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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)


Fielding
Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NNL
32
26
202.1
234
10
5
7
.980
.983
10.85
11.24
-1.6
-8.0
-1.6
CAG
NN2
39
23
19
150.0
162
10
6
14
.966
.983
10.32
10.45
0.3
2.3
0.3
CAG
NSC
36
2
2
18.0
19
1
1
1
.952
.978
10.00
11.25
0.3
19.2
0.3
CAG
NN2
37
8
51.0
42
2
2
4
.957
.974
7.76
10.43
-0.8
-15.3
-0.8
CAG
NNL
33
45
CAG
NNL
34
38
CAG
NSL
36
42
6
1
184
21
421.1
457
23
14
26
.972
.982
10.25
10.86
-1.7
-4.1
-1.7


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NvM
34
1
1
9.0
4
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
5.00
4.24
0.5
60.7
0.2
0.3
CAG
NvM
33
3
22.0
5
1
1
0
.857
.870
2.45
2.09
0.3
12.2
0.0
0.3
CAG
WS
31
9
9
75.0
13
2
1
0
.938
.962
1.80
1.49
0.9
12.1
0.6
0.3
CAG
NNC
31
3
3
27.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.67
1.47
0.5
20.1
0.5
0.0
CAG
NNL
32
33
277.0
44
4
3
1
.941
.943
1.56
1.59
0.8
2.7
0.7
0.1
DS
NNL
27
11
9
77.0
13
0
1
0
.929
.957
1.52
1.63
-0.1
-1.7
0.5
-0.6
CUB
CUB
31
12
96.0
10
2
2
1
.857
.936
1.13
1.75
-4.0
-41.5
-4.3
0.3
CAG
NNC
32
7
61.0
6
0
1
0
.857
.944
0.89
1.25
-1.2
-19.5
-1.2
0.0
CAG
NNL
31
16
CAG
NNL
33
27
CAG
NNL
34
30
NEG
NN2
38
1
2.0
0
0
0
0
.969
0.00
1.70
-0.2
-116.5
-0.2
0.0
CAG
NN2
39
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.939
0.00
1.75
-0.1
-123.7
-0.1
0.0
7
4
154
22
647.0
100
10
9
2
.924
.946
1.53
1.62
-2.6
-4.1
-3.4
0.7


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
WES
EWA
37
1
1
9.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
.875
5.00
3.71
1.0
115.3
1.0
0.0
CUB
CUB
31
8
70.1
18
3
3
0
.875
.941
2.69
2.08
3.3
47.4
2.1
1.3
NEG
NN2
38
2
15.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.939
2.40
1.54
0.9
61.2
0.4
0.6
CAG
NN2
39
10
6
63.1
13
0
1
0
.929
.941
1.85
1.84
-0.3
-5.5
0.2
-0.5
CAG
NNL
32
4
17.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.951
1.59
1.75
-0.1
-5.0
0.0
-0.1
DS
NNL
27
7
5
46.0
6
0
1
0
.857
.945
1.17
1.72
-1.3
-28.0
-0.9
-0.4
CAG
NN2
37
34
275.2
31
4
4
1
.897
.950
1.14
1.64
-9.7
-35.3
-10.2
0.5
CAG
NNC
31
2
2
16.2
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
0.54
1.58
-0.9
-56.2
-0.9
0.0
CAG
NNL
31
67
CAG
NvM
33
1
5.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
0.63
-0.3
-50.2
-0.3
0.0
CAG
NNL
34
9
8
5
145
14
518.0
80
8
9
1
.907
.948
1.53
1.75
-7.3
-14.2
-8.6
1.3


Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
DM
NNL
24
1
2.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.938
4.50
3.49
DS
NNL
27
12
10
66.1
4
19
0
1
1.000
.949
3.12
3.41
CAG
NN2
37
1
4.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.937
2.25
2.79
COG
NNL
24
2
1.1
0
0
0
0
.938
0.00
3.49
CAG
NNL
34
5
0
4
4
21
10
73.2
4
21
1
1
.962
.948
3.05
3.38


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NN2
38
1
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.980
2.00
2.16
-0.1
-5.9
0.0
0.0
DS
NNL
27
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
.953
0.00
2.07
-0.2
-120.7
-0.2
0.0
CAG
NNL
31
3
CAG
NNL
33
2
CAG
NNL
34
1
5
3
8
0
11.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.975
1.64
2.14
-0.3
-26.8
-0.2
-0.1


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
CAG
NNL
33
1
CAG
NNL
34
5
2
1
6


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NNL
31
1
CAG
NSL
36
1
2
1
2


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CAG
NSL
36
1
1
1
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