
.225
.491
9
Newark Eagles
SP
89
1186
1028
283
523
47
11
13
28
229
397
14
29
16
.254
.337
.359
.696
2
Homestead Grays
SP
2
24
21
10
14
1
0
3
0
2
19
0
2
1
.429
.455
.905
1.359
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
1
37
30
2
6
0
0
0
0
6
8
0
1
.200
.333
.200
.533

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