Lennie Pearson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Lennie Pearson



Leonard Curtis Pearson
(Hoss)

Born: May 23, 1918 in Akron, OH
Died: December 7, 1980 in East Orange, NJ
          (62 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 195
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Notes:


• High School: South HS (Akron, OH)
• Buried: Rosedale Cemetery (Orange, NJ)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
19
LF
19
72
57
10
12
3
1
1
11
0
11
0
4
.211
.338
.351
.689
83
NE
NN2
20
LF
23
86
78
12
24
5
2
1
15
2
6
0
2
.308
.357
.462
.819
117
NE
21
CF
35
141
138
18
32
3
2
5
23
2
3
0
.232
.248
.391
.640
71
NE
NN2
22
CF
39
163
150
43
52
8
3
8
33
2
11
2
.347
.391
.600
.991
159
NE
NN2
23
3B
32
116
108
13
30
3
0
4
18
5
8
0
.278
.328
.417
.744
117
HG/NE
NN2
24
1B
52
217
193
44
67
16
0
11
56
3
22
2
.347
.414
.601
1.015
196
MULT
25
1B
39
168
149
30
40
8
5
4
24
5
18
0
1
0
.268
.347
.470
.817
120
NE
NN2
26
1B
32
137
124
18
33
8
1
1
17
1
12
1
.266
.331
.371
.702
90
8
4
1B
271
1100
997
188
290
54
14
35
197
20
91
0
12
0
.291
.350
.478
.829
128
162 Game Average
658
596
112
173
32
8
21
118
12
54
0
7
0
.291
.350
.478
.829
128
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Newark Eagles
1B
263
1065
963
183
281
52
13
35
194
20
90
0
12
0
.292
.352
.482
.834
129
2
Homestead Grays
LF
3
13
12
2
5
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.417
.462
.583
1.045
199
1
North All Stars
-
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
39
1
Philadelphia Stars
LF
3
13
13
1
2
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.154
.154
.308
.462
23



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
72
.309
.340
15.3%
8.3%
1.4%
1.3%
.140
.123
NE
NN2
86
.364
.339
7.0%
9.3%
1.2%
1.5%
.154
.125
NE
141
.285
.341
2.1%
8.4%
3.5%
1.9%
.159
.115
NE
NN2
163
.432
.347
6.7%
9.5%
4.9%
1.4%
.253
.121
NE
NN2
116
.344
.316
6.9%
8.1%
3.4%
1.2%
.139
.102
HG/NE
NN2
217
.464
.326
10.1%
9.6%
5.1%
1.0%
.254
.093
MULT
168
.374
.350
10.7%
9.3%
2.4%
0.7%
.201
.102
NE
NN2
137
.330
.342
8.8%
8.6%
0.7%
0.9%
.105
.103
8
4
1100
.375
.337
8.3%
9.0%
3.2%
1.2%
.188
.108
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Newark Eagles
1065
.378
.338
8.5%
9.0%
3.3%
1.2%
.190
.109
2
Homestead Grays
13
.489
.334
7.7%
9.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.167
.097
1
Philadelphia Stars
13
.200
.353
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.154
.103
1
North All Stars
9
.211
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079

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