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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


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
7
1940
1948
NE/SPS
12.7
-0.9
0.0
13.7
-0.0
2
CF
8
1940
1948
NE/NST
11.4
11.4
-0.2
0.0
0.3
3
SP
4
1941
1946
NOS/NE
11.4
3.1
-0.4
8.6
0.0
4
1B
9
1940
1948
MULT
10.7
10.3
1.9
-0.2
-1.2
5
2B
5
1942
1947
NE
8.5
7.2
0.7
0.0
0.6
6
SP
9
1940
1948
MULT
6.7
-2.1
0.0
8.8
0.0
7
SP
3
1946
1948
NE/SPS
6.0
-0.1
0.0
6.0
0.0
8
SP
6
1940
1945
NE/NOS
5.1
-0.2
0.0
5.3
-0.0
9
RF
6
1943
1948
NE/NST
3.1
4.2
-0.1
0.0
-1.0
10
3B
2
1946
1947
NE
2.5
2.7
-0.3
0.0
0.1
11
SP
2
1944
1945
NE/NST
2.4
-0.1
0.0
2.5
0.0
12
C
6
1940
1947
NE
2.2
1.4
0.5
0.0
0.4
13
SS
2
1942
1945
MULT
2.1
1.7
-0.0
0.0
0.4
14
RF
4
1940
1945
NE/NST
1.9
2.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.4
15
SS
2
1940
1942
NE
1.3
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
16
LF
4
1940
1944
NE
1.2
1.4
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
17
3B
2
1947
1948
NE
1.1
1.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
18
CF
4
1945
1948
NE
1.0
1.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
19
SP
2
1944
1945
NE/EAS
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
20
RP
1
1947
1947
NE
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
21
2B
2
1942
1944
EAS/NE
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
22
1B
4
1940
1945
NE
0.7
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.4
23
3B
4
1940
1946
NE
0.7
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.2
24
C
5
1940
1947
NE
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.3
25
RP
1
1945
1945
NST/NE
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
26
SS
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.5
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.1
27
RP
1
1947
1947
NE
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
28
SS
2
1946
1948
NE
0.4
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.1
29
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
0.4
-0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
30
-
1
1948
1948
NE
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
31
SP
1
1940
1940
NE
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
-0.0
32
SP
5
1943
1948
NE
0.3
0.4
-0.3
0.3
-0.0
33
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
34
SP
1
1948
1948
NE
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
35
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
36
3B
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
37
2B
1
1940
1940
NE
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
38
C
1
1948
1948
NE
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
39
RP
1
1940
1940
NE
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
40
C
1
1943
1943
NE
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
41
SS
1
1948
1948
NE
0.3
0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.4
42
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
43
RP
1
1940
1940
NE
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
44
RP
1
1946
1946
NE
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
45
1B
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.2
0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
46
RP
1
1940
1940
NE
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
47
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
48
SP
3
1945
1947
NE
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
49
RP
1
1947
1947
NE
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2
-0.0
50
-
2
1944
1945
EAS/NST
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
51
CF
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
52
RF
2
1940
1941
NE
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
53
2B
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.1
0.6
-0.5
0.0
0.0
54
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
-0.0
55
-
2
1944
1945
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
56
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
57
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
58
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
59
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
60
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
LF
1
1941
1941
NE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
62
C
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
C
1
1948
1948
NE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
RP
1
1947
1947
NE
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
-
2
1943
1947
NE/NOS
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
66
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
67
RP
1
1944
1944
NE
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
68
C
1
1941
1941
NE
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
SS
1
1941
1941
NE
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
RF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
71
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
RP
1
1945
1945
NE
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
-
1
1948
1948
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1944
1944
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
CF
3
1941
1945
MULT
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
76
CF
1
1944
1944
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
77
2B
1
1941
1941
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
LF
1
1941
1941
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
79
2B
1
1943
1943
NE
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
80
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
-
1
1942
1942
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
LF
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
84
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
85
-
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
C
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
-
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
3B
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1941
1941
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1941
1941
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
C
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
95
2B
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
96
C
1
1941
1941
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
C
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
C
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RP
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
2
1943
1945
NOS/NST
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
102
3B
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
104
2B
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
CF
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
106
-
1
1945
1945
NST
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
107
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
108
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
109
SS
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
111
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
112
1B
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
SS
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
116
3B
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
RF
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
118
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
121
SS
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
123
RP
1
1946
1946
SPS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
125
RP
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
126
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
128
3B
1
1946
1946
SPS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
130
-
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
131
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
132
-
1
1946
1946
SPS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
133
-
2
1943
1944
EAS/NOS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
134
RF
2
1941
1945
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.2
135
-
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
136
-
2
1943
1947
NE
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
137
-
2
1944
1945
EAS/NST
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
138
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.3
0.0
139
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
140
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
RP
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.2
0.2
-0.0
-0.3
-0.0
142
RP
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
143
-
3
1943
1945
NOS/EAS
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
144
-
2
1943
1944
NOS/EAS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
145
RF
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
146
-
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.2
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.1
147
RF
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
148
CF
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
149
SS
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
CF
2
1941
1942
NE
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
151
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
152
LF
2
1940
1941
NE
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
153
-
2
1945
1946
SPS/EAS
-0.3
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
154
C
4
1942
1946
NE/NOS
-0.3
-0.7
0.1
0.0
0.3
155
CF
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
156
-
1
1947
1947
NE
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
157
SS
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.4
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
0.1
158
-
1
1943
1943
NOS
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
159
3B
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
160
-
1
1941
1941
NE
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
161
SS
2
1941
1944
NE
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.2
162
RP
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
163
-
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
164
-
1
1945
1945
NST/EAS
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
165
-
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
166
-
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
167
SS
1
1944
1944
NE
-0.6
-0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
168
-
1
1940
1940
NE
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
169
-
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.6
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.1
170
-
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
171
LF
3
1941
1943
NE
-0.8
0.3
0.0
-0.8
-0.2
172
SP
1
1948
1948
NE
-0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.6
0.0
173
-
1
1943
1943
NE
-0.8
-0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
174
-
1
1946
1946
NE
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
175
-
2
1947
1948
NE
-1.2
-1.3
-0.4
0.0
0.5
176
3B
5
1942
1946
MULT
-1.4
-2.0
0.4
0.0
0.2
177
C
4
1944
1948
NE
-1.6
-1.0
-0.7
0.0
0.1
178
SP
5
1941
1946
NE
-1.8
-0.1
0.0
-1.7
0.0

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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