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Steel Arm Davis
Walter Davis
(Lefty)
 
Born: June 22, 1896 in Wortham, TX
Died: November 30, 1941 - 45 years old in Chicago, IL
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'1" Wt: 175
Batting Ratings(?)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Buried: Cook County Cemetery, Oak Forest IL

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
-
NNL
24
SW
 
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
.000
DS
NNL
27
SP
 
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
 
0
3
 
.338
.391
.500
.891
152
.386
CAG
NNL
28
RF
 
22
91
79
16
26
4
2
2
16
4
9
 
0
3
 
.329
.398
.506
.904
158
.407
CUB
LG
31
RF
 
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
 
1
0
1
 
.268
.282
.427
.709
85
.328
CAG
-
32
RF
 
66
275
256
43
83
15
8
3
39
9
0
15
0
 
0
3
1
0
0
 
.324
.369
.480
.849
135
.386
CAG
NN2
37
LF
 
37
168
155
29
42
10
5
2
27
2
10
 
2
1
 
.271
.323
.439
.762
110
.337
NEG
NN2
38
LF
 
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
 
0
0
 
.364
.417
.636
1.053
202
.472
CAG
NN2
39
1B
 
27
103
88
10
22
4
1
2
17
0
8
 
3
4
 
.250
.333
.386
.720
81
.316
8
6
RF
 
213
825
752
134
226
39
20
14
127
20
0
51
0
 
0
9
12
1
0
 
.301
.352
.461
.813
123
.364
Per 162 Games
 
162
627
572
102
172
30
15
11
97
15
0
39
0
 
0
7
9
1
0
 
.301
.352
.461
.813
123
.364
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
1
Cuban Leagues
 
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
0
1
0
 
0
1
0
1
0
 
.268
.282
.427
.709
85
.328
7
Negro Leagues
 
193
740
670
115
204
37
19
11
113
15
0
50
0
 
0
8
12
0
0
 
.305
.360
.466
.826
128
.368
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
1
RP
 
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
.000
1
SP
 
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
0
.000
1
SP
 
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
0
7
0
 
0
0
3
0
0
 
.338
.391
.500
.891
152
.386
4
RF
 
152
637
578
98
173
33
16
9
99
15
0
42
0
 
0
8
9
0
0
 
.299
.355
.459
.814
123
.365
1
RF
 
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
0
1
0
 
0
1
0
1
0
 
.268
.282
.427
.709
85
.328
1
LF
 
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
0
1
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.364
.417
.636
1.053
202
.472



Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
MULT
NNL
24.0
SW
 
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
3.3
8
7
10
0
3
3
2
0
23
 
18.90
19
3.900
13.0
13.0
1.00
DS
NNL
27.0
SP
 
5
4
.556
12
10
4
0
1
66.3
43
35
64
7
37
27
0
0
287
 
4.75
87
1.523
9.4
12.9
0.73
CAG
NN2
37.0
SP
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
9
0
0
1
0
0
19
 
6.75
65
2.250
5.3
0.0
inf
3
4
 
5
4
.556
16
12
4
0
1
73.7
55
45
83
7
40
31
2
0
329
5.50
75
1.670
9.4
12.2
0.78
 
Years Team      
W
L
G
R
H
 
1
 
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1.3
3
2
4
0
2
2
2
0
10
13.50
28
4.500
20.0
20.0
1.00
1
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
5
5
6
0
1
1
0
0
13
22.50
16
3.500
7.7
7.7
1.00
1
 
5
4
.556
12
10
4
0
1
66.3
43
35
64
7
37
27
0
0
287
4.75
87
1.523
9.4
12.9
0.73
1
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
9
0
0
1
0
0
19
6.75
65
2.250
5.3
0.0
inf



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
27.0
OF
 
19
125.0
21
19
0
2
0
 
.905
.952
 
1.37
1.81
CAG
NNL
28.0
OF
 
22
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
CUB
LG
31.5
OF
 
20
166.3
38
28
5
5
1
 
.868
.948
 
1.79
2.22
CAG
-
32.0
OF
 
44
355.0
61
53
4
4
1
 
.934
.956
 
1.45
1.97
CAG
NN2
37.0
OF
 
32
259.7
35
28
4
3
1
 
.914
.957
 
1.11
1.89
NEG
NN2
38.0
OF
 
4
26.0
6
5
1
0
0
 
1.000
.965
 
2.08
1.81
CAG
NN2
39.0
OF
 
10
57.3
14
13
0
1
0
 
.929
.950
 
2.04
2.02
7
4
OF
 
151
989.3
175
146
14
15
3
 
.914
.954
 
1.46
1.97



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
27.0
RF
 
11
77.0
14
13
0
1
0
 
.929
.957
 
1.52
1.63
CAG
NNL
28.0
RF
 
22
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
CUB
LG
31.5
RF
 
12
96.0
14
10
2
2
1
 
.857
.936
 
1.13
1.75
CAG
-
32.0
RF
 
40
338.0
58
50
4
4
1
 
.931
.942
 
1.44
1.52
NEG
NN2
38.0
RF
 
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.968
 
0.00
1.69
CAG
NN2
39.0
RF
 
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.941
 
0.00
1.74
6
4
RF
 
87
514.0
86
73
6
7
2
 
.919
.944
 
1.38
1.58



Left Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
27.0
LF
 
7
46.0
7
6
0
1
0
 
.857
.945
 
1.17
1.72
CUB
LG
31.5
LF
 
8
70.3
24
18
3
3
0
 
.875
.941
 
2.69
2.08
CAG
-
32.0
LF
 
4
17.0
3
3
0
0
0
 
1.000
.951
 
1.59
1.76
CAG
NN2
37.0
LF
 
32
259.7
35
28
4
3
1
 
.914
.949
 
1.11
1.66
NEG
NN2
38.0
LF
 
2
15.0
4
3
1
0
0
 
1.000
.942
 
2.40
1.57
CAG
NN2
39.0
LF
 
9
56.3
14
13
0
1
0
 
.929
.947
 
2.08
1.88
6
4
LF
 
62
464.3
87
71
8
8
1
 
.908
.946
 
1.53
1.76



First Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
CAG
-
32.0
1B
 
26
202.3
249
234
10
5
7
 
.980
.983
 
10.85
11.23
CAG
NN2
37.0
1B
 
7
50.0
45
41
2
2
4
 
.956
.975
 
7.74
10.38
CAG
NN2
39.0
1B
 
21
142.0
170
154
10
6
12
 
.965
.983
 
10.39
10.46
3
1
1B
 
54
394.3
464
429
22
13
23
 
.972
.982
 
10.29
10.85



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
MULT
NNL
24.0
P
 
3
3.3
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.938
 
2.70
3.49
DS
NNL
27.0
P
 
12
66.3
23
4
19
0
1
 
1.000
.949
 
3.12
3.41
CAG
NN2
37.0
P
 
1
4.0
2
0
1
1
0
 
.500
.942
 
2.25
2.81
3
4
P
 
16
73.7
26
4
21
1
1
 
.962
.948
 
3.05
3.38



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
DS
NNL
27.0
CF
 
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.953
 
0.00
2.07
NEG
NN2
38.0
CF
 
1
9.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.981
 
2.00
2.18
2
2
CF
 
2
11.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.981
 
1.64
2.16



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