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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


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BBS
NN2
17
SP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
3.0
12
11
11
0
2
2
0
2
25
33.00
13
18
SP
7
4
.636
18
13
8
0
2
107.2
63
53
109
5
43
65
0
0
10
469
4.43
115
NE
NN2
19
SP
5
5
.500
12
11
6
1
0
76.1
39
28
69
3
39
54
0
1
330
3.30
150
MULT
20
SP
3
0
1.000
7
4
2
1
2
37.0
23
21
36
4
12
29
0
0
0
158
5.11
97
NE
NN2
21
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
1
0
9.2
3
3
6
2
2
3
0
0
37
2.79
177
MULT
22
SP
7
4
.636
16
12
7
1
0
99.0
55
38
89
0
33
35
0
0
1
20
3.45
136
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
NE
NN2
24
CF
2
2
.500
4
4
2
0
0
27.1
18
12
30
14
13
0
0
3.95
101
MULT
25
CF
9
2
.818
12
9
9
2
0
87.2
18
16
52
0
29
96
1
0
0
17
1.64
230
MULT
MULT
26
2B
4
3
.571
12
7
3
0
0
63.2
32
27
57
1
27
47
0
0
0
260
3.82
150
MULT
29
SP
13
2
.867
19
17
14
2
1
140.0
48
38
107
4
55
116
0
0
3
590
2.44
179
11
6
SP
57
23
.713
113
86
56
8
5
718.1
338
271
627
19
282
489
1
0
17
2188
3.40
140
162 Game Average
19
8
.713
39
29
19
3
2
245.1
115
93
214
10
96
167
0
0
6
1019
3.40
140
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
51
23
.689
104
80
52
8
5
651.1
311
247
566
19
256
460
1
0
17
1906
3.41
139
1
vs Latin Leagues
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
3.0
12
11
11
0
2
2
0
2
25
33.00
13
6
East All Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
9
0
0
0
2
21.1
4
3
13
0
8
22
0
0
0
82
1.27
657
9
Newark Eagles
SP
49
22
.690
90
76
50
8
3
604.1
283
223
522
16
238
409
1
0
15
1738
3.32
142
2
Homestead Grays
SP
1
0
1.000
2
2
1
0
0
13.2
10
9
14
3
2
19
0
0
24
5.93
81
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
6
0
1.000
9
6
4
0
67.0
27
24
61
26
29
0
0
282
3.22
146
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
2
1
6
0
6
8
0
0
37
1.00
936



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBS
NN2
17
SP
3.0
4.33
1.42
8.0%
12.6%
8.0%
7.7%
1.00
1.64
0.0%
0.9%
18
SP
107.2
1.41
1.53
13.9%
12.0%
9.2%
14.1%
1.51
1.30
1.1%
1.9%
NE
NN2
19
SP
76.1
1.41
1.53
16.4%
11.5%
11.8%
8.9%
1.38
1.29
0.9%
1.5%
MULT
20
SP
37.0
1.30
1.47
18.4%
11.3%
7.6%
8.2%
2.42
1.38
2.5%
2.1%
NE
NN2
21
SP
9.2
0.83
1.49
8.1%
11.0%
5.4%
9.0%
1.50
1.23
5.4%
1.4%
MULT
22
SP
99.0
1.23
1.44
8.5%
14.4%
8.0%
10.1%
1.06
1.32
0.0%
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
NE
NN2
24
CF
27.1
1.61
1.35
10.5%
10.2%
11.3%
7.7%
0.93
1.32
MULT
25
CF
87.2
0.92
1.32
28.4%
15.6%
8.6%
9.1%
3.31
1.42
0.0%
MULT
MULT
26
2B
63.2
1.32
1.67
18.1%
11.6%
10.4%
9.7%
1.74
1.16
0.4%
0.9%
MULT
29
SP
140.0
1.16
1.43
19.7%
13.7%
9.3%
8.1%
2.11
1.34
0.7%
1.0%
11
6
SP
718.1
1.27
1.47
16.2%
11.7%
9.3%
9.0%
1.73
1.31
1.0%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
651.1
1.26
1.47
16.8%
11.7%
9.3%
8.9%
1.80
1.32
1.0%
1.2%
1
vs Latin Leagues
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
3.0
4.33
1.42
8.0%
12.6%
8.0%
7.7%
1.00
1.64
0.0%
0.9%
9
Newark Eagles
SP
604.1
1.26
1.46
16.1%
11.6%
9.4%
8.8%
1.72
1.31
0.9%
1.2%
6
East All Stars
RP
21.1
0.98
1.25
26.8%
15.8%
9.8%
11.8%
2.75
1.60
0.0%
1.5%
2
Homestead Grays
SP
13.2
1.17
1.37
33.3%
11.7%
3.5%
8.3%
9.50
1.41
12.5%
1.5%
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
67.0
1.30
1.54
10.3%
12.0%
9.2%
9.6%
1.12
1.25
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
9.0
1.33
2.38
21.6%
9.1%
16.2%
13.8%
1.33
0.66
0.0%
0.3%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
29
SP
19
590
522
48
107
9
0
4
7
0
55
116
0
3
10
0
9
.205
.284
.245
.530
MULT
MULT
26
2B
12
260
226
32
57
8
4
1
5
27
47
0
7
0
0
.252
.332
.336
.668
MULT
25
CF
12
17
14
18
52
0
0
0
0
0
29
96
0
0
1
0
0
3.714
1.884
3.714
5.598
NE
NN2
24
CF
4
18
30
14
13
0
VEZ
MEX
23
SP
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
MULT
22
SP
16
20
17
55
89
0
0
0
0
1
33
35
0
1
0
0
0
5.235
2.412
5.235
7.647
NE
NN2
21
SP
2
37
35
3
6
0
0
2
0
2
3
0
0
0
.171
.216
.343
.559
MULT
20
SP
7
158
142
23
36
7
1
4
1
0
12
29
0
0
4
0
2
.254
.312
.401
.713
NE
NN2
19
SP
12
330
282
39
69
12
2
3
6
39
54
1
8
7
.245
.339
.333
.672
18
SP
18
469
402
63
109
24
4
5
14
1
43
65
1
10
14
0
7
.271
.356
.388
.744
BBS
NN2
17
SP
2
25
21
12
11
2
1
0
1
2
2
2
0
0
.524
.600
.714
1.314
11
6
SP
113
2188
1661
338
627
62
12
19
34
2
282
489
1
17
44
0
25
.240
.322
.326
.647
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
104
1906
1661
311
566
62
12
19
34
2
256
460
1
17
44
0
25
.240
.322
.326
.647
1
vs Latin Leagues
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Baltimore Black Sox
-
2
25
21
12
11
2
1
0
1
2
2
2
0
0
.524
.600
.714
1.314
6
East All Stars
RP
9
82
71
4
13
3
0
0
0
2
8
22
1
0
3
0
0
.183
.266
.225
.491
9
Newark Eagles
SP
90
1738
1518
283
522
56
11
16
33
238
409
0
15
38
24
.236
.318
.319
.638
2
Homestead Grays
SP
2
24
21
10
14
1
0
3
0
2
19
0
2
1
.429
.455
.905
1.359
1
Azules de Veracruz
SP
9
282
27
61
26
29
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
NNL All Stars II
RP
1
37
30
2
6
0
0
0
0
6
8
0
1
.200
.333
.200
.533

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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, 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