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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


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
9
1940
1948
5.8
4
1940
1944
1.2
1
1942
1942
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.0
Center Field Yrs First Last
8
1940
1948
11.4
4
1945
1948
1.0
1
1946
1946
0.2
3
1941
1945
0.0
1
1944
1944
0.0

Right Field Yrs First Last
6
1943
1948
3.1
4
1940
1945
1.9
2
1940
1941
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.0
1
1940
1940
-0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
2
1942
1945
2.1
2
1940
1942
1.3
1
1946
1946
0.5
2
1946
1948
0.4
1
1948
1948
0.3
Second Base Yrs First Last
5
1942
1947
8.5
2
1942
1944
0.7
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.0
Third Base Yrs First Last
2
1946
1947
2.5
2
1947
1948
1.1
4
1940
1946
0.7
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1945
1945
-0.0
First Base Yrs First Last
9
1940
1948
10.7
4
1940
1945
0.7
1
1946
1946
0.2
1
1940
1940
-0.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
6
1940
1947
2.2
5
1940
1947
0.6
1
1948
1948
0.3
1
1943
1943
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.1
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
7
1940
1948
12.7
4
1941
1946
11.4
9
1940
1948
6.7
3
1946
1948
6.0
6
1940
1945
5.1
2
1944
1945
2.4
2
1944
1945
0.9
1
1940
1940
0.4
5
1943
1948
0.3
1
1948
1948
0.3
3
1945
1947
0.2
1
1948
1948
-0.8
5
1941
1946
-1.8
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1947
1947
0.8
1
1945
1945
0.6
1
1947
1947
0.4
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.2
1
1947
1947
0.2
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1947
1947
0.1
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1944
1944
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.0
1
1940
1940
-0.0
1
1946
1946
-0.1
1
1945
1945
-0.1
1
1943
1943
-0.2

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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