Lennie Pearson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Lennie Pearson



Leonard Curtis Pearson
(Hoss)

Born: May 23, 1918 in La Grange, GA
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
24
93
77
15
18
4
1
1
14
0
12
0
4
.234
.337
.351
.688
76
NE
NN2
20
LF
28
106
95
16
28
5
2
1
17
2
8
0
3
.295
.350
.421
.771
100
NE
21
CF
35
141
138
18
32
3
2
5
23
2
3
0
.232
.248
.391
.640
68
NE
NN2
22
CF
39
163
150
43
52
8
3
8
33
2
11
2
.347
.391
.600
.991
153
23
3B
33
118
110
13
30
3
0
4
18
5
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
.273
.322
.409
.731
109
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
195
MULT
MULT
25
1B
40
171
152
30
40
8
5
4
24
5
18
1
0
1
0
0
.263
.341
.461
.802
114
NE
NN2
26
1B
32
137
124
18
33
8
1
1
17
1
12
1
.266
.331
.371
.702
89
MULT
MULT
27
1B
22
80
76
15
24
2
3
2
13
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
.316
.350
.500
.850
134
MULT
28
1B
68
289
264
57
87
15
2
9
66
19
19
1
1
5
0
1
.330
.377
.504
.881
141
NE
NN2
29
1B
59
236
215
37
60
11
2
5
33
5
18
0
3
.279
.335
.419
.753
105
NE
NN2
30
1B
53
223
202
33
59
6
2
3
27
0
19
0
2
.292
.353
.386
.739
114
12
6
1B
487
1978
1799
340
531
90
23
54
342
44
0
155
1
1
1
23
0
1
.295
.351
.461
.812
122
162 Game Average
658
598
113
177
30
8
18
114
19
0
52
41
2
1
8
0
27
.295
.351
.461
.812
122
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Negro Leagues
485
1974
1795
340
530
90
23
54
342
44
0
155
1
1
1
23
0
1
.295
.352
.461
.813
122
1
vs Major Leagues
2
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
113
 
Team Lg Pos
12
Newark Eagles
1B
471
1926
1749
334
519
87
22
54
337
44
153
1
1
23
0
.297
.354
.464
.818
123
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
53
2
Homestead Grays
LF
3
13
12
2
5
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.417
.462
.583
1.045
197
1
Philadelphia Stars
-
3
13
13
1
2
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.154
.154
.308
.462
17
1
North All Stars
-
2
9
9
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.222
.222
.222
.444
36
1
Negro All Stars
-
2
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
113



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
93
.309
.349
12.9%
8.2%
1.1%
1.6%
.117
.135
NE
NN2
106
.344
.346
7.5%
9.4%
0.9%
1.6%
.126
.130
NE
141
.285
.345
2.1%
8.5%
3.5%
1.9%
.159
.116
NE
NN2
163
.432
.355
6.7%
9.7%
4.9%
1.4%
.253
.124
118
.338
.322
6.8%
0.0%
8.2%
3.4%
1.2%
.136
.104
MULT
221
.466
.328
10.4%
0.0%
9.7%
5.0%
1.0%
.255
.094
MULT
MULT
171
.368
.354
10.5%
0.6%
9.4%
18.00
2.3%
0.7%
.197
.103
NE
NN2
137
.330
.343
8.8%
8.6%
0.7%
0.9%
.105
.104
MULT
MULT
80
.392
.341
5.0%
8.9%
2.5%
0.8%
.184
.099
MULT
289
.400
.345
6.6%
9.4%
3.1%
1.1%
.174
.099
NE
NN2
236
.349
.344
7.6%
9.0%
2.1%
1.0%
.140
.104
NE
NN2
223
.351
.327
8.5%
8.6%
1.3%
0.8%
.094
.095
12
6
1978
.371
.341
7.8%
9.1%
11.1%
9.3%
1.00
0.80
2.7%
1.1%
.166
.106
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Negro Leagues
1974
.372
.341
7.9%
9.1%
11.1%
9.3%
1.00
0.80
2.7%
1.1%
.166
.106
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.252
.242
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.042
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
12
Newark Eagles
1926
.374
.342
7.9%
9.1%
2.8%
1.1%
.168
.107
5
East All Stars
13
.250
.285
7.7%
7.7%
11.1%
9.3%
1.00
0.80
0.0%
0.2%
.083
.045
2
Homestead Grays
13
.489
.336
7.7%
9.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.167
.097
1
Philadelphia Stars
13
.200
.368
0.0%
10.0%
0.0%
0.7%
.154
.109
1
North All Stars
9
.205
.301
0.0%
3.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.095
1
Negro All Stars
4
.252
.242
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.042

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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