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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)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NNL
24
SP
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
3.1
8
7
10
0
3
3
2
0
23
18.90
21
DS
NNL
27
RF
5
4
.556
12
10
4
0
1
66.1
43
35
64
7
37
27
0
0
0
287
4.75
97
CAG
34
RF
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
8.2
6
5
7
8
6
1
2
5.19
72
37
LF
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
4
3
9
0
0
1
0
0
19
6.75
64
4
4
RF
5
4
.556
21
12
4
0
1
82.1
61
50
90
7
48
37
3
0
2
329
5.47
80
162 Game Average
10
8
.556
43
25
8
0
2
169.2
126
103
185
17
99
76
6
0
4
799
5.47
80
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Dayton Marcos
-
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
5
5
6
0
1
1
0
0
13
22.50
17
1
Chicago Giants
-
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1.1
3
2
4
0
2
2
2
0
10
13.50
30
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
5
4
.556
12
10
4
0
1
66.1
43
35
64
7
37
27
0
0
0
287
4.75
97
2
Chicago American Giants
RF
0
0
6
1
0
0
0
12.2
10
8
16
0
8
7
1
2
19
5.68
69



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NNL
24
SP
3.1
3.90
1.38
13.0%
11.0%
13.0%
8.5%
1.00
1.30
0.0%
0.5%
DS
NNL
27
RF
66.1
1.52
1.49
9.4%
8.8%
12.9%
8.0%
0.73
1.10
2.4%
1.3%
CAG
34
RF
8.2
1.73
1.23
14.3%
11.5%
19.0%
6.8%
0.75
1.68
37
LF
4.0
2.25
1.36
5.3%
12.2%
0.0%
6.6%
1.85
0.0%
1.0%
4
4
RF
82.1
1.68
1.45
10.0%
9.4%
12.9%
7.9%
0.77
1.20
2.1%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Dayton Marcos
-
2.0
3.50
1.36
7.7%
11.0%
7.7%
8.4%
1.00
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
1
Chicago Giants
-
1.1
4.50
1.41
20.0%
10.9%
20.0%
8.6%
1.00
1.27
0.0%
0.5%
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
66.1
1.52
1.49
9.4%
8.8%
12.9%
8.0%
0.73
1.10
2.4%
1.3%
2
Chicago American Giants
RF
12.2
1.89
1.27
11.5%
11.7%
13.1%
6.8%
0.88
1.74
0.0%
1.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NNL
24
SP
3
23
20
8
10
3
0
0
2
3
3
0
0
0
.500
.565
.650
1.215
DS
NNL
27
RF
12
287
242
43
64
7
37
27
0
.264
.362
CAG
34
RF
5
6
7
8
6
2
37
LF
1
19
19
4
9
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.474
.474
.526
1.000
4
4
RF
21
329
281
61
90
4
0
7
2
48
37
2
0
0
.295
.383
.590
.973
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago Giants
-
2
10
8
3
4
1
0
0
1
2
2
0
0
0
.500
.600
.625
1.225
1
Dayton Marcos
-
1
13
12
5
6
2
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
.500
.538
.667
1.205
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
12
287
242
43
64
7
37
27
0
.264
.362
.000
.000
2
Chicago American Giants
RF
6
19
19
10
16
1
0
0
0
8
7
2
0
0
.474
.474
.526
1.000

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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