Walter (Buck) Leonard

Walter (Buck) Leonard

Born: Sept. 8, 1907
Baseball 1B

won Negro League championship nine years in a row with the Homestead Grays; hit .391 in 1948 to lead the league; usually batted cleanup behind Josh Gibson; retired at the age of 48; member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Died: Nov. 27, 1997

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