Leandy Young

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Leandy Young
Born: (1909-06-10)June 10, 1909
Dallas, Texas
Died: February 4, 1997(1997-02-04) (aged 87)
Berkeley, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1940, for the Kansas City Monarchs
Last appearance
1946, for the Oakland Larks

Leandy "Lee" Young (June 10, 1909 – February 4, 1997) was an African-American outfielder in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1940 to 1946. During the 1944 Negro League World Series, Young was injured in a car accident. Fellow players John Britton, Pepper Bassett, and Tommy Sampson were also in the car.[1]


  1. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 

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