Rocky Mount in Nash County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Walter Fenner “Buck” Leonard
Baseball Hall Of Famer
Rocky Mount Native
Location. 35° 56.136′ N, 77° 48.3′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Nash County. Marker is on Raleigh Road (State Highway 97) near South Grace Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bishop FC Barnes (approx. 0.4 miles away); The ACL 303 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Around the "Y" Community (approx. half a mile away); Douglas Franklin Davis (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Bell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Thelonious Monk (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harold Bascom Durham, Jr. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Operation Dixie (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rocky Mount.
Also see . . . The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Buck Leonard, by Ralph Berger : Negro league fans called him “the black Lou Gehrig,” .... (Submitted on August 13, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Additional keywords. Negro League, Homestead Grays
Categories. • Sports •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.