Satchel Davis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Satchel Davis



Ross Davis


Born: July 28, 1918 in Greenville, MS
Died: January 1, 2013 in Houston, TX
          (94 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: St. Mary's Cemetery (Nada, TX)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
2
1940
1943
MXD/CBE
9.5
3.1
-0.1
6.7
-0.2
2
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
6.1
0.0
0.0
6.1
0.0
3
2B
1
1940
1940
MXD
4.9
4.6
0.0
0.0
0.4
4
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
4.6
0.1
0.0
4.5
0.0
5
CF
1
1940
1940
MXD
4.6
4.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
6
CF
3
1943
1947
CBE
4.1
3.8
0.2
0.0
0.0
7
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
3.0
2.7
0.0
0.0
0.4
8
SP
3
1943
1947
CBE
2.9
0.5
-0.1
2.5
-0.0
9
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
2.0
2.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
10
1B
3
1943
1947
CBE
1.9
1.1
1.1
0.0
-0.3
11
C
1
1940
1940
MXD
1.9
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.3
12
RF
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.8
1.9
0.0
0.0
-0.1
13
LF
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.5
1.7
0.0
0.0
-0.2
14
SP
2
1943
1947
CBE
1.5
-0.1
0.0
1.5
0.0
15
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
1.3
1.6
0.0
0.0
-0.3
16
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
-0.0
17
2B
1
1943
1943
CBE
1.2
0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
18
2B
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.1
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.2
19
RF
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.1
1.2
0.0
-0.0
-0.1
20
SS
1
1945
1945
CBE
1.0
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
21
3B
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.9
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
22
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
23
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.8
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
24
SP
2
1945
1947
CBE
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
25
SP
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
26
SS
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.7
1.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
27
SP
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.7
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
28
CF
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.0
29
SP
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
30
SP
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
-0.0
31
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.9
0.0
32
3B
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.0
33
SP
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
34
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
35
SS
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
36
2B
2
1945
1947
CBE
0.4
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
37
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
38
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
39
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
40
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
41
C
2
1945
1947
CBE
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
42
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.0
43
LF
2
1945
1947
CBE
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
44
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
45
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
46
3B
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.2
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
47
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
3B
2
1943
1945
CBE
0.2
0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
49
RF
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
50
RP
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.0
51
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
52
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
CF
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
54
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
55
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
-
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
58
LF
1
1947
1947
CBE
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
59
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
60
RF
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
61
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
RP
2
1943
1945
CBE
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
63
LF
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
64
RF
1
1945
1945
CBE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
65
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
66
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
67
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
CF
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
73
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
74
-
1
1945
1945
CBE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
2B
1
1945
1945
CBE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
78
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
80
SS
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
82
2B
2
1943
1945
CBE
-0.1
-0.7
0.4
0.0
0.2
83
1B
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
84
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1945
1945
CBE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
86
RF
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
87
-
1
1945
1945
CBE
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
88
-
1
1947
1947
CBE
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
89
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
90
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
91
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1947
1947
CBE
-0.1
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
93
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
94
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
95
C
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
96
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
97
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
98
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
99
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
100
RF
3
1943
1947
CBE
-0.3
0.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
101
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
102
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
103
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.3
0.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
104
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
105
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
106
1B
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
107
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.5
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
108
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1947
1947
CBE
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
110
C
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.7
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
111
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.7
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
113
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
-1.0
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.1
114
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
-1.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.5
-0.1

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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