1948 Homestead Grays Final Game Buck Leonard Day Program
Leroy “Satchel” Paige, the first Negro League player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Paige signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1948 and two days later became the oldest rookie and the first Black to pitch in an American League baseball game.’
Morris Museum Puts Spotlight on Women’s Baseball
Spotlight - Morristown - Morris Museum Puts Spotlight on Women’s Baseball - NYTimes.com
Buck O'Neil Bobble Head Doll #2 - Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Legends Of The Black Diamond by Suntala Negro League Baseball Legends: Ray Dandridge, Walter "Buck" Leonard, Henry "Pop" Llod, "Willie" Foster, Adnrew "Rube" Foster, Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Martin Dibigo, Oscar Charleston, "Josh" Gibson, James "Cool Papa" Bell, Christobal Torriente
Walter Fenner "Buck" Leonard (September 8, 1907 - November 27, 1997) was a first baseman for the Homestead Grays in the Negro League, batting cleanup behind teammate Josh Gibson. He had a career .321 batting average and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. #TodayInBlackHistory
Buck Leonard....First baseman for Homestead Grays from 1934 to 1950. Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972 along with his teammate Josh Gibson. Leonard led the Negro Leagues in batting average in 1948 with a mark of .395.