Dennis Patrick Leonard
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: May 18, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY
School: Iona College (New Rochelle, NY) by the Drafted Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1972 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 4, 1974 (Age 23)
vs. CHW 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Team: Royals 1974-1986 Agents: Jerry Kapstein [*] Final Game: September 27, 1986 (Age 35)
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News -- October 2013
10/9 James Smyth Broadcast: Top Yankees Postseason Home Runs by Inning: Eighth Inning: We are certainly in crunch-time now as we look at the biggest eighth inning postseason homers in Yankees history.6. Thurman Munson ... News -- August 2013
8/27 Mets Merized: From the Organization That Brought Us Generation K, the Mets Now Present Generation DL: I can’t even count how many times broadcasters, commentators or play-by-play announcers have started a sentence with: “The ...
8/2 Mets Merized: When The Royals Ruled The AL West: As the Kansas Royals get ready to visit Citi Field for a weekend set with the Mets, it occurred to me that there is a whole generation ... News -- July 2013
7/2 James Smyth Broadcast: WPA Heroes: Biggest Postseason Homers by Inning: Win Probability Added measures how much every single play in a game swings the game toward a win or a loss. Fangraphs and Baseball-Reference ... News -- May 2013
5/21 Billy-Ball.com: Bartolo Colon beats the Rangers again: The Oakland A’s topped their AL West rival Texas Rangers last night, 9-2. Bartolo Colon (4-2), who turns 40 on Friday, joined ... News -- February 2013
2/20 Kings of Kauffman: How Royals Hall Of Famers Fared In Cooperstown Balloting: I originally intended to post this article the day before the BBWAA unleashed their righteous fury on steroid users and everyone ... News -- November 2012
11/30 Kings of Kauffman: The Royals, Destiny and Powerball: Maybe you’ve heard about this story by now. The nation worked itself into a frenzy this week in preparations for a record ... News -- September 2012
9/9 Royally Speaking: Chen'd:
Bruce Chen's latest masterpiece sent me to baseball-reference.com's play index to see where his chentastic outing places ... News -- August 2012
8/31 Royally Speaking: Bruce Chen: Rolling With The Greats (and Mark Redman):
I was 16 years old when I first became su**** that wins weren't the best way to evaluate a pitcher's season. The year was 1987 ... News -- June 2012
6/2 High Heat Stats: Consecutive CG shutouts by decade: By request of HHS reader Brett, here are the longest individual shutout streaks since 1918, broken down by decade. Note that streaks ... News -- May 2012
5/23 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Kansas City Royals: We finish the 1969 round of expansion with the Kansas City Royals. Just as a reminder, we’re trying to figure out which ... News -- March 2012
3/23 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ...
3/22 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ... News -- February 2012
2/4 High Heat Stats: 100 wins and still with his original team: Thanks to offseason transactions, Justin Verlander is now the only active 100-game winner who is still with his original team. ... News -- January 2012
1/1 High Heat Stats: 20-12 Pitchers: Its happened only twice since 1981, but 39 pitchers have posted a 20-12 record in a season. Here they are sorted by WAR Rk Player ... News -- November 2011
11/4 High Heat Stats: Bob Forsch 1950-2011: A day after the sad news about Manny Alou, today baseball lost another long time player in Bob Forsch. Forsch pitched for sixteen ... News -- October 2011
10/18 B-R Blog: World Series Game 1 Pitcher’s Duels…Not!: Using Play Index, I think these are 5 of the most notable World Series Game 1 situations where both starting pitchers spit the ... News -- September 2011
9/3 B-R Blog: Winning 15+ Games In 1st Or 2nd Season Since 1973: Which pitchers won 15 games or more during their first or second major league season since 1973? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- August 2011
8/19 i70baseball.com: Royals Five Year Bests: PitchersLooking at the top Royals pitchers by WAR by five year periods .
... News -- May 2011
5/26 B-R Blog: 1977 Topps #534 Paul Splittorff: Paul Splittorff of the Royals has died at the age of 64. He is the Royals' all-time leader in Wins: Rank Player Wins IP 1. Paul ... News -- April 2011
4/11 B-R Blog: 1500+ IP After 1932 With ERA+ 100+ & Never An All-Star: How many pitchers had 1,500 IP after 1932 with an ERA+ of 100 or better in their career and never made an All-Star team? Here's ... News -- March 2011
3/16 Royally Speaking: Opening day pitching performances: Spring training is winding down and we're just a little over two weeks away from opening day and Luke Hochevar's first start ... News -- January 2011
1/18 It's About the Money (Stupid): Guest Posting: How Tampa Will Reload:
Greetings backers of the beloved Bronx Bombers. I enter your domain under a flag of truce. Allow me to forewarn you that ... News -- October 2010
10/28 B-R Blog: Worst World Series Game 1 game scores: Well it had to happen eventually. Cliff Lee was creamed in Game 1 of the World Series. Here are the worst game scores, all time, ...
10/21 B-R Blog: Data Dump: Postseason Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Leaders: B-R user Simmy Cohen noticed that we don't have a K/BB leaderboard on our all-time playoff pitching leaders page, and asked if ...
10/18 WasWatching: The 21 Times A Starting Pitcher Excelled In A Post-Season Game Against The Yankees – But His Team Lost Anyway: Rk Player Date Series Gm# Tm Opp Rslt IP H R ER BB SO HR 1 Carl Pavano 2009-10-11 ALDS 3 MIN NYY L 1-4 7.0 5 2 2 0 9 2 2 Josh ... News -- May 2010
5/23 B-R Blog: Jose Lima (1972-2010): Jose Lima has died. Needless to say, this is utterly shocking and tragically sad for his family and loved ones.
As always, I'm ...