Steel Arm Davis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
139
CAG
NNL
28
RF
22
91
79
16
26
4
2
2
16
4
9
3
.329
.398
.506
.904
154
CUB
CUB
31
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
CAG
32
RF
66
275
256
43
83
15
8
3
39
9
15
3
1
.324
.369
.480
.849
128
CAG
NvM
33
RF
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
207
CAG
NN2
37
LF
38
168
155
29
42
10
5
2
27
2
10
2
1
.271
.323
.439
.762
106
NEG
NN2
38
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
192
CAG
NN2
39
1B
27
103
88
10
22
4
1
2
17
0
8
3
4
.250
.333
.386
.720
81
9
6
RF
218
839
765
137
233
40
20
14
132
20
52
9
12
1
.305
.356
.464
.820
119
162 Game Average
623
568
102
173
30
15
10
98
15
39
7
9
8
.305
.356
.464
.820
119
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
194
740
670
115
204
37
19
11
113
15
50
8
12
.304
.360
.466
.826
122
1
Cuban Leagues
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
1
vs Major Leaguers
4
14
13
3
7
1
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
.538
.571
.615
1.187
207
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago Giants
-
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Dayton Marcos
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Detroit Stars
SP
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
0
3
.338
.391
.500
.891
139
5
Chicago American Giants
RF
157
651
591
101
180
34
16
9
104
15
43
8
9
.305
.360
.462
.822
120
1
Cuba
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
192



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
1
.000
.324
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.079
DS
NNL
90
.390
.334
7.8%
7.9%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.116
CAG
NNL
91
.401
.327
9.9%
8.4%
2.2%
0.9%
.177
.103
CUB
CUB
85
.319
.352
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
CAG
275
.384
.332
5.5%
6.7%
1.1%
1.2%
.156
.113
CAG
NvM
14
.541
.340
7.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.129
CAG
NN2
168
.338
.327
6.0%
6.4%
1.2%
1.1%
.168
.121
NEG
NN2
12
.478
.332
8.3%
7.7%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.095
CAG
NN2
103
.320
.356
7.8%
8.8%
1.9%
1.5%
.136
.136
9
6
839
.366
.336
6.2%
7.4%
1.7%
1.2%
.159
.116
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
7
Negro Leagues
740
.369
.334
6.8%
7.3%
1.5%
1.2%
.161
.117
1
Cuban Leagues
85
.319
.352
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
1
vs Major Leaguers
14
.541
.340
7.1%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.077
.129
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago Giants
1
.000
.324
0.0%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.079
1
Dayton Marcos
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
1
Detroit Stars
90
.390
.334
7.8%
7.9%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.116
5
Chicago American Giants
651
.368
.334
6.6%
7.2%
1.4%
1.2%
.157
.118
1
Cuba
85
.319
.352
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
12
.478
.332
8.3%
7.7%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.095

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