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Steel Arm Davis



Walter Davis
(Lefty)

Born: June 22, 1896 in Wortham, TX
Died: November 30, 1941 in Chicago, IL
          (45 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Buried: Cook County Cemetery (Oak Forest, IL)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
24
SP
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
DS
NNL
27
RF
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
0
3
.338
.391
.500
.891
133
CAG
NNL
28
RF
22
91
79
16
26
4
2
2
16
4
9
3
.329
.398
.506
.904
166
CAG
WS
31
RF
9
37
36
9
13
1
2
1
7
2
0
1
6
0
0
0
.361
.378
.583
.962
164
CUB
CUB
31
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
CAG
32
RF
66
275
256
43
83
15
8
3
39
9
4
15
4
3
1
.324
.369
.480
.849
142
CAG
NvM
33
RF
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
207
37
LF
39
172
159
31
44
11
5
2
29
2
0
10
0
0
2
1
0
0
.277
.327
.447
.774
111
NEG
NN2
38
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
187
CAG
NN2
39
1B
27
103
88
10
22
4
1
2
17
0
8
3
4
.250
.333
.386
.720
89
9
7
RF
228
880
805
148
248
42
22
15
141
22
5
53
13
0
9
12
1
0
.308
.357
.471
.828
128
162 Game Average
625
572
105
176
30
16
11
100
17
41
38
81
0
7
9
5
0
.308
.357
.471
.828
128
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
204
781
710
126
219
39
21
12
122
17
4
51
10
0
8
12
0
0
.308
.362
.473
.835
131
1
Cuban Leagues
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
1
vs Major Leagues
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
207
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Chicago Giants
-
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
0
3
.338
.391
.500
.891
133
6
Chicago American Giants
RF
166
688
627
110
193
35
18
10
111
17
4
44
10
8
9
0
.308
.361
.469
.830
132
1
Cuba
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
1
West All Stars
LF
1
4
4
2
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
162
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
187



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
1
.000
.317
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.077
DS
NNL
90
.390
.341
7.8%
8.0%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.119
CAG
NNL
91
.401
.311
9.9%
8.0%
2.2%
0.9%
.177
.098
CAG
WS
37
.437
.333
2.7%
9.2%
16.2%
11.1%
0.17
0.82
2.7%
0.8%
.222
.114
CUB
CUB
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
CAG
275
.384
.313
5.5%
0.5%
1.5%
6.4%
3.75
16.14
1.1%
1.2%
.156
.106
CAG
NvM
14
.541
.340
7.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.129
172
.343
.323
5.8%
0.0%
6.3%
1.2%
1.1%
.170
.120
NEG
NN2
12
.479
.338
8.3%
8.0%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.096
CAG
NN2
103
.320
.342
7.8%
8.5%
1.9%
1.5%
.136
.130
9
7
880
.370
.326
6.0%
7.3%
3.2%
2.1%
1.31
11.70
1.7%
1.1%
.163
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Negro Leagues
781
.373
.324
6.5%
7.2%
3.2%
1.8%
1.60
14.15
1.5%
1.2%
.165
.113
1
Cuban Leagues
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
1
vs Major Leagues
14
.541
.340
7.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.129
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Dayton Marcos
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
1
Chicago Giants
1
.000
.317
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.077
1
Detroit Stars I
90
.390
.341
7.8%
8.0%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.119
6
Chicago American Giants
688
.372
.321
6.4%
7.0%
3.2%
1.7%
1.60
14.33
1.5%
1.2%
.161
.113
1
Cuba
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
1
West All Stars
4
.532
.392
0.0%
4.2%
0.0%
9.7%
0.43
0.0%
1.4%
.250
.177
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
12
.479
.338
8.3%
8.0%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.096

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James