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Steel Arm Davis



Walter Davis
(Lefty)

Born: June 22, 1896 in Wortham, TX
Died: November 30, 1941 in Chicago, IL
          (45 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Buried: Cook County Cemetery (Oak Forest, IL)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
24
SP
4
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
DS
NNL
27
RF
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
0
3
.338
.391
.500
.891
128
CAG
NNL
28
RF
22
91
79
16
26
4
2
2
16
4
9
3
.329
.398
.506
.904
164
CAG
MULT
31
LF
96
409
372
74
148
23
12
6
82
19
0
25
6
1
11
0
.398
.437
.573
1.010
183
CUB
CUB
31
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
CAG
32
RF
66
275
256
43
83
15
8
3
39
9
4
15
4
3
1
.324
.369
.480
.849
143
CAG
33
1B
74
285
259
42
76
16
6
5
50
9
18
0
8
.293
.339
.459
.799
106
CAG
34
RF
76
284
245
39
81
14
5
6
53
9
31
1
7
.331
.408
.502
.910
144
37
LF
39
172
159
31
44
11
5
2
29
2
0
10
0
0
2
1
0
0
.277
.327
.447
.774
109
NEG
NN2
38
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
187
CAG
NN2
39
1B
30
112
96
11
26
5
1
2
22
0
8
0
3
5
.271
.346
.406
.752
96
10
7
RF
464
1816
1640
292
537
94
43
31
319
57
5
125
13
0
11
39
1
0
.327
.379
.494
.873
138
162 Game Average
634
573
102
187
33
15
11
111
21
37
44
73
0
4
14
5
0
.327
.379
.494
.873
138
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
439
1713
1542
270
508
91
42
28
300
51
4
122
10
0
10
39
0
0
.329
.382
.497
.880
141
1
vs Latin Leagues
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
2
vs Major Leagues
5
18
16
3
7
1
0
0
5
1
2
0
0
.438
.500
.500
1.000
152
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago Giants
-
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Dayton Marcos
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
34
90
80
16
27
4
3
1
12
0
7
0
3
.338
.391
.500
.891
128
7
Chicago American Giants
RF
402
1624
1462
254
482
87
39
26
289
52
4
116
10
10
36
0
.330
.383
.496
.879
141
1
Cuba
RF
20
85
82
19
22
2
1
3
14
5
1
1
3
0
1
0
1
.268
.282
.427
.709
82
1
West All Stars
LF
1
4
4
2
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
142
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
LF
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.636
1.053
187



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NNL
1
.000
.316
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.077
DS
NNL
90
.390
.348
7.8%
8.2%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.121
CAG
NNL
91
.401
.314
9.9%
8.0%
2.2%
0.9%
.177
.099
CAG
MULT
409
.443
.318
6.1%
1.5%
7.5%
4.17
1.5%
1.3%
.175
.112
CUB
CUB
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
CAG
275
.384
.312
5.5%
0.5%
1.5%
6.3%
3.75
16.08
1.1%
1.2%
.156
.106
CAG
285
.348
.342
6.3%
8.4%
1.8%
1.5%
.166
.127
CAG
284
.405
.337
10.9%
7.9%
2.1%
1.1%
.171
.115
172
.344
.326
5.8%
0.0%
6.4%
1.2%
1.1%
.170
.120
NEG
NN2
12
.479
.339
8.3%
8.0%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.097
CAG
NN2
112
.331
.344
7.1%
8.4%
0.0%
0.9%
9.50
1.8%
1.5%
.135
.132
10
7
1816
.386
.329
6.9%
7.6%
2.4%
1.2%
2.00
10.82
1.7%
1.2%
.166
.115
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
1713
.389
.328
7.1%
7.6%
2.2%
1.0%
2.50
12.37
1.6%
1.3%
.168
.116
1
vs Latin Leagues
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
2
vs Major Leagues
18
.462
.355
11.1%
7.3%
0.0%
0.7%
.063
.124
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Dayton Marcos
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
1
Chicago Giants
1
.000
.316
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.000
.077
1
Detroit Stars I
90
.390
.348
7.8%
8.2%
1.1%
1.3%
.163
.121
7
Chicago American Giants
1624
.389
.327
7.1%
7.5%
2.2%
1.0%
2.50
12.48
1.6%
1.2%
.166
.115
1
Cuba
85
.318
.349
1.2%
8.1%
3.5%
3.1%
0.33
2.61
3.5%
1.0%
.159
.110
1
West All Stars
4
.532
.427
0.0%
5.2%
0.0%
9.1%
0.57
0.0%
1.3%
.250
.185
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
12
.479
.339
8.3%
8.0%
8.3%
0.8%
.273
.097

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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.

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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