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Johnny Davis



John Howard Davis
(Cherokee)

Born: February 6, 1917 in Ashland, VA
Died: November 17, 1982 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 217
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Notes:


• College: City University of New York (New York, NY)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
23
RP
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NE
NN2
24
CF
26
106
97
10
25
3
2
2
13
0
7
2
.258
.308
.392
.699
104
NE
NN2
25
LF
25
100
87
13
27
1
2
2
22
2
13
0
.310
.400
.437
.837
145
26
CF
36
155
136
28
44
9
2
4
25
3
14
0
5
0
.324
.387
.507
.894
140
NE
NN2
27
LF
31
114
102
17
35
4
3
2
22
0
11
1
.343
.407
.500
.907
145
28
CF
24
96
82
14
28
8
0
4
22
0
12
0
2
.341
.426
.585
1.011
191
NE
29
LF
65
271
240
42
76
13
1
7
57
4
29
2
0
.317
.395
.467
.862
145
NE
NN2
30
LF
58
234
192
33
52
9
2
7
29
3
35
2
5
.271
.389
.448
.837
129
8
3
LF
268
1076
936
157
287
47
12
28
190
12
121
4
15
0
.307
.388
.472
.861
141
162 Game Average
650
566
95
173
28
7
17
115
7
73
4
9
0
.307
.388
.472
.861
141
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
266
1072
932
157
284
47
12
28
189
12
121
4
15
0
.305
.387
.471
.858
140
1
vs Major Leagues
2
4
4
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.750
.750
.750
1.500
425
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Newark Eagles
LF
265
1068
928
157
283
47
11
28
186
12
121
4
15
0
.305
.387
.470
.857
140
1
North All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.750
1.000
202
1
Negro All Stars
LF
2
4
4
0
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.750
.750
.750
1.500
425



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
.000
.347
9.5%
1.4%
.121
NE
NN2
106
.317
.316
6.6%
8.1%
1.9%
1.2%
.134
.102
NE
NN2
100
.401
.326
13.0%
9.6%
2.0%
1.0%
.126
.093
155
.400
.352
9.0%
9.5%
2.6%
0.7%
.184
.103
NE
NN2
114
.415
.342
9.6%
8.6%
1.8%
0.9%
.157
.103
96
.459
.331
12.5%
8.6%
4.2%
0.8%
.244
.087
NE
271
.408
.335
10.7%
8.5%
2.6%
1.0%
.150
.092
NE
NN2
234
.388
.343
15.0%
8.9%
3.0%
1.0%
.177
.104
8
3
1076
.398
.337
11.2%
8.8%
2.6%
1.0%
.166
.098
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Negro Leagues
1072
.397
.337
11.3%
8.8%
2.6%
1.0%
.166
.098
1
vs Major Leagues
4
.756
.293
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.045
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Newark Eagles
1068
.397
.337
11.3%
8.8%
2.6%
1.0%
.165
.098
1
North All Stars
4
.395
.300
0.0%
4.7%
0.0%
0.3%
.500
.079
1
Negro All Stars
4
.756
.293
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.045

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