Frank Leja Stats

Frank Leja was born on Friday, February 7, 1936, in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Leja was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 1, 1954, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Frank Leja baseball stats page.

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Frank Leja

Frank Leja Autograph on a 1955 Topps (#99)

Frank Leja Autograph on a 1955 Topps (#99)

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Birth Name:
Frank John Leja
Nickname:
None
Born On:
02-07-1936  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Holyoke, Massachusetts
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-03-1991 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Boston, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Greenlawn Cemetery, Nahant, Massachusetts
High School:
Holyoke High School (Holyoke, MA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
05-01-1954 (Age 18)
Last Game:
04-29-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable / $40,000 Bonus Baby

Frank Leja

Frank Leja Pitching Stats

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Frank Leja

Frank Leja Hitting Stats

1954 18 Yankees 12 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200
1955 19 Yankees 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1962 26 Angels 7 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 1 .000 .059 .000
3 Years 26 23 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 0 0 1 .043 .083 .043

Frank Leja

Frank Leja Fielding Stats

1954 Yankees 1B 6 0 24 3 0.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
1955 Yankees 1B 2 0 12 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1962 Angels 1B 4 4 102 43 10.8 41 38 3 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .953 10.85
1B Totals 12 4 138 48 4.0 46 43 3 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .958 9.00
3 Years 12 4 138 48 4.0 46 43 3 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .958 9.00

Frank Leja

Frank Leja Miscellaneous Stats

1954 Yankees 0 0 .000 3 5 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
1955 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 5 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1962 Angels 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 2.7 0.0 - - -
3 Years 0 0 .000 7 10 n/a 0.0 2.9 0.0 - - -

Frank Leja

Frank Leja Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1954 New York Yankees 51 Undetermined - -
1955 New York Yankees 51 Undetermined - -
1962 Los Angeles Angels 2 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that Frank Leja was only of only five -- Harry Hanson [17], Neal Brady [18], Tom Carroll [18] and Ray Keating [18] are the other four -- former New York Yankees to play in at least one game before turning 19 years old?

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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