buck leonard

Walter Fenner “Buck” Leonard (September 8, 1907 - September 27, 1997) was a celebrated first baseman. The Rocky Mount, North Carolina native began his career in 1933 with the Brooklyn Royal Giants. He moved on to the Homestead Grays in 1934, remaining there until his retirement in 1950. The Grays were considered one of the greatest baseball teams– of any race– of all time. Leonard and Gibson helped the team win nine straight league championships from 1937 to 1945, with a repeat performance in 1948. The legendary Negro League players were both inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. 

In 1952, a 45-year-old Leonard was offered a Major League contract. He declined. 

“I was not ‘bitter’ by not being allowed to play in the major leagues,“ said Leonard.  "I just said, ‘The time has not come.’  I only wish I cold have played in the big leagues when I was young enough to show what I could do.  When an offer was give me to join up, I was too old and I knew it.”

Morning Surprise

Originally posted by mcshipit

Goodness, I don’t know where this came from but here we go. Placing 110% of the blame on @imoutofmyvulcanmind for this.

This is a little fic full of firsts. First Mckirk, first M/M, first… well, I’ll let you find out. (eep, be gentle, I bruise easy!)

1,495 word(s) of M/M smut. McCoy x Kirk.

Leonard shuffled slowly down the empty hallway, rubbing his bleary eyes. He checked the time on his PADD, groaning inwardly. It was early, too early to already be starting his shift, but his MedBay was full.

“God damned space diseases” Leonard grumbled to himself, followed by a yawn. Before Leonard could finish his yawn, he felt himself being shoved from behind, up against the wall.

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