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Leon Day



Leon Day


Born: October 30, 1916 in Alexandria, VA
Died: March 13, 1995 in Baltimore, MD
          (78 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995
• Buried: Arbutus Memorial Park (Arbutus, MD)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
25
CF
44
146
134
22
45
8
1
1
24
1
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
.336
.390
.433
.823
140
NE
NN2
24
CF
43
163
152
23
48
8
5
4
32
2
11
0
.316
.362
.513
.875
149
MULT
MULT
26
2B
35
137
125
18
33
5
1
0
9
2
9
1
0
3
0
0
.264
.313
.320
.633
71
MULT
29
SP
28
70
62
15
21
2
1
1
10
0
0
7
0
0
1
0
0
0
.339
.414
.452
.866
137
18
SP
19
47
44
7
9
3
0
0
4
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
.205
.255
.273
.528
33
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
14
49
47
6
14
4
1
1
11
0
2
5
0
0
.298
.327
.489
.816
110
MULT
20
SP
10
27
24
8
10
2
0
0
6
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
.417
.462
.500
.962
146
NE
NN2
19
SP
16
39
36
6
13
2
0
0
6
0
1
0
2
.361
.378
.417
.795
104
MULT
22
SP
20
45
43
5
13
1
2
0
3
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
.302
.318
.419
.737
95
BBS
NN2
17
SP
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NE
NN2
21
SP
2
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
31
11
8
SP
234
728
672
110
207
35
11
7
105
5
0
48
7
0
1
7
0
0
.308
.355
.424
.779
114
162 Game Average
504
465
76
143
24
8
5
73
4
0
33
49
0
1
5
0
0
.308
.355
.424
.779
114
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
220
679
625
104
193
31
10
6
94
5
0
46
2
0
1
7
0
0
.309
.357
.419
.776
115
1
vs Latin Leagues
14
49
47
6
14
4
1
1
11
0
2
5
0
0
.298
.327
.489
.816
110
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
6
East All Stars
RP
9
7
7
1
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.286
.429
18
9
Newark Eagles
SP
199
638
585
96
181
27
10
6
90
5
45
0
1
7
0
.309
.360
.421
.780
116
2
Homestead Grays
SP
2
6
6
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.167
.167
.333
.500
44
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
14
49
47
6
14
4
1
1
11
0
2
5
0
0
.298
.327
.489
.816
110
1
North All Stars
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Philadelphia Stars
2B
3
15
15
4
7
2
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.467
.467
.600
1.067
174
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
3
12
11
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.273
.333
.273
.606
105



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBS
NN2
1
.000
.331
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
47
.249
.355
6.4%
0.0%
8.9%
0.0%
1.5%
.068
.135
NE
NN2
39
.351
.351
2.6%
8.8%
0.0%
1.7%
.056
.127
MULT
27
.426
.347
7.4%
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
1.6%
.083
.135
NE
NN2
4
.235
.346
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.130
MULT
45
.327
.344
2.2%
2.2%
8.7%
1.00
0.0%
1.9%
.116
.116
VEZ
MEX
49
.363
.353
4.1%
9.4%
10.2%
10.2%
0.40
0.92
2.0%
1.2%
.191
.127
NE
NN2
163
.397
.322
6.7%
8.3%
2.5%
1.2%
.197
.104
MULT
146
.393
.328
8.2%
0.0%
9.7%
0.7%
1.0%
.097
.094
MULT
MULT
137
.301
.353
6.6%
0.7%
9.3%
9.00
0.0%
0.7%
.056
.102
MULT
70
.414
.346
10.0%
0.0%
9.4%
1.4%
1.0%
.113
.099
11
8
728
.361
.339
6.6%
9.0%
12.5%
10.1%
0.29
0.96
1.0%
1.2%
.116
.108
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
679
.361
.338
6.8%
9.0%
28.6%
9.9%
0.00
1.21
0.9%
1.1%
.110
.107
1
vs Latin Leagues
49
.363
.353
4.1%
9.4%
10.2%
10.2%
0.40
0.92
2.0%
1.2%
.191
.127
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Baltimore Black Sox
1
.000
.331
0.0%
7.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.094
6
East All Stars
7
.184
.320
0.0%
11.5%
28.6%
9.9%
0.00
1.21
0.0%
1.0%
.143
.085
9
Newark Eagles
638
.362
.339
7.1%
9.0%
0.9%
1.2%
.111
.108
2
Homestead Grays
6
.227
.333
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
1.2%
.167
.107
1
Azules de Veracruz
49
.363
.353
4.1%
9.4%
10.2%
10.2%
0.40
0.92
2.0%
1.2%
.191
.127
1
Philadelphia Stars
15
.497
.368
0.0%
10.0%
0.0%
0.7%
.133
.109
1
North All Stars
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
1
NNL All Stars II
12
.307
.283
8.3%
4.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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