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
RF
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
44
HG
IND
26
1B
20
86
78
12
26
3
0
3
17
0
6
0
2
.333
.381
.487
.868
162
27
1B
41
182
159
30
61
18
3
4
37
5
0
17
0
0
1
4
1
0
.384
.444
.610
1.054
167
HG
NN2
28
1B
35
156
124
35
43
3
4
6
34
2
29
0
3
.347
.471
.581
1.051
167
29
1B
43
204
174
56
66
15
3
14
57
2
1
26
0
0
2
2
0
0
.379
.465
.741
1.207
207
30
1B
43
182
153
41
64
11
5
9
54
1
0
24
0
0
0
4
1
0
.418
.494
.732
1.226
215
MULT
31
1B
39
169
136
40
53
11
0
12
52
3
1
27
1
0
0
6
0
0
.390
.491
.735
1.226
226
32
1B
50
212
172
46
65
12
3
8
51
4
0
36
0
0
0
4
0
0
.378
.486
.622
1.108
188
33
1B
48
207
166
55
58
9
6
12
43
6
0
38
0
0
0
3
0
0
.349
.471
.693
1.163
233
HG
34
1B
34
137
116
19
26
5
0
0
13
3
20
1
0
.224
.343
.267
.610
76
MULT
MULT
35
1B
76
351
288
81
93
19
9
5
68
3
55
1
2
6
0
0
.323
.435
.503
.938
155
MULT
36
1B
55
240
198
53
69
15
7
8
45
2
35
0
1
6
0
0
.348
.449
.616
1.065
188
MULT
37
1B
41
177
151
32
51
5
3
5
31
0
0
22
2
2
0
0
.338
.429
.510
.939
174
38
1B
52
217
176
37
58
7
4
7
49
3
0
38
0
0
0
3
0
0
.330
.449
.534
.983
185
HG
NN2
39
1B
35
136
109
20
33
5
1
6
24
4
26
1
0
.303
.441
.532
.973
167
MULT
40
1B
41
167
135
20
36
9
0
4
20
1
0
30
0
2
0
0
1
.267
.407
.422
.829
147
16
5
1B
654
2827
2339
578
803
147
48
103
595
39
2
429
2
0
12
45
2
1
.343
.447
.579
1.026
180
162 Game Average
700
579
143
199
36
12
26
147
12
29
106
29
0
4
11
3
12
.343
.447
.579
1.026
180
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
RF
1
4
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
44
15
Homestead Grays
1B
639
2761
2286
565
787
146
47
100
581
37
419
12
44
0
.344
.448
.580
1.029
180
1
West All Stars
-
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
10
East All Stars
1B
12
54
44
10
15
1
1
3
13
2
2
8
2
0
0
1
1
1
.341
.434
.614
1.048
226
1
South All Stars
1B
1
5
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.000
.400
.000
.400
18



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
IND
4
.237
.323
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.098
HG
IND
86
.389
.301
7.0%
8.0%
3.5%
1.4%
.154
.104
182
.454
.350
9.3%
0.0%
8.7%
2.2%
1.5%
.226
.134
HG
NN2
156
.464
.354
18.6%
8.9%
3.8%
1.7%
.234
.128
204
.508
.343
12.7%
0.0%
8.2%
6.9%
1.6%
.362
.132
182
.522
.348
13.2%
0.0%
9.5%
4.9%
1.6%
.314
.130
MULT
169
.515
.343
16.0%
0.6%
8.7%
27.00
7.1%
1.8%
.346
.112
212
.488
.351
17.0%
0.0%
9.5%
3.8%
1.3%
.244
.120
207
.504
.319
18.4%
0.0%
8.1%
5.8%
1.2%
.343
.103
HG
137
.312
.329
14.6%
9.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.097
MULT
MULT
351
.438
.351
15.7%
0.3%
9.6%
55.00
1.4%
0.6%
.181
.099
MULT
240
.470
.341
14.6%
0.0%
8.5%
3.3%
0.9%
.268
.102
MULT
177
.439
.328
12.4%
8.6%
2.8%
0.7%
.172
.085
217
.455
.329
17.5%
0.0%
8.4%
3.2%
0.9%
.205
.085
HG
NN2
136
.453
.341
19.1%
8.9%
4.4%
1.0%
.229
.103
MULT
167
.404
.320
18.0%
8.6%
2.4%
0.7%
.156
.091
16
5
2827
.459
.339
15.2%
8.8%
4.2%
2.3%
3.00
248.15
3.6%
1.2%
.236
.108
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
4
.237
.323
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.098
15
Homestead Grays
2761
.460
.339
15.2%
8.8%
3.6%
1.2%
.236
.109
1
West All Stars
3
.000
.382
0.0%
16.5%
0.0%
7.2%
2.29
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.078
10
East All Stars
54
.483
.311
14.8%
8.4%
4.4%
8.7%
3.00
1.01
5.6%
0.9%
.273
.077
1
South All Stars
5
.290
.341
40.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.105

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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