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
HG
NN2
27
1B
39
175
153
29
59
17
3
4
34
5
17
1
4
.386
.450
.614
1.065
166
HG
NN2
28
1B
31
138
111
32
38
3
3
6
30
2
25
0
2
.342
.463
.586
1.049
168
HG
NN2
29
1B
39
183
157
50
59
12
3
13
52
2
22
2
2
.376
.459
.739
1.197
209
HG
NN2
30
1B
37
157
132
33
55
10
5
7
48
1
21
0
4
.417
.497
.727
1.224
222
HG
MULT
31
1B
37
160
129
38
51
11
0
12
51
3
25
6
.395
.494
.760
1.253
236
HG
NN2
32
1B
49
206
168
44
62
12
3
8
48
2
34
4
.369
.475
.619
1.094
187
HG
NN2
33
1B
47
202
161
54
56
9
6
11
40
6
38
3
.348
.472
.683
1.156
235
HG
34
1B
34
137
116
19
26
5
0
0
13
3
20
1
0
.224
.343
.267
.610
77
MULT
35
1B
75
347
284
80
92
19
9
4
67
3
55
2
6
0
.324
.437
.496
.933
155
HG
36
1B
54
236
195
52
68
15
6
8
45
2
34
1
6
0
.349
.448
.610
1.058
189
HG
37
1B
40
172
148
31
50
5
3
5
31
0
20
2
2
.338
.424
.514
.937
174
HG
NN2
38
1B
50
209
169
37
57
7
4
7
47
3
38
0
2
.337
.459
.550
1.009
190
HG
NN2
39
1B
32
124
102
17
31
5
1
6
23
2
22
0
0
.304
.427
.549
.976
166
HG
MULT
40
1B
40
163
131
20
35
8
0
4
20
1
30
2
0
.267
.411
.420
.831
142
16
3
1B
625
2700
2239
550
768
142
46
98
567
35
407
11
43
0
.343
.446
.579
1.025
181
162 Game Average
700
580
143
199
37
12
25
147
9
105
4
11
0
.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
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
HG
NN2
175
.460
.356
9.7%
8.8%
2.3%
1.5%
.229
.136
HG
NN2
138
.465
.352
18.1%
8.9%
4.3%
1.6%
.243
.123
HG
NN2
183
.506
.341
12.0%
8.2%
7.1%
1.4%
.363
.127
HG
NN2
157
.522
.340
13.4%
9.3%
4.5%
1.5%
.311
.126
HG
MULT
160
.523
.340
15.6%
8.4%
7.5%
1.8%
.364
.112
HG
NN2
206
.479
.347
16.5%
9.5%
3.9%
1.4%
.250
.121
HG
NN2
202
.502
.316
18.8%
8.1%
5.4%
1.2%
.335
.102
HG
137
.312
.328
14.6%
9.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.043
.097
MULT
347
.435
.349
15.9%
9.6%
1.2%
0.7%
.173
.098
HG
236
.469
.338
14.4%
8.5%
3.4%
0.9%
.262
.100
HG
172
.436
.326
11.6%
8.6%
2.9%
0.8%
.176
.086
HG
NN2
209
.467
.332
18.2%
8.5%
3.3%
0.9%
.213
.088
HG
NN2
124
.451
.343
17.7%
8.9%
4.8%
1.0%
.245
.104
HG
MULT
163
.405
.327
18.4%
8.7%
2.5%
0.7%
.153
.092
16
3
2700
.459
.337
15.1%
8.8%
3.6%
1.1%
.236
.107
 
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
South All Stars
5
.310
.300
40.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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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