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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


Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
NN2
17
2
3.0
0
0
0
0
.967
0.00
2.83
BE
NN2
18
17
13
103.2
3
34
0
2
1.000
.953
3.21
2.58
EAS
EWA
18
1
0
4.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.25
2.91
NE
NN2
19
12
11
76.1
0
12
0
0
1.000
.956
1.41
2.55
NE
NN2
20
5
3
29.1
1
8
0
1
1.000
.960
2.76
2.76
HG
NN2
20
1
1
4.2
0
0
0
0
.960
0.00
2.76
EAS
EWA
20
1
0
3.0
0
0
0
0
.667
0.00
1.00
NE
NN2
21
2
2
9.2
0
3
0
0
1.000
.946
2.79
2.53
NE
NN2
22
12
NE
NLP
22
1
EAS
EWA
22
2
0
6.0
0
3
0
0
1.000
1.000
4.50
1.59
VEZ
MEX
23
9
NE
NN2
24
4
27.1
NE
NN2
25
9
HG
NN2
25
1
EAS
EWA
25
2
0
4.1
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
1.00
NE
NN2
26
10
52.2
4
15
1
0
.950
.927
3.25
2.41
NAS
IND
26
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.923
0.00
1.66
EAS
EWA
26
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
2.65
NE
NN2
29
15
15
133.0
8
31
0
1
1.000
.948
2.64
2.53
NE
WS
29
2
2
6.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.931
1.50
2.01
EAS
EWA
29
2
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
2.38
11
6
112
47
476.0
16
108
1
4
.992
.949
2.34
2.35


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
VEZ
MEX
23
5
NE
NN2
24
20
NE
NN2
25
15
NE
NN2
26
8
63.1
11
0
0
0
1.000
.962
1.56
2.34
-2.5
-39.7
-2.1
-0.4
NOS
NSA
26
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
3.97
-0.3
-294.2
-0.3
0.0
NE
WS
29
1
0
8.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.929
4.50
2.90
0.8
94.9
0.8
-0.1
5
3
50
0
72.1
15
0
0
0
1.000
.959
1.87
2.42
-2.1
-28.3
-1.6
-0.5


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
20
1
1
9.0
5
5
0
1
1.000
.953
10.00
5.70
1.0
112.9
1.0
NE
NN2
24
16
NE
NN2
25
3
NE
NN2
26
12
91.0
23
29
4
6
.929
.946
5.14
5.49
-2.4
-26.6
-2.4
PS
NN2
26
3
24.0
13
9
1
0
.957
.946
8.25
5.49
0.2
9.8
0.2
NAS
IND
26
2
16.0
6
9
0
0
1.000
.977
8.44
5.95
2.4
150.0
2.4
NE
NN2
29
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.954
0.00
5.46
-0.2
-190.7
-0.2
5
3
38
1
141.0
47
52
5
7
.952
.950
6.32
5.55
1.0
7.4
1.0


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
20
1
1
9.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.944
2.00
1.64
0.2
24.3
0.3
-0.1
NE
NN2
25
8
NE
NN2
26
2
8.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.937
1.08
1.70
-0.3
-30.6
-0.2
-0.1
3
1
11
1
17.1
3
0
1
0
.750
.941
1.56
1.67
0.0
-2.1
0.1
-0.1


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
NE
NN2
19
3
NE
NN2
29
6
2
1
9


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BE
NN2
18
1
1
8.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.939
3.38
1.75
0.8
101.2
0.9
-0.1
NE
NN2
22
2
NE
NN2
24
2
NE
NN2
29
1
0
1.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.949
9.00
1.57
0.5
504.2
0.5
0.0
4
1
6
1
9.0
4
0
0
0
1.000
.941
4.00
1.73
1.3
146.0
1.4
-0.1


Glossary
Pinch Runner
Team Lg
NE
NN2
19
1
NE
NN2
20
1
NE
NN2
29
1
3
1
3


Glossary
Catcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
24
1
1
1
1



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