Dutch Leonard

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United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925)

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Dutch Leonard happened to be a particularly cantankerous, obstreperous person.
Powers, Dutch Leonard was the sports personality most "cordially hated by the American public.
Column in The Sporting News, May 12, 1973, in Dutch Leonard file, National Baseball Hall of Fame archives, Cooperstown NY.
Dutch Leonard is the premier writer of crime fiction in America.
PITCHING LEADERS WINS Hal Newhouser 170 Bob Feller 137 Rip Sewell 133 Dizzy Trout 129 Bucky Walters 122 Dutch Leonard 122 Mort Cooper 114 Glaude Passeau 111 Bobo Newsom 105 Kirby Higbe 105 STRIKEOUTS Hal Newhouser 1,579 Bob Feller 1,396 Bobo Newsom 1,070 Johnny Vander Meer 972 Dizzy Trout 930 Kirbe Higbe 853 Allie Reynolds 791 Dutch Leonard 779 Mart Cooper 772 Virgil Trucks 760 ERA Spud Chandler 2.
The only other Red Sox catcher to turn the trick was Bill Carrigan, who caught gems by Smokey Joe Wood in 1911 and Rube Foster and Dutch Leonard in 1916.
Besides Nolan Ryan, the 27 other big league pitchers who are credited with throwing two or more nine-inning no-hitters include: Sandy Koufax, Larry Corcoran, Cy Young, Bob Feller, Jim Maloney, Christy Mathewson, Jim Galvin, Al Atkinson, Adonis Terry, Ted Breitenstein, Frank Smith, Addie Joss, Tom Hughes, Dutch Leonard, Johnny Vander Meer, Allie Reynolds, Virgil Trucks, Carl Erskine, Warren Spahn, Jim Bunning, Don Wilson, Ken Holtzman, Bill Stoneman, Steve Busby, Bob Forsch, Hideo Nomo and Randy Johnson.
As a baseball fan for more than 60 years, I recall that in the mid-1940s the old Washington Senators had an entire starting rotation of four knuckleballers, notably right-handers Dutch Leonard, Roger Wolff and Johnny Niggeling along with a lefty, Mickey Haefner.
The Senators' Knuckleball Rotation Pitcher, Years W-L ERA ShO SO BB Dutch Leonard (1933-1953) 191-181 3.
One time former Washington Senator pitcher Dutch Leonard threw one of his famed knucklers to an A's batter who lined a shot that found its way into Leonard's loosely zippered pants.
96 of the Red Sox' Dutch Leonard in 1914 and the 1.