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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
151
MULT
20
SP
2
0
1.000
5
3
2
1
2
26.2
18
16
24
3
7
22
0
0
0
111
5.40
86
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
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
138
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
10
5
SP
48
23
.676
101
78
51
8
5
632.0
306
240
555
15
242
441
1
0
16
1307
3.42
137
162 Game Average
18
9
.676
38
30
19
3
2
240.0
116
91
211
10
92
168
0
0
6
907
3.42
137
 
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
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
9
Newark Eagles
SP
46
22
.676
87
74
49
8
3
585.0
278
216
511
12
224
390
1
14
1139
3.32
141
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
MULT
25
CF
87.2
0.92
1.33
28.4%
15.6%
8.6%
9.1%
3.31
1.42
0.0%
MULT
20
SP
26.2
1.16
1.43
19.8%
11.5%
6.3%
8.4%
3.14
1.42
2.7%
1.9%
MULT
29
SP
131.0
1.18
1.39
19.3%
13.9%
8.5%
7.9%
2.26
1.49
0.2%
MULT
MULT
26
2B
63.2
1.32
1.60
18.1%
12.1%
10.4%
8.3%
1.74
1.22
0.4%
0.9%
NE
NN2
19
SP
76.1
1.41
1.54
16.4%
11.4%
11.8%
8.9%
1.38
1.28
0.9%
1.5%
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
24
CF
27.1
1.61
1.34
10.5%
10.2%
11.3%
7.7%
0.93
1.33
MULT
22
SP
99.0
1.23
1.44
8.5%
14.4%
8.0%
10.1%
1.06
1.32
0.0%
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%
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%
10
5
SP
632.0
1.26
1.45
16.7%
11.8%
9.2%
8.8%
1.82
1.35
1.1%
1.3%
 
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%
9
Newark Eagles
SP
585.0
1.26
1.45
16.0%
11.6%
9.2%
8.7%
1.74
1.35
1.1%
1.3%
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%
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
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
5
111
100
18
24
4
1
3
0
0
7
22
0
0
4
0
2
.240
.290
.390
.680
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
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
10
5
SP
101
1307
1129
306
555
50
12
15
28
2
242
441
1
16
35
0
17
.255
.339
.360
.699
 
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
87
1139
986
278
511
44
11
12
27
224
390
14
29
16
.253
.336
.356
.692
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