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
1B
1
5
5
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.600
.600
.800
1.400
285
HG
IND
26
1B
20
86
78
12
26
3
0
3
17
0
6
0
2
.333
.381
.487
.868
168
27
1B
40
178
155
29
59
17
3
4
35
5
0
17
0
0
1
4
1
0
.381
.443
.606
1.049
162
HG
NN2
28
1B
31
138
111
32
38
3
3
6
30
2
25
0
2
.342
.463
.586
1.049
168
29
1B
40
188
161
52
61
12
3
14
54
2
1
23
0
0
2
2
0
0
.379
.462
.752
1.214
214
30
1B
38
161
135
33
56
10
5
7
49
1
0
21
0
0
0
4
1
0
.415
.490
.719
1.209
219
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
229
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
192
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
238
HG
34
1B
34
137
116
19
26
5
0
0
13
3
20
1
0
.224
.343
.267
.610
77
MULT
MULT
35
1B
76
351
288
81
93
19
9
5
68
3
55
1
2
6
0
0
.323
.435
.503
.938
158
MULT
36
1B
55
240
198
53
69
15
7
8
45
2
35
0
1
6
0
0
.348
.449
.616
1.065
190
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
184
HG
NN2
39
1B
32
124
102
17
31
5
1
6
23
2
22
0
0
.304
.427
.549
.976
166
MULT
40
1B
41
167
135
20
36
9
0
4
20
1
0
30
0
2
0
0
1
.267
.407
.422
.829
143
16
5
1B
638
2757
2285
560
783
143
47
101
581
37
2
415
2
0
11
44
2
1
.343
.446
.579
1.025
181
162 Game Average
700
580
142
199
36
12
26
148
10
29
105
29
0
4
11
3
12
.343
.446
.579
1.025
181
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
1B
1
5
5
2
3
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.600
.600
.800
1.400
285
15
Homestead Grays
1B
623
2690
2231
546
765
141
46
98
566
35
405
11
43
0
.343
.446
.579
1.025
181
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
214
1
South All Stars
1B
1
5
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.000
.400
.000
.400
34



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BRG
IND
5
.645
.335
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.200
.104
HG
IND
86
.392
.298
7.0%
8.4%
3.5%
1.4%
.154
.099
178
.452
.355
9.6%
0.0%
8.9%
2.2%
1.5%
.226
.136
HG
NN2
138
.465
.352
18.1%
8.9%
4.3%
1.6%
.243
.123
188
.512
.340
12.2%
0.0%
8.2%
7.4%
1.5%
.373
.128
161
.515
.340
13.0%
0.0%
9.3%
4.3%
1.5%
.304
.126
MULT
169
.515
.340
16.0%
0.6%
8.6%
27.00
7.1%
1.8%
.346
.112
212
.488
.347
17.0%
0.0%
9.4%
3.8%
1.3%
.244
.119
207
.504
.314
18.4%
0.0%
8.0%
5.8%
1.2%
.343
.101
HG
137
.312
.328
14.6%
9.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.097
MULT
MULT
351
.439
.348
15.7%
0.3%
9.5%
55.00
1.4%
0.7%
.181
.098
MULT
240
.470
.339
14.6%
0.0%
8.5%
3.3%
0.9%
.268
.101
MULT
177
.439
.328
12.4%
8.6%
2.8%
0.7%
.172
.085
217
.455
.330
17.5%
0.0%
8.5%
3.2%
0.9%
.205
.085
HG
NN2
124
.451
.343
17.7%
8.9%
4.8%
1.0%
.245
.104
MULT
167
.404
.326
18.0%
8.7%
2.4%
0.7%
.156
.092
16
5
2757
.459
.337
15.1%
8.8%
4.2%
2.4%
3.00
248.15
3.7%
1.1%
.236
.106
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Brooklyn Royal Giants
5
.645
.335
0.0%
8.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.200
.104
15
Homestead Grays
2690
.459
.337
15.1%
8.8%
3.6%
1.1%
.236
.107
1
West All Stars
3
.000
.330
0.0%
14.6%
0.0%
7.9%
1.86
0.0%
1.1%
.000
.069
10
East All Stars
54
.483
.311
14.8%
8.3%
4.4%
8.8%
3.00
1.04
5.6%
1.0%
.273
.081
1
South All Stars
5
.310
.300
40.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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