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
37
LF
39
172
159
31
44
11
5
2
29
2
0
10
0
0
2
1
0
0
.277
.327
.447
.774
108
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
7
RF
219
843
769
139
235
41
20
14
134
20
0
52
0
0
9
12
1
0
.306
.356
.466
.822
119
162 Game Average
624
569
103
174
30
15
10
99
16
0
38
0
0
7
9
8
0
.306
.356
.466
.822
119
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Negro Leagues
195
744
674
117
206
38
19
11
115
15
0
50
0
0
8
12
0
0
.306
.361
.467
.828
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 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
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
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
182
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
172
.343
.327
5.8%
0.0%
6.4%
1.2%
1.1%
.170
.122
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
7
843
.367
.336
6.2%
7.4%
0.0%
10.1%
0.43
1.7%
1.2%
.160
.116
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
7
Negro Leagues
744
.369
.334
6.7%
7.3%
0.0%
10.1%
0.43
1.5%
1.2%
.162
.117
1
Cuban Leagues
85
.319
.352
1.2%
8.1%
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
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 I
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
West All Stars
4
.532
.364
0.0%
4.3%
0.0%
10.1%
0.43
0.0%
1.4%
.250
.169
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
12
.478
.332
8.3%
7.7%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.095

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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