Leon Day - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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 Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
BBS
NN2
17
SP
2
18
SP
1
0.8
18
NE
NN2
19
SP
3
1
12
MULT
20
SP
1
1.0
1
0.2
1
7
NE
NN2
21
SP
2
MULT
22
SP
2
15
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
5
9
NE
NN2
24
CF
1
16
20
2
4
MULT
25
CF
3
8
15
12
MULT
MULT
26
2B
17
0.2
2
-0.3
9
-2.8
12
MULT
29
SP
1
-0.2
1
0.8
1
0.5
6
1
19
11
8
SP
1
38
1.0
11
0.0
50
-2.1
6
1.3
9
3
112
 
Team Lg Pos
1
5
9
10
Negro Leagues
1
38
1.0
11
0.0
45
-2.1
6
1.3
9
3
103
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
2
9
Newark Eagles
SP
1
33
-1.6
11
0.0
44
-1.8
6
1.3
9
3
89
6
East All Stars
RP
9
2
Homestead Grays
SP
2
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
5
9
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
2
2.4
1
1
Philadelphia Stars
2B
3
0.2
1
North All Stars
-
1
-0.3

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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