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
81
NE
NN2
20
LF
24
90
80
14
25
5
2
1
15
2
7
0
3
.313
.368
.463
.830
120
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
NE/HG
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
27
1B
22
81
77
15
24
2
3
2
14
0
4
0
0
.312
.346
.494
.839
141
NE
28
1B
62
262
241
52
77
14
1
6
54
18
17
0
4
.320
.364
.461
.825
134
NE
NN2
29
1B
59
236
215
37
60
11
2
5
33
5
18
0
3
.279
.335
.419
.753
106
11
5
1B
415
1683
1532
294
452
81
20
48
298
43
131
0
20
0
.295
.351
.468
.819
126
162 Game Average
657
598
115
176
32
8
19
116
17
51
0
8
0
.295
.351
.468
.819
126
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Negro Leagues
413
1679
1528
294
451
81
20
48
298
43
131
0
20
0
.295
.351
.469
.819
126
1
vs Major Leagues
2
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
75
 
Team Lg Pos
11
Newark Eagles
1B
405
1644
1494
289
442
79
19
48
295
43
130
0
20
0
.296
.352
.471
.823
127
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
1
Negro All Stars
LF
2
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
75



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
72
.308
.341
15.3%
8.2%
1.4%
1.4%
.140
.127
NE
NN2
90
.367
.340
7.8%
9.3%
1.1%
1.5%
.150
.126
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
NE/HG
NN2
217
.464
.326
10.1%
9.6%
5.1%
1.0%
.254
.093
MULT
168
.374
.351
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
81
.389
.330
4.9%
8.6%
2.5%
0.8%
.182
.087
NE
262
.381
.335
6.5%
8.5%
2.3%
1.0%
.141
.092
NE
NN2
236
.349
.343
7.6%
8.9%
2.1%
1.0%
.140
.104
11
5
1683
.373
.338
7.8%
8.9%
2.9%
1.1%
.173
.104
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Negro Leagues
1679
.374
.338
7.8%
8.9%
2.9%
1.1%
.173
.104
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.252
.293
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.045
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
11
Newark Eagles
1644
.375
.338
7.9%
8.9%
2.9%
1.1%
.175
.105
2
Homestead Grays
13
.489
.334
7.7%
9.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.167
.097
1
North All Stars
9
.211
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.000
.079
1
Philadelphia Stars
13
.200
.354
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.154
.104
1
Negro All Stars
4
.252
.293
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.045

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