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: 6'2"
Wt: 214
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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
23
3B
33
118
110
13
30
3
0
4
18
5
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
.273
.322
.409
.731
113
MULT
24
1B
54
221
196
45
68
17
0
11
57
3
0
23
0
0
0
2
0
0
.347
.416
.602
1.018
196
MULT
MULT
25
1B
40
171
152
30
40
8
5
4
24
5
18
1
0
1
0
0
.263
.341
.461
.802
118
NE
NN2
26
1B
32
137
124
18
33
8
1
1
17
1
12
1
.266
.331
.371
.702
90
MULT
MULT
27
1B
23
82
78
15
24
2
3
2
14
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
.308
.341
.487
.829
138
MULT
28
1B
63
265
244
52
78
14
1
6
55
18
17
0
4
0
1
.320
.364
.459
.823
134
NE
NN2
29
1B
59
236
215
37
60
11
2
5
33
5
18
0
3
.279
.335
.419
.753
106
NE
NN2
30
1B
52
218
197
32
58
6
2
3
27
0
19
0
2
.294
.356
.391
.747
117
12
6
1B
473
1914
1741
327
512
88
22
51
327
43
0
151
1
0
0
22
0
1
.294
.350
.458
.808
125
162 Game Average
656
596
112
175
30
8
17
112
17
0
52
41
0
0
8
0
27
.294
.350
.458
.808
125
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Negro Leagues
471
1910
1737
327
511
88
22
51
327
43
0
151
1
0
0
22
0
1
.294
.351
.458
.809
125
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
12
Newark Eagles
1B
457
1862
1691
321
500
85
21
51
322
43
149
0
22
0
.296
.353
.461
.814
126
5
East All Stars
CF
6
13
12
1
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
.167
.231
.250
.481
54
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
-
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
118
.338
.315
6.8%
0.0%
8.0%
3.4%
1.2%
.136
.102
MULT
221
.466
.326
10.4%
0.0%
9.6%
5.0%
1.0%
.255
.093
MULT
MULT
171
.368
.348
10.5%
0.6%
9.3%
18.00
2.3%
0.7%
.197
.101
NE
NN2
137
.330
.342
8.8%
8.6%
0.7%
0.9%
.105
.103
MULT
MULT
82
.385
.331
4.9%
8.6%
2.4%
0.8%
.179
.087
MULT
265
.381
.334
6.4%
8.5%
2.3%
1.0%
.139
.091
NE
NN2
236
.349
.343
7.6%
8.9%
2.1%
1.0%
.140
.104
NE
NN2
218
.355
.326
8.7%
8.6%
1.4%
0.7%
.096
.094
12
6
1914
.370
.336
7.9%
8.9%
11.1%
1.4%
1.00
286.05
2.7%
1.1%
.164
.103
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Negro Leagues
1910
.371
.336
7.9%
8.9%
11.1%
1.4%
1.00
286.05
2.7%
1.1%
.164
.103
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
12
Newark Eagles
1862
.373
.336
8.0%
8.9%
2.7%
1.1%
.166
.103
5
East All Stars
13
.250
.294
7.7%
7.9%
11.1%
9.3%
1.00
0.82
0.0%
0.6%
.083
.057
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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