Piper Davis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Piper Davis



Lorenzo Davis


Born: July 3, 1917 in Piper, AL
Died: May 21, 1997 in Birmingham, AL
          (79 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 188
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Notes:


• High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL)
• College: Alabama State University (Montgomery, AL)
• Buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
24
2B
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
BBB
MULT
25
SS
47
196
174
30
48
13
2
2
27
3
18
2
2
0
.276
.351
.408
.759
139
MULT
26
1B
30
123
116
13
23
3
1
2
13
2
6
0
1
0
.198
.238
.293
.531
65
BBB
NAL
27
1B
21
86
78
13
30
3
2
1
11
2
5
0
3
.385
.422
.513
.935
174
BBB
NAL
28
2B
9
39
32
7
9
2
2
0
2
1
7
0
0
.281
.410
.469
.879
158
5
2
SS
108
446
402
63
110
21
7
5
53
8
36
2
6
0
.274
.336
.398
.734
125
162 Game Average
669
603
95
165
32
11
8
80
12
54
4
9
0
.274
.336
.398
.734
125
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Birmingham Black Barons
SS
107
441
399
62
110
21
7
5
53
7
35
2
5
0
.276
.337
.401
.738
127
1
Homestead Grays
1B
1
5
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
.000
.250
.000
.250
-28



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
2
.000
.308
0.0%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.078
BBB
MULT
196
.364
.309
9.2%
7.5%
1.0%
0.4%
.132
.070
MULT
123
.256
.308
4.9%
7.2%
1.6%
0.5%
.095
.070
BBB
NAL
86
.419
.318
5.8%
7.1%
1.2%
0.6%
.128
.090
BBB
NAL
39
.421
.329
17.9%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.188
.076
5
2
446
.348
.312
8.1%
7.4%
1.1%
0.5%
.124
.074
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Birmingham Black Barons
441
.350
.312
7.9%
7.4%
1.1%
0.5%
.125
.074
1
Homestead Grays
5
.150
.342
20.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.103

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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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