Hubert Benjamin Leonard

Hubert Benjamin Leonard

Birmingham, Erie County, Ohio, USA
Death 11 Jul 1952 (aged 60)
Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7943364 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He was a left handed pitcher making his debut for the Boston Red Sox on April 12, 1913. For eleven seasons, he played with the Boston Red Sox (1913-18), Detroit Tigers (1919-25) and was a member of the Boston Red Sox World Series Championships (1914-15). In 1914, he was the American League Earned Run Average Champion and pitched two no-hitters (1916, 1918). He finished his career with a record of 139 wins, 113 loss, 1160 strikeouts, 152 complete games, 33 shutouts, 13 saves and a 2.76 earned run average. After baseball he became a very successful California fruit farmer and wine maker. He died at age 60 from complications of a stroke.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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