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Joe Leonard (baseball)

Joe Leonard
Third Baseman
Born: (1893-11-14)November 14, 1893
West Chicago, Illinois
Died: May 1, 1920(1920-05-01) (aged 26)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1914 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
April 23, 1920 for the Washington Senators
Career statistics
Batting average .226
Home Rus 2
Runs batted in 61

Joseph Howard Leonard (November 15, 1894 – May 1, 1920) was an American Major League Baseball player, born in Chicago, Illinois on November 15, 1894. He died in Washington, D.C. on May 1, 1920.

Leonard played in parts of five seasons (1914, 1916–1920) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians, and Washington Senators. He recorded 179 hits over 791 at-bats in 269 games during his career. Defensively, Leonard was primarily a third baseman.

In 1918 Leonard's career was interrupted while he served in World War I.[1]


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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